About 200 reports

This study analyzes the network equipment spending and total CAPEX in the region in both fixed-line and mobile networks. The COVID-19 pandemic and the work-from-home and online schooling policies reinforced the critical role of the telecom industry, particularly broadband fixed internet services. The leading communications service providers...

  • Telecom
  • Fixed Line
  • Network Equipment
  • SDN
  • Asia

This IDC study analyzes the U.S. communication service provider's fixed-line voice and data revenue in the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market."Cable operators continue to leverage their leading broadband speeds and aggressive pricing and bundling to pull customers away from the telco competitors," said Jason Blackwell, research director,...

  • Telecom
  • Fixed Line
  • United States
  • Broadband Speed

This IDC Market Forecast discusses the European fixed business voice services market for 2019 to 2024. It examines the transition from TDM to IP voice services and from on-premises voice platforms to hosted services. IDC data products, such as the Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker and UC&C forecasts, were used to develop market...

  • Fixed Line
  • Europe

Major companies in the wired telecommunications carriers market include AT&T; Comcast Corporation; China Telecom; BT Group and Verizon communications. The global wired telecommunication carriers market is expected to grow from $912.02 billion in 2020 to $1000.19 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7%. The growth...

  • Telecom
  • Fixed Line
  • World

This study analyzes the network equipment spending and total CAPEX, including the region's nonequipment structures and facilities in both fixed-line and mobile networks. "At the end of June 2020, with over 110 million connections, Greater China accounted for the majority of global 5G connections. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused construction...

  • Mobile Phone
  • Network Equipment
  • Fixed Line
  • China
  • Asia
  • World

HKT has demonstrated that it is possible to curtail fixed line voice churn by introducing multimedia Rich Communications Services in such a way that it does not substitute fixed wireless, while also growing the overall ARPUs. "HKT has also shown the industry that the smart home gateway and the media platform can be converged to provide a path...

  • Fixed Line
  • Broadband
  • Broadband Subscribers
  • Pay TV Subscriptions

"Fixed telecoms revenue will grow slightly in the Middle East and North Africa between 2019 and 2025, mainly thanks to increased fixed broadband adoption." Operators’ investments in fibre and other technologies (such as VDSL) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) will lead to strong fixed broadband revenue growth,...

  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • MENA
  • Broadband Revenue
  • Broadband Penetration

Major players in the 5G fixed wireless access market are Samsung Electronics, AT&T Inc, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Qualcomm Technologies, Verizon Communications Inc., Nokia Corporation, Siklu Communication Ltd., Mimosa Networks Inc, Ericsson, Cohere Technologies Inc., Arqiva, Cellular South Inc., Hrvatski Telekom, Orange S.A., Telefonica...

  • Fixed Line
  • World
  • United States

Major players in the 5G fixed wireless access market are Samsung Electronics, AT&T Inc, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Qualcomm Technologies, Verizon Communications Inc., Nokia Corporation, Siklu Communication Ltd., Mimosa Networks Inc, Ericsson, Cohere Technologies Inc., Arqiva, Cellular South Inc., Hrvatski Telekom, Orange S.A., Telefonica...

  • Fixed Line
  • World
  • United States

This IDC Market Forecast discusses the European fixed business voice services market for 2018 to 2023. It examines the transition from TDM to IP voice services and from on-premise voice platforms to hosted services. IDC data products, such as the EMEA Telecom Services Database and UC&C forecasts, were used to develop market sizes for revenue...

  • Fixed Line
  • Europe

Caribbean’s second major telco lives to fight another day Faced with an unsustainable amount of debt, the Caribbean’s second biggest telco (and only major competitive threat to the regional incumbent Cable and Wireless Communications) pulled off a comprehensive restructuring deal that has, for now, allowed it to stave...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Caribbean
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Subscribers

Abstract Wireline Telephone Services Procurement in the USWirelines are metal wires or fiber-optic cables used to transmit data over radio waves. Telephone companies offer this technology to residential consumers, businesses, and other entities as a way to make phone calls over a landline.

  • Fixed Line
  • United States
  • World
  • North America
  • Disposable Income
  • Employment Income

Peru’s mobile operators await delayed spectrum auction Peru’s mobile market has made great strides in recent years, supported by government programs to bridge digital divides and widen the reach of services in rural and remote areas. Movistar noted that through it ‘Internet for All’ program, its LTE network was available to some...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Peru
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Broadband Subscribers

"Next-generation access network roll-outs and attractive bundled offers will support broadband household penetration growth across Central and Eastern Europe." This report examines key trends and drivers and provides comprehensive fixed telecoms market forecast for Central and Eastern...

  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Eastern Europe

Abstract Office Phones Procurement in the US This report is intended to assist buyers of office phones. Office phones are handset telephones that offer additional functionality such as multiline options, call transfer and automatic reception that is not normally featured in home phones.

