Latest Research

New Report Releases

  • Italy - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Italy’s telcos progress with fibre network sharing Italy’s large telecom market has one of the highest mobile penetration rates in Europe and has benefitted from progressive government programs aimed at developing the fibre broadband sector.
     
  • Germany - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Germany begins to distribute 5G spectrum to licensees Germany has one of Europe’s largest telecom markets, as befits a country with a population approaching 83 million. Both the fixed network and broadband markets are dominated by Telekom Deutschland, though other notable players include freenet, Vodafone Germany and Telefónica Germany.
     
  • Netherlands - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Netherlands preparing for 5G network sharing scheme In common with other telecom markets in the region, the Dutch market is seeing a continuing decline in the fixed-line voice market as customers migrate to VoIP and mobile platforms for voice calls.
     
  • Global Smart Cities - Telecoms Infrastructure Plays a Key Role
    Successful smart cities require significant ICT infrastructure Telecommunications infrastructure plays an important role in providing the backbone for building the Smart Cities and Smart Homes which are emerging around the world.
     
  • Slovakia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Slovakia to auction 700MHz spectrum for 5G by mid-2020 Despite market liberalisation Slovakia’s incumbent telco Slovak Telekom maintains a near monopoly of the fixed-line market and also dominates the DSL broadband sector.
     
  • Romania - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Romania prepares for multi-band auction to support 5G launches Romania’s telecoms market continues to evolve under the dynamics of competition and technological change. Alternative operators have launched competing services in the fixed-line voice market, with the provision of bundled services being a key driver.
     
  • France - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    France looking for 5G auction enabling licensees to invest in infrastructure France has the third largest telecoms market in Europe, worth about €31 billion annually. The incumbent telco Orange Group is one of the world’s major players with interests in markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
     
  • Australia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Australia’s NBN makes slow progressWhile fixed-line telephony traffic and revenue are declining, the mobile broadband market is growing steadily. Fixed-line broadband on the copper network is also declining as fibre and fixed-wireless broadband services become more widely available, through the NBN’s multi-technology architecture, with its emphasis on VDSL with Fibre-to-the Node (FttN).
     
  • Hungary - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Hungary’s MNOs prepare for imminent multi-spectrum auction for 5G services As in many other markets in the region, in Hungary the number of fixed-lines, as also fixed-line revenue, has been affected by the changing consumer use of such services and by the trend for fixed-to-mobile substitution.
     

Major Report Updates

  • Italy - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Italy’s telcos progress with fibre network sharing Italy’s large telecom market has one of the highest mobile penetration rates in Europe and has benefitted from progressive government programs aimed at developing the fibre broadband sector.
     
  • Italy - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Italy’s large telecom market has one of the highest mobile penetration rates in Europe and has benefitted from progressive government programs aimed at developing the fibre broadband sector. The number of broadband subscribers is growing steadily though the DSL segment has begun to contract as subscribers are migrated to the fibre platform.
     
  • Italy - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    In the Italian broadband market there is strong competition within the DSL sector, supplemented by a vibrant fibre sector spearheaded by investment efforts from Telecom Italia, other telcos and municipal governments.
     
  • Italy - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Italy’s vibrant mobile market has one of the highest penetration rates in Europe, though the number of subscribers has fallen in recent years as customers respond to attractive off-net pricing and bundled offers from the main providers.
     
  • Germany - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Germany begins to distribute 5G spectrum to licensees Germany has one of Europe’s largest telecom markets, as befits a country with a population approaching 83 million. Both the fixed network and broadband markets are dominated by Telekom Deutschland, though other notable players include freenet, Vodafone Germany and Telefónica Germany.
     
  • Germany - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    The German mobile market is the largest in Europe, with the number of active subscribers at about 107.5 million as of early 2019. In common with most developed markets, the main driver for growth is in mobile data, with the number of mobile broadband subscribers having increased rapidly in recent years on the back of the near universally available LTE infrastructure.
     
  • Germany - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Germany has one of Europe’s largest telecom markets, as befits a country with a population approaching 83 million. Penetration in the broadband and mobile sectors is about average for the region. Both the fixed network and broadband markets are dominated by Telekom Deutschland, though other notable players include freenet, Vodafone Germany and Telefónica Germany.
     
