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Global Mobile Communications and Mobile Broadband - Analyses and Statistics

Global Mobile Communications and Mobile Broadband - Analyses and Statistics

This annual report offers a wealth of information on the worldwide development of the mobile sector. Information at a regional level is also provided for the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. The report includes analyses, statistics, forecasts and trends. It provides a comprehensive insight into the progress of mobile and examines some the issues and opportunities

Subjects covered include:

The future of the mobile industry;

Worldwide and regional mobile subscriber statistics;

Worldwide mobile ARPU and revenue;

Overview of worldwide call charges;

Mobile prepaid sector;

MVNO market;

Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC);

Mobile infrastructure;

Termination rates, Roaming, Mobile Number Portability (MNP);

Mobile spectrum developments;

Regional overview. 


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • GLOBAL MOBILE MARKET - KEY STATISTICS AND TRENDS
    • GLOBAL MOBILE MARKET ANALYSIS 2017
      • Highlighted trends for 2017 and beyond
    • GLOBAL MOBILE SUBSCRIPTIONS
      • Table Global - unique mobile subscribers - 2009 - 2017
      • Table Regional - mobile subscriptions - 2009 - 2017
    • GLOBAL MOBILE BROADBAND STATISTICS
      • Table Global - mobile broadband market share by technology - 2015
      • Table Global - mobile broadband subscribers - 2014 - 2017
      • Table Regional - mobile broadband penetration - 2014 - 2016
      • Table Regional - mobile broadband active subscriptions - 2014; 2015
      • Table Top fifteen OECD countries by mobile broadband subscriptions - Mid 2016
    • FINANCIAL INSIGHTS
      • Global mobile capital expenditure (CAPEX)
        • Table Global - mobile CAPEX - 2014 - 2017
        • Table Global - telecoms CAPEX - 2008 - 2017
      • Global mobile revenue
        • Table Global - mobile revenue - 2014 - 2020
      • Global mobile data revenue
    • CAN MOBILE OPERATORS AFFORD A MOBILE-ONLY STRATEGY?
      • Data mining - the next driver of mobile revenue
    • MOBILE DATA TRAFFIC
      • Table Global - mobile data traffic - 2000 - 2022
      • Table Regional - mobile data traffic growth forecast - 2014 - 2019
    • LEADING GLOBAL CARRIERS
      • Table Global top 20 mobile operators by connections and revenue - Mid 2015
      • Table Global - top 16 mobile parent carriers by subscribers - 2014
    • THE SPECTRUM ISSUE
    • MOBILE HANDSET AND SMARTPHONE STATISTICS
      • Table Global - mobile handset shipments - 2004 - 2017
      • Table Share of mobile handset shipments by region - 2012 - 2015
      • Table Global - smartphone shipments - 2010 - 2016
      • Table Global - smartphone share of handset market - 2009 - 2016
    • MOBILE INDUSTRY DIRECTIONS
      • Mobile location based services (MLBS)
      • HetNet architecture
      • Small cell networks
      • Monetising mobile towers
      • Fixed Mobile Conversion
  • GLOBAL MOBILE DEVICES MARKET
    • THE FUTURE OF THE SMARTPHONE MARKET
      • Hardware becomes a utility platform
      • Platform for innovation and industry transformation
      • Breaking into new markets
      • Affordable smart devices
        • Table Leading countries - used smart phone market - 2016
      • Enviro-friendly handsets
      • Phablets and larger screens
      • Look towards emerging markets for smartphone growth
    • GLOBAL MOBILE HANDSET STATISTICS AND FORECASTS
      • Historical handset market growth
      • Global smart phone and handset shipments
        • Table Global - mobile handset shipments - 2004 - 2017
        • Table Share of mobile handset shipments by region - 2012 - 2015
        • Table Global - smartphone shipments - 2010 - 2016
        • Table Global - smartphone share of handset market - 2009 - 2016
    • GLOBAL LEADING HANDSET SUPPLIERS
      • Historical leaders
      • The changing devices landscape
        • Table Global - top five smartphone vendors shipments - Q2 2015; Q2 2016
        • Table Global - top five smartphone vendors - annual market share - 2013 - Q3 2016
    • OPERATING SYSTEMS
      • Table Global - smartphone operating system market share - 2011 - Q3 2016
      • Business smart phones/BYOD
    • TOUCHSCREEN TABLETS
