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Mobile Roaming
OverviewJuniper's Mobile Roaming research service provides a comprehensive analysis of the international roaming landscape. Many of the industry's leading players including operators and regulators rely on our independent research, analysis and forecasting expertise. 

This research evaluates diverse roaming strategies across the different parts of the world and pricing models, along with an analysis of the evolution of successful business models for global mobile operators. In-flight roaming market anlaysis is a new addition to the research offering.

Key Features

  • Extensive analysis of the global regulatory landscape along, with an in-depth focus on the opportunities for the different stakeholders within the ecosystem.
  • Strategic assessment of the major trends, including the impact of Wi-Fi and 4G LTE.
  • Interviews with leading players across the roaming value chain, inlcuding AeroMobile, Bridge Alliance, FreeMove Alliance, OnAir, Orange, Starhome MACH, Syniverse and Wi-Fi Alliance.
  • Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with vendor market positioning matrix.
  • Benchmark industry forecasts for size and growth of the number of mobile roamers and roaming revenue.

Key Questions

  1. How will In-Flight roaming adoption change over the next five years?
  2. What is the importance of mobile roaming within the MNO’s business strategy?
  3. How will the EU regulations impact mobile roaming revenue for operators in Europe?
  4. What are the opportunities from In-Flight Roaming for service providers?
  5. What are the opportunities for MVNOs and M2M, WiFi, VoIP & OTT providers?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: AeroMobile, Bridge Alliance, FreeMove Alliance, OnAir, Orange, Starhome MACH, Syniverse, Uros Goodspeed, Wi Fi Alliance.

Profiled:  AeroMobile, Bridge Alliance, FreeMove Alliance, Keynote SIGOS, OnAir, Orange, Revector, Roamware, Starhome MACH, Syniverse, Uros Goodspeed, Volubill.

Case Studied: Emirates Airline, Wi-Fi Alliance.

Referenced: ADECEF, Aer Lingus, Air France, Airbus, Airtel, AIS, Apple, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), AT&T, Axiata, Bell Mobility, BEREC, Bharti Airtel, Boeing, Bosch, Bridge Alliance, British Airways, BSNL, BT, Cable & Wireless, Cathay Pacific, CDMA Development Group, Cell-C, China Mobile, China Unicom, Coca Cola, Comcast, Comium, Communications Fraud Control Association, Conexus Mobile Alliance, Cosmote, CSL, CTIA, CTM, Deutsche Telekom, Devicescape, Digicel, Dragon Air, eBuddy, Egyptair, eircom, Etihaad, Etisalat, Facebook, FarEasTone, Financial Times, Garuda, Globe Telecom, GLOBUL, GMA (Global M2M Association), GoAir, GSA, GSMA, Hong Kong Airlines, Hutchison Telcom, iFixit, iMessage, Indosat, ITU, Jasper Wireless, KLM, KT, Lebara Mobile, Lion Air, Lufthansa, Macquarie University, Maxis, MegaFon, Mobifone, Mobinil, Moov, MTN, MTNL, MTS, Network Norway, Nimbuzz, NTT DOCOMO, Numerex, O2, Oman Air, Optus, Panasonic, Qantas, Qualcomm, Reliance, Revector, Roshan, Rostelecom, Safaricom, SAS, Saudia, Sierra Wireless, Singapore Airlines, SingTel, SITA, SK Telecom, Skype, Skyscanner, Smart, SoftBank Mobile, StarHub, Sudatel, Taiwan Mobile, Tele2, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, TeliaSonera, Telkomcel, Telkomsel, Telstra, Telus, Tenzing, Thai Airways, Three, Tigo, T-Mobile, TNS, Transaero, Truphone, Trumove, Turkcell, Turkish Airlines, Twitter, United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Verizon, Viber, Vimpelcom, Vinaphone, Virgin Atlantic, Vodafone, Whatsapp, Wireless Broadband Alliance, YouTube, Zain.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions, perform what-if analysis; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Forecast suite includes:
  • Country level data splits for Canada, Germany, UK and US, as well as 8 key regions.
  • Segment split by enterprise and consumer roamers.
  • Silent roamer revenue opportunity.
  • What-If Analysis tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data for 12 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 60 tables and 4,500 datapoints.

Research Options

All research reports now come with an enterprise-wide licence

Mobile Roaming: Regulations, Opportunities & In-flight Strategies 2014-2018

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This second edition of Juniper’s market leading research on mobile roaming provides a comprehensive suite of five year calculated projections, together with quantified findings regarding the anticipated roaming market opportunity to 2018. This edition includes an extensive analysis of the global regulatory landscape along, with an in-depth focus on the opportunities for the different stakeholders within the ecosystem. 

This latest industry intelligence report also provides a unique analysis on the in-flight roaming market.

The research suite includes:
  1. Executive Summary - Slide deck summarising key trends, competitive analysis and market forecasts, allied to a series of strategic recommendations for players across the value chain (PPT).
  2. Market Trends & Competitive Landscape - strategic analysis of market dynamics, drivers and trends, together with key player capability assessment and matrix (PDF)
  3. Market Sizing & Forecasts – regional and sector prospects analysis together with five year forecasts for key metrics, including adoption, active roamers and roaming revenue (PDF).
  4. Interactive Forecast Excel – highly granular dataset comprising more than 4,500 datapoints, allied to What-If Analysis tool giving user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data (Interactive XL).
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Research Details

Nitin Bhas
Strategy & Competition
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, Germany, UK, USA

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