  • Germany - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    Germany has one of the largest broadband markets in Europe and also one of the more progressive in the pursuit of DOCSIS3.1 and G.fast deployments. The dominant DSL platform is led by Telekom Deutschland, which continues to invest in network upgrades with a focus on a hybrid fibre and vectoring VDSL solution.
     
  • Netherlands - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Netherlands preparing for 5G network sharing scheme In common with other telecom markets in the region, the Dutch market is seeing a continuing decline in the fixed-line voice market as customers migrate to VoIP and mobile platforms for voice calls.
     
  • Netherlands - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    In common with other telecom markets in the region, the Dutch market is seeing a continuing decline in the fixed-line voice market as customers migrate to VoIP and mobile platforms for voice calls. In addition, the physical copper infrastructure is being replaced with fibre.
     

New Chapter or Analysis

  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Papua New Guinea’s telecoms connectivity improvingWith fixed teledensity having seen little change over the past two decades, progress in PNGs telecommunications has come primarily from mobile networks, where accessibility has expanded from less than 3% population coverage in 2006 to more than 89% today with a combination of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks on offer depending on location.
     
  • Sweden - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Sweden’s telecom market includes mature mobile and broadband sectors which have been stimulated by the progressive investment of the main telcos in developing new technologies. The country retains one of the best developed LTE infrastructures in the region, while its network operators will be well positioned to expand services based on 5G once additional spectrum is made available to them in early 2020.
     
  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Papua New Guinea’s telecoms connectivity improvingWith fixed teledensity having seen little change over the past two decades, progress in PNGs telecommunications has come primarily from mobile networks, where accessibility has expanded from less than 3% population coverage in 2006 to more than 89% today with a combination of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks on offer depending on location.
     
  • Belize - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Belize’s incumbent telco Digi reports pressure on telecom revenueOne of the smaller countries in Central America, Belize in many respects has closer affinities with English speaking countries of the Caribbean than with its immediate neighbours.
     
  • South Africa - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    For many years South Africa’s broadband market was held back by an expensive operating environment created by Telkom’s dominance in the fixed-line market and in access to international bandwidth. This has begun to change, supported by the licensing of Neotel as a second fixed-line operator, as also by the involvement of mobile network operators such as Vodacom and Cell C in the fibre market.
     
  • 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. China's telecommunications development has generally been driven by investments from government-allied entities and features a strong industrial policy.
     
  • Ghana - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Ghana was one of the first countries in Africa to liberalise and deregulate its telecommunications sector. Following the privatisation of Ghana Telecom in 1996 there was very rapid growth in market competition across the mobile and internet sectors, with a number of new players being licensed to offer services.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Benin - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Benin government set to restructure state-owned telcosDevelopment within Benin’s telecom market continues to be restricted by the poor condition of the country’s fixed-line infrastructure. The use of fixed-line voice and internet services is low, and consequently little revenue is derived from these sectors.
     
  • Senegal - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Senegal approves LLU to stimulate DSL market competitionSenegal’s economic growth has improved steadily in recent years, with GDP having grown at about 7% in 2017 and 2018. This has translated into consistent growth in the telecom market, with the number of mobile subscribers having increased 4.
     

Statistical Table(s) Update or Addition

Purchase with Confidence

Paul was that fast, he outpaced with his message the entire Dutch (financial) press as well as international news agencies like DowJones. BuddeComm, your Australian news source that informs faster than that other Australian NewsCorp ;-)

Hendrik Rood, Senior consultant, Stratix Consulting

Special Offers

Cameroon - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
US$375.00 until 27 Nov 2019
(normal price US$750.00)

Nigeria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
US$575.00 until 27 Nov 2019
(normal price US$1,150.00)

Sample Reports

A selection of downloadable samples from our Annual Publications catalogue.


Download a Sample Report

More than 4,000 customers from 140 countries utilise BuddeComm Research

Are you interested in BuddeComm's Custom Research Service?

News & Views

Have the latest telecommunications industry news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to Paul's FREE weekly News & Views.