Wireless & Mobile Landscape

Europe Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2018-2023

Mobile subscribers in Europe increasingly depend on a variety of mobile devices to stay connected. At the same time, they are increasing their usage of mobile data.

This market study overviews the European mobile market and includes detailed information and a five-year forecast for the following areas of the market:

• Mobile Connections

• Smartphone Sales

• Tablet Sales

• Mobile Data Traffic.


Key Questions Answered

  • What is the population of Europe and what is its mobile penetration?
  • How many mobile connections exist and how are they expected to grow between 2018 and 2023?
  • What is the split of those connections by technology type (GSM, CDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE and 5G) and generation (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G)?
  • What are the anticipated global handset and smartphone sales for 2018 to 2023?
  • What are the anticipated tablet sales for 2018 to 2023?
  • What is mobile data usage today and at what rate is mobile data usage expected to grow over the forecast period?
  • How does mobile data usage differ between quartiles?

Who Should Read

  • Mobile operators
  • Device OEMs
  • Mobile infrastructure and equipment OEMs
  • Content providers and distributors
  • Financial analysts and investors.

Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Executive Summary
  • Methodology
  • Europe Mobile Connections Forecast, 2018-2023
    • Connections Forecast Assumptions
    • Connections Forecast
  • Europe Smartphone Sales Forecast: 2018-2023
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Handset Forecast
    • Handset Forecast by Type
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast by Operating System
  • Europe Tablet Sales Forecast: 2018-2023
    • Tablet Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Tablet Sales Forecast
    • Tablet Sales by Operating System
    • Tablet Sales By Form Factor
    • Tablet Sales By Connectivity Option
  • Europe Mobile Data Usage Trends by Mobile Operator
    • Orange
    • Telefonica
    • Turkcell Group
    • VEON
    • Vodafone
  • Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Methodology
    • Connections, not Subscribers
    • Quartiles
  • Europe Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2018-2023
  • Definitions
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Europe Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2018-2023
  • Table 2: Europe Connections by Technology Generation 2018-2023 (000)
  • Table 3: Europe Connections by Technology, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Table 4: Europe Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Table 5: Europe Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2018-2023
  • Table 6: Europe Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 7: Europe Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 8: Europe Tablet Sales, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 9: Europe Tablet Sales by OS, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 10: Europe Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 11: Europe Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2018-2023
  • Table 12: Europe Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2018-2023
  • Table 13: Orange’s 4G Coverage, Third Quarter 2018 vs. 2017
  • Table 14: Per Quarter Mobile Data Traffic, Telefonica 2017-2018
  • Table 15: Mobile Data Traffic per Subscriber (MB/Month), Telefonica 2017-2018
  • Table 16: VEON Russia
  • Table 17: VEON Ukraine
  • Table 18: Vodafone Data Usage (TBs) by European Country, 2017-2018
  • Table 19: Vodafone Average Data Usage (MB/Month/Subscriber) by European Country
  • Table 20: Europe Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2018-2023 (000s)
  • Table 21: Connections per Quartile in Europe, 2018-2023 (000s)
  • Table 22: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Table 23: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Table 24: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Definitions Table

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Europe Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure B: Europe Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Figure C: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Figure 1: Europe Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 2: Europe Connections by Technology Generation, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 3: Europe Connections by Technology, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 4: Europe Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Figure 5: Europe Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 6: Europe Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 7: Europe Mobile OS Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 8: Europe Tablet Sales, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 9: Europe Tablet Sales by OS, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 10: Europe Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 11: Europe Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2018-2023
  • Figure 12: Europe Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2018-2023
  • Figure 13: Per Quarter Mobile Data Traffic (TB), Telefonica 2017-2018
  • Figure 14: Mobile Data Traffic per Subscriber (MB/Month), Telefonica 2017-2018
  • Figure 15: Vodafone Average Data Usage (MB/Month/Subscriber) by European
  • Figure 16: Europe Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 17: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Figure 18: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Europe, 2018-2023
  • Figure 19: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Europe, 2018-2023

For additional information on the Europe Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2018-2023 market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.