Mobile Roaming

Mobile Roaming : Regulations, Emerging Sectors & Retail Strategies 2019-2023

Juniper Research's Mobile Roaming market size report provides a comprehensive analysis of the international roaming landscape. 

This Mobile Roaming market report evaluates diverse roaming strategies across the different parts of the world and pricing models; providing clients with an authoritative assessment of operator strategies and consumer trends. Juniper Research’s Mobile Roaming trends research is the only service covering both In-flight & Maritime Mobile Roaming market segments.

This Mobile Roaming research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • 5-Year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform


Key Features

  • Market Dynamics: Strategic assessment of the major trends and current roaming market landscape, across:
    • Mobile Terrestrial Roaming
    • Mobile In-flight Roaming
    • Mobile Maritime Roaming
  • Regional Analysis: Investigates the global regulatory landscape along with a strategic focus on retail pricing models and consumer roaming spend by key global markets.
  • EU & Brexit Scenario Revisited: In-depth analysis of EU regulatory and Brexit impact on mobile roaming adoption, usage and revenue; taking into consideration 3 scenarios:
    • Retail Price Increase in Roaming Tariffs
    • Fall in Pound Value
    • Roaming Tariffs Remain at Current Levels (RLAH)
  • Interviews with leading players across the roaming value chain, including:
    • BICS
    • iBASIS
    • TOMIA
    • Syniverse
    • Orange Wholesale
    • Telefónica International Wholesale Services
    • Bridge Alliance
    • FreeMove Alliance
  • Vendor Profiles & Leaderboard: Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with Leaderboard vendor positioning.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Provided for size and growth of the number of active roamers, silent roamers and operator billed revenue opportunity, split by Voice, SMS and Data.

Key Questions

  1. Will Roam Like at Home become a global phenomenon? How will this change mobile data roaming adoption over the next 5 years?
  2. Will increasing roaming usage offset slowing data roaming revenue growth?
  3. What are the future opportunities for In-flight and Maritime mobile roaming services?
  4. What is the current state of regional regulation, pricing policies, and what are the opportunities for global operators?
  5. What are the potential revenues to be amassed for roaming services from silent voice and data roamers?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: BICS, Bridge Alliance, FreeMove Alliance, iBasis, Interop Technologies, Mobileum, Orange, Syniverse, Telefónica,
Profiled: BICS, Cellusys, Comfone, iBasis, Mobileum, Orange, Roamability, Syniverse, Tango Telecom, Telefónica, TNS (Transaction Network Services), TOMIA, Vodafone.
Case Studied: Apple, Bridge Alliance, Conexus Mobile Alliance, FreeMove Alliance.
Mentioned: ACMA (Australia Communications and Media Authority), AeroMobile, Air France, Airtel, AIS, Altice, AMD, America Movil, Anam, AT&T, Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications, AVG, Axiata, BASE, BEREC, BICS, British Airways, BT, Carnival Cruise Lines, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Cisco, CITEL (Inter-American Telecommunication Commission), Claro, CLIA, Comverse, Connect2Roam, Cosmote, CSL, CTM, Dell, Deutsche Telekom, Disney Cruise Line, ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), EE, eir, EMC, Emirates, Etihad, European Sea Lines, Far EasTone, FCC (Federal Communications Commission), G+D, GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), Gemalto, GiffGaff, Globe Telecom, Google, GSMA, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Hewlett-Packard, Hong Kong Airlines, Huawei, Id, IDEMIA, Indosat, Infobip, Interop Technologies, ITU, Kapsch, KDDI, KLM, KPN, KT Corporation, LG U+, Lufthansa, MADA, MainOne Cable Company, Maxis, MegaFon, MessageBird, Microsoft, MobiFone, Mobileum, MTN, MTS, NBN, Norwegian Cruise Lines, NTT DOCOMO, O2, Oasis, On-Waves, Ooredoo, Optus, Orange, Panasonic Avionics, Partitionware, PCCW Global, Plusnet, Proximus Group, Qatar Airways, Real Future Co, Reliance Communications, Reliance Jio Infocom, Ribbon, Roamingwise, RoamSmart, Roamsys, Rogers, Rohde & Schwarz, Royal Caribbean Cruises, SAP, Saudia, Sicap, Simfony, Singapore Airlines, Singtel, SITAONAIR, SK Telecom, Skype, Skyroam, Smart Communications, SoftBank, Star Clippers, Starhome Mach, StarHub, STC, Sunrise, Swisscom, Taiwan Mobile, Talk, TAM Airlines, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telenor, Telesoft, Telia, Telkomsel, Telus, Tesco, Thomson Cruises, Three, T-Mobile, Tofane Global, Truphone, Turk Telekom, Turkcell, Turkish Airlines, Twilio, Tyntec, Ulticom, UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation), UROS, Verizon, Viber, VimpelCom, Vinaphone, Virgin, Viva, Vivo, Vodafone, Whatsapp, Wireless Maritime Services, XINTEC, Zain.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s Mobile Roaming forecast suite includes:
  • Regional splits for 8 key regions, as well as 6 country-level data splits for:
    • Canada
    • China
    • Germany
    • India
    • UK
    • US
  • Mobile roamers split by:
    • Active & Silent Roamers
    • Post-paid & Prepaid Roamers
    • Data Roamers
  • Additional mobile market segment splits for:
    • In-flight Roaming
    • Maritime Roaming
  • Silent roamer revenue opportunity for Voice and Data roaming
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper Research’s data for 10 different metrics
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 60 tables and over 6,500 datapoints
Juniper Research’s highly granular Interactive Forecast Excels (IFxls) enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions by using the Interactive Scenario Tool, and compare select markets and sectors 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.

Mobile Roaming Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

Mobile Roaming full research suite comprises:

  • Mobile Roaming Executive Summary PDF Report
  • Mobile Roaming Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • Mobile Roaming Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • Mobile Roaming Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • 12 months' access to Mobile Roaming data updates in harvest - find out more


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Research Details

Juniper Research
Nitin Bhas
Operators & Providers
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, China, Germany, India, UK, USA