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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

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

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


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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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