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Author: Ken Hyers
Publication Date: Jul 22 2015
Pages: 12
Report Type: Data Table, Excel
Device Technologies

Global SIM Card Shipments Forecast: 2006 to 2020

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Report Summary:

Global SIM card shipments will grow +7% in 2016. Growth will be driven by increasing first-time users in emerging markets, solid demand for multi-SIM phones in prepaid markets, and by expanding technologies like LTE and NFC. However, the industry is slowing and it will approach "peak SIM" in the next few years, due to more efficient SIM-card designs and government security clampdowns across the world. Key stakeholders promoting SIM card innovations globally today include the GSMA, G&D, Gemalto, Oberthur, Morpho and Apple. This report provides forecasts of worldwide Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card shipments by region, with additional details on form factors such as Nano-SIM, protocols such as LTE, and memory capacity by kilobyte, between 2006 and 2020.

Table of Contents

1. Title Page
2. Contents
3. Analysis
4. Definitions
5. Charts
6. Global SIM Card Shipments by REGION
7. Global SIM Card Shipments by Formfactor
8. Global Embedded-SIM Handset Shipments
9. Global SIM Card Shipments by Protocol
10. Regional Definitions
11. Methodology
12. Contacts

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