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World Telecom CapEx Dynamics Report 2019: Telcos' & OTT Players' Investment Challenges 2012-2017 - Analysis of the Global Marketplace and its Players

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DUBLIN, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World Telecom CapEx Dynamics - Telcos' & OTT Players' Investment Challenges" report has been added to's offering.

As the need to deploy superfast access networks (FTTx, 5G) becomes more and more pressing, telcos are having to sustain massive investments.

Based on an analysis of the global marketplace and its players (24 countries and more than 30 telcos covered), this report provides details on fixed and mobile CapEx from 2012 to 2017, and compares the different regional trends.

  • What has telcos' CapEx dynamic been over the past 5 years?
  • What is the spending gap between fixed and mobile networks?
  • Which regions have seen the highest increase in telecoms infrastructure CapEx? And the lowest?
  • What is telcos' revenue to CapEx ratio?
  • How does OTTs' CapEx compare with telcos'?

Dataset ScopeIndicators per country for 24 countries

  • Total amount of investment or CapEx (capital expenditure)
  • Amount of CapEx per market segment (fixed, mobile)
  • CapEx/sales (gross revenues of operators analysed), if applicable

Indicators per region for five regions

  • Total amount of investment or CapEx
  • Amount of CapEx per market segment (fixed, mobile)


  • Historical data 2012-2017

Data conversion

  • Country data was converted into euros (EUR)
  • Exchange rates (average 2017 exchange rate according to the International Monetary Fund, or IMF) are specified in the tab entitled exchange rates' and were applied throughout the period.

Geographical coverage

  • Five main regions: Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa-Middle East
  • Countries within each region are listed below.

Geographic Area

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Korea


  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

Latin America

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico

Middle East & AfricaNorth America

  • Canada
  • United States

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Trends1.1. Telcos' overall CapEx down in 2016 and 20171.2. Spending on mobile networks still accounts for more than half of global CapEx1.3. Expenditure proportionate to Revenues2. Regional trends2.1. Widely disparate regional dynamics2.2. Slow but steady growth in Europe2.3. Top 5 West European markets account for 60% of regional CapEx2.4. Wireless CapEx under pressure in North America2.5. Asia-Pacific, the Chinese effect2.6. Strong growth in Latin America2.7. Mobile first in MEA3. Top Telcos' CapEx3.1. China Mobile on top3.2. Wide array of CapEx to sales ratios

Companies Mentioned

  • Alibaba
  • Amazon
  • America Mvil
  • Apple
  • AT & T
  • Baidu
  • BCE
  • Bharti Airtel
  • BT
  • Century Link
  • Charter (Time Warner Cable until 2015)
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom
  • Comcast
  • Deutsche Telecom
  • Etisalat
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • KDDI
  • KT
  • Liberty Global
  • Microsoft
  • MTN
  • Netflix
  • NTT
  • Orange
  • Rakuten
  • SFR/Altice
  • SK Telecom
  • Softbank
  • Swisscom
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telecom Players
  • Telefonica
  • Telenor
  • TeliaSonera
  • Telstra
  • Tencent
  • Twitter
  • Verizon

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