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Ovum's Consumer Mobile Connections and Revenues Forecast: 2017–22 provides an in-depth view of the consumer mobile telecoms market from 2015 to 2022, including mobile service revenues split by voice and non-voice services for all regions and 67 major markets around the world.


  • On a global basis, Ovum forecasts that the number of consumer mobile connections will grow from just under 6.9 billion in 2017 to just over 7.6 billion in 2022, representing a CAGR of 2%. The region with the greatest growth in consumer connections will be the Middle East and Africa. Europe will see the smallest growth, and Western Europe will record a CAGR of just 0.3%.
  • Total consumer revenues will increase from $660bn to $743bn, a CAGR of 1.8%, which is lower than connection growth. The greatest revenue growth will come from Africa, while the market with the slowest consumer revenue growth is Western Europe.

Features and Benefits

  • Compares cross-country and cross-regional subscriptions and revenues for 67 countries and eight regions.
  • Compares voice and data revenues for consumers in 67 countries and eight regions.

Key questions answered

  • Which regions are expected to grow the fastest in terms of consumer mobile subscriptions?
  • Which markets are expected to see the greatest data growth?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Consumer Mobile Connections and Revenues Forecast: 2017–22

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