Global Telecoms Market Set For 33 Per Cent Growth

The worldwide telecoms market will grow from $1.8 trillion in 2009 to $2.4 trillion in 2014, according to the latest research from Analysys Mason.

The study notes that operators in mature markets have to contend with largely saturated mobile markets. To increase average revenue per user (ARPU), they must look for new types of service to offer consumers in order to tap into a different source of spending.

Consumers in mature, saturated markets are likely to be at, or approaching, the limit for their telecoms services spending. The creation of new business models, the analyst says, will enable operators to capture a greater share of content and applications revenue.

The Worldwide Telecoms Market Forecast 2010–2014 looks at which regions will have the highest growth rates and why. It also considers which services will drive revenue growth; how fixed broadband markets will fare given the strength of mobile broadband; how regulatory issues will impact the competitive landscape; and in what ways growth markets will outperform mature markets.

The report provides worldwide and eight regional forecasts for telecoms service revenue, capex and subscriber numbers. It offers an insight into the main factors that are shaping each region, and the drivers for the overall market, as well as a discussion of the business environment. It also provides recommendations for operators in mature and growth markets.

There’s more information about the report here.