Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Telecommunications Market, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update

Published: 25 February 2015

ID: G00272566

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


In this report Gartner analyzes total spending in the global telecom market and its primary segments, to inform provider and vendor strategy planners. Following growth of 1.6% in 2014, we forecast that this market will grow by 2.9% in 2015 (down from the 3.8% we predicted in 3Q14).

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data

  • Changes Since Our Last Quarterly Report
    • How the Overall Telecom Forecast Has Changed
    • How the Telecom Service Forecast Has Changed
    • How the Telecom Equipment Forecast Has Changed


  • The Divide Between Fixed and Mobile Services-to-Equipment Ratios Becomes More Severe


Forecast Methodology

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