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What is WIS-SP?

Enabling in-depth analysis of service provider markets, World Information Series –Service Provider (WIS-SP) is home to Ovum’s strategic datasets addressing mobile, fixed, TV, and video markets.

It is the industry’s most powerful data and forecasting service, providing comprehensive historical market data and five-year forecasts, with detailed service provider metrics and KPIs.

WIS – SP is designed to help you quickly understand your target markets, their size, growth rates and trends, enabling you to make better strategic decisions faster.

What sets WIS-SP apart? 

Whatever your role in the industry WIS-SP provides the accurate and up-to-date market data necessary for you to address critical challenges.


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Offering you the broadest and deepest source of data available

WIS-SP provides unparalleled insight into service providers and their markets. No other service can offer such a comprehensive, granular and integrated view of mobile, fixed, TV and video markets.

The broadest and deepest source of data available
SEGMENTS Mobile, fixed, TV and OTT video
METRICS Connections, Revenues, Traffic, Capex, ARPU, EBITDA, Unit sales, Household data…
GEOGRAPHIES Africa, Central & Southern Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East, North America, Oceania Eastern & South Eastern Asia, Western Europe
~ 200 countries

Relied on by leading service providers and their technology partnersNokia WISSP

No other provider gives you as complete a view of the converging market

Telecoms and media markets are complex and dynamic. Being able to compare and assess services across markets and geographies is essential.

With top-down and bottom-up global views of these markets – by geography, service type, and technology – only WIS-SP can provide an integrated converged view of key service provider market metrics across mobile, fixed, TV and video.


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Coverging markets



Getting your hands on the data

  • Delivered in easy-to-use Tableau dashboards


  • Simple search to select and group the data you require


  • Blend historical and forecast views, and select a currency.


  • Every data point is colour coded to indicate its provenance: Estimate, Forecast, Market Intelligence, Reported


  • Easy to export excel - You can extract any data view to XLS or CSV  – offering a quick and convenient way of combining datasets and conducting further analysis before sharing the results with your colleagues.


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Tableau dashboards

WIS-SP offers unmatched forecasting expertise and data rigor

Ovum believes that forecasts should be prepared as part of a collaborative, integrated process involving both quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Our forecasting approach has been developed to optimize the level of inputs from a variety of sources to provide our customers with the most comprehensive forecasts available.


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Unmatched forecasting

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