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Forecast Overview: Telecommunications Market, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 28 May 2014

ID: G00260659

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


We analyze total global telecom spending and the primary market segments. Following growth of 0.2% in 2013, our current growth estimate for 2014 is 2.6% (up from the 2.2% predicted in 4Q13).

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


  • The Divide Between Fixed and Mobile Investment Becomes More Severe
    • Fixed and Mobile Services-to-Equipment Ratios Indicate ROI for CSPs


Forecast Methodology

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