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  • Sri Lanka - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications and digital media markets in Sri Lanka. Subjects covered include: Key Statistics; Market and Industry Overviews; Regulatory Environment; Major Players (fixed and mobile); Infrastructure; Mobile Voice and Data Market; Internet, including VoIP; Broadband.

  • Taiwan - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in telecommunications and digital media markets in Taiwan. Subjects covered include: Key Statistics Markets, Industry Ov

  • Turkey - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

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

  • Hong Kong - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report covers the sophisticated Hong Kong telecommunications market, highlighting general trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, internet, broadband, and converging media including VoIP and IPTV developments.

  • Colombia - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    This report provides an overview of Colombia’s telecom market and regulatory environment. It incorporates insights into the mobile market, including key market statistics and analyses as well as profiles of the major mobile operators, as well as an overview of the broadband and pay TV markets, including scenario forecasts.

  • Australia - Competition is hotting up in the Video Entertainment market

    Competition in the Video Entertainment market has reached fever pitch. Driven by the popularity of OTT services like Netflix and Hulu in overseas markets all players in the Australian entertainment market are now on full alert.

  • Slovenia - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    This report offers statistics and analyses on the fixed-line telecom sector, as well as the fixed and wireless broadband market, including subscriber forecasts to 2020. It covers the major players, as well as regulatory and infrastructural developments.

  • Czech Republic - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    Covering developments in the market and regulatory environment, this report gives an insight into the evolving Czech Republic’s fixed-line telecoms and IT markets, offering valuable statistics, profiles of the major operators and deployed infrastructure.

  • Telecoms & Broadband Business Newsletter - September 2014

    Published since 1983, Australia’s first telecommunications and new media Newsletter covers national and international business strategies and government policies in relation to fixed and wireless broadband and other smart infrastructure, the digital economy, digital and mobile media, smart grids, e-health and e-education.

  • Italy - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    This report analyses the key aspects of the Italian telecom market, providing the latest data and statistics on the country and the fixed network services sector. It also reviews the key regulatory issues including number portability and local loop unbundling.

Major report update

  • Sri Lanka - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications and digital media markets in Sri Lanka. Subjects covered include: Key Statistics; Market and Industry Overviews; Regulatory Environment; Major Players (fixed and mobile); Infrastructure; Mobile Voice and Data Market; Internet, including VoIP; Broadband.

  • Telecoms & Broadband Business Newsletter - October 2014

    Published since 1983, Australia’s first telecommunications and new media newslettercovers national and international business strategies and government policies in relation to fixed and wireless broadband and other smart infrastructure, the digital economy, digital and mobile media, smart grids, e-health and e-education.

  • Taiwan - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in telecommunications and digital media markets in Taiwan. Subjects covered include: Key Statistics Markets, Industry Ov

  • Australia - Broadband, Digital Media and Digital Economy Statistics (tables only)

    This tables only report provides 164 statistical tables and 39 charts for all aspects of Broadband, including the latest statistics relating to the NBN, the Digital Economy and Digital Media in Australia.

  • Turkey - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

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

  • Hong Kong - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report covers the sophisticated Hong Kong telecommunications market, highlighting general trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, internet, broadband, and converging media including VoIP and IPTV developments.

  • Guam - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Guam, a small but dynamic telecom market, is a major nexus between the USA and Asia BuddeComm’s report Guam - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications market of Guam, including industry and operator data updates and estimates through to 2014.

  • Turkey - Key Statistics, Regulatory and Fixed-Line Telecoms Overviews

    Turkey’s communications market holds much potential given the size of its population, which is characterised as young and increasingly urbanised and technically literate. The privatised incumbent Turk Telekom continues to maintain its dominance in the fixed market, which is undergoing transformation centred on deployment of fibre deployments.

  • Turkey - Mobile Market - Overview and Statistics

    Turkey’s mobile market is one of the largest in the region due to its sizeable population. Healthy infrastructure-based competition exists between three mobile network operators that have built GSM/HSPA networks.

  • Turkey - Broadband, Internet and Digital Media Market - Overview and Statistics

    This report offers an insight into Turkey’s broadband market, which has witnessed considerable growth in the number of broadband subscribers. ADSL is no longer the most popular broadband access platform, with mobile broadband the most popular platform since 2012.

  • Colombia - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    This report provides an overview of Colombia’s telecom market and regulatory environment. It incorporates insights into the mobile market, including key market statistics and analyses as well as profiles of the major mobile operators, as well as an overview of the broadband and pay TV markets, including scenario forecasts.

  • Global Mobile Media - Messaging Services and Messaging Apps Insights

    The overall popularity of mobile messaging services has remained strong on the back of the introduction of capped data changes, smart phones and bundled services. However carrier provided SMS and MMS services revenue has begun to decline as consumers turn towards other forms of messaging; particularly free messaging services offered by social networks and instant messaging mobile apps.

