Regional - Mobile Communications - Europe - 2008

Synopsis

Archived report. This report was archived in November 2008 and has not been updated since. While it still too early to claim a turnaround, it is clear that the mobile industry is undergoing profound changes. The saturated developed markets are forcing the industry to find new revenue streams. Europe’s mobile market continues to grow despite this market saturation - by the beginning of 2008, all major markets except Malta and France had a mobile penetration above 100%. Most operators have been affected by falling ARPU, largely caused by regulatory controls on mobile termination rates and international voice roaming, as well as on increasing competition among network providers and from a growing number of MVNOs. This report provides an overview of the mobile communications market in Europe. A separate report is available on Mobile Data & Content for this region.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Global Overview
    • 2.1 Europe
      • 2.1.1 Overview
      • 2.1.2 Investment forecasts
      • 2.1.3 Revenue forecasts
      • 2.1.4 Mobile statistics
      • 2.1.5 Technology trends
  • 3. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Mobile subscribers by region – 1993 - 2007
  • Table 2 – Annualised European voice and data market growth – 2007
  • Table 3 – Voice market Europe – 2000; 2005; 2010
  • Table 4 – GSM price basket, selected European countries – 2006 - 2007
  • Table 5 – Voice and total mobile ARPU in Western Europe – 2006; 2012
  • Table 6 – Western Europe 3G subscribers – 2005 - 2008; 2010
  • Table 7 – Western Europe GSM subscribers – 1997 - 2008
  • Table 8 – Top 20 European nations by subscribers – Sept 2007
  • Table 9 – European mobile subscribers and penetration – 1997 - 2008
  • Table 10 – Top 10 European nations by penetration – 2005 - 2007
  • Table 11 – Fastest mobile growth by nation and annual change – 2004 - 2005; 2007

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Technologies

Mobile Communications (voice and infrastructure)

Number of pages 11

Status Archived

Last updated 30 Apr 2008
Update History

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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