Operators in North America benefit from regional monopolies/oligopolies, where having two options for high-speed broadband access is often considered a luxury. This allows operators to raise prices and will lead to a continued growth in broadband revenue, but a strong decline in fixed voice and a saturated enterprise segment will limit overall fixed revenue growth.
This report provides:
- a 5-year forecast of 44 fixed 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 fixed 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 fixed operators.
- Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
- Narrowband voice, VoBB
- DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other
- Service,1 retail
- Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, BNS
- DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other
Fixed voice traffic
- Outgoing minutes, MoU
Who Should Read this Report
- Market intelligence, strategy and project managers at fixed 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 America fixed telecoms market.
5. Executive summary
6. Telecoms revenue in North America will be stagnant due to a declining legacy connectivity market
7. Worldwide trends
8. Worldwide: Fixed revenue growth will stagnate later in the forecast period due to market saturation
9. Regional trends
10. Fixed broadband will grow rapidly, but deteriorating legacy services in both B2C and B2B will drive down total fixed revenue from 2020
11. Broadband penetration will grow slowly due to saturation
12. Broadband price growth shows few signs of slowing down
13. Regional monopolistic/duopolistic market structure and upselling to faster speeds will continue to support broadband ASPU growth
14. Country-level trends
15. Canada: Regulatory measures are unlikely to stop revenue growth
16. USA: Lack of competition will continue to drive revenue growth
17. About the authors
List of figures
Figure 1: Telecoms retail revenue by service type and total service revenue, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 2: Fixed service revenue by location, North America and worldwide, 2011-2022
Figure 3: Telecoms retail revenue by service type, fixed voice and fixed broadband ASPU, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 4: Telecoms retail revenue by service type, total service revenue and growth rates, North America 2016-2022
Figure 5: Connections by type, and growth rates, North America, 2016-2022
Figure 6: Broadband connections by technology, North America (million), 2012-2022
Figure 7: Fixed retail revenue by service, North America (USD billion), 2012-2022
Figure 8: NGA broadband household penetration and NGA share of broadband connections, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 9: Fixed Internet traffic per broadband connection, North America (MB per month), 2012-2022
Figure 10: Fixed broadband household penetration by country, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 11: Fixed broadband access ASPU by country, North America, 2012-2022
Figure 12: Fixed voice and fixed broadband ARPU (CAD per month), Canada, 2012-2022
Figure 13: Broadband connections by technology, Canada (million), 2012-2022
Figure 14: Fixed voice and fixed broadband ARPU (USD per month), USA, 2012-2022
Figure 15: Broadband connections by technology, USA (million), 2012-2022