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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 the diverse roaming strategies and pricing models operating across different parts of the world, alongside an analysis of business models for global mobile operators. Juniper’s Mobile Roaming research is the only service covering both In-Flight & Maritime Mobile Roaming market segments.
This research suite includes:
  • Market Trends & Competitive Landscape (PDF)
  • 5 Year Market Sizing & Forecast (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Key Takeaways (PPT)

Key Features

  • In-depth analysis of EU regulatory impact on mobile roaming adoption, usage and revenue.
  • Investigation of the global regulatory landscape along with a strategic focus on pricing models by 8 key regions.
  • Strategic assessment of the major trends and current roaming market landscape.
  • Interviews with leading players across the roaming value chain, including:
    • AeroMobile
    • FreeMove Alliance
    • Gemalto
    • Starhome MACH
    • Syniverse
    • Mobileum
    • On-Waves
    • UROS
  • Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with vendor market positioning matrix.
  • Benchmark industry forecasts for size and growth of the number of active roamers, silent roamers and retail revenue opportunity, split by Voice, SMS and Data.

Key Questions

  1. How will the new EU regulations impact mobile roaming revenue for operators in Europe?
  2. What are the future opportunities for In-Flight and Maritime mobile roaming services?
  3. How will data roaming adoption change over the next 5 years in the wake of declining retail costs?
  4. What is the current state of regional roaming 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: AeroMobile, FreeMove Alliance, Gemalto, Mobileum, On-Waves, SITAONAIR, Starhome Mach, Syniverse, UROS.
Profiled: AeroMobile, Bridge Alliance, FreeMove Alliance, Gemalto, Keynote SIGOS, MCP (Maritime Communications Partner), Mobileum, On-Waves, Orange, SITAONAIR, Starhome Mach, Syniverse, UROS.
Case Studied: Emirates, GigSky, TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement), Zain.
Mentioned: A1, ACMA (Australia Communications and Media Authority), ADNATCO, Aer Lingus, AIDA Cruises, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Airbus, Airtel, AIS, Alam, Algerie Ferries, Alitalia, America Movil Group, American Airlines, Antel, Applause, Apple, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), AT&T, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications), BICS, Blue Star Ferries, Boeing, British Airways, Brittany Ferries, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Carnival Cruise Lines, CellularOne, Celtic Link Ferries, China Mobile, China Unicom, Cibernet, Claro, CLIA (Cruise Line International Association), CNBC, Color Line, Compagnie du Ponant, Comverse, Corsica & Sardinia Ferries, Cosmote, Costa Crociere, CSL, CTIA, CTMm Cunard Line, DeepOcean, Deutsche Telekom, DFDS Seaways, Dialog Axiata, Digicel, Disney, du, EE, EgyptAir, eircom, Ericsson, Etihad, Etisalat, European Sea Lines, European Sealines, Eutelsat, EVA Air, Facebook, Finnlines, Fjordline, Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines, Global Maritime Technical Services, Globe Telecom, GlobeTouch, Google, Grimaldi Lines, GSMA, Gulf Offshore, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Havfisk, Hong Kong Airlines, HP, Hurtigruten Group, IATA (International Air Transport Association), Iberia, IBM, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Intership, Irish Ferries, ITU, JetBlue, KDDI, KID-Systeme, KLM, KPN, La Compagnie Tunisiene De Navigation, LD Lines, LG, Louis Cruises Lines, Lufthansa, Majestic Cruises, Malindo Air, Mano Maritime, Maxis, Mega Yachts, MegaFon, Meucci Solutions, Microsoft, Millicom Centroamérica, Minoan Lines, MobiFone, Movistar, MSC, MTS, Naviera Armas, Nortel Networks, Norwegian Cruise Lines, NTT DOCOMO, O2, Oceaneering, Ooredoo, Optus, P&O, Panasonic, Paul Gauguin Cruises, PGS, Phoenix Reisen, Polferries, Princess Cruises, Qatar Airways, Quail/Happy Cruises, ROCCO, Rogers, Royal Caribbean Cruises, SAS, Saudi Telecom, Saudia, Scandlines, Seaspan, Shell, Siminn, Singapore Airlines, SingTel, SK Telecom, SmarTone, SNCM, SoftBank, Sonus Networks, Sprint, Star Clippers, Statoil, STC, Stena Line, Subsea7, Superfast Ferries, Taiwan Mobile, TAM Airlines, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telenor, Telesat, Telesoft, TeliaSonera, Telin, Telkomcel, Telkomsel, Telus, Thai Airways, Thales Group, The Wireless Association, Thomson Cruises, Three, TIM, T-Mobile, TRA (Telecommunications Regulatory Authority), TriaGnoSys, Turkcell, Turkish Airlines, Twitter, Ulticom, UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation), Verizon, Viking Ocean Cruises, VimpelCom, Virgin, Visemar Di Navigazione, Viva, Vodafone, Which?, WindStar Cruises, YouTube, ZTE.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’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:
    • Enterprise & Consumer Roamers
    • Postpaid & 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’s data for 19 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 60 tables and over 6,000 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular Interactive Forecast Excels (IFxls) enable clients to manipulate Juniper’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.

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Mobile Roaming: Regulations, Opportunities & Emerging Sectors 2015-2020

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Juniper’s market leading Mobile Roaming research provides a comprehensive suite of five year calculated projections, together with quantified findings regarding the anticipated roaming market opportunity to 2020. This edition includes an extensive analysis of the global regulatory landscape alongside an in-depth focus on the impact of EU regulation on mobile operators’ revenue.
Juniper is the only analyst house providing a unique analysis and market intelligence on the in-flight and maritime roaming sectors.

The research suite includes:
  1. Executive Summary - Slide set 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 and opportunities, together with vendor capability assessment and matrix (PDF).
  3. Market Sizing & Forecasts – Regional and sector prospects analysis together with five year forecasts for key metrics, including active roamers and operator billed revenues (PDF).
  4. Interactive Forecast Excel – Highly granular dataset comprising more than 6,000 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, China, Germany, India, UK, USA

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