New chapter or analysis

  • Global - Infrastructure - The Broadband Commission for Digital Development

    The Broadband Commission joined together for its 9th meeting in Dublin in March 2014 and a key outcome was the statements that:”Broadband can solve the global development gap.” The role of The Broadband Commission for Digital Development is to define practical ways in which countries — at all stages of development — can provide access to broadband networks for their citizens, in cooperation with the private sector.

  • M2 Telecommunications

    Established in 1999 and listed on the ASX in 2004, M2 Telecommunications Group Limited is Australia’s largest independent provider of fixed-line, mobile and data telecommunications services. The company also provides fixed-line and mobile services in New Zealand.

  • Australia - Digital Economy - E-Banking

    Australians are one of the world’s biggest users of online banking. EFT (electronic funds transfer) is very popular in Australia, and the BPAY consortium, owned by Australia’s Big Four banks, is widely used to pay bills.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - NBN Co 2.0

    When in opposition the Coalition parties initially indicated they would kill the NBN when they came to power. Political reality made them change their position from ‘kill it’ to a ‘cheaper and faster’ solution.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - Developments and Analyses 2014

    After the September 2013 election in Australia, and with a new government in charge, a number of reviews were announced that will shape the future direction of the NBN. For a start, the Minister asked NBN Co to carry out its own review first, based on the original specifications of the NBN – it being a majority FttP rollout.

  • Hong Kong - Key Statistics, Forecasts, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews

    Consistent with its status as one of the leading telecommunications economies in the world, Hong Kong has built world-class telecom infrastructure and has developed one of the most dynamic telecommunications markets in the world.

  • Colombia - Broadband and Broadcasting Market - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Colombia’s broadband penetration is relatively high for the region, though it has been hampered by poor fixed-line infrastructure in many areas of the country. The government has launched several initiatives to increase broadband take-up, including Computers for Schooling (which provides refurbished second-hand computers to schools), Compartel (which endeavours to provide every Colombian with access to telephone and internet services), Vive Digital (involving projects that subsidise internet access for schools, low-income households, and rural areas), and the National Fibre Optic Project.

  • Colombia - Fixed-Line Market and Infrastructure - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Fixed-line teledensity in Colombia is only 13.5%, well below the Latin American average. The number of lines in service continues to fall steadily, with customers abandoning traditional phones in favour of mobile handsets.

  • Colombia - Mobile Market - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Colombia’s mobile penetration is relatively high for the region. While market growth has slowed in recent years, it retains significant potential, particularly in the mobile broadband sector where penetration is still low.

Statistical table(s) update or addition

  • South Africa - Mobile Market - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    South Africa has a vibrant mobile market that has seen rapid uptake since competition was introduced to the sector in the 1990s. SIM card penetration is well above 100% of the population, driven by separate subscriptions for voice and mobile broadband services, following the launch of third generation (3G) and LTE services.

  • Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Sotelgui expected to re-launch services having secured $350 million loan This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Guinea’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: One of the fastest growing mobile markets in the region; The impact of the global economic crisis; Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory issues; Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Infrastructure development; Mobile voice and data markets; Internet and broadband development and growth; Broadband and mobile data services and pricing trends; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile); Mobile Average Revenue per User (ARPU).

  • Liberia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Underfunded and poorly equipped regulator unable to monitor the telecom sector effectively This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Liberia’s telecommunications market.

  • Sierra Leone - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Mobile operators begin billing in Leones per second This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Sierra Leone’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory environment; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences; Consolidation in the mobile sector; Infrastructure development; Mobile voice and data markets; Average Revenue per User; Internet and broadband development and growth; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile).

  • Vodafone Australia

    Vodafone is the third-largest mobile carrier in Australia, being formed as a 50/50 joint venture in 2009 following the merger of Vodafone Australia and Hutchison 3G Australia. The two equal shareholders of Vodafone are the Vodafone Group and Hutchison 3G Australia.

  • Telstra Corporation Limited - Company Overview and Operating Statistics

    Telstra is Australia’s largest telecommunications provider offering a full range of telecom services throughout Australia. The company provides basic access services to most homes and businesses, local and long-distance telephone call services, and mobile and internet services including just 3.

  • Australia - 2nd Tier Telcos - Revenue Statistics

    Developments in this market have been dominated by industry consolidation, a process that is set to continue over coming years. Moving towards a structurally separated regulatory environment with a NBN at the horizon, size really does matter.

  • AAPT

    A major telecoms provider, AAPT was acquired in 1999 by Telecom New Zealand as it made a $2 billion bid to break into the Australian market. The investment proved to be unsound for telecom shareholders, and in recent years AATP’s financial performance was deteriorated.

  • TPG Telecom Limited

    TPG Telecom Limited provides telecoms and multimedia services in the Australian marketplace. Services including voice, internet and data solutions are provided to a customer base ranging from the consumer market through to small and medium enterprises, corporate and government sectors.