      • Table Global - tablet shipments - 2010 - Q2 2016
      • Table Global - top five tablet vendors- market share - 2013 - Q2 2016
    • WEARABLE DEVICES
      • Wearable device categories
      • Global wearable device market
        • Table Global - wearable devices by category - market share - 2013 - 2015
        • Table Global - wearable device shipments - 2014 - 2020
        • Table Global - top 5 wearable device vendors market share - Q3 2015; Q3 2016
      • Enterprise wearable devices
      • Legal implications of wearables gains attention
      • E-health devices
      • Virtual reality (VR) and wearable technology
    • WHO WILL DOMINATE THE WIFI MARKET?
  • GLOBAL MESSAGING MARKET
    • MOBILE MESSAGING INSIGHTS IN 2017
      • Table Global - SMS traffic and revenue - 2005 - 2018
      • OTT messaging eroded SMS P2P usage
      • Application-to-person (A2P) messaging
      • Zero-rated mobile content
      • Monetizing free mobile instant messaging apps
    • PREMIUM SMS (PSMS)
    • MOBILE VOICE OVER IP (MOIP)
      • Is MoIP a threat to SMS and voice revenues?
    • EMAIL/MOBILE EMAIL
      • Table Worldwide number of email users - 2009 - 2016
    • UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS (UC)
      • Early days
      • UC&C today
    • BIG DATA AND THE MESSAGING/UC SEGMENT
  • GLOBAL MOBILE BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • The next development in wireless broadband
    • GLOBAL LTE OVERVIEW
      • Will LTE steal the broadband revolution?
      • Is LTE going to impact on free WiFi?
    • GLOBAL LTE SUBSCRIPTIONS AND DEPLOYMENTS
      • Table Global LTE subscribers and annual change - 2011 - 2020
      • Table Global LTE network growth - 2010 - 2017
      • Regional LTE subscriptions
        • Table Global LTE subscriptions by region - Q2 2016
    • GLOBAL VOLTE OVERVIEW
      • Mobile VoIP more popular than VoLTE
    • THE POWER OF 5G
      • Table The Power of 5G
    • 5G TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES
      • What makes 5G special?
      • Is 5G over-hyped?
    • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • 5G PPP
      • First prototype phone
      • IMT 2020
      • 5G Vertical Industry Accelerator
    • LTE-B - EMBMS
    • 5G PLATFORM FOR M2M AND IOT - SMART HOMES AND SMART CITIES
      • 5G for smart homes
      • 5G and m-commerce
      • 5G and e-government
      • 5G and e-health
      • 5G and e-education
    • CHALLENGES OF 5G
    • CONCLUSION: WILL TELCOS BE ABLE TO HARNESS THE NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OF 5G?
  • GLOBAL M2M MARKET
    • ANALYSIS OF THE M2M AND IOT MARKET
      • Key issues that will make or break the M2M market
      • M2M hype and reality
    • OECD REPORT ON INTERNET OF THINGS AND M2M
      • New Technology
        • Table Machine-to-machine applications and technologies, by dispersion and mobility
      • New Markets
      • New Policies
    • GLOBAL M2M TRENDS
      • Low power wide area (LPWA) networks
      • M2M and connected devices
        • Table Global M2M module shipments - 2015; 2020
    • INTERNET OF `THINGS' (IOT)
      • IoT transforming product-based economies to ones based on services
      • Who will dominate the IoT market?
    • IOT STANDARDISATION DEVELOPMENTS
      • The OneM2M initiative
      • GSMA establishes Mobile IoT Initiative
      • Will Google's Brillo and Weave change the IoT model?
    • TELCOS AND THE SCIENCE OF BIG DATA
      • How to manage and secure Big Data
    • SENSORS
      • From SCaDa to IoT
      • Sensor applications for a smarter world
      • Micro-electronic-mechanical devices
      • Nanotechnology
      • Commercial IoT products
    • RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID)
      • Table Global RFID market value - 2013-2015; 2020
      • Table Global RFID tag sales - 2013-2016
      • RFID - a business revolution
      • Rapidly maturing technology
      • Spectrum allocation
    • APPLICATION EXAMPLES
      • Cyber-physical systems
      • OpenFlow - the programmable network revolution
      • Behavioural Attitudinal Geolocation
      • Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)
      • Ubiquitous Complex Event Processing (U-CEP)
      • Cognitive/neuromorphic computing
      • Wireless Networks
      • Smart grids
      • Smartphones and game consoles
      • IPv6
