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Forecast Analysis: Mobile Services, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 25 June 2013

ID: G00247620

Analyst(s): Bruno Lakehal , Brian Blau, Elia San Miguel, Shalini Verma, Atsuro Sato, Jessica Ekholm , Stephanie Baghdassarian

Summary

Mobile services revenue is expected to reach $1.2 trillion (in constant U.S. dollars) by 2017. Mobile connections will grow to 7.9 billion by 2017, helped by uptake of mobile data cards, connected devices in mature markets, and organic growth in emerging markets.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Changes Made in 2Q13 Forecast and Analysis
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Western Europe
    • Eastern Europe
    • The Middle East and Africa
    • Latin America
    • Japan
    • North America

Assumptions

  • Multi-SIM, Data Card and Connected Device Ownership
  • Consumer and Enterprise Spending
  • CSP Marketing and Pricing Strategies
  • Network Coverage — Rural and Urban
  • Regulatory Impact

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Mobile Connections
    • ARPU
    • Influencing Factors

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