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Global Mobile Communications - Market Insights, Statistics and Regional Trends

Global Mobile Communications - Market Insights, Statistics and Regional Trends

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.
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  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • GLOBAL MOBILE MARKET - INSIGHTS AND STATISTICS
    • GLOBAL MARKET SUMMARY
      • Global mobile broadband
    • GLOBAL MOBILE SUBSCRIPTIONS
      • Table Global - subscriptions, unique subscribers and annual change - 2009 - 2015
      • Table Regional - mobile subscribers - 2009 - 2013
    • FINANCIAL INSIGHTS
      • Global mobile capital expenditure (CAPEX)
        • Table Global - mobile CAPEX - 2011 - 2020
        • Table Global - telecoms CAPEX - 2008 - 2015
      • Software-defined networks to reduce CAPEX
      • Global mobile revenue
        • Table Global mobile and mobile data revenue - 2012 - 2019
      • Can mobile operators afford a mobile-only strategy?
      • Data mining - the next driver of mobile revenue
    • GLOBAL MOBILE BROADBAND STATISTICS
      • Mobile broadband connections and technology
        • Table Global - mobile broadband market share by technology - 2013, 2014, 2018
        • Table Regional - mobile broadband subscriptions - 2010 - 2014
        • Table Regional - mobile broadband penetration - 2010 - 2014
        • Table Top ten OECD countries by wireless broadband subscriptions - 2012; mid 2014
      • Mobile data traffic
        • Table Global mobile data traffic - 2000; 2011 - 2015; 2019
        • Table Regional mobile data traffic growth forecast - 2014 - 2019
    • LEADING GLOBAL CARRIERS
      • Table Global top 20 mobile operators by connections and revenue - Mid 2014
      • Table Global top 13 mobile parent carriers by consolidated mobile subscribers - 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS
      • HSPA
      • LTE
        • Table Worldwide LTE subscribers - 2011 - 2020
        • Table Worldwide LTE growth - 2010 - 2015
      • WiMAX
      • IMS
      • 5G
    • THE SPECTRUM ISSUE
      • Spectrum issue - more to it than meets the eye
      • White spaces overview and examples
    • THE CHANGING STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
      • Table Global smartphone operating system market share - 2010 - 2014; 2018
      • Mobile location based services (MLBS)
        • Table Worldwide LBS subscribers - 2008 - 2014
        • Table Worldwide MLBS revenue - 2007; 2009; 2011; 2013 - 2015; 2019
        • Table Historical - regional MLBS revenue - 2009
      • HetNet architecture
      • Small cell networks
      • Monetising mobile towers
        • Table African tower industry - 2009 - 2015
      • Fixed Mobile Conversion
      • Mobile consolidation is unavoidable
      • Moving from 4G to 5G
  • HANDSETS AND SMART MOBILE DEVICES
    • THE FUTURE OF THE SMARTPHONE MARKET
      • Hardware becomes a utility platform
      • Platform for innovation and industry transformation
      • Breaking into new markets
      • Affordable smart devices
      • Enviro-friendly handsets
      • Phablets and larger screens
      • Who will dominate the WiFi market?
      • Innovation to continue
      • Look towards emerging markets for smartphone growth
    • GLOBAL MOBILE HANDSET STATISTICS AND FORECASTS
      • Historical handset market growth
      • Global handset sales and revenue
        • Table Global - mobile handset shipments - 2004 - 2015
        • Table Global - mobile handset revenue - 2010 - 2014
        • Table Share of mobile handset shipments by region - 2012 - 2015
      • Global leading handset suppliers
        • Table Global - handset suppliers' market share - 2007; 2009; 2011 - 2014
      • A tough five years for Nokia
      • Brief case study: Motorola
    • SMART CONNECTED MOBILE DEVICES
      • Overview
        • Table Global - smart connected device shipments by price band - 2013; 2014; 2018
      • Operating system
        • Table Global - smartphone operating system market share - 2010 - 2014
      • Smartphones
        • Table Global - smartphone shipments - 2010 - 2015
        • Table Global - smartphone share of handset market - 2009 - 2015
        • Table Global - top five smartphone vendors - shipments and growth - 2012 - 2014
        • Table Global - top five smartphone vendors - annual market share - 2012 - 2014
        • Table Global - top five smartphone vendors - Q4 market share - 2013; 2014
      • Touchscreen tablets
        • Table Global - tablet shipments - 2010 - 2015
        • Table Global - top five tablet suppliers - market share - Q2 2013; Q2 2014
        • Table Global - tablet operating system - market share - 2010 - 2015
    • SAFETY AND SECURITY ISSUES
  • MOBILE MESSAGING TRENDS
    • MOBILE MESSAGING INSIGHTS
      • Smartphone and Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM)
    • THE DECLINING SMS MARKET
      • Table Global - SMS traffic and revenue - 2005 - 2018
      • Instant messaging beginning to overtake SMS
