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Fixed services worldwide: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

Julia Martusewicz-Kulinska Senior Analyst, Research

"Demand for high-speed fixed connectivity and pay TV will boost fixed broadband service take-up worldwide."

This report examines key trends and drivers, and provides a comprehensive forecast for the fixed telecoms market worldwide and for eight individually modelled regions: Central and Eastern Europe, developed Asia–Pacific, emerging Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Europe.

This report provides: 

  • a 5-year forecast of 44 fixed KPIs for the worldwide telecoms markets and eight geographical regions
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of fixed service, and for eight geographical regions
  • an overview of operator strategies and region-specific topics, in order to highlight similarities and differences by means of a cross-region comparison
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for fixed operators.

Data coverage

Fixed connections


  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other

Fixed revenue


  • Service revenue, retail revenue
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, BNS
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other

Fixed voice traffic


  • Outgoing minutes, MoU