Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
As an increasing number of customers shift solely to wireless usage and as 4G coverage expands, demand for industry services is expected to increase over the five years to 2019, boosting revenue. Some of the Wireless Telecommunication Carriers industry's smaller players are expected to increase their budding operations and become formidable opponents to industry incumbents in certain regions. However, other less successful companies will likely be acquired or exit the industry, heightening competition in a market-nearing saturation... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The largest barrier to entry in the industry is the high market share concentration. Industry incumbents have established well-entrenched positions, making it difficult for new entrants to acquire market share. Additionally, wireless penetration is relatively high, leaving little room for new entrants to acquire under-served subscribers. However, barriers to entry are decreasing as new players that entered the industry in 2008 continue to pressure the major players' market dominance.
Spectrum availability and licensing costs are also formidable barriers to entry as spectrum is limited and obtaining spectrum licenses may be prohibitively expensive for firms without sufficient capital resources. Spectrum licenses are not the only prohibitive expense... purchase to read more