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This presentation benchmarks key financial metrics of operator groups collected by Ovum's World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks (WTFB) service for 4Q16.


  • Total industry revenue continued to grow in 4Q16 at 3.0% year on year (YoY), a deceleration from 2.6% YoY in 3Q16. The industry EBITDA margin declined sequentially to 29.9% in 4Q16 from 32.2% in 3Q16, while it was up on a YoY basis from 29.6% in 4Q15.

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: 4Q16

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