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BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Top 80 Global Telcos

This valuable BuddeComm Intelligence report ranks the top 80 parent carriers (ie with annual revenues greater than $US 1 million) worldwide in terms of wireless and fixed carriers by subscribers or lines in service at the end of their 2012 financial year. Subsidiary companies are not included.

Please note, while data provided is for 2012, statistics are not strictly comparable because of different year ends, currency fluctuations, different accounting conventions and methods of consolidation.

Latest developments:

Global top 13 wireless parent carriers by subscribers is dominated by China and India; China Telecom has the most fixed lines in service worldwide; the USA has a number of top broadband players; carriers from emerging countries feature heavily in the top 80 carriers worldwide.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Eighty parent carriers from around the world including China Telecom; China Mobile; China Unicom; Vodafone; AT&T; Bharti Airtel; Reliance; Verizon as examples.


1. Synopsis
2. Global top 13 mobile parent carriers by subscribers
3. Global major 11 fixed-line carriers by subscribers
4. Major 80 parent carriers worldwide by revenue and subscribers
5. Related reports
Table 1 – Global top 13 mobile parent carriers by subscribers – 2012
Table 2 – Major 11 fixed-line parent carriers by subscribers - 2012
Table 3 – Major 80 parent telecoms companies worldwide - 2012
Chart 1 – Global top 13 mobile carriers by subscribers - 2012
Chart 2 – Major 11 fixed-line carriers by subscribers - 2012

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