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Wireless service revenue in United States: Increase in 2017

In 2017 wireless service revenue climbed barely by 1.52%, revised numbers from U.S. Federal Communications Commission indicate. The indicator grew slightly from 188 524 256 thousand US Dollars in 2016 to 191 384 618.41 thousand US Dollars prior year, in contrast to the previous year when it diminished by 1.78%. The overall changes for the prior 25 years attained a rise of 1 656.6%. Compared with its average, the wireless service revenue is now higher as the mean equals 107 784 993.26 thousand US Dollars and the variable shows a marginal overall increase since the 1993. It reached its all-time high of 191 949 024 thousand US Dollars in 2015 and record low of 10 895 175 thousand US Dollars in 1993.

Wireless service revenue in United States: Increase in 2017
Date Thousand US Dollars Variation
2017 191 384 618.41 1.52
2016 188 524 256.00 -1.78
2015 191 949 024.00 2.18
2014 187 848 480.00 -0.71
2013 189 192 816.00 2.26
2012 185 013 936.00 8.98
2011 169 767 312.00 6.15
2010 159 929 648.00 4.84
2009 152 551 856.00 3.02
2008 148 084 176.00 6.64

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Main Mobile Services Indicators

  • Mobile Subscribers

    Subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service providing access to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) using cellular technology, including number of pre-paid SIM cards active during the past three months. This includes both analogue and digital cellular systems (IMT-2000, 3G, 4G), but excludes mobile broadband subscriptions via data cards or USB modems. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Revenue

    Revenues from the provision of mobile cellular communications services including all voice and data (narrowband and broadband) services. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Call Volume

    Volume of mobile voice calls, usually expressed in number of calls or number of completed minutes. It includes calls made my mobile subscribers to fixed telephones and mobile phones. Based: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Messaging Volume

    Number of mobile messages sent, both to national and international destinations, usually expressed in million or billion messages. This should exclude messages sent by computers to mobile or vice versa. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Data Traffic

    Volume of data transiting through mobile networks.

  • Mobile Coverage

    Mobile cellular coverage of population in percent. This indicator measures the percentage of inhabitants that are within range of a mobile cellular signal, irrespective of wether or not they are subscribers. It is calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants within range of a mobile cellular signal by the total population. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile ARPU

    Average Revenue per User of Mobile services (voice and data) by company or by country, on a monthly basis.

  • Mobile Internet Subscribers

    Number of subscribers to a Mobile Internet service

  • MOU

    Minutes of use (MOUs) is a measurement (usually monthly) of a wireless user’s total circuit-switched voice connection time.

  • Mobile Service Expenditure

    Household expenditure on mobile services, usually expressed in millions of national currency or percentage of GDP. It can also be measured per capita. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Mobile Churn

    Annual or monthly percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a mobile services provider.

  • Mobile Subscriber Addition

    New subscription to Mobile Service Providers (MSP) for mobile call services or mobile internet connection.