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This FreeSight report contains an executive summary of our 3Q11 Canada Mobile Operator Forecast, 2011 - 2015.
IEMR’s Mobile Operator Forecast on Canada provides over 50 operational and financial metrics for Canada’s wireless market and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. We provide five-year forecasts at the operator level going out to 2015. We also provide quarterly historical and forecast data starting in 1Q2003 and ending in 2Q2013. Operators covered for Canada include: Bell Mobility Inc., Rogers Wireless Inc., Telus Mobility, MTS Allstream Inc., SaskTel (Saskatchewan Telecommunications), Virgin Mobile Canada, Videotron G.P., and New Entrants (incl. Mobilicity, Public Mobile, and Wind Mobile). Our Mobile Operator Forecasts are updated quarterly and are available for one-time delivery or through regular updates.
Notable highlights of the 3Q11 Canada Mobile Operator Forecast include:
· Stable subscriber growth continues in Canada. The operator-wide average subscriber growth (YoY) was 6.7% in 2Q.2011, down from 6.9% in 2Q.2010. Bell Mobility saw its subscriber growth (YoY) decrease from 6.3% in 2Q.2010 to 2.4% in 2Q.2011. Subscriber growth (YoY) at Rogers Wireless improved from 5.7% in 2Q.2010 to 5.9% in 2Q.2011. Telus Mobility\'s subscriber growth (YoY) fell from 6.5% in 2Q.2010 to 5.9% in 2Q.2011.
ARPU growth in Canada has turned negative. The industry average monthly ARPU was C$57.03 in 2Q.2011, down from C$58.70 in 2Q. 2010. ARPU growth rate at Bell Mobility declined from 4.7% in 2Q.2010 to -1.0% in 2Q.2011. ARPU growth rate (YoY) at Rogers Wireless declined from 0.8% in 2Q.2010 to -5.2% in 2Q.2011. ARPU growth rate at Telus Mobility was 3.3% in 2Q.2011, up from -2.3% in 2Q.2010.