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  • Australia - Data Analytics, M2M, Cyber Crime and Data Centres

    This annual report offers a wealth of information on the all important ICT developments in the telecoms sector and is a key resource of insights, statistics, examples and trends. The industry is in transformation driven by these new developments and players from the different technology sectors are now converging and merging into a broader wholesale market model.

  • Zimbabwe - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Zimbabwe’s telecommunications market. The report analyses the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors.

  • Australia - Telecoms Market Analyses - Top Trends Moving into 2017

    This annual publication provides analysis on the telecoms market moving into 2017. It includes forecasts, overviews and discussions on: Sluggish growth in overall telecoms market. Major growth go to the over the top services.

  • Samoa - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Progress towards addressing capacity issues in Samoa The geography of the Pacific region has made internet connectivity a serious problem for the many islands dispersed over vast oceanic spaces. Submarine fibre-optic networks are expensive to build and maintain, with capital costs that are prohibitive for the smaller island communities.

  • Kiribati - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Telecom services improving for Kiribati Kiribati presents a challenging geography for telecommunications network deployments. Traditional network architecture is unsuitable for Kiribati, as the islands are only connected to each other and to the rest of the world via satellite.

  • Australia - Mobile Broadband Market - Services and Apps

    This report provides data and analysis on a range of mobile technologies in Australia, as well as an assessment of network developments. It also assesses the prospects for operators as they extend their LTE deployments beyond the major urban areas and deeper into rural areas.

  • Australia - Data Centres

    BuddeComm has been supportive of the data centre market since the 1990s. However, it took nearly 20 years for the industry to reach its current position. The arrival of cloud computing, Big Data, M2M and IoT allowed for a large range of new services and applications, especially aimed at small and medium organisations.

  • Singapore - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Singapore's telecommunications market. The report analyses the Telecoms Infrastructure, mobile, fixed broadband, Digital Media and Digital Economy sectors.

  • Australia - Smart Cities

    This report provides an overview of the key smart city developments around Australia. Most are city-driven but we also see a few case studies driven by state governments. Some are project-driven and the first ones are now arriving at a more strategic stage.

  • Singapore - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

    Singapore continues to maintain a strong positive outlook in the country’s telecommunications sector. The island state has built a competitive telecoms market over the past three decades, aided by its geographical disposition and its excellent infrastructure.

  • Singapore - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    The mobile market in Singapore is characterised by its energy and innovation. A competitive mobile market in Singapore has been built up over time. Singapore Telecom (SingTel) was the only mobile operator in the country until 1997 M1 launched its mobile network in that year.

  • Singapore - Fixed Broadband Market, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    Singapore has earned the title of ‘the intelligent island’ after years of hard work, achieving high world rankings in most categories of technical advancement. The government’s vision for this began with its ‘Singapore One’ project, in what was the world’s first nationwide broadband network.

  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Market - Insights, Statistics and Analyses

    This report reviews a range of statistics and trends in the Australian broadband market, providing market share for the principal providers and including data from a range of recent surveys by government departments including the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the ACMA.

  • China - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in China’s telecommunications market. The report analyses the Telecoms Infrastructure, mobile, fixed broadband, Digital Media and Digital Economy sectors.

  • Global Fixed Broadband Market - Trends, Statistics and Progress

    Fixed broadband has become an integral infrastructure for the future as the economy, society and the environment now relies heavily on the Internet and associated applications. This report explores how the deployment of broadband networks is progressing around the world, with an emphasis on fibre infrastructure.

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  • Australia - National Broadband Network - HFC Networks

    The roll out of the National Broadband Network under the December 2013 strategic review has placed a greater emphasis on existing hybrid fibre coax plant being utilised within the national broadband infrastructure.

  • Zimbabwe - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    Growth in Zimbabwe’s mobile market has been hampered by the poor economic climate, exacerbated by recent regulatory measures affecting tariffs and taxes. These burdens have placed greater pressure on network operator revenue, which has jeopardised their ability to invest in necessary network upgrades.

  • Global - Broadband and FttP - Key Statistics and Insights

    Many global leading organisations have now publicly acknowledged the enormous importance of well developed broadband infrastructure for a sustainable future in terms of the economy, society and environment.

  • Rwanda - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Rwandan buses equipped with LTE routers as part of a Smart Kigali initiative The Rwandan telecom continues to develop strongly, buttressed by sustained GDP growth which has seen the country develop one the fastest-growing economies in the world.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - Developments and Analyses 2016

    By 2016 over a million premises were able to connect to the NBN – so far most of them have access to the original NBN, three-quarters have access to FttH, the remainder to wireless and satellite networks.

  • Australia - Disability Broadband

    It is important to note that there is not one single group of people with disabilities. What can be said is that there are, on the one hand, people with serious (deaf and blind people) and those with multiple disabilities.

  • The Australian M2M Market

    With the NBN and LTE now well and truly underway it is important to look at what will be the value of this new infrastructure to the development of a network that will be dominated by sensors and devices.

  • Australia - WiFi Hotspot Market

    WiFi has established itself as the quiet achiever – while all the attention has been focused on developments in the mobile market WiFi is delivering broadband access to millions of people – free! Overseas visitors are among the largest users as they can bypass the extremely high mobile operators’ roaming charges.

