United States Prepaid Wireless Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2024: The Impact of Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Upon Prepaid Wireless Market will be Significant - ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 5, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2019--The “Prepaid Wireless in United States: Market Analysis and Forecast 2019 - 2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This research evaluates the prepaid wireless market in the United States including major provider analysis and service assessment, technologies involved in prepaid service delivery, and assessment of the future of prepaid communications, content, and commerce. The report also provides forecasts for 2019 through 2024. The report also analyzes major MVNO companies and offerings. The report also provides a view into the future of prepaid wireless and market forecasts through 2024 including subscribers and Revenue by Voice vs. Data vs. VAS and by Connectivity Type.

Prepaid wireless service providers in the United States have become increasingly competitive in recent years as they evolve offerings to be more on par with post-paid service features and plans. For example, Verizon Wireless now offers prepaid family plans, unlimited plans, and support for BYOD whereas this was not the case just a few years ago. We anticipate the continued evolution of prepaid wireless in general as part of a dominant trend towards prepaying mobile services becoming increasingly more comparable with post-paid wireless.

We anticipate significant upheaval in the prepaid wireless market as a result of the Sprint and T-Mobile merger. We have already witnessed some minor changes, such as the rebranding of Metro PCS to Metro by T-Mobile. There is a strong reason to believe that the combined company will make more significant changes post-merger including rationalization of pricing, feature functionality, and ultimately brand consolidation. There is also the likelihood of substantively higher prices in the long-term.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

3 United States Communication Service Providers 3.1 Wireless Carrier Offerings 3.2 USA Prepaid Wireless Market Handset Providers 3.3 Drivers for Growth in Wireless Prepaid Services 3.4 Other Factors and Outlook

4 The United States Prepaid Wireless Carrier Service Provider Analysis 4.1 AT&T 4.2 Sprint 4.3 T-Mobile 4.4 US Cellular 4.5 Verizon

5 Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Impact on Prepaid Wireless 5.1.1 Impact on USA Carrier Ecosystem as a Whole 5.1.2 Impact on Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) 5.1.3 Impact on Prepaid Subsidiaries: Boost, Metro PCS, and Virgin Mobile

6 Mobile Virtual Network Operators 6.1 Overview 6.2 MVNOs Leverage MNO Assets 6.3 MVNOs Leverage MVNE Infrastructure and Services 6.4 MVNO Strategies 6.5 MVNO Differentiation 6.6 Prepaid vs. Post-paid Offerings 6.7 Plan Overview and Analysis 6.8 Select MVNO Case Study Analysis

7 USA Prepaid Wireless Forecasts 2019 - 2024 7.1 Wireless Prepaid Subscriber Forecast by Connectivity Type 2019 - 2024 7.2 Prepaid Wireless Revenue Forecast by Type, and Connectivity 2019 - 2024 7.3 Monthly ARPU Forecast 2019 - 2024 7.4 Prepaid Wireless Service Provider Market Share 2019 - 2024

8 Future of Prepaid Wireless: Value-added Services 8.1 Real-time Communications: RCS and WebRTC 8.2 Prepaid and Stored Value in Mobile Commerce 8.3 BYOD and Prepaid 8.4 Prepaid and Payments 8.5 Prepaid and Wearables 8.6 Prepaid and the Smart Workplace 8.7 Prepaid and Virtual Reality 8.8 Prepaid and Public Safety 8.9 Prepaid and Internet of Things (IoT) 8.10 Offer Strategies for Value Added Services

9 Conclusions and Recommendations

10 Appendix 10.1 MVNO Types 10.2 MVNO Models 10.3 Additional Case Study Analysis of USA MVNO Companies

Companies Mentioned

Airvoice Wireless AT&T Best Cellular Black Wireless Cellular Abroad Consumer Cellular CREDO Mobile Cricket Wireless DataPass Dataxoom easyGO (Locus) EcoMobile Freedompop Gen Mobile Google FI GoSmart Mobile GreatCall H2O Wireless (Locus) Hayai Mobile Liberty Wireless Lycamobile Metro by T-Mobile Mint Mobile NET10 Page Plus Cellular Payless Cellular PixWireless T-Mobile Tello TextNow Ting Mobile Tracfone Wireless Twigby Ultra Mobile Ultra Mobile Unreal Mobile US Cellular Verizon Virgin Mobile USA Walmart Family Mobile Zing Wireless ZIP SIM

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