Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51721CA | Apr 2015

Dialing in: The rollout of 4G networks will spur new subscriptions and support industry revenue

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 2020, boosting revenue. Some smaller players in the Wireless Telecommunication Carriers industry 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 altogether, heightening competition in a market-nearing saturation... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labour and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labour in 2015, $1.64 will be spent on capital. This large capital expense reflects the significant investment required to implement, expand and maintain telecommunications infrastructure. Over the past five years, the industry has invested substantial funds toward implementing and expanding their fourth-generation (4G) networks. Notably, capital expenditures peaked in 2008 as firms collectively invested $4.6 billion in spectrum licences during the government's advanced wireless services spectrum auction... 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
Basic voiceLong distancePagingTerminal equipment including handheld devicesDataRoaming and other
Industry Activities
Providing prepaid wireless voice telephony servicesProviding postpaid wireless voice telephony servicesProviding wireless data servicesSelling equipment and handsets

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