by 2017, experts forecast fall in revenues. But to what point? and what will happen in the coming years?

Now that the roaming has come to order in Europe, it is worth asking how it will affect the change of scenery to the income of the companies.

According to predictions from Juniper Research, in this 2017 will result in an overall fall of 11% in data revenues. This drop is a result of the Roam Like at Home and includes a descent of no less than the 46 % in western Europe.

anyway, this consultant says that in later years the income will grow. In fact, the 21,000 million dollars that are expected in the concept of roaming international mobile data by 2017, there will be 31.000 million dollars in 2022.

Also will grow the average use of data, which in 2020 should already be above 1 GB. “There is very little room for improvement in roaming of a voice in terms of increasing the level of income”, says the researcher Nitin Bhas. “however”, continúa, “with the data, along with the possibility of offering services and packages of roaming personalized and contextual, it is expected that the cost per MB decreases significantly in most regions,”, what “encourage roamers ‘no data’ to become roamers assets”.

So, the average use of roaming data, right now is about 500 MB per user per year, will grow to almost 1.6 GB in 2022.