  • Global Telecoms - The Big Picture 2016 and Key Industry Statistics

    The global telecoms sector in 2016 will see continued focus on the underlying trends of M2M, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and the over-arching Internet of Things. Telcos generally will focus more heavily on customer retention and churn in the face of dwindling revenues, while also improving mobile and fixed broadband infrastructure for the future.

  • Australia - Mobile Data - SMS - Overview and Statistics

    The SMS service is one of the few remaining cash cows for mobile network operators. The cost of each message for customers is far higher than the cost to transmit the data across the network. As a result, SMS revenue has traditionally accounted for a large proportion of overall mobile data revenue.

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  • Gabon - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Cable infrastructure improving international broadband connectivity in Gabon Gabon remains one of the wealthiest nations in Africa in terms of GDP per capita, with the economy largely buttressed by oil revenue.

  • Germany - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    The German mobile market is the largest in Europe, with about 118 million subscribers generating the largest revenue in the telecom sector. In common with most markets the main area of growth is in mobile data, with the number of mobile broadband subscribers having increased rapidly in recent years on the back of extensively available 3G and LTE networks.

  • Jamaica - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    Liberty Global expands in Jamaica with acquisition of Cable & Wireless The relative size and rapid expansion of the Jamaican mobile sector continues to underpin growth in the telecommunications industry.

  • Zimbabwe - Fixed Broadband and Digital Economy - Statistics and Analyses

    Several data carriers have been licensed to operate in Zimbabwe, and are rolling out national fibre backbone networks. However, limitations of international bandwidth have meant that the broadband market has remained underdeveloped while services remain relatively expensive.

  • Zimbabwe - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

    Zimbabwe’s economy has seen a downturn since the fractious elections of July 2013, resulting in a significant fall in GDP growth. The contribution to GDP from the telecom sector has fallen steadily as a result.

  • Lithuania - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

    Lithuania’s small telecoms market is among the more developed in Europe. A number of alternative operators offer services although the incumbent TEO is still the dominant operator in the fixed-line and broadband sectors.

  • Switzerland - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    Switzerland’s mobile market has undergone a number of changes in recent years, with the operator Salt (formerly Orange Switzerland) having been acquired by NJJ Capital in February 2015, and with Sunrise having been acquired by a private equity firm which completed an IPO in early 2015.

  • Algeria - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    Solid mobile subscriber growth in recent years has meant that mobile penetration approached 115% by mid-2015. Given the intensifying price competition between the three MNOs, Algerie Telecom’s Mobilis, Orascom’s Djezzy, and Wataniya’s Ooredoo, their focus has shifted to developing ARPU and investing in mobile data services based on HSPA and LTE technologies.

  • Eritrea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Eritrea’s mobile infrastructure providing 85% geographic coverage Under a state-owned monopoly on fixed and mobile services, Eritrea is the least developed telecommunications market in Africa with a mobile penetration of only around 6% in early 2014.

  • USA - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    Growth in the US mobile subscriber base remains strong despite penetration levels of above 110%. Declining revenue from voice services is compensated for by high growth in mobile data use, itself supported by excellent networks supporting LTE-based services and the high penetration of smartphones, which is more than 90% for some carriers.

  • Djibouti - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Djibouti Telecom joins DAR submarine cable consortium Djibouti is one of the last countries in the world allowing its national telco, Djibouti Telecom (DT) a monopoly on all telecom services, including fixed lines, mobile, internet and broadband.

  • Slovenia - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    Slovenia’s competitive mobile market has four mobile network operators and a small number of mobile virtual network operators, operating in a country with a potential market of only two million people.

  • Burkina Faso - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Alcatel progresses with cloud infrastructure for Burkina Faso government Despite fresh investment in Burkina Faso’s telecom sector, new technologies have been slow to take hold. Delays in the development of a 3G service have hobbled the potential of broadband services.

  • Sierra Leone - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    Mobile market changes with Orange Group acquiring Airtel Sierra Leone Having emerged from more than a decade of civil war, Sierra Leone since 2002 has enjoyed greater political stability. The exceptional economic growth seen in 2012 and 2013 has slowed but remains strong, and this has encouraged international companies to invest in the country.

  • Australia - Mobile Communications - Smartphones, Tablets and Handset Market

    Smartphones in Australia dominate the mobile device market, accounting for the vast majority of sales. However, the market is subject to seasonal changes, and given that most users are on contracts sales of new devices are also determined by the timing of contract renewals.

  • Australia - Mobile Media - Mobile Video Streaming

    Mobile video streaming, also known as mobile TV, has been promoted by mobile network operators as a prime benefit of capable infrastructure which has resulted from networks being upgraded with HSPA and LTE technologies.

  • Australia - Mobile Media - Surveys and Statistics

    This report analyses information drawn from the results of several surveys relating to mobile media usage in Australia over the period 2008-2016. Surveys include reports by the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (Australian Mobile Phone Lifestyle Index and Mobile Traffic Trends), Telstra, Optus, McCrindle Research, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Akamai and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

  • Australia - Mobile Media - Providers

    This report provides data and analyses on the major mobile media providers and on mobile content services. This market has evolved with the increasing takeup of smartphones and tablets. Smartphones now account for up to 90% of all new device sales, while the market for tablets appears to have peaked in mid-2015, with sales into 2016 having fallen year-on-year, partly due to the popularity of phablets and to the latest versions of 2-in-1 devices.

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