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Forecast: Communications Services, Worldwide, 2014-2021, 1Q17 Update

Published: 29 March 2017

ID: G00320039

Analyst(s): Neha Gupta , Stephanie Baghdassarian , Lisa Unden-Farboud , Wm. L. Hahn , Fernando Elizalde , Derek O'Donnell, Grigory Betskov


Gartner forecasts that the end-user spending on communications services (in constant U.S. dollars) will increase at a CAGR of 1.4% from 2016 through 2021. We have updated our assumptions on coverage rollout of 4G infrastructure, which will lead to less coverage availability in the later years.

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