Telecommunications

Whether you’re a network operator, service provider, content developer/owner, financial professional or government representative, we show you how and where business risks are most concentrated and highlight investment opportunities waiting to be taken in global Telecommunications markets.

The Service


We monitor 199 countries, keeping you up-to-date with key developments including broadband and mobile subscriptions for 3G and 4G networks, cloud computing, smart metering, evolution of national broadband policies, telecare, mobile banking, smart cars and the connected home.

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Daily Views

Actionable analysis across 150 global markets. Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, risks and opportunities affecting your organisation. From competitive intelligence to the latest technology changes, cloud computing to smart metering, all analysis is available via the platform or as customisable daily email alerts.

Reports & Strategic Content

In-depth reports on 115 global markets. We combine macroeconomic forecasts with industry specific analysis to produce quarterly reports covering economic and political outlooks, 5 and 10-year industry forecasts, regulatory regimes and industry trends. Global company strategy reports cover major telecoms players including Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom and Huawei Technologies.

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Data & Forecasting

Compare and export data for 199 global markets. You can quickly and easily access 1.24m+ lines of data, with 5 or 10-year forecasts across developed, emerging and frontier markets. Our proprietary databases allow you to track key mobile operator performance indicators for leading networks in more than 125 countries as well as top-level market sizing forecasts.

Analyst Access

Direct access to our Telecommunications analysts. Discuss key views and forecasts with the experts behind the analysis and gain insight on the key issues affecting your organisation.

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Unique Benefits


Connected coverage

Integration with our Infrastructure, Automotive, Country Risk, Freight Transport, Shipping and Pharmaceutical & Healthcare research teams research teams means you benefit from cross-vertical views and analysis on key issues impacting the Telecommunications industry.

Track record

The Telecommunications team has a proven track record in monitoring industry developments and evolving business strategies, highlighting the most pertinent risks and opportunities in your chosen markets.

We cover 195 global markets, specialising in frontier and emerging markets

Who buys and why?


Decision makers from multinational corporations, banks and insurance companies use our Telecommunications analysis to inform their strategic, investment, or operational decisions.

Network operators use our company performance data and market-level forecasts to evaluate growth strategies in increasingly competitive environments.

Equipment vendors turn to our market reports to help them identify new business opportunities and partners, especially in difficult to access countries.

Consultancies and sector specialists leverage our independence and expertise to further their views and advise clients and partners in the most informed way.

Government departments use our analysis to help shape policy and guide fully rounded decision making within a multi-sector and macro-strategy environment.

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