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  • 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.

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

    This report provides a broad range of key statistical data on the major telecoms segments, including e-commerce and e-health developments as well as policies which support the progress of smart meter adoption and smart grids.

  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Smart Transport, Smart Vehicles and Drones

    Smart Transport, better known as Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), increase the safety and efficiency of transport networks – from public bus, tram and train transport, to rail and road freight transport, and private and commercial road transport.

  • Telecoms & Broadband Business Newsletter - August 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.

  • Indonesia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications and digital media markets in Indonesia. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Scenario forecasts (fixed, mobile, internet subscribers) Market and industry overviews; Regulatory environment; Major players (fixed and mobile); Infrastructure development – national and international; Digital media; Mobile voice and data market; Internet, including VoIP and IPTV; Broadband services; Regulatory environment.

Major report update

  • 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.

  • Digital and Mobile Media - Apps, Entertainment, Social Networks and Gaming

    In 2014 improved infrastructure such as fibre and 4G network rollouts is helping to drive the global digital media entertainment market. Incorporating social networks, online video, digital music, gaming apps and online dating; this sector is particularly being driven by the uptake in mobile broadband apps and services.

  • Global Digital Economy - E-Commerce and M-Commerce Key Trends and Statistics

    E-Commerce and m-commerce have become a very important area of focus for Internet media players, financial institutions, retailers, mobile operators and payment processing firms alike. The e-commerce and m-commerce sectors must represent one of the most innovative and rapidly evolving sectors worldwide; with the speed that new services, features and companies appear (and disappear) quite a spectacle to observe.

  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - OTT and Industry Transformation

    It has become clear that Over-The-Top (OTT) is ‘the new normal’ for the telecoms industry - with the emerging all-IP networks; telecoms services are basically moving to an OTT model. These services are seen as a threat by the traditional network operators and the companies offering them are perceived to be getting a free lunch over their networks – the European telcos are calling for international regulation.

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

    Vanuatu’s telecom sector ready for change with the launch of a submarine cable BuddeComm’s report Vanuatu - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications market of Vanuatu, including industry and operator data updates and estimates through to 2014.

  • 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.

  • New Caledonia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    New Caledonia to deploy both FttH and LTE BuddeComm’s report New Caledonia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications market of New Caledonia, including industry and operator data updates and estimates through to 2014.

  • 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.

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

    This report provides a broad range of key statistical data on the major telecoms segments, including e-commerce and e-health developments as well as policies which support the progress of smart meter adoption and smart grids.

New chapter or analysis

  • 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.

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

    Windhoek IXP reduces reliance on international infrastructure for connections This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Namibia’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; Market estimates to end-2014; The impact of the global economic crisis; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory issues; Telecoms operators – privatisation, IPOs, acquisitions, new licences; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Infrastructure development; Mobile voice and data markets; Internet and broadband development; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile); 3G and 4G (LTE) mobile broadband services and pricing; Average revenue per user (ARPU).

  • 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.

  • Slovenia - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    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.

  • Slovenia - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews

    Slovenia’s communications market is dominated by the fixed-line incumbent, which is still majority owned by the state. Regulatory intervention has improved market conditions for competitors, with network interconnection rates now below the EU average and LLU monthly fees based on regulator-approved pricing models trending downwards.

  • Slovenia - Digital Economy, TV and Broadband Markets - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Slovenia’s broadband market continues to be dominated by a small number of players. Despite the launch of competing platforms, DSL remains the most popular access method though its market share is being eroded by the steady development of FttX networks, as well as by cable networks upgraded to the DOCSIS3.

  • Australia - M2M and The Internet of Things

    With the NBN and LTE now well and truly underway it is important to look at what will be the real value of this new infrastructure. The infrastructure that is now being built offers a range of features such as ubiquitousness, affordability, low latency, high speed and high capacity.

  • Australia - Free-to-Air TV - Market Overview and Statistics

    Australians now have many more free-to-air television channels that can be viewed on the digital only streams that now come from the broadcasters as analogue was switched off altogether in December 2013.

  • Australia - Analyses Telecoms Market - late 2014

    The Australian telecoms market currently operates in a two-tiered fashion. By far the greatest attention of politicians and the media is focused on the national broadband market. Despite election promises, progress has been – as predicted by BuddeComm – slow.

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

    Technology-neutral license awards in 2013 strengthen the broadband market This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Benin’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; The impact of the global economic crisis; 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; Average Revenue per User; Internet and broadband development; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile).

Statistical table(s) update or addition

  • 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.

  • Mexico - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Growth in the Mexican mobile market has begun to slow in response to higher penetration. Telcel still dominates the market, accounting for about 70% of subscribers. The regulator has endeavoured to encourage competition since 2010, and legislation passed in late 2013 aims to reduce the dominance of Telcel in the mobile market and of Telmex in the fixed-line segment.

