Global Telecoms - Key Trends for 2020 - 5G, Mobile Satellite and Fixed Broadband

Global Telecoms - Key Trends for 2020 - 5G, Mobile Satellite and Fixed Broadband

This report provides a valuable insight into the developments and trends taking place in the worldwide telecoms market. It presents a snapshot of the overall global telecoms market including key statistics such as overall telecoms capital expenditure (CAPEX) and telecoms revenue. Statistics and information on the overall number of fixed lines; Internet users; mobile subscribers (worldwide and by region); text messages; top carriers'; outsourcing; MVNO and telecoms M&A market statistics are also provided on a global level.  

The report focuses on the global mobile and broadband markets and includes information and statistics on mobile handsets; 3G and prepaid markets as well as global trends in mobile revenue; ARPU; call charges; termination rates, roaming and number portability. Statistics presented for the broadband market include global broadband subscribers; regional share of broadband subscribers and the top broadband countries. Global statistics on broadband access technologies are provided as well as preliminary data on broadband speeds and prices. Please note: this report only includes information on selected countries and regions in order to demonstrate global trends for specific country and region statistics and information please see separate reports. 

Subjects covered include:

Key global telecoms statistics;
Key global broadband statistics and trends;
FttH analyses and global market statistics;
Key global mobile statistics and trends including 3G;
Mobile handset market statistics;
Prepaid trends and market statistics;
Global trends in mobile revenue; ARPU; call charges; termination rates, roaming and number portability;
Global trends and statistics for mobile data.


  • Executive Summary
  • Key global telecoms trends 2020
    • SMART COMMUNITIES ARE THE ULTIMATE GOAL
  • Growth opportunities for the telecoms industry
    • INFRASTRUCTURE
    • CLOUD COMPUTING
    • DATA CENTRES
      • Secondary data centres
      • Fibre networks required for data centres
      • EDGE computing
      • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
      • Data centres and SME
      • Exiting the market
      • Artificial Intelligence
  • Global telecom statistics
    • Table Global telecom statistics at a glance
    • LEADING TELECOM OPERATORS
      • Table Global - Top 10 public telecoms operators by revenue - 2018
    • GLOBAL MOBILE SUBSCRIPTIONS
      • Table Global - unique mobile subscribers - 2009 - 2019
      • Table Regional - mobile subscriptions - 2014 - 2019
      • Smart phone shipments in decline
        • Table Global - smart phone shipments - 2016 - 2019
  • Global mobile broadband statistics
    • MOBILE BROADBAND SUBSCRIPTIONS
      • Table Global - active multiple mobile broadband subscriptions - 2014 - 2019
      • Table Global mobile broadband penetration - developed versus developing markets - 2014 - 2018
    • REGIONAL MOBILE BROADBAND PENETRATION
      • Table Regional - mobile broadband penetration - 2014 - 2018
      • Table Regional - active mobile broadband subscriptions - 2014 - 2018
  • Highlighted Trend for 2020: 5G
    • 5G STATISTICS AND FORECASTS
      • Table Global - market share of mobile technologies - 2018
      • 5G subscriptions forecast
        • Table Global - 5G subscription forecast - 2020 - 2022
      • 5G CAPEX spend
      • 5G devices
    • 5G SPECTRUM DEVELOPMENTS
      • Table Potential frequency bands for 5G deployment
      • Spectrum allocation around the world
    • TOP COUNTRIES LEADING 5G DEVELOPMENTS
      • Table Top 13 - Leading countries demonstrating 5G progress - 2019
    • KEY 5G CONSIDERATIONS
    • KEY INDUSTRY CONSORTIUMS
      • 3G PPP
      • IMT 2020
  • Highlighted trend for 2020: Mobile satellite
    • SATELLITE INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
      • Table Global - satellite industry revenue - 2008 - 2018
      • Table Global - satellite services revenue - 2008 - 2018
      • Table Global - satellite services revenue by sub sector - 2017; 2018
    • MOBILE SATELLITE SERVICES (MSS)
      • MSS and 5G
      • MSS statistics
      • MSS for emerging markets
  • Highlighted trend for 2020: Fixed broadband
    • FIBRE BROADBAND WILL BE NEEDED FOR 5G
      • 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)
    • GLOBAL FIXED BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS
      • Table Global - fixed broadband subscribers - 2009 - 2019
    • GLOBAL SUBMARINE CABLE OVERVIEW
      • Focus is on developing economies
  • Conclusion - 2020 is the year of 5G

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