Communication Services: United States

This report forecasts US communication service demand in US dollars at the service providers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by service in terms of: Internet, cellular telephone, local landline telephone (LLT), long-distance landline telephone (LDLT), first-class mail, and other delivery services.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends; key economic indicators; and trends in technology and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines services, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute services when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each service segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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