Mobile Services in North America: Trends and Forecasts 2017-2022

  • ID: 4457611
  • Report
  • Region: America, North America, United States
  • 8 pages
  • Analysys Mason Group
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North America Will be at the Forefront of Mobile Technology Adoption, as Operators Invest Early in 5G Roll-Out

Although competition will drive revenue decline, this will be somewhat mitigated by growing handset user bases in both Canada and the USA, and a rapidly growing IoT segment.

This report provides:

  • a 5-year forecast of 127 mobile KPIs for the North America region and for two key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, which highlights similarities and differences between countries
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile operators

Data Coverage

Mobile connections

  • Handset, mobile broadband,1 IoT2
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone

Mobile revenue

  • Service, 3 retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, 1 IoT2
  • Handset voice, messaging, data

Mobile ARPU

  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Voice traffic

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU

Who Should Read this Report

  • Market intelligence, strategy and project managers at mobile operators in North America.
  • Regulatory bodies in North America.
  • Financial institutions that directly invest in the telecoms sector in the region, or advise others that do so.
  • Press and media bodies that need a foundation of knowledge of the North American mobile telecoms market.
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Chapter No.

5. Executive summary
6. Telecoms revenue in North America will be stagnant due to a declining US mobile market
7. Worldwide trends
8. Worldwide: Mobile service revenue will continue to grow through the forecast period
9. Regional trends
10. Revenue will decline marginally as user base growth will somewhat compensate for an ARPU decline in the USA
11. User base will grow across the region, both in prepaid and postpaid segments
12. Competition will drive down ARPU in the USA, but not in Canada
13. North America will be at the forefront of new technology adoption
14. Country-level trends
15. Canada: A lack of disruptive operators will support continued revenue growth
16. USA: T-Mobile will continue to drive competition in the mobile market
17. About the author

List of figures

Figure 1: Telecoms retail revenue by service type and total service revenue, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 2: Mobile service revenue by location, North America and worldwide, 32011-2022
Figure 3: Telecoms retail revenue by mobile service type and mobile ARPU, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 4: Telecoms retail revenue by mobile service type, total service revenue and growth rates, North America, 2016-2022
Figure 5: Connections and growth rates by type, North America, 2016-2022
Figure 6: Mobile connections by generation, North America (million), 2012-2022
Figure 7: Mobile ARPU by type, North America (USD per month), 2012-2022
Figure 8: Contract share of mobile connections (excluding IoT), North America, 2012-2022
Figure 9: Mobile data traffic per connection, North America (MB per month), 2012-2022
Figure 10: Mobile penetration by country, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 11: Mobile ARPU by country, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 12: Mobile ARPU (CAD per month), Canada, 2012-2022
Figure 13: Mobile connections by type, Canada (million), 2012-2022
Figure 14: Mobile ARPU (USD per month), USA, 2012-2022

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