Mobile Broadband in the United States

Mobile Broadband in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States mobile broadband market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

  • Mobile broadband consists of services where users can connect their mobile telephones or computer devices (such as laptops) to the internet through cellular networks (3G or higher), either through a USB modem or an embedded SIM card in their device, or via satellite technology. Access to the internet via fixed wireless technology is not included in this report. Volume is measured in terms of mobile broadband subscriptions. The types of subscription which are considered in this report are: standard mobile (where mobile broadband services have been accessed via a mobile device, but no dedicated data subscription has been purchased separately from other services), dedicated data (where dedicated mobile data services are accessed through a subscription purchased separately from other mobile services, such as voice or messaging) and satellite (where broadband services have been accessed through satellite technology). Any currency conversions included in this report have been calculated using constant 2014 annual average exchange rates.
  • The US mobile broadband industry had total revenues of $49.6bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The industry's volume increased with a CAGR of 18.1% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 317.9 million subscriptions in 2014.
  • The performance of the industry is forecast to decline, with an anticipated compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -2.1% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $44.5bn by the end of 2019.

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Leading company profiles reveal details of key mobile broadband market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States mobile broadband market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Market rivalry ...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 8

Market value 8

Market volume 9

Market Segmentation 10

Category segmentation 10

Market Outlook 11

Market value forecast 11

Market volume forecast 12

Five Forces Analysis 13

Summary 13

Buyer power 14

Supplier power 15

New entrants 16

Threat of substitutes 17

Degree of rivalry 18

Leading Companies 20

AT&T Inc. 20

Sprint Corporation 24

T-Mobile US, Inc. 28

Verizon Communications Inc. 31

Macroeconomic Indicators 35

Country Data 35

Methodology 37

Industry associations 38

Related MarketLine research 38

Appendix 39

About MarketLine 39

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: United States mobile broadband industry value: $ million, 2010–14 8

Table 2: United States mobile broadband industry volume: million subscriptions, 2010–14 9

Table 3: United States mobile broadband industry category segmentation: million subscriptions, 2014 10

Table 4: United States mobile broadband industry value forecast: $ million, 2014–19 11

Table 5: United States mobile broadband industry volume forecast: million subscriptions, 2014–19 12

Table 6: AT&T Inc.: key facts 20

Table 7: AT&T Inc.: key financials ($) 21

Table 8: AT&T Inc.: key financial ratios 22

Table 9: Sprint Corporation: key facts 24

Table 10: Sprint Corporation: key financials ($) 25

Table 11: Sprint Corporation: key financial ratios 26

Table 12: T-Mobile US, Inc.: key facts 28

Table 13: T-Mobile US, Inc.: key financials ($) 29

Table 14: T-Mobile US, Inc.: key financial ratios 29

Table 15: Verizon Communications Inc.: key facts 31

Table 16: Verizon Communications Inc.: key financials ($) 32

Table 17: Verizon Communications Inc.: key financial ratios 33

Table 18: United States size of population (million), 2010–14 35

Table 19: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14 35

Table 20: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14 35

Table 21: United States inflation, 2010–14 36

Table 22: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14 36

Table 23: United States exchange rate, 2010–14 36

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: United States mobile broadband industry value: $ million, 2010–14 8

Figure 2: United States mobile broadband industry volume: million subscriptions, 2010–14 9

Figure 3: United States mobile broadband industry category segmentation: % share, by volume, 2014 10

Figure 4: United States mobile broadband industry value forecast: $ million, 2014–19 11

Figure 5: United States mobile broadband industry volume forecast: million subscriptions, 2014–19 12

Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 13

Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 14

Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 15

Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 16

Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 17

Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the mobile broadband industry in the United States, 2014 18

Figure 12: AT&T Inc.: revenues & profitability 22

Figure 13: AT&T Inc.: assets & liabilities 23

Figure 14: Sprint Corporation: revenues & profitability 26

Figure 15: Sprint Corporation: assets & liabilities 27

Figure 16: T-Mobile US, Inc.: revenues & profitability 29

Figure 17: T-Mobile US, Inc.: assets & liabilities 30

Figure 18: Verizon Communications Inc.: revenues & profitability 33

Figure 19: Verizon Communications Inc.: assets & liabilities 34

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