5G Roaming:
Consumer & IoT Strategies 2023

50 Pages
May 2023

Research Highlights: 

  • Latest 5G Roaming MNO Survey Findings – Q1 2023 
  • 5G SA & 5G NSA Market Launch Outlook & Traffic Forecasts
  • 5G Market Opportunity & Technical Requirement Analysis 
  • 5G IoT & Consumer Market Forecasts & Assessment for 60+ Markets 
  • Competitive Assessment: Best Placed Vendors to Enable 5G Roaming 

This latest focus research from Kaleido provides an up-to-date analysis of the inbound and outbound 5G roaming landscape, offering an assessment of the key trends, market developments and operator requirements. 

The research provides valuable survey feedback from more than 100 leading operators around the world from a 5G opportunity and technical requirement outlook. This operator survey, conducted by Kaleido in Q1 2023, was completed by 106 respondents from operators around the world, from roaming business units. 

This 50-page concise report provides traffic and revenue forecasts for inbound and outbound consumer mobile and IoT connections. 

Based on the technical requirements and immediate needs of MNOs to rollout 5G NSA and SA roaming, Kaleido has assessed the best placed roaming vendors to optimise migration and deployment strategies for MNOs.  

Readers will receive the following insights: 

  • Operator survey findings covering roaming launch plans, testing and trial status, technical requirements, IoT opportunities, traffic and revenue outlook  
  • 5G standalone and non-standalone launch plans and operator rollout strategies 
  • Analysis of key market drivers, including data roaming trends, charging and new revenue opportunities, analytics needs, IoT and VoLTE investments 
  • 5G roaming technical requirement analysis, covering signalling, security, steering, analytics, clearing & settlement 
  • 5G roaming retail and wholesale business models, including use cases analysis, consumer and IoT pricing model assessment 
  • 5G SA and 5G NSA market outlook in 2023, and forecasts for traffic growth across initial launch markets and other geographical regions 
  • Quantification of how 5G consumer mobile and IoT roaming will grow across global markets 
  • Assessment of the 8 best placed vendors to enable 5G roaming for MNOs 

The PDF report provides market data at a global, country and regional level for the following metrics: 

  • 5G inbound and outbound consumer and IoT connections  
  • 5G SA and 5G NSA traffic growth and forecasts 
  • Inbound and outbound data traffic for 5G consumer and IoT connections 
  • VoLTE/Vo5G voice minutes and data usage generated by 5G roamers
  • Inbound and outbound revenues for 5G consumer and IoT connections  

Kaleido members with access to our Data Hub will receive full metrics, including forecasts for 60+ global markets, totaling over 100,000 data points. Members will be able to access the research directly through our Member Zone.  

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Report Authors

Nitin Bhas
Chief of Strategy & Insights
Steffen Sorrell
Chief of Research
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