Tuesday, 13 November 2018

EIU forecasts 2% fall in telco revenue in 2018

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 29 November 17

Research firm expects increasing strain on operator finances due to declining ARPU, pressure to upgrade networks

Operators could be set for a tough 2018, as the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) this week predicted revenues in the 60 biggest telco markets will fall by 2% to $1.2 trillion (€1.01 trillion) next year. The research firm expects the increasing strain to be driven by the requirement to invest in network upgrades to address surging demand for data…

Operators could be set for a tough 2018, as the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) this week predicted revenues in the 60 biggest telco markets will fall by 2% to $1.2 trillion (€1.01 trillion) next year. The research firm expects the increasing strain to be driven by the requirement to invest in network upgrades to address surging demand for data…

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