Spain: Telecom Market Declines, but MVNO Growth and LTE Deployments Offer Hope

Sep 16, 2013

BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the forecasted market decline in the next two years, the communications industry will still generate sizable revenue through 2018 – almost $168 billion cumulatively between 2013 and 2018. This will be driven by fiber-based services on the fixed side and the MVNO and M2M sub-segments on the mobile side, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (

Spain: Telecom Market Declines, but MVNO Growth and LTE Deployments Offer Hope offers a precise profile of the country's telecommunications, media and technology sectors based on proprietary data from Pyramid's research in the market. It provides a detailed competitive analysis of both the fixed and mobile sectors, tracks the market shares of technologies and services and monitors the introduction and spread of new technologies.

Download an excerpt or purchase the report here.

"The revenue from FTTH services will grow at a CAGR of 58 percent between 2013 and 2018, reaching $3.3 billion in 2018," says Pyramid Research Senior Analyst, Stela Bokun. Pyramid Research's positive outlook of the Spanish FTTH/B market is associated with the recently announced fiber alliance between Orange and Vodafone, which will result in a significant increase in fiber network expansion in Spain. As for the mobile market, user penetration of the population is already high at 84 percent; therefore, much of the projected subscriber growth will come from the expansion of the enterprise segment, in particular the M2M market, which achieved double-digit growth in 2012. In addition, the MVNO market generated service revenue of $805 million in 2012, which constitutes an annual growth of 37.1 percent, she notes.

Spain: Telecom Market Declines, but MVNO Growth and LTE Deployments Offer Hope is part of Pyramid Research's Europe Intelligence Report Series and is priced at $990. Download an excerpt or purchase the report here. For more information, contact Jarka Justova (for those in EMEA or Asia-Pacific) or Juan Gobbi (for those in Latin America or North America).

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