‘Mobile Telephone Insurance in Europe’ is a report about the market for insurance sold in conjunction with mobile telephones in 20 countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the UK. Mobile telephones are defined as any mobile handset that incorporates a conventional mobile telephony facility including ‘smartphones' . Mobile telephone insurance can cover one or more of accidental damage, loss, technical breakdown, theft and / or airtime abuse (unauthorised usage). The report draws on extensive primary and secondary research covering over 800 organisations involved in the production and distribution of mobile telephones including mainstream mobile network operators, mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), specialised retailers of consumer electronics, supermarkets, other types of retailer (namely, department stores, DIY outlets, speciality retailers and variety retailers), and manufacturers. You may be able to use this report and the PartnerBASE™ dataset that accompanies it in one or more of the following ways: - appreciate the size of the opportunity in the market for mobile telephone insurance in Europe: in aggregate, this is a substantial market; - understand how dynamic competitors are helping the sector to grow at a rate in excess of the underlying market for mobile telephone subscriptions in a number of countries; - assess the position of national and international competitors such as ACE European Group, AmTrust International, Anovo, Aon, assona, Assurant Solutions, CPP, Estendo, Lifestyle Services Group, Marsh, Moderna Forsakringar, Mondial Assistance, NEW Asurion, Pier Insurance, ProAssist, Solid Forsakringar, SPB, Summit Insurance Services, The Warranty Group, and Wertgarantie; - consider how the value of the market for insurance and extended warranties linked to mobile telephones in Europe may reasonably be expected to evolve up to 2014.