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  • USA - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    USA remains among leaders for 5G into 2019. Growth in the US mobile subscriber base remains strong, with a penetration rate of about 127%. Declining revenue from voice services is compensated for by high growth in mobile data use, itself supported by upgraded networks based on LTE technologies.
     
  • Global - Telecoms Maturity Index - Top 20 Countries
    BuddeComm has developed a Telecoms Maturity Index (TMI) which provides a benchmark regarding the telecoms maturity of countries around the world. The index analyses the Broadband, Mobile and Fixed Line markets of a specific country as well as a range of parameters to help evaluate the economic development of a country.
     

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  • Caribbean Telecom Markets - Netherlands Antilles to US Virgin Islands
    This report provides an overview of the telecom markets in Netherlands Antilles, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.
     
  • Caribbean Telecom Markets - British Virgin Islands to Montserrat
    This report provides an overview of the telecom markets in British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Montserrat. It includes information about fixed-line and mobile operators, internet providers, the regulatory background and market liberalisation.
     
  • Caribbean Telecom Markets - Anguilla to Bermuda
    This report provides an overview of the telecom markets in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados and Bermuda. It includes information about fixed-line and mobile operators, internet providers, regulatory developments and the state of market liberalisation.
     
  • Eritrea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Eritrea restores telecom link to EthiopiaEritrea’s telecom sector operates under a state-owned monopoly for fixed and mobile services. Partly as a result of such restrictions on competition, the country has the least developed telecommunications market in Africa.
     
  • Luxembourg - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Luxembourg makes gains in migration to fibre broadbandOverall revenue from electronic communications services in Luxembourg has increased steadily during the last few years though there remains pressure from regulatory measures on areas such as interconnection tariffs and roaming charges, as also by lower consumer use of fixed-line voice services and by the prevalence of VoIP/VoBB over traditional PSTN lines.
     
  • Cuba - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Cuba widens reach of 3G servicesCuba’s telecom sector remains a peculiarity, with state control having stymied rather than promoted the development of all sectors. The country has the lowest mobile phone and internet penetration rates in the region, while fixed-line teledensity is also very low.
     
  • Maldives - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Ooredoo Maldives extends FttP services to more than 40 islandsAlthough the Maldives has a population of only 360,000 the telecom market is bolstered by the considerable influx of tourists. Steady growth in recent years has attracted international investment, including the Qatar-based Ooredoo Group.
     
  • USA - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    USA remains among leaders for 5G into 2019. Growth in the US mobile subscriber base remains strong, with a penetration rate of about 127%. Declining revenue from voice services is compensated for by high growth in mobile data use, itself supported by upgraded networks based on LTE technologies.
     
  • Liberia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Liberia’s government extends m-payment platform for employeesAfter more than a decade of civil war which destroyed much of its infrastructure, Liberia became a prime example of an almost entirely wireless telecommunications market.
     
  • Mali - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Mali grants its first LTE licenceMali has a challenging geography for the provision of telecommunication services, with large tracks of the country being sparsely populated desert. Many settlements are hard to reach, making them difficult and expensive to service with effective backhaul infrastructure.
     

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  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    New submarine cable to provide better services for Papua New GuineaOver the past few years, Papua New Guinea has experienced positive GDP growth and the government is currently introducing its national strategy, Vision 2050 which is hoped will further address long-term infrastructure requirements; improve general living conditions and maintain economic stability.
     
  • Australia - Mobile Communications - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs
    The Australian mobile market is dominated by the three major mobile network operators Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone (VHA). These have been able to offer LTE services on a wholesale basis thus encouraging growth in the LTE sector.
     
  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    New submarine cable to provide better services for Papua New GuineaOver the past few years, Papua New Guinea has experienced positive GDP growth and the government is currently introducing its national strategy, Vision 2050 which is hoped will further address long-term infrastructure requirements; improve general living conditions and maintain economic stability.
     
  • Vietnam - Mobile Infrastructure - Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Growth has been flat in Vietnam’s mobile market over the past five years. Market growth has been restrained due to a mature and saturated market. Mobile subscriber growth is also expected to be relatively low over the next five years to 2022.
     
  • Australia - Pay TV, Free-to-Air TV - Statistics and Analysis
    FOXTEL during the last few years has struggled to increase pay TV penetration in Australia. Viewing habits have also been affected by the advent of catch-up TV services, which are available from the main broadcasters.
     
  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    New submarine cable to provide better services for Papua New GuineaOver the past few years, Papua New Guinea has experienced positive GDP growth and the government is currently introducing its national strategy, Vision 2050 which is hoped will further address long-term infrastructure requirements; improve general living conditions and maintain economic stability.
     
  • Saudi Arabia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Supporting digital technologies is a key component of Saudi Arabia’s future strategySaudi Arabia entered 2018 on a positive note with the government announcement of its largest financial budget ever which will support the country’s expansion and diversification plans as part of its Vision 2030 program.
     
  • Australia Smart Cities - Case Studies
    While no city can claim to be the leader in the smart city movement there are thousands of examples in the leading cities around the world, and increasingly in Australia also, that have very impressive scores on the board.
     
  • Oman - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Oman is demonstrating progress in both mobile and fixed telecomsOman has established a progressive mobile sector which has substantial coverage of both 3G and 4G LTE networks. While significant 5G developments are not expected until at least 2020; there have been trials already conducted.
     
  • Solomon Islands - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Internet services to improve for the Solomon IslandsThe Solomon Islands relies upon 3G mobile and satellite services as it primary means of both communication and Internet access. In recent years, the country has stabilised both politically and economically – and this, along with improvements to mobile infrastructure – has led to a sharp rise in mobile penetration.
     

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