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U.S. Postpaid Wireless 2014-2018 Forecast Update: April 2015

U.S. Postpaid Wireless 2014-2018 Forecast Update: April 2015

This IDC Forecast Update examines the postpaid wireless services market in the United States. It assesses key market trends and developments, evaluates subscriber figures and revenue for 2014, and presents a revenue and subscriber forecast for 2015-2018. In this Forecast Update, postpaid services include voice and data for mobile devices, including mobile broadband devices. This Forecast Update provides analyses of postpaid two-year contract plans and no-contract plans, including equipment installment plans and early upgrade plans. Forecasts for total postpaid subscribers, postpaid contract subscribers, and postpaid no-contract subscribers are also provided. Findings in this document are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past several months and IDC analysts' close examination of U.S. operators' moves as a result of the changing market landscape.

Note: All numbers in this document may not be exact due to rounding.

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IDC Opinion
In This Forecast Update
Future Outlook
Forecast and Assumptions
Assumptions
An Updated U.S. Postpaid Wireless Forecast
Market Context
Essential Guidance
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Figure: U.S. Postpaid Wireless Subscribers, 2013–2018: Comparison of November 2014 and April 2015 Forecasts

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