3Q11 United States Mobile Operator Forecast, 2011 - 2015: USA to have 468 million mobile subscriber connections in 2015 with Verizon Wireless taking 31.3% market share
- Published: October 2011
- Region: United States
"IEMR’s North America Mobile Operator Forecast is the most comprehensive forecast of its kind in the world. This report provides operational and financial metrics for wireless markets across the region and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. We provide five-year forecasts at the operator level going out to 2016. We also provide quarterly historical and forecast data starting in 2Q2003 and ending in 3Q2014. Our forecast contains separate data for each country and their mobile operators. Our Mobile Operator Forecasts are updated quarterly and are available for one-time delivery or through regular updates.
By purchasing this report, you will receive an Excel file with 48 datasheets of operational and financial metrics such as post-paid subscribers, prepaid subscribers, subscriber growth, net subscriber adds, monthly churn, monthly ARPU, ARPU growth, data ARPU, MOU per subscriber, service revenue, EBITDA and CAPEX.
In this regional report, each datasheet covers 25 mobile operators in Canada and the United States. It is the most extensive company-specific and country-specific forecast of its kind.
Countries Covered in this Global Mobile Operator Forecast
Companies Covered in each of the Regional Mobile Operator Forecasts
Bell Mobility Inc.
MTS Allstream Inc.
New entrants (Mobilicity, Public Mobile, Wind Mobile)
Rogers Wireless Inc.
SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications)
Virgin Mobile Canada
Alltel (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
AT&T Mobility LLC
Boost Mobile (Sprint Nextel)
Cincinnati Bell Wireless (Cincinnati Bell, Inc.)
Dobson Communications (AT&T Mobility from 2007)
Leap Wireless International, Inc.
MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Others (United States)
RCC USA (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
Sprint Nextel Corporation
SunCom Wireless USA (T-Mobile USA from 2008)
T-Mobile USA, Inc.
TracFone Wireless, Inc.
U.S. Cellular (United States Cellular Corporation)
Virgin Mobile USA, L.P.
Western Wireless USA (acquired by Alltel in 2005)
Annual Results & Forecasts for each of the above operators is covered in this report for: CY 2003-CY 2016. Quarterly Results & Forecasts are covered for: June 2003 – September 2014 SHOW LESS READ MORE >
Subscriber growth (YoY %)
Net subscriber adds (000)
Net subscriber adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly churn (%)
Post-paid subscribers (000)
Post-paid subcriber growth (YoY %)
Prepaid subcribers (000)
Prepaid subscriber growth (YoY %)
Post-paid % of total subs
Prepaid/wsl % of total subs
Post-paid net adds (000)
Post-paid adds growth (YoY %)
Prepaid/wsl net adds (000)
Prepaid/wsl adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly ARPU (USD)
ARPU growth (YoY %)
Data % of service revenues
Monthly data ARPU (USD)
Data ARPU growth (YoY %)
Monthly voice ARPU (USD)
Voice ARPU growth (YoY %)
Voice rev per minute (USD)
Voice RPM growth (YoY %)
MOU per sub (mins/month)
MOU/sub growth (YoY %)
Share of total subscribers
Share of net adds
Share of post-paid net adds
Share of prepaid/wsl net adds
Share of service revenue
YoY change in revenue share (bps)
Reported revenue (USD mn)
Reported revenue growth (YoY %)
Service revenue (USD mn)
Service revenue growth (YoY %)
EBITDA (USD mn)
EBITDA growth (YoY %)
Capex (USD mn)
Capex growth (YoY %)
EBITDA / reported revenue
EBITDA / service revenue
Incr EBITDA / Incr service rev
Capex / reported revenue
Capex / service revenue
(EBITDA-capex) / reported revenue
(EBITDA-capex) / service revenue
EBITDA margin expansion/contraction (bps)
- Bell Mobility Inc.
- MTS Allstream Inc.
- New entrants (Mobilicity, Public Mobile, Wind Mobile)
- Rogers Wireless Inc.
- SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications)
- Telus Mobility
- Videotron G.P.
- Virgin Mobile Canada
- Alltel (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
- AT&T Mobility LLC
- Boost Mobile (Sprint Nextel)
- Cincinnati Bell Wireless (Cincinnati Bell, Inc.)
- Dobson Communications (AT&T Mobility from 2007)
- Leap Wireless International, Inc.
- MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
- Others (United States)
- RCC USA (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
- Sprint Nextel Corporation
- SunCom Wireless USA (T-Mobile USA from 2008)
- T-Mobile USA, Inc.
- TracFone Wireless, Inc.
- U.S. Cellular (United States Cellular Corporation)
- Verizon Wireless
- Virgin Mobile USA, L.P.
- Western Wireless USA (acquired by Alltel in 2005)