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Forecast Overview: Telecommunications Market, Worldwide, 3Q13 Update

Published: 25 October 2013

ID: G00245533

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


We analyze total global telecom spending and the primary market segments. Following growth of 2.7% in 2012, our current growth estimate for 2013 is 1.0% (down from 2.5% predicted in 2Q13), with growth of 3.0% anticipated for 2014.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data

  • Changes Since Our Last Quarterly Report
    • How the Global Telecom Forecast Has Changed
    • How the Services Forecast Has Changed
    • How the Equipment Forecast Has Changed


  • Asia/Pacific Contributes the Most to Annual Market Growth


Forecast Methodology

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