IEMR's North America Mobile Operator Forecast is the most comprehensive forecast of its kind in the world. This report provides operational and financial metrics for wireless markets across the region and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. We provide five-year forecasts at the operator level going out to 2017. We also provide quarterly historical and forecast data starting in 1Q2003 and ending in 4Q2015. Our forecast contains separate data for each country and their mobile operators. Our Mobile Operator Forecasts are updated quarterly and are available for one-time delivery or through regular updates.
By purchasing this report, you will receive an Excel file with 48 datasheets of operational and financial metrics such as post-paid subscribers, prepaid subscribers, subscriber growth, net subscriber adds, monthly churn, monthly ARPU, ARPU growth, data ARPU, MOU per subscriber, service revenue, EBITDA and CAPEX.
In this regional report, each datasheet covers 25 mobile operators in Canada and the United States. It is the most extensive company-specific and country-specific forecast of its kind.
Countries Covered in this Global Mobile Operator Forecast
- United States
- Companies Covered in each of the Regional Mobile Operator Forecasts
- Bell Mobility Inc.
- MTS Allstream Inc.
New entrants (Mobilicity, Public Mobile, Wind Mobile)
SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications)
- Telus Mobility
- Videotron G.P.
- Virgin Mobile Canada
- United States
Alltel (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
Boost Mobile (Sprint Nextel)
Cincinnati Bell Wireless (Cincinnati Bell, Inc.)
Dobson Communications (AT&T Mobility from 2007)
- Leap Wireless International, Inc.
- MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Others (United States)
RCC USA (Verizon Wireless from 2008)
- Sprint Nextel Corporation
SunCom Wireless USA (T-Mobile USA from 2008)
- T-Mobile USA, Inc.
- TracFone Wireless, Inc.
U.S. Cellular (United States Cellular Corporation)
- Verizon Wireless
- Virgin Mobile USA, L.P.
Western Wireless USA (acquired by Alltel in 2005)
- Annual Results & Forecasts for each of the above operators is covered in this report for: CY 2003-CY 2017. Quarterly Results & Forecasts are covered for: March 2004 - June 2015
Table of Contents
Subscriber growth (YoY %)
Net subscriber adds (000)
Net subscriber adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly churn (%)
Post-paid subscribers (000)
Post-paid subcriber growth (YoY %)
Prepaid subcribers (000)
Prepaid subscriber growth (YoY %)
- Post-paid % of total subs
- Prepaid/wsl % of total subs
Post-paid net adds (000)
Post-paid adds growth (YoY %)
Prepaid/wsl net adds (000)
Prepaid/wsl adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly ARPU (USD)
ARPU growth (YoY %)
- Data % of service revenues
Monthly data ARPU (USD)
Data ARPU growth (YoY %)
Monthly voice ARPU (USD)
Voice ARPU growth (YoY %)
Voice rev per minute (USD)
Voice RPM growth (YoY %)
MOU per sub (mins/month)
MOU/sub growth (YoY %)
- Share of total subscribers
- Share of net adds
- Share of post-paid net adds
- Share of prepaid/wsl net adds
- Share of service revenue
YoY change in revenue share (bps)
Reported revenue (USD mn)
Reported revenue growth (YoY %)
Service revenue (USD mn)
Service revenue growth (YoY %)
EBITDA (USD mn)
EBITDA growth (YoY %)
Capex (USD mn)
Capex growth (YoY %)
- EBITDA / reported revenue
- EBITDA / service revenue
- Incr EBITDA / Incr service rev
- Capex / reported revenue
- Capex / service revenue
- (EBITDA-capex) / reported revenue
- (EBITDA-capex) / service revenue
EBITDA margin expansion/contraction (bps)