Cellular Wireless Revenue - Yenra

Cellular and Other Wireless Telecommunications Revenues Up 17 Percent


Revenues of cellular and other wireless telecommunications firms, both employers and nonemployers, increased 17 percent in 2002 -- from $78 billion in 2001 to $91 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.

The increase occurred despite an overall dip in revenues for the telecommunications industry of 4 percent, from $367 billion in 2001 to $353 billion in 2002. Within this industry group, revenues of wired telecommunications carriers were down 9 percent in 2002 to $240 billion, from $263 billion in 2001.

The report, 2002 Service Annual Survey: Information Sector Services, showed revenues for the nation's information firms totaled $885 billion in 2002.

Highlights for employer firms:

Publishing Industries

Motion Picture and Sound Recording

Broadcasting and Telecommunications

Information Services and Data Processing

Estimates in this report are based on data from the 2002 Service Annual Survey.