Rural Telecom Magazine
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for small independent community-based communications
providers, with topics covered in this publication including business management, operations, marketing,
customer service, human resources, technology trends, legislative activities,
and regulatory decisions. Current and archived digital editions
of the magazine are available online.
ICT Market Review and Forecast
Comprehensive annual market review and forecast identifies where growth is happening and why in
the information and communications technology industry, with
market segments analyzed by growth prospects including pacesetters (rapidly growing), turnarounds (changing
direction, accelerating, or decelerating), steady state (growing at steady rates), and legacy technologies
(in long-term decline).
Broadband Industry Statistics
Statistical profiles provide an overview of the market for broadband services, with topics covered in
these profiles including number of service providers by type of technology used, capital investment,
residential availability, number of connections by type of connection, household penetration by type
of connection, residential market share by type of connection,
traffic volume, and employment data.
Information resources available from this trade association include:
The Wireless Industry
Various sections provide summary information on the U.S. wireless communications industry and also include
references to additional information for topics such as wireless usage by consumers, user demographics,
types of technologies used by wireless service providers, mobile revenue by market segment, and mobile
devices' role in e-commerce. All information is available free online.
Annual CTIA survey provides a wide range of current and historical trend data for the industry, with
data provided in the report including estimated subscriber
connections, total service revenues, total minutes, messages, and megabytes, annual data traffic, monthly
average service revenue per unit, and total units by type of device. Selected top-line results from
the survey are available free online.
Wireless Industry Indices
Annual report provides a comprehensive analysis of the annual CTIA survey results over time and includes
detailed benchmarks for industry performance and productivity, with topics addressed in
the report including service revenues, subscriber usage (e.g.,
minutes of usage, messages, and megabytes), capital investment growth, prepaid subscribers, and subscriber-to-employee
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.