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 - Industry Products Chapter
Over the past five years, the industry has experienced a shift away from its traditional product (i.e. voice telephony) toward high-margin data services. Moving forward, data services are expected to cement themselves as the primary revenue stream for carriers. The sale of equipment and other revenue-generating services, such as roaming, are not expected to significantly change as a percentage of revenue. Product segments' shares of industry revenue are based on data from the CRTC.
Postpaid voice services are still the industry's mainstay, accounting for 54.1% of revenue. Postpaid users represent a more stable revenue stream for the industry because they are billed on a monthly basis and are typically locked into multi-year contracts... purchase to read more