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The US market is a mature mobile market, with 132% penetration and 429 million subscriptions at end-4Q16. Mobile subscription count is forecast to grow 22.1% between end-2016 and end-2021 (due in large part to M2M), while fixed broadband is forecast to grow 13.2% and pay TV to fall 0.3%.


  • LTE penetration reached 65% in the US at end-1Q16. At end-2021, LTE is expected to account for 81% of subscriptions.
  • M2M is expected to be among the fastest-growing segments in the US.
  • T-Mobile continues to influence the market with its Un-carrier strategy.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses key market trends, including FTTx and LTE subscription growth trends.
  • Compares multiplay service categories offered by major US service providers.
  • Learn about various telco and non-telco OTT service offerings.

Key questions answered

  • For the fixed, mobile, and TV market segments, what is the five-year technology outlook?
  • How have service providers performed against their peers in terms of revenue growth and capex growth?
  • What is the outlook for revenues in each of the mobile, fixed, and TV segments?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: US Update, April 2017

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