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Market Trends: Global Telecommunications Market Take, Worldwide, 3Q12

Published: 21 November 2012

ID: G00230626

Analyst(s): Peter Kjeldsen, Wm. L. Hahn


Analysis of global telecom spending highlights the recovery experienced by the industry, with growth of 7.5% in 2011 and predicted growth of 1.4% in 2012. Global spending is forecast to reach $2.45 trillion in 2016.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Changes Since Our Last Quarterly Report
    • Changes in the Global Market
  • Regional Trend
    • Emerging Markets Continue to Exert Strength
  • Market Structure Trend
    • A Divide Between Fixed and Mobile Investment Becomes More Severe

Contrarian View

  • If Economic Woes Continue and Regulations Shift Focus, These Trends Will Change

Vendors to Watch

  • Review of Top CSPs and Vendors
    • Top Vendors
    • Top CSPs
  • Conclusions


  • Telecom Sector Segmentation
    • Telecom Equipment Market
    • Telecom Services Market

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