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This detailed spreadsheet provides network operators' revenues, capex, and capital intensity from 2008 to the most recent quarter. It covers more than 180 operators in 65 countries, with splits by region and country and a global and CSP summary.


  • Global operators' revenues declined by 1.6% in 4Q14–3Q15 compared to 3Q14–2Q15, while capital intensity (capex/revenues) remain flat during the period.
  • Revenues in the North America and Africa regions grew slightly during 4Q14–3Q15, while the other regions registered declines, with Europe and LatAm witnessing the steepest drop in revenues.
  • Capital intensity in OE&SEA declined slightly during 4Q14–3Q15, while the other regions registered an increase in capital intensity during the period.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies leading service providers in terms of revenue and capital expenditure in the global telecoms 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: Communications Service Provider (CSP) Revenue & Capex Tracker: 3Q15

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