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  • Fiji - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

    Fiji’s telecoms sector is a leader in the Pacific region Fiji is a leader in the Pacific region in terms of development of its ICT sector and investment in telecoms infrastructure. However Fiji is periodically affected by tropical cyclones which can devastate the country’s infrastructure.

  • China - Digital Economy and Digital Media

    With the world’s largest online population, China’s digital economy has grown rapidly to cater to the needs of the online masses. Much of the initial growth in China’s digital economy was underpinned by the online demand for information, media and commerce, giving rise to China’s three domestic digital economy giants; Baidu (search), Alibaba (e-commerce) and Tencent (social media).

  • China - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses

    China possesses the largest broadband subscriber base in the world, with the majority of users accessing the Internet through mobile devices. Catering to this demand are China’s three telcos: China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile.

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

    Although China boasts the largest mobile market in the world, there is still much room for growth given the relatively recent focus on large scale LTE investment. China’s mobile market is served by mobile network operators China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom which operate a variety of technology platforms that reflect the commercial preferences of operators and the industry development policies of the government.

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

    The Chinese telecom market is the largest in the world in terms of subscribers and is undergoing transition. Mobile subscriptions outnumber fixed voice connections and voice is giving way to data as the primary revenue generator.

  • Lebanon - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

    Progress ahead for Lebanon’s fixed and mobile broadband markets Lebanon’s mobile infrastructure has been primarily focused on 2G and 3G networks in recent years. However this is set to change with The Ministry of Telecommunications (MoT) launching a “2020 Telecom Vision” initiative in mid 2015.

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

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

  • Latin America - Mobile Voice and Mobile Broadband Statistics (tables only)

    This report provides 350 tables and 35 charts illustrating the mobile statistics for Latin America, both for individual countries and the region as a whole. Short market analyses and overviews are given for each country, but the original documents should be accessed for full descriptions and analysis.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Australia - Digital Media - Apps and Services

    This annual report offers a wealth of information on the digital entertainment and media market in Australia. The report includes analyses, statistics and trends. It provides a comprehensive insight into the progress of the various media internet and examines the key issues in the market and the business opportunities arising from the developments across social media, gaming and entertainment.

  • Australia - Video Streaming, Broadcasting and Pay TV

    The digital TV and video streaming industry continues to evolve and growing strongly as it moves towards 2017. Consumer habits are shifting from broadcast TV to on-demand content – especially video streaming.

  • Vocus - M2

    Vocus is an Australian based telecommunications provider with offices in Australia and New Zealand. Its services include co-location, internet, voice, fibre and ethernet services. Vocus merged with M2 Communications in 2016 and acquired Amcom in 2015, a second-tier telecommunications carrier providing fibre, cloud services, IP voice solutions, broadband, data centre, and internet services to corporate and government.

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  • 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.

  • Australia - Mobile Broadband - Market Analyses

    The use of mobile broadband in Australia has expanded rapidly in recent quarters in line with the expansion of LTE networks, which by the end of 2016 are expected to provide about 98% population coverage.

  • Australia - Mobile Broadband - LTE and 5G

    The three LTE networks operated by Optus, Telstra and Vodafone have developed rapidly during the past two years as these players strive to provide an infrastructure capable of meetings customer demand for mobile broadband services.

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

    The global digital media entertainment market continues to go from strength to strength in 2016. This highly competitive industry sector is flourishing on the back of improved mobile and broadband infrastructure and consumers continuing to embrace entertainment services such as gaming, social media, video streaming and music.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

    DRC’s mobile market consolidation with sale of Tigo Congo to Orange Following a 30-year dictatorship between 1967 and 1997, the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) has suffered from several wars and considerable social upheaval.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - FttN and VDSL

    In April 2014 the government formally opted for the NBN to provide a multi-technology mix rather than be predominantly FttH. Under the new scheme, FttH will connect 26% of premises by 2020, while a further 44% will be served by FttN - using the VDSL technology - and the remaining 30% of will receive services via existing HFC networks.

  • Australia - Connected Homes

    The connected home covers many areas, from data, video and audio delivery, through to smart appliances, security and home automation. While the technologies in these domains have both existed and evolved for many years, implementing connected home solutions has traditionally been costly and complex.

  • 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 - Smart Cities - Trends, Developments, Analyses

    The development of smart cities and indeed smart countries require vision and recognition of the fact that many of today’s social, economic and sustainability problems can only be solved with the assistance of smart technologies.

  • 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.

