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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in the UK: Market Research Report

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Market Research Report | SIC J61.200 | Feb 2017

High wire: Revenue has declined consistently over the past five years, though opportunities remain

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Everything Everywhere Ltd Everything Everywhere Ltd market share
Hutchison 3G UK Holdings Ltd Hutchison 3G UK Holdings Ltd market share
Telefonica O2 UK Telefonica O2 UK market share
Vodafone Group plc Vodafone Group plc market share
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 is dominated by four mobile network operators (MNOs), which generate over 95% of industry revenue. The performance of the overall market is therefore dictated largely by the performance of these four MNOs. The overall industry includes all UK companies that operate, maintain and provide access to facilities for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound and video using wireless telecommunications infrastructure. Due to the nature of its services, the industry is heavily affected by developments in systems and technology and competition for wired telecommunications services. Mobile phone penetration rates within UK households and the average level of disposable income also influence industry demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Access and voice services

Access and voice services are estimated to be the largest segment in the current year, accounting for 55.4% of industry revenue. This segment includes both regular call charges and bundled services. Bundled services incorporate messaging and data services that are part of a post-paid monthly mobile contract. Growth from this segment has been falling but at a slower rate in recent years, mainly at the expense of the wired telecommunications industry. An increasing number of consumers have dropped their traditional landlines in favour of wireless services. However, voice revenue has fallen significantly over the past five years as ARPU has fallen. The.. purchase to read more


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers Industry?

Companies in this industry operate, maintain and provide access to facilities for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound and video using wireless telecommunications infrastructure. Businesses in the industry also provide internet access through wireless infrastructure. The industry does not include telecommunications resellers (see IBISWorld report J61.900).

Industry Products
Access and voice servicesMessaging and data servicesWholesaling
Industry Activities
Providing wireless network communication services Providing SMS and MMS services Providing internet access via wireless infrastructureProviding other cellular and wireless telecommunications services

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