      • Opportunistic computing
      • Blockchain and Smart Contracts - building on the Bitcoin platform
    • CONCLUSION: CONNECTED LIFESTYLE
      • E-Science
  • REGIONAL MOBILE MARKET OVERVIEWS
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • LTE
        • Table Verizon Wireless LTE devices on network- 2011 - 2016
      • 5G developments
      • USA mobile statistics
        • Table USA - mobile market revenue, roaming revenue, ARPU - 2000 - 2015
        • Table USA - mobile subscribers and penetration - 2002 - 2017
        • Table USA - mobile voice traffic - 2012 - 2017
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Caribbean
      • Mobile statistics
        • Table Latin America - total mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2016
        • Table Latin America countries - mobile subscribers, penetration - 2012 - 2016
        • Table Latin America countries - mobile broadband subscribers - 2012 - 2016
        • Table Latin America countries - mobile broadband penetration - 2012 - 2016
    • EUROPE
      • LTE now mainstream
      • 5G developments
        • Table Europe - SIM penetration by country - 2012 - 2016
    • AFRICA
      • Network operators
      • Consumer preference for mobile solutions
      • Smartphones on the rise
      • Mobile broadband facilitated by improved networks
      • Mobile statistics
        • Table Africa - active mobile broadband subscribers in selected countries - 2011 - 2016
        • Table Africa - active mobile broadband penetration in selected countries - 2011 - 2016
    • MIDDLE EAST
      • Mobile market analysis
        • Table Middle Eastern countries - mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration - 2014 - 2015
        • Table Middle East - leading mobile operators by subscribers and country - 2014
      • Mobile broadband market analysis
        • Table Middle East - mobile broadband subscribers and penetration by country estimates - 2016
    • ASIA
      • Market analysis
      • Market trends
        • Table Asia - total mobile subscribers - 2002 - 2016
      • Asia mobile statistics
        • Table Top fifteen countries in Asia by mobile subscribers - 2011- 2016
        • Table Top fifteen countries in Asia by mobile penetration - 2011 - 2016
        • Table Asia - top mobile operators by subscribers - 2013 - 2016
    • PACIFIC
      • Australia
        • Table Australia - mobile subscribers, penetration rate and annual change - 2000 - 2017
        • Table Australia - mobile subscriber market share by carrier - 2010 - 2016
        • Table Australia - wireless broadband subscribers by access type - 2009 - 2016
        • Table Australia - mobile broadband subscribers by mobile network operator - 2007 - 2016
        • Table Australia - estimated mobile broadband data downloaded in Petabytes - 2007 - 2016
      • New Zealand
        • Table New Zealand - mobile data traffic - 2010 - 2017
        • Table New Zealand - mobile data use per connection - 2010 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - mobile voice traffic - 2006 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - mobile voice traffic use per connection - 2006 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration rate - 2001 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - annual change in mobile subscribers per major operator - 2002 - 2013
        • Table New Zealand - market share of mobile subscribers per operator - 2005 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - Spark prepaid versus postpaid subscribers - 2005 - 2015
        • Table New Zealand - Vodafone prepaid versus postpaid subscribers - 2005 - 2015
        • Table New Zealand - mobile broadband revenue - 2009 - 2014
        • Table New Zealand - mobile broadband traffic - 2010 - 2016
        • Table New Zealand - mobile broadband subscribers - 2011 - 2016
      • South Pacific market analysis
        • Table South Pacific Islands mobile subscribers in selected countries - 2011 - 2015
        • Table South Pacific Islands mobile subscriber penetration in selected countries - 2011 - 2015
        • Table South Pacific Islands active mobile broadband subscribers in selected countries - 2011 - 2016
        • Table South Pacific Islands active mobile broadband penetration in selected countries - 2011 - 2016

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