Published Research Results: United States Consumer Multiplay and Broadband Services
IDC Research Types
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Provides brief overview coverage of what is happening in a market.
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Serves as a framework for IT/tech professionals' IT strategy and planning for the next one to three years. It lists IDC's top 10 worldwide technology trends for the coming one to three years in a given research area and includes related drivers, projected IT/business strategy impact, and guidance.
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Provides the latest, select CIS forecast data, primary research survey findings, and critical IDC analyst opinion in a succinct, easy-to-digest PowerPoint format.
Presents a hypothesis about what is happening in the market backed by the results of a demand-side or supply-side survey. The focus is on interpreting and analyzing the survey results and providing a strong point of view along with actionable advice.
IDC Survey Spotlight
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Market Analysis Perspective
Delivers a concise current state view of a market and insight into the impact of future trends. Business executives, product managers, and MI/AR professionals can use this information when looking to understand buyers' perspectives and market impacts.
Announces significant corporate news, such as key hirings or promotions, performance milestones, event highlights, or speaking engagements.
Describes a research product. Usually details the major areas of coverage and deliverables, and outlines key questions and competitive market conditions that the research will address. Includes links to all published research for a research product.
Provides a detailed accounting and review of a vendor's programs, processes, products, service, satisfaction, and/or strategy in a target market. This knowledge helps clients reduce their risk of losing market share or enhance their position over the competition.
Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
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Provides data on market size, regional allocations, and platform splits as well as a summary of vendor shares for the most recently completed period (year, quarter).
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Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
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This IDC study forecasts the market for consumer wireline voice communications in the United States over a five-year period ending in 2023. This study provides subscriber and revenue forecasts for landline voice services. It also examines ...
Verizon released its 1Q19 earnings results on April 23, 2019, exceeding Wall Street expectations with solid operations and earnings performance, with reported earnings per share of $1.22. The company reported total revenue of $32.1 billion, ...
This IDC Survey provides a summary of the multiplay service bundling results from IDC's 2018 U.S. Consumer Multiplay Survey, an online survey of U.S. consumers fielded in October 2018. This portion of the survey explores ...
On January 29, 2019, Verizon released its 4Q18 and full-year 2018 earnings results. The company's full-year 2018 revenue was $130.9 billion, an increase of 3.8% over full-year 2017 revenue. The company's reported revenue for 4Q18 was $34.3 ...
This IDC study provides market shares for the U.S. consumer landline voice services market for full-year 2017.
"More than 62 million U.S. consumers still subscribed to a landline home phone at the end of 2017, signaling that the market ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight analyzes results from IDC's 2018 U.S. Consumer Multiplay Survey, an online survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers. This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights and discusses the primary reasons that drive consumers' choices ...
The 2018 SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo was held recently in Atlanta, Georgia. The show featured exhibits from more than 400 companies, along with numerous workshops and presentations demonstrating the latest in technology related to the cable ...
On October 23, 2018, Verizon its 3Q18 earnings results. The company reported total revenue of $32.6 billion, an increase of 2.8% over 3Q17 revenue. The healthy and surprising performance drove a spike of Verizon's stock price. Excluding ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight analyzes results from IDC's Consumer Multiplay Survey, 2017 — an online survey of 1,202 U.S. consumers. This Survey Spotlight highlights and discusses why a majority of consumers with a landline ...
On September 17, Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VES) convened its 2018 Industry Analyst Forum in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. In addition to an update on its 5G and business services strategy, the event also saw Verizon unveiled its new marketing ...
This IDC Market Note discusses recent announcements by various broadband service providers in the United States. It summarizes IDC's opinion on market changes and dynamics that are impacting the broadband market across cable and telco delivery ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) presents the U.S. consumer multiplay, fixed broadband, and landline voice services market. The MAP is designed to provide clients the opportunity to engage with IDC's communications services analysts ...
Verizon released its 2Q18 earnings on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, with a strong performance that beat Wall Street estimates and provided an uptick for Verizon's stock price at the close of the day. The quarter was also significant as it represents ...
U.S. Consumer Fixed Broadband Market Shares, 2017: Cable Operators Continue to Gain Subscriber Share
This IDC study provides market shares for the U.S. consumer fixed broadband services market for full year 2017.
"The consumer fixed broadband market continues to thrive, with nearly 93 million consumers subscribing to a home fixed ...
The approval of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner without any restrictions signals that the combination of legacy big media with legacy distribution is no longer viewed as a pre-eminent threat to consumers. In fact, it's a nod to the ...
This IDC Survey provides a summary of the multiplay service bundling results from IDC's 2017 U.S. Consumer Multiplay Survey, an online survey of U.S. consumers fielded in September 2017. This portion of the survey explores ...
On April 24, 2018, Verizon released its 1Q18 earnings results. The company reported total revenue of $31.8 billion, a slight increase of 6.6% over 1Q17 revenue. Excluding the impact of Oath and divested business assets and the impact of ...
Cable operators in the United States continue to increase broadband speeds and gain market share. However, telcos are not simply sitting back, as they are also making network investments to retain a level of competitive offers. This IDC ...
On January 23, 2018, Verizon released its 4Q17 and full-year 2017 earnings report. Full-year 2017 total revenue was $126 billion, a slight increase of 0.04% over full-year 2016 revenue. The company's reported revenue in 4Q17 was $34 billion, ...
This IDC study identifies and quantifies the consumer fixed broadband services market opportunity in the United States, including an assessment of the drivers and inhibitors influencing the deployment, marketing, and pricing of fixed broadband ...
This IDC study forecasts the market for consumer wireline voice communications in the United States over a five-year period ending in 2022. This study provides subscriber and revenue forecasts for landline voice services. It also examines ...