knowledge centre

Mobile services in Central and Eastern Europe: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

Simon Lumb Research Analyst

"Mobile telecoms revenue in Central and Eastern Europe will continue its recovery over the next few years, driven primarily by growth in handset data." 

Mobile services in Central and Eastern Europe: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

The Central and Eastern European mobile market continues to flourish and is increasingly driven by data – we expect 4G to comprise 60% of all connections by 2022. We examine key trends and drivers and provide a comprehensive mobile telecoms market forecast for the region and for 14 individually modelled countries in this report.

This report provides:

  • a 5-year forecast of 224 mobile KPIs for the Central and Eastern European region and for 14 key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, which highlight similarities and differences between countries
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile operators.

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

 

Detailed country commentary

  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Hungary
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

 

  • Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Turkey

Data coverage 

Mobile connections

 

  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone

Mobile revenue

 

  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data

Mobile ARPU

 

  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Voice traffic

 

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU