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This forecast presents Ovum's estimates of the value of the market for wholesale telecoms services globally, regionally, and for 25 named countries, from 2016-21. Forecast revenues are also split into six major wholesale service groups.


  • This is Ovum's most detailed forecast of the value of the market for wholesale telecoms services ever, presenting estimates of the development of the global wholesale market in total and for each of six major service groupings.
  • This report details the future value of the market for four national and two international wholesale service groups: national voice, national last mile, national backbone, national mobile (MVNO), international voice, and international backbone.

Features and Benefits

  • Discover how Ovum predicts that the market for wholesale telecoms services will develop over the next five years.
  • Compare the changing values of six major wholesale service groups.
  • Learn which wholesale services and countries present the greatest revenue opportunities in coming years.

Key questions answered

  • How large is the global wholesale market and how will it grow over the next five years?
  • Which regions and countries will see the greatest wholesale service revenue growth?
  • How will wholesale service revenues change as a proportion of total telecoms service revenues?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Global Wholesale Market Forecast: 2016–21

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