Dollar Strength to Wipe Out $20 B in Telecom Capex During 2015 According to New Dell'Oro Group Carrier Economics Report

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published Carrier Economics report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, telecom operators around the world invested heavily in their fiber and LTE networks during 2014 resulting in a fourth consecutive year of Capex growth as advancements in mobile related spending offset declining wireline investments.  

"We have not made any major changes to our constant currency Capex projections for 2015 and continue to expect the market will grow at a low-single-digit pace in 2015 driven primarily by China and Europe," said Stefan Pongratz, Dell'Oro Group Carrier Analyst. "But in U.S. Dollar terms, assuming rates remain at current levels, the strengthening U.S. Dollar will unequivocally impact Telecom Capex, and we have revised our 2015 Capex in U.S. Dollar terms downward rather significantly to adjust for currency fluctuations," continued Pongratz.

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Dell'Oro Group's Carrier Economics Report provides in-depth coverage of carriers' revenue, capital expenditure, and capital intensity trends.  The report provides actual and forecast details by carrier, by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America), by country (United States, Canada, China, India, Japan, and South Korea), and by technology (wireless/wireline).  To purchase the report, contact Julie Learmond-Criqui at +1.650.622.9400 x244, or email Julie@DellOro.com.

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