roaming data hub: H2 2023

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December 2023

Historical & Market Forecast Roaming Database:
International Travel Patterns, Mobile Roamers, Traffic & Revenues Split by Wholesale & Retail, IoT Roaming, 5G Roaming, IPX, Clearing & Settlement, Roaming Fraud
and VoLTE

H2 2023 Data Hub Highlights:

  • Inbound & Outbound International Travel Market Data
  • Impact Analysis on Roaming Recovery, Traffic & Revenues, including:
    • Consumer Mobile Roaming
    • IoT Roaming
    • 5G Roaming
    • IPX
    • 5G IoT Roaming
    • Roaming Fraud
    • VoLTE
    • Clearing & Settlement: BCE & TAP
  • Wholesale & Retail Viewpoints
  • Over 60 Country Market Roaming Data Projections
  • New Forecast Data Based on Latest Kaleido MNO Surveys, Vendor Interviews, 2022-2023 Historical Data Collection

Kaleido’s Roaming Data Hub allows companies to accurately measure the current and future size of the roaming market. This tool provides valuable insights for those interested in examining the entire roaming market or specific segments such as consumer roaming, IoT Roaming, VoLTE, 5G, BCE, and more.

The Data Hub is the most comprehensive source of mobile roaming data, covering over 60 markets globally, enabling clients to prioritise market entry and understand growth patterns around the world.

It also offers information on the size of the IPX, IoT roaming, 5G roaming, VoLTE roaming, and Clearing & Settlement markets.

Kaleido’s H2 2023 data update evaluates the impact of COVID-19 recovery and geopolitical factors on travel corridors and resulting roaming activity. The database is built on the most extensive industry research available, conducted over a three-month period, which includes operator survey analysis, industry briefings, data collection, and other research conducted by proven analysts with at least 10 years of experience in the sector.

Key metrics tracked through the Data Hub include: 

  • International Tourism & Travel Market Growth:
    • Outbound Departures
    • Inbound Arrivals
    • 100 Travel Corridors
  • Active Roaming Trips: Outbound & Inbound
  • Active & Silent Mobile Roamers: Outbound & Inbound
  • Inbound & Outbound 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: Active Roamers, Usage, Traffic & Revenues
  • IoT Roaming: Temporary & Permanent Connections
  • IoT Roaming: Usage, Traffic & Revenues
  • VoLTE Roaming: Inbound & Outbound Traffic & Wholesale Revenues
  • IPX: Data Traffic, Voice Traffic, DIAMETER Signalling Traffic
  • Clearing & Settlement: Wholesale Revenues, TAP vs BCE Settlements, BCE Adoption, IoT Roaming Revenues from Access-Based Charging Model
  • Roaming Fraud Events & Losses: SMS Fraud, Voice Fraud, Subscriber Fraud

All metrics are split by 7 global regions and 60+ country markets, with a data range from 2016 to 2028.

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 through the Member Zone.

Clients with access to our Roaming Data Hub will receive full roaming data metrics, including forecasts for 60+ global markets, totalling over 250,000 data points.

New customers can purchase the Data Hub as a one-off product or subscrive to 12-month access; the latter includes all-new metrics and updates throughout the year.

Historical, current and forecast roaming projections are provided 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


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Report Authors

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