Virus impact over each market - telecom operators, government agencies and regulators' responses - revised forecasts for the next 5 years.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2007 Update History
Report Status: Archived
Report Pages: 90
Analyst: Stephen McNamara
This report covers Italy and Malta, together representing one of the largest and most influential telecom markets in Europe, as well as one of the smallest yet technologically proficient. Trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media including VoIP, VoD and IPTV developments are provided. Subjects include:
BuddeComm’s Italy and Malta Annual Publication, 2007 Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Italy and Malta, profiles two contrasting telecom markets. This report presents a concise overview of the telecom markets in Italy and Malta, providing key statistics on operators’ offers and performances together with their strategies to adapt to the increasingly competitive scenarios expected in coming years. It also assesses regulatory changes and their implications, and analyses the emergence of convergence and triple play services.
Italy’s mobile market is among the more dynamic in Europe, supported by a large population keen to adopt new services. The digital TV and broadband sectors have also progressed well. Italy also has one of the most advanced fibre infrastructures, with companies such as FASTWEB being among the top tier in Europe. Together with upgraded ADSL2+ networks, the widening fibre footprint has boosted popular take-up of triple play services, and will provide a strong foundation for IPTV, VoD and VoIP in coming years. For the country overview, see chapter 1, page 1.
Malta has Europe’s smallest telecom market but does not lag behind in technological developments. The incumbent was rebranded as GO in 2007, and its new owners have invested in infrastructure upgrades. By the end of 2007 there were three 3G licensees, and while GO is currently the island’s only quad play provider, Melita Cable and Vodafone both have ambitions to compete with full bundled services. For the country overview, see chapter 2, page 49.
Forecast broadband household subscriber growth Italy and Malta - 2007-2008
For those needing high level strategic information and objective analysis on this region, this report is essential reading and gives further information on:
Data in this report is the latest available at the time of preparation and may not be for the current year.
Paul, Many thanks for your inputs yesterday. You provided a compelling different perspective to our traditional infrastructure focus and this is valuable for our future planning. I also had very favourable feedback from our participants on your involvement.
Stephen Negus, Aurecon
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