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This presentation benchmarks key financial metrics of operator groups collected by Ovum's World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks (WTFB) service for 1Q17.


  • Total industry revenue growth continued to grow in 1Q17 at 1.8% year on year (YoY), after growth of 3.0% YoY in 4Q16. The industry EBITDA margin increased to 30.6% in 1Q17 from 29.1% in 4Q16.

Features and Benefits

  • Compare the performance of the largest global operator groups by revenue in various major financial KPIs.
  • Identify how each operator group performed against the industry average in various key financial metrics.

Key questions answered

  • How do the major financial metrics compare across the different operator groups?
  • How has the telecoms industry performed in the past few quarters?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Telecoms Industry and Operator Benchmarks by Key Financial Metrics: 1Q17

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