  • Cameroon - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Camtel awarded a 15-year mobile licence to encourage market competition This updated report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Cameroon’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; The growth potential of the country’s mobile market; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory issues; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences; Infrastructure development; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile).

  • Botswana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    BoFiNet secures control of national and international telecom infrastructure, signs its first network deals with telcos This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Botswana’s telecommunications market.

  • United Kingdom - Broadband - Fixed Network Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    The UK’s broadband market enjoys excellent cross-platform competition, with comprehensive DSL complemented by cable networks which reach about half of all households. The DSL network has been upgraded during the last few years as a result of BT’s migration to its new 21CN.

  • Sri Lanka - Mobile Communications, Broadcasting and Forecasts

    The highly competitive mobile market in Sri Lanka had been running with a healthy overall annual growth rate for some years. With mobile penetration is still relatively low compared with other more developed Asian markets, having reached 91% by mid-2012, the strong annual growth of earlier years has moderated somewhat and was continuing at a very modest 10%.

  • Sri Lanka - Key Statistics, Telecom Market Overview and Forecasts

    Sri Lanka’s telecommunications sector has had to contend with a developing market in the difficult context of a nearly two-decade-long conflict between the government and separatist Tamil Tiger rebels.

  • Sri Lanka - Internet Services, the Broadband Market and Forecasts

    There were only six Internet Service Providers in Sri Lanka just over a decade ago. The number jumped quickly to over 20 and included a number of innovative operators. As this report indicates, internet and other forms of data services have been starting to take off in the country, but coverage and accessibility continue to present challenges.

  • Taiwan - Major Telecom Operators - Overview and Statistics

    This report looks at the major players in the Taiwan telecommunications market and provides an essential overview of company history and future directions. It shows the changing face of the telecommunications market from a monopoly, to what has become a highly competitive environment, particularly in the mobile space.

  • Taiwan - Mobile Market - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts

    Taiwan has moved energetically into the ‘next generation’ of mobile technology and services over the past decade and into 2013, penetration had passed the 125% mark. Following the launch of 3G services in 2003, the market took over three years to reach the ‘one million subscribers’ but increasing competition and increasing handset and applications availability put the market into overdrive.

  • Taiwan - Key Statistics, Telecom Market, Regulatory Overview and Forecasts

    Taiwan, a newly industrialised Asian economy, has developed one of the more advanced telecommunications networks in the region. Increasing land and labour costs have forced Taiwan to concentrate on technology, and it is now a leading high-tech centre in Asia Pacific.

  • Taiwan - Broadband Market - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts

    Taiwan has become a significant player in broadband internet access. Through active support from the government, the total broadband penetration has been lifted to over 100% considering both fixed line and mobile.

  • Poland - Mobile Market Insights and Statistics

    Poland has a mature mobile market with high penetration levels indicative of multiple SIM card ownership. A number of mobile network operators offer services along with a number of mobile virtual network operators.

  • United Kingdom - Mobile Data Market Insights - 3G, 4G and Forecasts

    The UK’s 3G and mobile data market is one of the largest in Europe. Competition among network operators has induced them to provide similar pricing and usage models, commonly including between 3GB and 10GB per month.

  • Spain - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Spain has one of the largest mobile markets in Europe, with effective competition from four MNOs and a growing number of resellers. This competition, together with regulated roaming and MTRs, has driven down the cost of mobile calls in recent years though the number of subscribers has fallen since 2011 as customers cancel mobile lines due to the continuing economic crisis.

  • Angola - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Angola Telecom plans to return to profitability in 2015 with government assistance This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Angola’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered in this half-yearly update include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory issues; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Telecoms operators – privatisation, restructuring, acquisitions, new licences; Infrastructure development; International submarine fibre optic cables; National fibre backbone networks; Mobile voice and data markets; Internet and broadband development and pricing, including 3G and 4G mobile (LTE); Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile); Mobile market forecasts for 2015 and 2018.

  • Macquarie Telecom

    Macquarie Telecom is an integrated telco providing a full range of hosting, data, voice and mobile services to the business and government market. Established in 1992, Macquarie Telecom was one of the first telecommunication providers of the deregulated era and successfully publicly listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in late 1999.

  • Colombia - Telecom Market Trends, Key Statistics and Regulatory Overview

    Colombia’s telecom infrastructure is reasonably well developed in the main business centres, where service availability is relatively high for Latin America. Facilities are quite poor, however, in small urban centres and rural areas.

  • Global Digital Media - Advertising and Marketing in the Digital Age

    Spending on advertising using digital media channels is continuing to grow in market share despite economic conditions slowing down the growth of overall advertising spending. In 2014 the advertising sector is focused on the future opportunities offered by multi-screen developments.

  • Australia - Telecoms Industry - Wholesale Market

    The $4 billion Australian telecommunications wholesale market has been largely concentrated on broadband services available through unbundled local loops (ULL) and naked DSL and line-sharing facilities in particular have created significant new competition in the market since 2008.

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