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  • Spain - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Spain’s regulator improves wholesale access covering 65% of the population. In recent years the value of Spain’s telecom market has fallen steadily, with the sector affected by the poor economic climate which has contributed to high unemployment and reduced disposable income among consumers.
     
  • Brazil - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Brazil’s government approves additional funding for National Broadband Plan. Supported by a population of some 204 million, the Brazilian telecoms market is among the largest in Latin America. Telecoms revenue has been adversely affected by the ongoing economic crisis which has dented consumer confidence and reduced spend on services.
     
  • Mexico - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Mexico contracts Altan to operate wholesale mobile network. With a population of around 121 million and a fixed-line teledensity of around 18% Mexico’s telecom sector retains significant potential for growth over the next few years.
     
  • France - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    France’s telecom sector shows strong return to investment. France has the third largest telecoms market in Europe after Germany and the UK. The incumbent telco Orange Group is one of the world’s major players with interests in markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
     
  • Italy - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Italian government awards €1.4 billion contract to extend fibre-based broadband. Italy’s large telecom market boasts one of the highest rates for mobile penetration in Europe, while the fibre-optic sector has seen significant development in recent years, both in operator investment and in regulatory measures to widen the availability of superfast broadband services.
     
  • Global Digital and Sharing Economy - The E-commerce and M-Commerce Transformation
    The sharing economy movement matures and e-commerce continues to thrive. The “sharing economy” movement is maturing and citizens and corporations alike have accepted that popular business models like Uber and Airbnb seem here to stay.
     
  • United Kingdom - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    UK government adds to private sector investment for fibre broadband. The UK’s telecom market, one of the largest in Europe, is characterised by fierce competition in the mobile and broadband sectors.
     
  • Asia - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs
    Asian mobile subscriber growth begins to subside in larger markets. The focus of this report is on the operators within their individual national markets. In addition to these individual operators there are those companies such as SingTel, Vodafone, and Axiata (formerly Telekom Malaysia International) that have built a substantial presence around the Asian region beyond their own domestic market through their shareholdings in operators in multiple other markets.
     
  • Asia - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    North Asian countries lead the fixed broadband market but other Asian nations catching up. South Korea and Japan are the leading two countries in Asia with regards to internet penetration with penetration reaching 91% in 2016.
     

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  • Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Telecoms sector in Syria showing resilience despite challenging environment. The years of civil unrest in Syria have taken their toll on Syria’s telecommunications infrastructure and while the capital Damascus has survived reasonably well, it is the outskirts, rural and remote areas which have felt the brunt of the destruction.
     
  • Israel - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    In 2017 Israel’s mobile market is served by five mobile network operators. In recent years, there have been some changes however with Partner stepping away from its branding partnership with Orange and Golan Telecom becoming available for acquisition.
     
  • Taiwan - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Taiwan possesses a competitive mobile market comprised of six mobile network operators, of which three dominate the market. High mobile penetration means competition is intense to gain new subscribers hence the market was quick to embrace LTE due to the new subscriber opportunity it presented.
     
  • Nextgen Networks (Nextgen Group)
    Nextgen Networks (Nextgen) is a licensed telecommunications carrier and the company specialises in data services for carriers, service providers, government and corporations. The company was also awarded an RSP license for the NBN Co trial areas.
     
  • Nextgen Networks (Nextgen Group)
    Nextgen Networks (Nextgen) is a licensed telecommunications carrier and the company specialises in data services for carriers, service providers, government and corporations. The company was also awarded an RSP license for the NBN Co trial areas.
     
  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Global Smart Infrastructure - Smart City Transformation - Looking Towards 2017
    While a holistic approach towards the development of smart cities is still often missing; as we look towards 2017 there are some good examples both nationally and internationally of councils that are moving in the right direction.
     
  • Global Mobile Devices Market – Smartphones, Wearables, Tablets – Statistics and Trends
    The global smartphone market has slowed from its boom years to a more modest growth. With mature markets becoming increasingly dependent on replacement purchases rather than on first-time buyers, the industry has shifted its attention to emerging countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa, where much of the population either does not own a mobile phone or has yet to move from feature phone to smartphone.
     
  • 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.
     

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