Roaming Data Hub H2 2021
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November 2021

HISTORICAL & MARKET FORECAST roaming DATABASE, including: TRAVEL PATTERNS, roaming USAGE, TRAFFIC & REVENUES split by WHOLESALE, retail, IoT, 5G, IPX, clearing & settlement and volte

Data Hub Highlights:

  • New data for all metrics based on Kaleido’s ongoing industry surveys, interviews, briefings and analysis. Includes:
    • Inbound, Outbound & Travel Corridor Market Data
      • 1,000+ Travel Corridor Projections
    • Impact Analysis on Roaming Activity, Traffic & Revenues, including:
      • Consumer Mobile Roaming
      • IoT Roaming
      • 5G Roaming
      • IPX
      • 5G IoT
      • VoLTE
      • Clearing & Settlement
    • Wholesale & Retail viewpoints given for all metrics
    • Over 60 Country Market Roaming Data Projections

Kaleido’s Roaming Data Hub H2 2021 is designed to help firms quantify the size of the entire roaming market now and in the future.  The viewpoints delivered empower those looking at the complete roaming market, or specific areas of it, such as consumer roaming, IoT Roaming, VoLTE, 5G etc.

By far the most robust data available on mobile roaming, the Data Hub covers over 60 markets worldwide, allowing clients to help prioritise market entry and understand growth patterns around the world. It also addresses the size of the IPX, IoT roaming, 5G roaming, VoLTE roaming and clearing & settlement markets.


Kaleido’s H2 2021 data update considers the impact of COVID-19 on global travel corridors and consequent roaming activity. The database builds on our prevous travel scenarios, identifying 4 travel phases in the route to recovery, enabling clients to map the growth in traffic demands across key markets and regions.

Key metrics tracked through the Data Hub include:

  • International Tourism & Travel Market Growth:
    • Outbound Departures
    • Inbound Arrivals
  • International Travel Trip Volume (including same-day, overnight and business):
    • Corridor Travel Data
  • Active Roaming Trips: Outbound & Inbound

  • Active & Silent Mobile Roamers: Outbound & Inbound

  • Roaming Traffic Forecasts: Voice, SMS & Data

  • Retail Roaming Pricing Trends: RLAH & PAYG

  • Roaming Wholesale Pricing Trends: Voice, SMS & Data

  • Wholesale Roaming Revenues: Voice, SMS & Data

  • Retail Roaming Revenues

  • Effective Retail Value for Outbound Roaming Traffic: Voice, SMS & Data

  • Silent Roamer Volume & Potential Revenue: Outbound

  • 5G Roaming: Outbound & Inbound

  • 5G Roaming: Usage, Traffic & Revenues

  • IoT Roaming: Temporary & Permanent Connections

  • IoT Roaming: Usage, Traffic & Revenues

  • IPX Roaming: Usage & Traffic

All metrics are split by 7 global regions and 60+ country markets, with a data range from 2016 to 2025.

Clients can compare growth curves by market, or by channel, delivering clear viewpoints to make the best business decisions.

Members will be able to access the research directly. New customers can purchase the Data Hub as a one-off product, or have 12-month access; the latter includes all-new metrics and updates throughout the year. Please contact us to learn more about pricing options.

Historical, current and forecast Roaming projections for the following global markets:

North America Europe & Central Asia South Asia Middle East & North Africa
Canada Austria India Bahrain
United States of America Belgium Others Egypt, Arab Rep.
Czech Republic Iran, Islamic Rep.
Denmark Israel

Latin America & Caribbean

France East Asia & Pacific Jordan
Argentina Germany Australia Kuwait
Brazil Greece China Lebanon
Chile Hungary Indonesia Morocco
Colombia Ireland Japan Oman
Ecuador Italy Korea, Rep. Qatar
Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Saudi Arabia
Peru Poland Philippines United Arab Emirates
Uruguay Portugal Singapore Others
Others Russian Federation Thailand
Spain Others Sub-Saharan Africa
Sweden Kenya
Turkey Nigeria
United Kingdom South Africa
Others Others


The Data Hub is updated every 6 months, ensuring clients always have up-to-date metrics based on the latest market developments and trends. Note: additional markets are provided for Outbound and Inbound Travel Forecasts, covering 100 markets in total.

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Report Authors

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

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