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  • Australia - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analysis
    5G developments gain momentum in Australian market. 5G represents the next evolution in mobile technologies. It is expected to support an immense increase in data rates, at 1Gb/s and higher, reduce latency and enable networks to connect a vast number of devices.
     
  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Market - Insights, Statistics and Analyses
    The DSL market shrinks as the NBN is further rolled out. Within the Australian fixed broadband 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 - Telco Company Profiles
    Australia’s mobile network market is set for a major shakeup. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the major fixed broadband service providers in Australia: Telstra, Optus, Vocus, TPG, Macquarie Telecom and Vodafone Australia.
     
  • Middle East - Fixed Broadband Market
    Encouraging signs for fixed broadband development in the Middle East. While the Middle East has relatively low levels of fixed broadband penetration when compared at a global level; there are still some very progressive developments occurring in this diverse region.
     
  • Argentina - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Argentinian telcos scale down investments in response to harsh economic climate. . Argentina has an advanced telecom infrastructure though considerable investment is still required to update services in rural areas.
     
  • Sweden - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Sweden’s telecom sector revenue showing continued growth. . Sweden’s telecom market includes mature mobile and broadband sectors which have consistently been among the first in Europe to deploy advanced technologies.
     
  • Italy - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Italy’s multi-spectrum auction paves the way for 5G services in 2019. 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.
     
  • Spain - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Spain’s telcos sign more fibre sharing agreements. . Spain’s telecom market is one of the largest in Europe, supported by a population of more than 46 million. The poor economic climate which followed the GFC in 2008/9 was exacerbated by high unemployment and reduced disposable income among consumers.
     
  • Slovakia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Slovakian telcos to extend fixed broadband nationally by 2020. . Despite market liberalisation Slovakia’s incumbent telco Slovak Telekom maintains a near monopoly of the fixed-line market. Market competition has forced a number of mergers and acquisitions in recent years, resulting in a small number of larger operators.
     
  • Netherlands - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Netherlands regulator imposes wholesale access conditions on VodafoneZiggo. . 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.
     

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  • Armenia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Mobile market in Armenia undergoes major modernisation programThe Armenian telecom market continues to attempt to put an effective national telecommunications service in place. Armenia’s telecom sector was slow to capitalise on the country’s steadily improving economic conditions, however by 2018 there had been considerable improvement in both the economy and the country’s telecom market.
     
  • Australia - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analysis
    5G developments gain momentum in Australian market. 5G represents the next evolution in mobile technologies. It is expected to support an immense increase in data rates, at 1Gb/s and higher, reduce latency and enable networks to connect a vast number of devices.
     
  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Market - Insights, Statistics and Analyses
    The DSL market shrinks as the NBN is further rolled out. Within the Australian fixed broadband 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.
     
  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Global M2M and IoT Trends
    In 2019 the interest in the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and M2M is going to continue to gather pace with a number of related developments also continuing to demonstrate progress. The underlying infrastructures of 4G LTE and emerging 5G technology along with the many, many countries deploying fibre-based broadband will see the emergence of new applications - wand many of these will be based on sensors and M2M technologies.
     
  • Australia - Telco Company Profiles
    Australia’s mobile network market is set for a major shakeup. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the major fixed broadband service providers in Australia: Telstra, Optus, Vocus, TPG, Macquarie Telecom and Vodafone Australia.
     
  • Laos - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    The Laos telecoms market finally gains some momentumThe telecom sector in Laos still has numerous issues to address. For a number of years, the rate of regulatory reform has been well behind wider industry development.
     
  • Australia - Data Centres
    It took over 20 years for the data centre market to reach its current position. The arrival of cloud computing, Big Data, M2M and IoT allowed for a large range of new services and applications, especially aimed at small and medium organisations.
     
  • Middle East - Fixed Broadband Market
    Encouraging signs for fixed broadband development in the Middle East. While the Middle East has relatively low levels of fixed broadband penetration when compared at a global level; there are still some very progressive developments occurring in this diverse region.
     
  • Australia - Digital Media - Video Streaming
    There are two major categories of paid online video content: Pay-per-view video-on-demand (PVOD) and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services. SVOD has emerged as the major category of paid online content in Australia.
     
  • Global Smart Cities - Towards 2019 - Analysis and Statistics
    With 5G on the horizon and fibre broadband networks being deployed in many countries around the world; it is timely to consider how important it is to get this infrastructure right in order to provide the foundation for the development of smart cities.
     

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  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     

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  • Paraguay - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Paraguay’s incumbent telco and government agencies coordinate fibre expansion effortsThe state-owned incumbent, Corporación Paraguaya de Comunicaciones (Copaco) retains a monopoly on all fixed-line voice services, including local telephony, international long-distance telephony, and VoIP.
     
  • Moldova - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Moldova telecom market revenue continues slideThe Moldovan telecom market saw several years of solid growth, particularly in the fixed-line and mobile broadband sectors. However, a combination of high unemployment and economic difficulties have led to constraints on consumer spend, resulting in telecom revenue having fallen since 2016.
     
  • Sierra Leone - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Sierra Leone’s mobile market showing continuing fluiditySierra Leone has enjoyed sustained political stability in recent years, following a decade of civil war. The departure of the UN’s local mission in March 2014 marked the end of more than 15 years of international peacekeeping operations in the country.
     
  • Malta - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Malta’s Melita preps for 5G with EricssonDespite its small size, Malta’s telecom sector is among the most advanced in Europe, with high mobile and broadband penetration rates and a strategy in place to capitalise on infrastructure to develop e-commerce opportunities.
     
  • Peru - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Peru’s mobile penetration is on a par with the regional average, though high penetration is attributed to the popular use (especially urban dwellers) of multiple mobile subscriptions. This phenomenon is becoming less pronounced as network operators respond to market competition by providing generous data and voice bundles (so obviating the need for SIM cards from different networks) and as the regulator endeavours to remove illegal devices and unregistered SIM cards from the market.
     
  • Peru - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Peru’s fixed-line teledensity remains among the lowest in South America. Obstacles to fixed-line growth include widespread poverty, fixed-to-mobile substitution, expensive telephone services, and geographical inaccessibility in the rugged Andean mountains and lowland Amazon jungles.
     
  • Peru - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    Broadband subscriber penetration in Peru is considerably lower than the Latin American average, despite the government efforts to encourage the development of the sector. The shortcoming in broadband penetration is partly due to barriers such as poverty, limited levels of literacy among some demographics, low computer penetration, and rugged topography which has made the extension of fixed-line infrastructure in some areas difficult.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Burkina Faso - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Burkina Faso makes further efforts to end mobile roaming chargesThe telecom sector in Burkina Faso continues to be stymied by slow regulatory procedures and insufficient mobile spectrum, compounded by the poor condition of fixed-line networks which has held back the development of fixed-line internet services and rendered such services among the most expensive globally.
     
  • Australia - Internet of Things (IoT) Market
    With the move towards 5G well and truly underway it is important to look at what will be the value of IoT infrastructure to the development of a network that will be dominated by sensors and devices.The infrastructure that is now being built offers a range of features such as ubiquitousness, affordability, low latency, high speed and high capacity.
     

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