Global Telecom Industry Business Confidence Report H2 2018-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 12, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2019--The “Telecom Industry Business Confidence Report H2 2018-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

“Telecom Industry Business Confidence Report H2 2018-19”, examines executives’ opinion about the business environment during H2 2018-19. It also highlights current economic conditions, supplier price variations, sales performance, industry and company growth prospects, spending models, growing concerns, and key priorities over the next six months. Additionally, the report provides information categorized by region.

According to the survey, 54% of global telecom industry executives expect the current economic conditions with regards to the impact on the telecom sector to remain stable, whereas, customer confidence levels are expected to have a positive change over the next six months. Telecom companies are particularly optimistic about the economic conditions in North America and Asia-Pacific due to increased investment and positive customer confidence around the Asian and North American markets.

Moreover, supplier prices for digital/content services will grow by an average of 3%, whereas, supplier prices for fixed voice services will fall by 1.1% over the next six months. On average, overall sales growth within the telecom industry is expected to increase by 3.4% during November 2018-April 2019, wherein, North America will see the highest sales growth.

Additionally, respondents anticipate that the highest increase in expenditure during the next six months will be towards new product development. Globally, respondents identify regulatory intervention as the chief economic concern and cybercrime as the most pressing societal concern for the telecom companies during H2 2018-19.


On average, supplier prices for infrastructure, and electronic components and equipment are expected to increase by 2.1% during H2 2018-19 Executives with business operations in Asia-Pacific indicate a higher level of positive change in customer confidence compared to other regions during Nov 2018-Apr 2019 Globally, 64% of executives are optimistic or very optimistic about their company’s growth, while 58% are positive about the industry’s growth prospects during H2 2018-19 Over the next six months, executives foresee an increase in expenditure towards research & analysis (R&A) and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) within the telecom sector In total, telecom enterprises intend to focus on protecting and growing market share and improving operational efficiency during Nov 2018-Apr 2019 Cost concern and skill shortage are the biggest worries for the telecom industry in all areas of operations over the next six months.

Reasons to buy

Helps organizations to make effective business strategy decisions by revealing the prevailing business conditions and sentiment within the telecom industry Supports organizations in business expansion decisions through the information on projected changes in sales performance and supplier prices Helps to improve organizations’ operational efficiency by revealing key priorities and the main concerns of telecom industry executives Helps organizations determine investment allocation by revealing key focus areas highlighted by survey respondents during H2 2018-19.

Key Topics Covered:

Section 1: Introduction

Definitions and abbreviations Methodology and sample size Respondent profile

Section 2: Economic state, growth prospects, and consumer confidence in November 2018-April 2019

Existing economic environment State of economy: in their words Industry and company growth outlook Expected change in consumer confidence Supplier prices and consumer confidence: in their words

Section 3: Supplier prices, staff headcount, and sales performance

Supplier prices outlook Anticipated change in staff head count and sales projections Anticipated change in spending on key activities

Section 4: Business concerns and organizational priorities

Level of concerns and expected impact Overall priority index: potential focus areas for businesses

Section 5: Disclaimer

Companies Mentioned

Orange S.A. Google Inc

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