Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology: Consumer Communications Services

Published: 07 August 2018

ID: G00351389

Analyst(s): Stephanie Baghdassarian


This document provides technology product managers with a guide for understanding Gartner's segmentation, definitions, research methodologies and metrics that form the basis of the consumer communications services forecast publications.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


Notable Changes


  • Forecasting Methodology for Consumer Communications Services
    • Updating the latest historical market size
    • Forecasting the Next Five Years
  • Influencing Factors
    • Demand Side
    • Supply Side


  • Key Metrics
  • Compound Annual Growth Rate
  • Currency Exchange Rates

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Consumer Communications Services Definition
    • End User
    • Consumer Fixed Services
    • Consumer Mobile Services
  • Consumer Communications Services Segmentation
  • Geographic Segmentation

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