  • Bhutan - Telecoms, Mobile and Internet

    While mobile internet is booming in Bhutan overall mobile growth has started to slow In less than seven years Bhutan has moved from having no mobile phones to claiming more than 70% mobile penetration.

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

    Airtel launches 3G services This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Chad’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: One of the most underdeveloped telecom markets in the world; 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; Average Revenue per User (ARPU) trends; Internet and broadband development; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile).

  • Australia - Mobile Communications - 3G and 4G Infrastructure

    The three MNOs in Australia deployed 3G networks as early as the 1990 though it was not until the mid-2000s that 3G mobile networks started to be built in earnest. This was followed by a rapid take-up of 3G among consumers as they migrated from 2G networks.

  • Algeria - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Solid mobile subscriber growth in recent years has meant that mobile penetration has now broached 100%. 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.

  • Algeria - Key Statistics, Regulatory and Fixed-Line Telecoms Overview

    With a fixed-line penetration of around 8% and mobile penetration close to 100%, Algeria has one of the highest telecom services teledensities in Africa. Its relatively well developed infrastructure includes a national fibre backbone and one of Africa’s first FttP deployments.

  • 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.

  • Malaysia - Major Telecommunications Operators

    The changing landscape of the Malaysian telecom market has over time witnessed the restructuring of all the main players. The government has been a strong supporter of the rationalisation of what had been seen as an ‘overcrowded’ operator market at times, this concern referring specifically to the mobile segment.

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

    Regulator negotiates spectrum price to enable Claro and Movistar to offer services based on LTE Supported by continuing growth in GDP, Ecuador is considered one of the better performing economies in Latin America.

  • Australia - Telecoms - International Networks

    Australia’s advanced and extensive telecommunications infrastructure spans the country and extends across the Tasman and into Asia. This report covers international developments in undersea cable and satellite based infrastructure, including backbones across the Tasman Sea and to Asia and the USA Telstra and its technology partner Alcatel-Lucent launched the Sydney end of a 9,000 km cable to Hawaii in 2008, which competes against rival cables operated by Southern Cross, Pipe Networks and Australia-Japan Cable.

  • Australia - Digital Economy - E-Education

    Education is seen as one of the key sectors that will benefit from developments in the digital economy, but so far the results of adaptation have been mixed. While new ICT gear has entered the classroom it is being used within the traditional classroom learning system.

  • Australia - Mobile Broadband - LTE

    The number of subscribers to the three LTE networks operated by Optus, Telstra and Vodafone has grown rapidly over the last two years. Technological developments have also progressed, with Telstra proving its market lead, showcasing 450Mb/s capabilities for LTE in May 2014 by combining three channels.

  • China - Major Telecom Operators - Overview and Statistics

    In 2008, government’s reforms created three integrated operators, China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, reducing the number of main operators from six to three. The newly converged operators were to boost the China telecommunications market, particularly with the foreseen growth after 3G licences were finally awarded later in 2008.

  • 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.

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

    Digicel and LIME gain additional 700MHz spectrum, paving the way for LTE services later in 2014 BuddeComm’s annual publication, ‘Jamaica - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband’, profiles the fixed-line, mobile and broadband markets in Jamaica.

  • Burkina Faso - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Airtel launches an m-health insurance service, following success in Ghana This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Burkina Faso’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include: Key statistics; Market and industry overviews; The impact of the global economic crisis; Regulatory environment and structural reform; Government policies affecting the telecoms industry; Market liberalisation and regulatory issues; Telecoms operators – privatisation, IPOs, acquisitions, new licences; Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband); Infrastructure development; Mobile voice and data markets; Internet and broadband development and pricing; Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile).

  • Singapore - Broadband Market and Broadcasting Services

    Already boasting an elaborate internet network, with around 100% of internet households having broadband access, Singapore has certainly not allowed itself to become complacent. The island state remains keen to build on its excellent technology base.

  • USA - Fixed and Wireless Broadband Market - Insights Statistics and Forecasts

    The US still trails its OECD counterparts in terms of broadband penetration, speed and affordability. Nevertheless, the market is currently witnessing significant investment activity in fibre deployments, HFC upgrades and mobile broadband network rollout.

  • New Zealand - Mobile Communications - Statistics, Analysis and Major Operators

    A number of significant developments have occurred in the market in recent years. Spark closed down its CDMA network and launched an in-house MVNO, Skinny. In late 2013 the operator launched commercial LTE services, competing with Vodafone which had launched the South Island’s first LTE network earlier in the year, complementing an existing service in Auckland.

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