      • Monetizing free mobile instant messaging apps
      • Premium SMS (PSMS)
      • Is Mobile Voice over IP (MoIP) a threat to SMS and voice revenues?
      • Permission-based SMS
    • MOBILE PHOTO-MESSAGING AND SELF DESTRUCTION
      • Operators attempt to combat OTT with Joyn
    • EMAIL/MOBILE EMAIL
      • Table Worldwide number of email users - 2009 - 2015
      • Self-destructing email
    • UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS (UC)
      • Early days
      • UC&C today
      • Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)
    • UNSTRUCTURED SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICE DATA (USSD)
      • Store-and-forward messaging services
      • Early providers
      • USSD analysis
    • BIG DATA AND THE MESSAGING/UC SEGMENT
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AND TARIFFS
    • INTRODUCTION: GLOBAL TELECOMS MARKET
      • Table Global - telecom statistics at a glance - 2013 - 2015
    • INSIGHTS INTO GLOBAL MOBILE CHURN
    • ORANGE
      • Table Orange mobile customer churn - 2003 - 2014
      • Table Orange mobile customer acquisition costs - 2007 - 2014
    • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE KEY TO THE FUTURE OF THE RETAIL MARKET
    • INSIGHTS INTO GLOBAL MOBILE ARPU
      • Table Global mobile ARPU and annual change - 2005 - 2015
      • Table USA - mobile ARPU and annual change - 2008 - 2014
      • Table Europe - mobile ARPU and annual change - 2008 - 2014
      • Table Latin America - mobile ARPU and annual change - 2008 - 2014
    • INSIGHTS INTO GLOBAL MOBILE TERMINATION
      • Table United Kingdom - MTRs by operator (pence per minute) - 2010 - 2015
      • Table New Zealand - Telecom and Vodafone network termination rates - 2009 - 2014
      • Table Global average Mobile Termination Rates - 2009; 2011; 2013; 2014
      • Table Examples of Mobile Termination rates by region
    • INSIGHTS INTO GLOBAL MOBILE ROAMING
      • Table Global mobile roaming revenue - 2000; 2012; 2014; 2018
      • Mobile data roaming
      • European Union roaming regulations
        • Table Roaming price caps in the European Union
      • Roam like home
    • THE RETAIL MARKET NEEDS TO LIFT ITS GAME
      • Under-investment in customer experience
      • Very little service differentiation between players
      • New sectors are entering the retail market
      • New approach needed, not a fix of broken systems
      • Cost transparency: the single most important issue in the telco market
    • SOLUTION: HIGH QUALITY DATA AND ANALYTICS
      • Data silos
    • CONTEXTUAL INTELLIGENCE
      • Benefits for telcos and ISPs
      • Social Network Analytics
    • DATA ANALYTIC APPLICATION EXAMPLES
      • Subscriber Data Management
    • BUSINESS UNDERSTANDS NEED FOR REAL-TIME PROCESSING
  • REGIONAL OVERVIEWS
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • USA Overview
        • Table USA - Mobile market revenue, roaming revenue, ARPU - 2010 - 2015
        • Table North America - mobile subscribers and penetration - 2008 - 2015
      • USA - AWS spectrum auction - 2015
        • Table USA - AWS spectrum auction - January 2015
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Overview
      • Latin America mobile statistics
        • Table LAC - mobile subscribers and penetration - 2015
        • Table LAC - mobile subscribers and penetration by country - 2015
        • Table Latin America Regional - mobile subscribers - 2009 - 2014
      • Brazil
      • Chile
      • Mexico
    • EUROPE
      • Overview
      • Industry problems to address
        • Table Europe - Mobile voice revenue as proportion to total - 2006 - 2015
        • Table Europe - annualised voice and data market annual growth - 2006 - 2014
        • Table Europe - mobile and fixed voice traffic (% of total) - 2005 - 2014
        • Table Europe - SIM penetration by country - 2011 - 2014
        • Table EU mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 2004 - 2015
    • AFRICA
      • Overview
    • MIDDLE EAST
      • Market overview
        • Table Middle Eastern countries - mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration – 2013 – 2014
        • Table Middle Eastern countries - GDP and inflation - 2014
      • Increasing competition
      • MVNOs
      • Number portability
      • LTE
        • Table LTE launches in the Middle East
    • ASIA
      • Market overview
        • Table Mobile subscriber growth in Asia - 1990; 1995; 2000 - 2015
      • Leading mobile markets
        • Table Top 10 mobile markets in Asia - ranked by number of subscribers - 2010 - 2014
      • The developing markets
        • Table Selected developing mobile markets in Asia - subscribers and penetration - 2014
      • Direction of the market
        • Table Singapore: mobile subscribers - 2G, 3G and 4G, prepaid v. postpaid - September 2013
        • Table Singapore: mobile subscribers - 2G, 3G and 4G, prepaid v. postpaid - January 2015
    • PACIFIC REGION
      • Australia Overview
      • New Zealand Overview

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