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Introduction

This presentation offers an update of the UK's telecoms market, covering mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, M&A, and regulation. It includes subscription and revenue forecasts for mobile and fixed broadband.

Highlights

  • The major mobile and fixed operators in the UK are focused on building widespread, high-quality LTE-A, VoLTE, and next-generation networks.
  • Virgin Media is to invest £3bn ($4.6bn) in Project Lighting, which will extend its 152Mbps fiber network to an additional 4 million premises over the next five years. Vodafone has started to roll out broadband and home-phone services in the UK and is “investing heavily” in high-speed broadband and phone services.
  • BT has agreed to acquire EE for £12.5bn ($19bn). In June 2015, the Competition and Markets Authority referred the anticipated acquisition for an in-depth phase-two investigation.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the UK's mobile and fixed markets, identifying recent developments, strategic initiatives, and key products and services.
  • Assesses operator moves including NGA network development, mobile data pricing, recent product offerings, and OTT service launches.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the market leaders in UK mobile and fixed telecoms and what are their market shares?
  • At what rate are 4G subscriptions in the UK growing?
  • How are UK mobile operators pricing their mobile data plans?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: UK Update, June 2015

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