U.S. telecommunications mobile service revenue 1998-2017

This graph shows total telecommunications revenue earned from wireless/mobile services in the United States from 1998 to 2017. In 2017, the U.S. telecommunications industry earned 56.95 billion U.S. dollars through mobile services.

Telecommunications revenue from mobile/wireless services in the United States from 1998 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)*

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Release date

May 2019


United States

Survey time period

1998 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* The source provides the following information:
"Mobile services (i.e., wireless telephony, paging, messaging, and other mobile services) - Dollar amounts are calculated using the sum of ... monthly, activation, and message charges, except toll ... monthly and activation charges ... [and] message charges including roaming and air-time charges for toll calls, but excluding separately stated toll charges."

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