The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry features several established industry operators, which are typically local subsidiaries of large global technology companies. The industry wholesales a range of products that include Android phones, iPhones, tablet computers and older-style feature phones. Technological developments such as the launch of the Apple iPhone in 2007 and the iPad in 2010 have spearheaded rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 10.4% in the five years through 2014-15. This includes forecast growth of 9.8% in 2014-15, to reach $7.5 billion.
Industry operators are engaged in wholesaling mobile phones and tablet computers. These products are typically sold to retailers for consumers to purchase them outright, or they are sold to wireless network carriers for consumers to purchase them either outright or on long-term contracts that also include network coverage.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.