Summary

This study delivers a snapshot of the major global telecom market trends.

It includes historical data (2015-2020) and forecasts up to 2025 for the main market indicators;

Regions and countries covered
• World
• Regions: Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East/Africa
• Countries: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, the UK, USA, Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea

List of indicators
Markets
• Subscribers
– Fixed telephone lines
– Broadband subscribers (o/w FTTx and FTTH/B subscribers)
– Mobile subscribers (o/w postpaid and 5G subscribers)
• Competition
– Market shares of 3-4 major broadband access providers
– Market shares of 3-4 major MNOs
• Revenue
– Fixed service revenue (o/w data and broadband access revenue)
– Mobile service revenue

Players
• Revenues
• EBITDA
• CAPEX

Table of contents

1. Market trends
1.1. Revenue growth picked up from 2020, despite the Covid19 pandemic
1.2. MEA and Latin America leading growth
1.3. Fixed broadband subscriber base still growing
1.4. Mobile subscriber base still expanding
1.5. M2M subscriptions to increase almost nine-fold in 2015-2025
1.6. European markets: strong growth from 2022 onwards
1.7. North American markets: a return to growth since 2020
1.8. Asia-Pacific markets driven by large new industrial economies
1.9. Latin American markets to grow faster through 2025
1.10. MEA to continue growing thanks to mobile services revenue

2. Telco performance
2.1. World leaders
2.2. EBITDA margins
2.3. CapEx

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

1. Market trends
• Telecom service revenue worldwide, by segment, 2015-2025
• Regional distribution of telecom service revenue, in 2014-2019-2024
• Fixed broadband subscribers worldwide, 2015-2025
• Regional distribution of mobile subscribers, in 2015 & 2025
• Share of M2M in total mobile subscriptions, Worldwide, in 2015 & 2025
• Telecom service revenue in Europe, by segment, 2015-2025
• Telecom service revenue share in Europe, by country, in 2015-2020-2025
• Telecom service revenue in North America, by segment, 2015-2025
• Telecom service revenue in Asia-Pacific, by segment, 2015-2025
• Telecom service revenue share by country in Asia-Pacific, in 2015-2020-2025
• Telecom service revenue in Latin America, by segment, 2015-2025
• Telecom service revenue in MEA, by segment, 2015-2025

2. Telco performances
• Top 30 telecom operators based on revenue in 2020
• EBITDA margin (EBITDA as a % of revenue) for the world’s top telcos, 2015-2020
• CapEx-to-sales ratio (CAPEX as a % of revenues) for the world’s top telcos, 2015-2020

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Regions and countries covered
• World
• Regions: Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East/Africa
• Countries: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, the UK, USA, Brazil, China, India, Japan, South KoreaList of indicators
Markets

List of indicators
Markets
• Subscribers
– Fixed telephone lines
– Broadband subscribers (o/w FTTx and FTTH/B subscribers)
– Mobile subscribers (o/w postpaid and 5G subscribers)
• Competition
– Market shares of 3-4 major broadband access providers
– Market shares of 3-4 major MNOs
• Revenue
– Fixed service revenue (o/w data and broadband access revenue)
– Mobile service revenue

Players
• Revenues
• EBITDA
• CAPEX

Geographic area

Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
Europe
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
Latin America
  • Brazil
Middle East & Africa North America
  • United States
World

Players

  • Altice Europe (SFR until 2016)
  • America Movil
  • AT&T
  • BCE
  • Bharti Airtel
  • BT
  • CenturyLink
  • Charter (TWC until 2015)
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom
  • Comcast
  • Deutsche Telecom
  • Etisalat
  • KDDI
  • KT
  • Liberty Global
  • MTN
  • NTT
  • Orange
  • SingTel
  • SK Telecom
  • Softbank
  • Swisscom
  • Telefonica
  • Telenor
  • Telstra
  • TIM
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

Other details

  • Reference: M00032BA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: Broadband subscribers, CapEx, EBITDA, Fixed Internet, fixed service revenue, Fixed telephony, FTTx, M2M, mobile service revenue, Mobile services, Mobile subscribers, revenue, telecom markets, telecom players, telecom service, VoIP

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