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This presentation benchmarks key financial metrics of operator groups collected by Ovum’s World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks (WTFB) service for 3Q16.


  • Total industry revenue continued to grow in 3Q16 at 2.6% year on year (YoY), a slowdown from the 3.3% growth seen in 2Q16.
  • Industry capex/sales ratio fell to 15.9% in 3Q16 compared to 18.9% in 3Q15.

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 did the major operator groups' KPIs perform in the most recent quarter?
  • How are the telecoms industry's KPIs performing over time?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Telecoms Industry and Operator Benchmarks by Key Financial Metrics: 3Q16

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