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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51721CA | Apr 2017

Dialing in: The widespread availability of 4G LTE networks will spur 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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry performed well over the past five years as wireless coverage expanded and a greater number of Canadians adopted smartphones and tablets, boosting demand for high-margin mobile broadband services. An increasing number of Canadian households have wireless telephone connections only; consequently, over this period, revenue is expected to increase. Over the five years to 2022, revenue is forecast to grow as 4G coverage increases. An increasing number of Canadian households have disconnected their wireline service, relying entirely on their mobile devices for telephone service... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry has a very high level of concentration, with the top three players controlling more than 90.0% of the market in 2017. The industry's largest players are highly diversified, operating in numerous telecommunications markets (e.g. wired local and long distance voice, wired internet, wireless), giving them substantial economies of scale and scope. The intensity stems from the capital-intensive nature of operating a nationwide network and the need to spread fixed costs across a broad subscriber base to maintain profitability. A large subscriber base is critical to a company's competitiveness, as it delivers considerable economies of scale and thereby enables a carrier to offer lower prices and realize higher margins.

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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 services 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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