Global - Ranking the Telecom and Broadband Leaders

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Last updated: 26 Jun 2012 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 13

Analyst: Kylie Wansink


Archived report. This report was archived in 2012 and has been superseded by a more recent report. This valuable and unique report ranks the top 11 wireless carriers worldwide in terms of subscribers and revenue. It also includes the top 10 fixed carriers by revenue and lines in service. In addition the report provides the major 11 broadband carriers by subscribers (where subscriber data was made available). A comprehensive list of the major carriers worldwide (with over 4 million subscribers or lines) in terms of subscribers and revenue is also included (where data was available). This year a new table with the major 104 parent telecoms companies worldwide in 2011 has also been included.

Prepared by BuddeComm’s Senior Analysts, this report is designed to provide current observations which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions in both the emerging and developed markets. Please note, while data provided is primarily for 2010 and 2011, variances may apply.

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Global top 11 wireless carriers by subscribers is dominated by China and India; China Unicom has the most fixed lines in service worldwide; the USA has four of top broadband players worldwide; carriers from emerging countries feature heavily in the top 228 carriers worldwide.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Over 200 carriers from around the world including China Telecom; China Mobile; China Unicom; Vodafone; AT&T; Bharti Airtel; Reliance; Verizon as examples.

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