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This detailed spreadsheet provides network operators' quarterly revenues, capital expenditures, and capital intensity from 1H00 to the most recent quarter. It includes the top 10 operators based on revenue/capex, rank tables, global and regional roll-ups, and breakouts of BRIC countries.


  • Global operators' revenues decreased by 4.0% year over year in 4Q14 and capex decreased by 1.9% YoY. Global operator capital intensity (capex/revenues) increased, from 22.0% in 4Q13 to 22.5% in 4Q14.
  • Revenues in the North America region increased by 0.2% YoY and capex decreased by 2.0% YoY in 4Q14.
  • BRIC service provider revenues decreased by 7.3% year over year in 4Q14, while capex increased by 12.3%.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies leading service providers in terms of revenue and capital expenditure in the global telecom market.
  • Compares revenues and capital spending of major fixed-line and mobile operators by geography.
  • Provides information that helps with quarterly product/portfolio, marketing strategy, and competitive intelligence analysis and related long-term planning.

Key questions answered

  • Which are the top players in the global telecoms market in terms of revenues and capital spending?
  • How do fixed and mobile carrier revenues and capital spending compare across different regions?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: 4Q14 Capex Spreadsheet: Global

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