Wholesale Carriers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Wholesale Carriers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : September, 2020 | Technology & Media | PPT format

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Voice over the top (OTT) providers are unarguably threatening the revenue generating potential of the global wholesale carriers market. Some of the largest OTT providers, such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook, have over the past few years invested large sums in buying fibers on submarine cable systems. The trend has gathered some steam in the market and is arguably posing a type of existential threat to wholesale carriers, contends market experts. The propensity of OTT providers to do so is fueled to a great deal by their appetite for data center-to-data center connectivity, without any regulatory hassles and without worrying about terrestrial backhaul.

Nevertheless, the trends may lend a favorable dynamic for wholesale carriers, reason having to do with diverse needs of these OTTs. These needs also vary widely across the globe, with players in emerging markets dwarfed by inroads made by global OTT giants. This factor might pave way to large promising avenues to wholesale carriers in the not-so-distant future. Notably, they can gain a better foothold by offering cost-effective solutions. Furthermore, the changing dynamic of submarine cable business is one of the key factors likely to open promising avenues in the market. Strides that internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) has been making in recent years are also aiding in the rapid expansion of the demand for wholesale carriers. The growing number of open platforms bodes well for the wholesale carriers market. Moreover, the rising popularity of dynamic network distribution platform has underpinned lucrative avenues in the market.

Global Wholesale Carriers Market: Overview

The global telecommunication industry has witnessed several disruptions over the past several years. These disruptions are the fallout of several paradigmatic changes pertaining to regulation, technology, business models, and the evolving nature of competition. The staggering rise in data traffic in mobile and fixed networks has capped the revenue from voice volumes substantially. A large part of revenues voice traffic on international communication routes is being adversely affected by voice OTT providers. Coupled with this, retail telecom operators have been struggling with their declining revenues from their voice margins. These factors act as viable backgrounds for the evolution of the global wholesale carriers market. Wholesale carriers sell network capacity and wholesale services to third-party telecom service providers. Against this backdrop, international wholesale carriers are focusing on unveiling new services, reducing the vulnerability to voice, and migrating to new agile business models. That aside, even traditional global internet firms are reeling under substantial pressure to upgrade their bandwidth requirements. These all prove to be lucrative ground for the rapid evolution of the wholesale carriers market. 

Global Wholesale Carriers Market: Key Trends

The declining relevance of the existing business models for retail network operators is propelling the need for new models that are more agile and software-drive. The rapid emergence of internet of things (IoT) is a key factor fueling the growth of the wholesale carriers market. The rising adoption of new technologies and models such as software-defined networking, IP exchange, intelligent voice platforms, and artificial intelligence is bolstering the expansion of the market. Growing number of OTT players migrating their services to the cloud also bodes well for the market.

Global Wholesale Carriers Market: Market Potential

Growing number of telecom providers working on digital transformation initiatives are focusing on adopting an array of digital wholesale services, notably influenced by cloud-based communication services. Various retail providers such as mobile virtual network operators, OTTs, and multinational corporations are leveraging new technologies for creating highly customized services, improving production or delivery processes, or integrating new consumer communication technologies into their service delivery chains. Wholesale mobile data providers are expected to make strategic moves in near future to offer a dynamic traffic and network distribution platform that can have diversity of applications. Some of these will be in e-education, e-health, and smart city technologies. Prominent players in the wholesale carriers are entering into partnerships to roll out new services, especially for SMEs. Recently, Voxox a leading provider of wholesale carrier service, such as SMS and voice, and cloud communications, in collaboration with Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, a part of Norwegian multinational telecommunications company Telenor, agreed to launch virtual phone system under the brand Omni Hotline. The service will focus on SMEs and small businesses in Malaysia and meet their emerging phone communications needs. Such partnerships expand the potential of the global wholesale carriers market.

Global Wholesale Carriers Market: Regional Outlook

The study offers a critical assessment of the recent developments likely to give rise to new revenue streams in various regions. The analyses also evaluates the factors that will drive the expansion of developed markets. On the geographical front, developing regions could emerge as potentially promising in the coming years. The vast potential can be attributed to the rapid pace of digitization in the telecom industry and growing number of internet providers seeking the services of wholesale providers.

Global Wholesale Carriers Market: Competitive Landscape

The study analyzes the key dynamics shaping the competitive landscape and the trends that can impact the ecosystem of offerings by various players in the global wholesale carriers market. Several wholesale providers are focusing on organic growth as well on mergers and acquisitions to bolster their product portfolio and consolidate their geographical footprints. The advent of open platforms will ease the barrier to entry of new players and is likely to raise the intensity of prevailing competition in the global market. Some of the leading players operating in the wholesale carriers market could be Optic Zoo Networks, Microsoft, iBasis, Facebook, Console Connect, and Amazon.

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?