Global Mobile - Key Financial Insights

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Last updated: 30 Jun 2011 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 15

Analyst: Kylie Wansink


Archived report. This report was archived in 2012 and has not been updated. Operators’ which have focused their attentions on the wireless sector, particularly in the emerging markets; have fared better than others which have continued focusing on saturated or wireline markets. Mobile ARPU levels differ widely between the regions of the world; however on the whole all regions have experienced declines in ARPU over the past few years – and this is set to continue in the current economic environment. International roaming charges and mobile termination rates have finally begun to drop due to both competition and the introduction of regulations/price capping.

This report provides a broad overview of global trends occurring in terms of mobile revenue, CAPEX, mobile ARPU, mobile termination rates and roaming. Brief data for selected countries, regions and carriers is provided when used for supporting examples.

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In 2011 mobile operator CAPEX is expected to increase; operators are concentrating on mobile broadband infrastructure; global mobile services revenue is also expected to grow in 2011, with the milestone of $1 trillion to be reached in the next couple of years.

Financial information included:

Global overall telecoms CAPEX, global mobile operators CAPEX; global mobile services revenue; top 3 telecom operators worldwide by revenue growth percentage; global average mobile monthly APRU; Mobile Termination Rates(MTR) by Region; global mobile roaming revenue.

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