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The complete broadband and multi-channel TV tracking resource


Now replaced by Ovum's Forecaster Service, World Broadband Information Service (WBIS) was the definitive source for constantly updated and accurate subscriber data and five year forecasts on the fixed broadband industry worldwide. Forecaster Service Provider Markets now tracks subscriptions and forecasts demand for fixed broadband, TV, and fixed voice, but with the addition of the most comprehensive coverage of global cellular market available.


Use Forecaster to:

  • Establish the market trends and dynamics for each local market.
  • Identify national and regional markets with the greatest growth potential by service.
  • Track the performance of service providers across their regional and country markets with standardized key performance indicators.

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Meet the team


George Hoffman

Analyst, Principal Analyst, Service Provider Technology


George Hoffman

George specializes in

  • Broadband Access
  • Mobile and Fixed Telecoms
  • Optical Networking
  • Service Provider Routing

+33 years experience


Ian Brown

Analyst, Senior Analyst, Network Transformation and Cloud


Ian Brown

Ian specializes in

  • IT

+32 years experience


Nicole McCormick

Analyst, Practice Leader, Broadband and Multiplay


Nicole McCormick

Nicole specializes in

  • Service Provider
  • Asia Mobile/Fixed Telecoms Markets
  • Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access

+22 years experience

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Europe, Middle East & Africa team: +44 7771 980316

Asia-Pacific team: +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team: +1 212-652-5335

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