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Global Telecoms - Industry Transformation with M2M, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Wi-Fi and New Spectrum

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.
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  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • GLOBAL TELECOMS - A TRANSFORMING AND CHALLENGING SECTOR
    • OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE TELCOS
      • From benign to hard-line monopoly
      • Telco model of the future will be based on OTT
        • Table Visitors to top web properties worldwide - 2013
      • The end of the line for PSTN and HFC networks
      • Telecoms market is transforming but the telcos are not
        • Table Global smart phone operating system market share - 2010; 2011; 2012
      • Next on the chopping block - the infrastructure
      • So what is next for the telcos?
      • Conclusion
        • Table Major shareholders in Bharti Airtel - April 2012
        • Table Bharti Airtel mobile ARPU - 2004 - 2005; 2007 - 2012
    • KEY DRIVERS AND CHALLENGES FOR MOBILE SECTOR
      • Mobile led by consumer demand
      • Mobile infrastructure becomes a fibre feed-in
      • Industry consolidation is a must
        • Table Global mobile capital expenditure (CAPEX) - 2010 - 2013
      • The future of the smartphone market
      • Mobile broadband: killer app for FttH
        • Table Number of public WiFi hotspots worldwide - 2010 - 2016
      • Mobile market - infrastructure running out of steam
      • Europe
        • Table UMTS900 commercial network operators (3G) in Europe - 2012
      • Brief case study: Africa
      • Conclusion
  • GLOBAL TELECOMS - BIG PICTURE STATISTICS
    • KEY GLOBAL TELECOMS STATISTICS
      • Key trends for telcos
        • Table Global - telecom statistics at a glance - 2013
      • Next on the chopping block - the infrastructure
      • The benefits of telecommunications are now OTT
      • Global Internet users
        • Table Global - internet users and annual change - 2009 - 2013
      • Broadband subscribers, penetration and access technologies
        • Table Regional - share of broadband subscribers - Q1 2011
        • Table Global - fixed broadband subscribers and annual change - 2005 - 2013
        • Table Top ten broadband countries by subscribers - Q2 2012
        • Table Regional - share of broadband household penetration - Q 2012
        • Table Global - broadband market share by access technology - 2008; Mid 2010; Mid 2012
      • Global mobile subscriptions
        • Table Global - mobile subscriptions and annual change - 2000 - 2013
        • Table Regional - mobile subscribers - 2005 - 2012
      • Wireless/mobile broadband
        • Table Global - mobile broadband market share by technology - Q1 2013
        • Table Regional - mobile broadband connections - Q1 2013
        • Table Top ten OECD countries by wireless broadband subscriptions - 2011; mid 2012
      • Global telecommunications expenditure and revenue
        • Table Global - telecoms capital expenditure (CAPEX) - 2008 - 2013
        • Table Global - mobile capital expenditure (CAPEX) - 2010 - 2013
        • Table Global - telecoms expenditure as a percentage of GDP - 1990; 2006; 2009; 2012
        • Table Global - telecoms services revenue - 2008 - 2012
      • Global telecoms traffic
        • Table Global - monthly mobile data traffic - 2000; 2011; 2012
        • Table Regional - mobile data traffic growth - CAGR 2012 - 2017
      • Satellite services
        • Table Global - satellite industry revenue - 2008 - 2011
        • Table Global - satellite services revenue - 2003 - 2011
        • Table Global - mobile satellite devices - 2008; 2010; 2018
      • Conclusions
    • TOP 80 PARENT CARRIERS WORLDWIDE
      • Global top 13 mobile parent carriers by subscribers
        • Table Global top 13 mobile parent carriers by subscribers - 2012
      • Global major 11 fixed-line carriers by subscribers
        • Table Major 11 fixed-line parent carriers by subscribers - 2012
      • Major 80 parent carriers worldwide by revenue and subscribers
        • Table Major 80 parent telecoms companies worldwide - 2012
  • HOT TOPICS FOR TELECOMS IN 2013 AND BEYOND
    • SPOTLIGHT ON HOT TOPICS FOR TELECOMS
      • High level telecoms issues
      • The industry at a glance
      • Key trends in 2013
      • Fixed broadband services
        • Table Worldwide social network advertising spending - 2008 - 2016
    • WIFI HAS KEY ROLE IN TELECOMS
      • WiFi starts playing a key role in telecoms
      • WiFi business models
      • Venue Wifi
      • Global WiFi market summary
        • Table Worldwide smart phone mobile device sales by quarter - Q2 2009 - Q2 2012
        • Table Number of public WiFi hotspots - top 10 countries worldwide - Early 2011; Early 2013
        • Table Global mobile capital expenditure (CAPEX) - 2010 - 2013
      • Leading WiFi markets around the world
      • Industry developments
      • Other short-range technologies
        • Table Installed base of Bluetooth devices worldwide - 2005; 2007; 2010; 2013
    • THE CLOUD COMPUTING REVOLUTION
      • Cloud computing for government
      • Cloud computing for enterprise
      • The complexities of cloud computing
      • Unified Communications (UC) and the cloud
      • Cloud computing market statistics
        • Table Worldwide Platform as a Service (PaaS) revenue - 2011 - 2013
      • Other recent trends
      • Cloud Computing in China
      • Conclusion
    • M2MAND BIG DATA
      • `Things'
      • Telcos and the science of Big Data
      • From SCaDa to IoT
        • Table Worldwide connected devices
      • Sensors
      • Sensor applications for a smarter world
      • RFID
      • Change in services driven by sensing and monitoring information
      • Who will dominate the IoT market?
      • Building smart communities and smart countries
      • Stage one - infrastructure
      • Stage two - trans-sector policies
      • Stage three - the business game-changer
      • Application examples
      • Staggering IoT predictions
    • THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF DATA CENTRES
      • market analysis
      • Key global data centre trends and statistics
        • Table Global investment in green data centres - 2012 - 2015
      • Glimpses of the future
    • SPECTRUM AND WHITE SPACES
      • Pent up demand for spectrum
      • White spaces overview
      • Examples of white space developments
      • Spectrum - important to the development of mobile broadband as a utility
      • A comprehensive infrastructure plan is essential

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