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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Cellular Telephone Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Cellular Telephone Services?

What is the average price of Cellular Telephone Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Cellular Telephone Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Cellular Telephone Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Cellular Telephone Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Cellular Telephone Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Cellular Telephone Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

ProcurementIQ estimates that there are more than 650 wireless telephone service companies, with the top four players in the market accounting for over 70.0% of market revenue. Concentration has been increasing during the past three years due to merger and acquisition activity. Due to the high level of competition within... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Technical Support

Is technical support part of the service plan? How much would it be to add it?

How many representatives will be available to provide support?

Can you provide rental phones should a phone need repair?

How do you determine who is at fault when a phone is damaged or stops working?

How frequently can I upgrade telephones under this contract?

Mergers & Acquisitions

Has your company acquired other companies in the recent past? If so, how did that affect your operations?

What is your acquisition strategy or goal over the next five years?

Do you expect your company to be acquired? Why or why not?

Do you use another provider's network to provide your services?


Does your company provide free cloud data storage?

What happens if data limits are reached? How quickly can data limits be increased?

What is the maximum number of devices between which data can be shared?

How do data costs vary for different devices?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include the budget for the contract.

Buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

For more information, buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of the report.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the vendor's experience with transactions of similar complexity and scope.

Buyers should evaluate the vendor's regional experience.

Buyers should evaluate the experience and competence of the key personnel providing services.

Buyers should evaluate the competitiveness of the vendor.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include the date when proposals are due and any other relevant dates (e.g. presentations or final interviews).

Buyers should include any relevant benchmark dates that suppliers will need to be aware of.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk for the wireless telephone services market has been low during the past three years. Supply chain risks mostly involve the inputs required to build the infrastructure that allows for the delivery of wireless telephone services. These inputs, which include telecommunications equipment, semiconductors and transmission lines, are generally... Subscribe to learn more.