Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
The wireless impact on Long Distance markets
Posted on 2-Mar-2004 18:20 | Filed under: News

Wireless calling plans have cut long-distance minutes of use (LD MOUs) nearly in half over the past five years, impacting the entire structure of the telecommunications industry.

According to the Insight Research study The Wireless Impact on Long Distance Markets, between 1998 and 2003, residential use of wireline LD declined by nearly half on a monthly basis, while over the same five year period residential wireless usage increased from nearly eight-fold.

"Cingular's acquisition of AT&T Wireless suggests this unprecedented migration of long distance minutes is going to continue and wireless providers can count on an increasingly larger share of the LD pie," says Insight's President Robert Rosenberg. "Two factors underlie increased long distance calling via wireless: first, residential customers are using wireless free nights and weekends to make all types of calls (including long distance) and second, customers are actually substituting the wireless services during peak hours for wireline long distance service," Rosenberg concludes.

The Wireless Impact on Long Distance Markets examines the market shifts that have impacted long distance and wireless calling patterns. This report presents several metrics which track the dramatic shift in telecommunications usage, including residential wireline LD MOU, residential wireless LD MOU, the distribution by time of day of wireline and wireless residential calls, call duration statistics, and prices.


More information: http://www.insight-corp.com/reports/wireimpac...
Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Vodafone really want me back.. or not?
Created by Lias, last reply by alasta on 22-Sep-2018 17:35 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


PS4 giving error "your router might not support IP packet fragmentation"
Created by Zepanda66, last reply by Zepanda66 on 21-Sep-2018 16:22 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Advice needed on what to do with my car?
Created by kekehuang, last reply by andrewNZ on 21-Sep-2018 19:34 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Teens less fit than parents were - Dunedin Study
Created by Fred99, last reply by Hammerer on 22-Sep-2018 11:48 (15 replies)

The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by nitebeatdisco on 22-Sep-2018 22:18 (305 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


Finding good coffee in Auckland
Created by cloudlover, last reply by PolicyGuy on 22-Sep-2018 13:01 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


New Zealand housing market (particularly Auckland)
Created by quickymart, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Sep-2018 21:10 (284 replies)
Pages... 17 18 19


Geekzone automatically (with human like delay) editing in tags?
Created by hio77, last reply by Linux on 21-Sep-2018 19:18 (11 replies)