  • Electronic Component
  • Semiconductor
  • Fixed Line
  • United States
  • North America
  • World
  • Wholesale Price Index
  • Employment Income

Madagascar sees increase in fixed broadband subscriber base Over the years, Madagascar has proved to be a difficult environment for fixed ISPs. Of the nine which were licensed initially, at least four soon went out of business. High subscription costs put internet accessbeyond the reach of much of the population,...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Madagascar
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration

Angola gains additional international broadband capacity Angola's telecom infrastructure benefits from a number of submarine cable networks, including the recently expanded 2Africa system. Progress has also been made with terrestrial links. Angola Telecom in May 2021 completed an 800km cross-border cable linking...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Angola
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration
  • Mobile Subscribers

Telecom investors nervous about committing to Georgia’s market Georgia’s government has long recognised the importance and value of enabling widespread access to telecommunication services and the Internet. It has been actively encouraging investment in fibre networks to offset the poor state of the country’s fixed-line infrastructure,...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Georgia
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Broadband Subscribers

Dominican Republic starts weighing its options for rolling out 5G The Dominican Republic’s telecom regulator has Indotel set out the schedule for awarding spectrum in the 700MHz and 3. 5GHz bands for 5G use. The 5G auction process is expected to be completed in September 2021, and if everything goes to plan the award of licences...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Caribbean
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Broadband Subscribers

Mauritius delivers 1Gb/s fibre broadband services Telecom subscribers in Mauritius have long benefitted from having comprehensive LTE and fibre broadband coverage. Mauritius Telecom started its fibre project as early as 1998, initially offering services to businesses and government departments. FttP services...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Fixed Line
  • Africa
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Internet Subscribers

Costa Rica’s 5G mobile inches closer Costa Rica’s Ministry of Science, Technology, and Telecommunications in November 2021 reiterated that it sought to recover 5G-suitable frequencies from the state-owned telco Grupo ICE. ICE’s mobile business unit Kölbi holds 5G-suitable frequencies in several bands identified...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Costa Rica
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration

Zain Group prepares to exit Sudan, citing difficult economic conditions Sudan’s economy has been volatile since South Sudan separated from it in 2011. In a bid to compensate for lost state revenues, the sales and services tax for telcos was raised from 20% to 30%, while the tax on profits was raised from 15% to 30%. GDP...

  • Telecom
  • Broadband
  • Mobile Services
  • Fixed Line
  • Africa
  • Sudan
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration

Guyana’s telecom sector starts reaping the benefits of offshore oil discovery Guyana’s first cargo of crude oil was sold in 2020, following its discovery off the Caribbean coast in 2015. Initial estimates project the resource could almost double the size of the country’s economy to $13 billion annually. It is hoped that...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Guyana
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration
  • Mobile Subscribers

Eritrea telecom infrastructure harmed by further regional conflict Eritrea’s telecom sector is one of the least developed in the world. There is no competition to the state-owned provider of services other than for basic internet services, and as a result the market lacks private operators with...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Fixed Line
  • Eritrea
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration
  • Mobile Subscribers

Nicaragua set to gain from additional international internet connectivity Nicaragua’s telecom market is among the least developed in the region. This has translated into very low fixed-line teledensity, low mobile penetration, and a fixed broadband penetration which has only just approached 5%. There is also a considerable...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Nicaragua
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration
  • Mobile Subscribers

Ireland’s telecom market has been invigorated by the economic recovery seen during the last few years, emerging from a period in which it had been held back by low broadband uptake, reduced investment among operators and lower spending among consumers. This optimism has been seen in operator investment in extending...

  • Broadband
  • Mobile Services
  • Telecom
  • Fixed Line
  • Ireland
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Broadband Subscribers

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s MNOs delay 5G launch The economic prosperity of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) largely rests with the country’s continuing integration with the EU. GDP growth was inconsistent for several years before 2015, since when the economy had grown at above 3% annually. The measures taken to address the...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration

Honduran government providing free internet to 75,000 households Honduras is among the poorest countries in Central America and has long been plagued by an unstable political framework which has rendered telecom sector reform difficult. This has created real difficulties for telcos as well as consumers. Fixed-line...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Fixed Line
  • Broadband
  • Honduras
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Broadband Penetration

Ecuador reforms telecoms legislation The evolution of Ecuador’s telecom market has been guided by several key laws, including anti-monopoly legislation passed in 2011, and two telecoms laws passed in 2013 and 2015. The more recent of these included provisions to ensure universal service, as well as a revised...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Latin America
  • Ecuador
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Mobile Broadband Penetration

All districts of Havana province to have internet access by end-2021 Cuba’s telecom sector remains a peculiarity, with state control having stymied rather than promoted the development of all sectors. The country has the lowest mobile phone and internet penetration rates in the region, while fixed-line teledensity...

  • Telecom
  • Mobile Services
  • Internet Services
  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Cuba
  • Mobile Subscribers
  • Internet Subscribers