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North America telecoms market: trends and forecasts 2018–2023

Ibraheem Kasujee Research Analyst
Rémy Giraud Analyst, Research

"The total retail revenue in North America will continue to grow between 2017 and 2023, despite a slowdown in fixed retail revenue growth."

The total retail revenue in North America (NA) will grow at a CAGR of 0.9% during the forecast period, driven by revenue growth in the fixed broadband and IoT segments.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • a 5-year forecast of more than 180 mobile and fixed KPIs for North America and for the two countries in the region
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile and fixed service, and for the two countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, which highlights similarities and differences between the two countries
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile and fixed operators.

Coverage

Geographical coverage

 

Key performance indicators

Region modelled

  • North America (NA)

 

Countries modelled individually

  • Canada
  • USA

 

 

Connections

Mobile

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

 

Fixed

  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, 5G, other

 

Fixed and mobile voice traffic

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU
 

Revenue

Mobile

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

 

Fixed

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

 

Mobile ARPU

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