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Mobile Roaming
OverviewJuniper's Mobile Roaming research service provides a comprehensive analysis of the international roaming landscape. 

This research 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’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)
  • 12 months access to harvest online data platform

Key Features

  • Regional Analysis: Investigates the global regulatory landscape along with a strategic focus on pricing models by 8 key regions.
  • EU & Brexit Scenario: In-depth analysis of EU regulatory and Brexit impact on mobile roaming adoption, usage and revenue.
  • Market Dynamics: Strategic assessment of the major trends and current roaming market landscape, across:
    • Mobile Terrestrial Roaming
    • Mobile In-flight Roaming
    • Mobile Maritime Roaming
  • Interviews with leading players across the roaming value chain, including:
    • AeroMobile
    • BICS
    • FreeMove Alliance
    • iBasis
    • Syniverse
    • Taisys Technologies
    • Tango Telecom
    • UROS
  • 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 revenue opportunity, split by Voice, SMS and Data.

Key Questions

  1. How will the EU regulations impact mobile roaming revenue for operators in Europe?
  2. How will data roaming adoption change over the next 5 years in the wake of declining retail costs and the introduction of RLAH (Roam Like at Home) packages?
  3. What are the future opportunities for In-Flight and Maritime mobile roaming services?
  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: BICS, FreeMove Alliance, iBasis, KnowRoaming, SITAONAIR, Syniverse, Taisys Technologies, Tango Telecom, UROS.
Profiled: AeroMobile, BICS, EMC Connected, iBasis, KnowRoaming, Mobileum, SITAONAIR, StarhomeMACH, Syniverse, Taisys Technologies, Tango Telecom, Telenor Maritime, UROS.
Case Studied: KnowRoaming, FreeMove Alliance.
Mentioned: 3HK, ACMA (Australia Communications and Media Authority), Aer Lingus, Aicent, AIDA Cruises, Air Berlin, Air France, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Airbus, Airtel, Alcatel, Algerie Ferries, Alitalia, America Movil, Apple, Aricent, AT&T, Audax Private Equity, Axiata Group, Axiros, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, BASE, BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications), Blue Chip Holidays, Bridge Alliance, British Airways, Carnival Cruise Lines, Cathay Pacific, Celcom, China Mobile, China Unicom, CLIA, Color Line, Comverse, Conexus Mobile, Corsica & Sardinia Ferries, Cosmote, Costa Crociere, CSL, Cubic Telecom, Cunard Line, DeepOcean, Deutsche Telekom, DFDS Seaways, Digicel, Disney Cruise Line, EE, EgyptAir, Eircom, Elcome International, Emirates, Enabling Asia, Ericsson, Etihad, European Commission, European Sea Lines, EVA Air, Facebook, FCC (Federal Communications Commission), Fjordline, Flextronics, Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines, GEE (Global Eagle Entertainment), Gemalto, GigSky, Google, Grameenphone, Graystone Strategy, GSMA, Gulf Offshore, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Havfisk, Hong Kong Airlines, HP, Hurtigruten Group, Hutchison Global Communications, IATA (International Air Transport Association), Iberia, Indosat, Inmarsat, Instagram, Intership, ip.access, Irish Ferries, ITU, IUSACELL, KDDI, KID-Systeme, KLM, KPN, Kuwait Airways, La Compagnie Tunisiene De Navigation, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Mano Maritime, Maxis, MediaTek, MegaFon, MessageBird, Microsoft, MonacoTelecom, MTN, MTS, Netflix, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Norwegian Cruise Lines, NTT DOCOMO, O2, Oceaneering, On‑Waves, Ooredoo, Orange, Overseas Free Call, P&O Cruises, Panasonic Avionics, Paul Gauguin Cruises, PGS, Phoenix Reisen, PKC Group, Polferries, Princess Cruises, Proximus Group, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Qualcomm, Reliance Jio, Rogers, Royal Caribbean Cruises, SAS, Saudia, Scandlines, Shell, Siemens, Singapore Airlines, Singtel, SK Telecom, SK Telink, Sprint, Star Clippers, Statoil, Stena Line, Subsea7, SWISS, Swisscom, TAM Airlines, Tangoe, TCL Communications, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telenor Group, Telesoft, TeliaSonera, Telna, Telus, Thai Airways, Thales Group, Thomson Cruises, Three, T-Mobile, T-Star Taiwan, Turkcell, Turkish Airlines, UK Civil Aviation Authoritym Ulticom, UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation), US Cellular, Verizon, Viking Ocean Cruises, VimpelCom, Virgin Atlantic, Visemar Di Navigazione, Vodafone, Vodanet Brazil, WhatsApp, WIND, Wireless Maritime Services, World Bank, WorldSIM, Zain, Zodiac Inflight Innovations, 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 10 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 60 tables and nearly 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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Full Research Suite

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 2022. Includes PDF Strategy, Summary and Forecasting reports, interactive forecast Excel, and 12 months' access to harvest online data platform.

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Research Details

Nitin Bhas
Telco Service 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

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