Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51332CA | Feb 2014

Dialing in: The rollout of 4G networks will spur new subscriptions, while voice services continue to drop

IBISWorld’s Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

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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


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What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily provide wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices over switching and transmission facilities they own and operate. Operators that provide service through a combination of owned and leased facilities are also included in this industry. Industry operators primarily generate revenue through prepaid voice telephony services, postpaid voice telephony services, data services and equipment sales.

Industry Products
Prepaid voicePostpaid voiceDataEquipment
Industry Activities
Providing prepaid wireless voice telephony servicesProviding postpaid wireless voice telephony servicesProviding wireless data servicesSelling equipment and handsets

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