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Forecast Analysis: Mobile Services, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 03 January 2014

ID: G00247622

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

Summary

In 2017, mobile connections will grow to 8.0 billion and mobile services revenue will reach $1.2 trillion (in constant U.S. dollars). Western Europe will see a muted recovery of services revenue resulting in annual average decline of −1.5% through 2017.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Changes Made in the 4Q13 Forecast and Analysis
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Western Europe
    • Eastern Europe
    • Latin America
    • Japan
    • Middle East and Africa
    • North America

Assumptions

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

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Mobile Connections
    • ARPU
  • Influencing Factors

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