  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Market - Overview and Statistics

    Growth in the Australian fixed broadband market has slowed in line with higher penetration rates. Within the market there is a dynamic shift among customers to fibre networks, as this infrastructure is being built out by nbn (NBN Co), the company responsible for the national broadband deployment.

  • Australia - Broadband - Residential Market Statistics and Analyses

    This report assesses the usage of internet and broadband services in Australia’s residential sector. It includes market estimates as well as data from a number of surveys covering consumer usage and patterns, in addition to internet and broadband data statistics.

  • Australia - Broadband - FttH Greenfield Market

    The deployment of Fibre-to-the-Premises in greenfield estates is a fast-growing industry, supported by an updated regulatory regime and pricing models. Recent legislation provides the framework for all new major housing sites to be supplied with FttP infrastructure, or to be made ready (pit and pipe) for such deployment.

  • Australia - Broadband - DSL Market Statistics and Analyses

    Australia’s broadband sector is making improved progress in its migration to a multi-technology NBN. This has left considerable room for further development in the DSL and cable sectors, both of which are benefiting from the deployment of new technologies.

  • Australia - Broadband - Business Market Statistics and Analyses

    Most Australian businesses now make use of broadband to promote themselves in the market place, interact with customers, perform essential tasks such as lodging tax and other forms, and engage in e-commerce to buy and order goods.

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

    Ireland’s mobile market has undergone considerable changes in recent years, particularly after 3 Ireland acquired O2 and so secured a 36% market share, behind only Vodafone at 38%. Despite this consolidation, the market enjoys effective competition between three main players as well as a small number of MVNOs.

  • Ireland - Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    During the last two years the market for converged media and applications in Ireland has evolved rapidly in line with the improved reach and capacity of broadband infrastructure. Both the government through its National broadband Scheme, and operators such as eir and Vodafone Ireland through their investment programs, are extending the reach of improved broadband services for customers.

  • Ireland - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses

    For many years Ireland’s broadband market was underdeveloped by European standards, although government efforts to improve local loop unbundling and wholesale access has meant that growth, albeit from a relatively low base, has been strong in recent years.

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

    Ireland’s telecom market has recently emerged from a long period in which it had been held back by poor broadband uptake, underinvestment and mismanagement among some of the key operators. Eir perhaps suffered most from the financial crisis which hit the country: the financial difficulties of customers repressed company revenue and curtailed investment plans.

  • TPG Telecom Limited

    TPG Telecom Limited provides telecoms and multimedia services in the Australian marketplace. In August 2015 TPG acquired local ISP iiNet. TPG is now Australia's second-biggest provider of fixed-line broadband in Australia with over 1.

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  • Global Mobile Broadband - LTE, VoLTE, LTE-A, LTE-B and 5G - Trends and Statistics

    Long-Term Evolution (LTE) – or 4G – represents an important growth opportunity for the mobile industry, and operators around the world are investing heavily in rolling out the technology. In fact, LTE network deployment may turn out to be one of fastest technology migrations ever seen.

  • 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.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - FttH, FttB roll outs

    Between 2009 and 2012, NBN Co designed the architecture for a national FttH network. Legislation and contracts were completed in 2012 and shortly afterwards the rollout started, based on a ‘rolling’ three year plan.

  • Australia - National Broadband Network - Fixed Wireless and Satellite Networks

    The National Broadband Network will connect approximately 7% of all premises in the country to wireless networks. They consist of an LTE-based component that will cover 5%, with a satellite-based network dealing with the remaining 2%.

  • Australia - Mobile Communications - Subscriber Statistics

    The high mobile penetration in Australia is reflected in the slow-down in subscriber growth seen in recent quarters. By mid-2016 mobile penetration approached 142%. Although a significant proportion of subscribers make use of multiple phones or SIM cards, growth is stimulated by a steady increase in the country’s population.

  • New Zealand - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses

    New Zealand’s mobile market continues to undergo significant developments. There have been considerable gains made in LTE services, with effective competition between Spark, Vodafone NZ and the country’s third mobile operator 2degrees.

  • New Zealand - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

    This report provides a snapshot of key statistical data for New Zealand’s telecom market. It covers the fixed-line market and developments in the rollout of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network. The fixed-line voice market (voice calls and local access) continues to lose overall share of the telecom services market, partly caused by the drop in call prices and volumes as the uptake of mobile and other P2P services continues.

  • El Salvador - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

    Regulator re-opens 1700MHz and 2100MHz spectrum auction El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. Economic prosperity has been stymied by income inequality, poor infrastructure and inadequate social capital.

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