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Ovum's Mobile Broadband Subscription Forecast: 2017–22 provides an in-depth view of the mobile broadband telecoms market from 2014 to 2022. This model includes total, mobile, and portable broadband device connections for all regions and major markets in the world.


  • Demand for data connectivity through mobile and portable devices will continue to drive global mobile broadband subscription growth from 2016 to 2022 with a CAGR of 10.3%. Between 2016 and 2022, mobile handset subscriptions will grow at a CAGR of 10.5%, while portable device subscriptions will grow by 8.4%.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand which countries will grow faster in terms of smartphone and portable penetration.
  • Compare metrics across different countries and regions regarding smartphone and portable penetration.

Key questions answered

  • How many smartphone and portable subscriptions will be in the major markets in 2022?
  • Which markets are expected to see the fastest subscription growth for smartphones and portables?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Mobile Broadband Subscription Forecast: 2017–22

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