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Network Technology and Market Tracker

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This report highlights the important cellular subscription trends for the worldwide mobile cellular market by technology and region. Regional market forecasting is done for each of the seven major geographical regions.
 
The Network Technology and Market Tracker is typically updated annually and the latest quarterly results are presented. Since this update was made prior to the next annual update, the focus of this iteration is to align the tracker with the key market trends defining mobile operator services. To that end, legacy technologies are included in the other category; GSM, CDMA2000 1X, and HSPA technologies are consolidated into their primary technology categories; and Gigabit LTE subscriptions forecast were added for each region.

Table of Contents

Charts

  1. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Worldwide, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  2. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Worldwide, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Region
  3. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  4. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 1999 to 2026, by Region
  5. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2026, by Subscription
  6. VoLTE Subscriptions, Worldwide, 2012 to 2026, by Region
  7. 5G Subscriptions Forecasts, Worldwide, 2020 to 2026, by Region
  8. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Asia-Pacific, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  9. Annual Regional Forecasts, Asia-Pacific, 2Q 1999 to 2Q 2026, by Technology
  10. Annual Regional Forecasts, Asia-Pacific, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  11. Annual Country-level Forecasts, China, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  12. Annual Country-level Forecasts, India, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  13. Annual Country-level Forecasts, South Korea, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  14. VoLTE Subscriptions , Asia Pacific, 2012 to 2026
  15. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Eastern Europe, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  16. Annual Regional Forecasts, Eastern Europe, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  17. Annual Regional Forecasts, Eastern Europe, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  18. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Poland, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  19. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Russia, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  20. VoLTE Subscriptions, Eastern Europe, 2012 to 2026
  21. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Latin America, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  22. Annual Regional Forecasts, Latin America, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  23. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Latin America, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  24. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Argentina, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  25. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Brazil, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  26. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Mexico, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  27. VoLTE Subscriptions, Latin America, 2012 to 2026
  28. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Middle East, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  29. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Africa, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  30. Annual Regional Forecasts, Middle East, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  31. Annual Regional Forecasts, Middle East, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  32. Annual Regional Forecasts, Africa, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  33. Annual Regional Forecasts, Africa, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  34. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Saudi Arabia, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  35. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Turkey, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  36. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Egypt, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  37. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Nigeria, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  38. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, South Africa, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  39. VoLTE Subscriptions, Middle East, 2012 to 2026
  40. VoLTE Subscriptions, Africa, 2012 to 2026
  41. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, North America, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  42. Annual Regional Forecasts, North America, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  43. Annual Regional Forecasts, North America, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  44. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Canada, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  45. Annual Country-level Forecasts, USA, 2010 to 2026, by Technology
  46. VoLTE Subscriptions, North America, 2012 to 2026
  47. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Western Europe, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  48. Annual Regional Forecasts, Western Europe, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  49. Annual Regional Forecasts, Western Europe, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  50. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, France, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  51. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Germany, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  52. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Italy, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  53. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Spain, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  54. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, United Kingdom, 2008 to 2026, by Technology
  55. VoLTE Subscriptions , Western Europe, 2012 to 2026

Tables

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  1. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Worldwide, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  2. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Asia-Pacific, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  3. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Eastern Europe, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  4. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Latin America, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  5. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Middle East, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  6. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, North America, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  7. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Western Europe, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  8. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscriptions Comparison, Worldwide, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Region
  9. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  10. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Eastern Europe, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  11. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Latin America, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  12. Historical Quarterly and Yearly Mobile Subscription Comparison, Africa, 2Q 2015 to 2Q 2016, by Technology
  13. Quarterly Regional Forecast, North America, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  14. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Western Europe, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026 by Technology
  15. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Worldwide, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  16. Annual Regional Forecasts, Asia-Pacific, 2003 to 2026, by Technology
  17. Annual Regional Forecasts, Eastern Europe, 2003 to 2026, by Technology
  18. Annual Regional Forecasts, Latin America, 2005 to 2026, by Technology
  19. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Middle East, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  20. Annual Regional Forecasts, North America, 2005 to 2026, by Technology
  21. Annual Regional Forecasts, Western Europe, 2003 to 2026, by Technology
  22. Quarter-on-quarter Percentage Forecast, Worldwide, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  23. Annual Regional Forecasts, Asia-Pacific, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  24. Annual Regional Forecasts, Eastern Europe, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  25. Annual Regional Forecasts, Latin America, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  26. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Africa, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  27. Annual Regional Forecasts, North America, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  28. Annual Regional Forecasts, Western Europe, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  29. Quarterly Regional Forecast, Worldwide, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026 by Region
  30. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Asia-Pacific, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  31. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Eastern Europe, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  32. Annual Country-level Forecasts, Latin America, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  33. Annual Regional Forecasts, Middle East, 2005 to 2026, by Technology
  34. Annual Country-level Forecasts, North America, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  35. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Western Europe, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  36. Quarter-on-quarter Percentage Forecast, Worldwide, 1Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Region
  37. VoLTE Subscriptions, Asia-Pacific, 2012 to 2026
  38. VoLTE Subscriptions, Eastern Europe, 2012 to 2026
  39. VoLTE Subscriptions, Latin America, 2012 to 2026
  40. Annual Regional Forecasts, Middle East, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  41. VoLTE Subscriptions, North America, 2012 to 2026
  42. VoLTE Subscriptions, Western Europe, 2012 to 2026
  43. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 1999 to 2026, by Technology
  44. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Asia-Pacific, Historical
  45. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Eastern Europe, Historical
  46. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Latin America, Historical
  47. Annual Regional Forecasts, Africa, 2005 to 2026, by Technology
  48. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, North America, Historical
  49. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Western Europe, Historical
  50. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 1999 to 2026, by Region
  51. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Asia-Pacific, Historical
  52. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Eastern Europe, Historical
  53. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Latin America, Historical
  54. Annual Regional Forecasts, Africa, 2013 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  55. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), North America, Historical
  56. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Western Europe, Historical
  57. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 1999 to 2026, Percentage by Region
  58. Prepaid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Asia-Pacific, Historical
  59. Prepaid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Eastern Europe, Historical
  60. Prepaid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Latin America, Historical
  61. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Middle East, 4Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  62. Pre-paid Subscription Ratio by Operator, North America, Historical
  63. Prepaid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Western Europe, Historical
  64. Mobile Prepaid Ratio Forecasts, Worldwide, 1999 to 2026, Percentage by Region
  65. Annual Country-Level Forecasts, Africa, 4Q 1999 to 4Q 2026, by Technology
  66. Unique Subscribers Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2026, by Region
  67. VoLTE Subscriptions, Middle East, 2012 to 2026
  68. Annual Regional Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2026, by Subscriptions
  69. VoLTE Subscriptions, Africa, 2012 to 2026
  70. VoLTE Subscriptions, Worldwide, 2012 to 2026, by Region
  71. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Middle East, Historical
  72. 5G Subscriptions Forecasts, Worldwide, 2020 to 2026, by Region
  73. Mobile Subscriptions by Technology, Africa, Historical
  74. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Middle East, Historical
  75. Mobile Subscriptions by Operator (Total), Africa, Historical
  76. Pre-paid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Middle East, Historical
  77. Pre-paid Subscription Ratio by Operator, Africa, Historical