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 SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry is a mature industry, although some features imply that it is declining and others indicate growth. The industry's contribution to the wider economy, as measured by industry value added (IVA), is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.3% over the 10 years through 2021-22. The UK economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period, indicating that the industry's contribution to the wider economy will diminish over the 10-year period. Profit margins of the major players came under pressure during the start of the period, and wage bills were downsized as a result. Both have now moderately recovered.
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