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United States of America (USA) Telecom Market Size and Analysis by Service Revenue, Penetration, Subscription, ARPU's (Mobile, Fixed and Pay-TV by Segments and Technology), Competitive Landscape and Forecast, 2021-2026

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  • 44 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Region: United States
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5703070
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'United States of America (USA) Telecom Market Size and Analysis by Service Revenue, Penetration, Subscription, ARPU's (Mobile, Fixed and Pay-TV by Segments and Technology), Competitive Landscape and Forecast, 2021-2026,' a new Country Intelligence Report by the publisher, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in United States today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2026. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics, and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile, and pay-TV segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

'The total telecom and pay-TV service revenue will grow marginally at a CAGR of 0.8% from mainly supported by revenue growth across mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data service will remain the largest contributor to total market revenue with its revenue figure is expected to increase at a CAGR of 6.5% during 2021-2026. This will be driven by growing mobile internet subscriptions and relatively higher ARPU from 5G subscriptions. Fixed broadband revenue will also grow during the forecast period, driven by growth in cable internet, fiber and fixed wireless subscriptions and increasing broadband ARPU. Pay-TV revenue in the US will fall at a CAGR of 6.7% owing to steady drop in subscriptions from DTH, cable TV and IPTV services

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following:
  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in United States
  • The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to spectrum licensing, national broadband plans, tariff regulation, and more
  • Telecom and pay-TV services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, mobile data, and pay-TV markets
  • The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom and pay-TV services market as well as subscription market shares across segments
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications and pay-TV markets
  • Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook


  • The overall telecom and pay-TV service revenue in the US will grow at a CAGR of 08% during 2021-2026
  • Mobile revenue will account for 53.5% of the total telecom revenue in 2026, driven by continued rise in mobile internet subscriptions and mobile data ARPU
  • 4G services led the mobile services market in the US with 80.1% share of the total mobile subscriptions in 2021. We expect 5G subscriptions to corner 68.4% share of the total mobile subscriptions by 2026-end
  • The top three mobile operators Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile accounted for 938% share of overall mobile subscriptions in 2021

Reasons to Buy

  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of US's telecommunications markets, service providers and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies
  • Accompanying the publisher's Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in US's mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares
  • With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality
  • The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in US's telecommunications markets
  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in US

Table of Contents

  • Market highlights
  • Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
  • Demographic and macroeconomic context
  • Regulatory context
  • Telecom market outlook
  • Total telecom service revenue
  • Mobile services market
  • Fixed services market
  • Pay-TV service market
  • Competitive landscape and company snapshots
  • Competitive landscape
  • AT&T
  • Verizon
  • Comcast
  • T-Mobile
  • Additional resources
  • Baseline forecast assumptions
  • Data tables
  • Glossary
  • Research methodology
  • Country Intelligence Report coverage
  • About the Publisher

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • Comcast
  • T-Mobile
  • Sprint
  • Tracfone
  • DirecTV
  • Charter
  • Cox
  • DishUS
  • Century Link.