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  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Service Providers
    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the major fixed broadband service providers in Australia: Telstra, Optus, Vocus, TPG, Macquarie Telecom and Vodafone Australia.Telstra is Australia’s largest telecommunications provider offering a full range of telecom services throughout Australia.
     
  • Asia - Telecom Forecasts
    Mobile broadband will continue to fuel growth across Asia to 2023. Asia’s telecoms markets continue to see solid growth, however this growth is predicted to slow down over the next five years to 2023.
     
  • Asia - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    Fixed Broadband continues to provide the foundation for Asia’s Telecoms market. Fixed broadband continues to underpin the delivery of internet services to households and businesses. Fixed broadband penetration across the entire Asian region has increased from 7% in 2012 to 11% going into 2018.
     

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  • Australia - Fixed Broadband Service Providers
    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the major fixed broadband service providers in Australia: Telstra, Optus, Vocus, TPG, Macquarie Telecom and Vodafone Australia.Telstra is Australia’s largest telecommunications provider offering a full range of telecom services throughout Australia.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Asia - Telecom Forecasts
    Mobile broadband will continue to fuel growth across Asia to 2023. Asia’s telecoms markets continue to see solid growth, however this growth is predicted to slow down over the next five years to 2023.
     
  • Vietnam - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    The fixed broadband access has been built on the back of an extensive Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) network, with the more recent focus being on fibre-based services. Subscriber growth in fibre continues to be strong.
     
  • Asia - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
    Fixed Broadband continues to provide the foundation for Asia’s Telecoms market. Fixed broadband continues to underpin the delivery of internet services to households and businesses. Fixed broadband penetration across the entire Asian region has increased from 7% in 2012 to 11% going into 2018.
     
  • Kuwait - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Government support is integral to Kuwait’s telecom industry progressDevelopments over the past year or so in Kuwait has demonstrated how a supportive government can pave the way for telecoms progress. The Kuwait government is making great headway in implementing changes which will improve the overall telecoms industry.
     
  • Australia - Data Centres and Internet of Things (IoT)
    Australia’s Data Centre Market Attracting Significant New Overseas Entrants. 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.
     
  • Fiji - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Advanced 4G LTE services arrive in FijiFiji plays an important role in the Pacific Islands as it is one of the most advanced economies in the region. Fijian citizens rely heavily on telecommunication services in order to stay connected in an increasingly globalised society.
     
  • Asia - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband
    Asia’s mobile market continues to be driven by mobile broadband. . Asia’s mobile and mobile broadband markets continue to see solid growth. The overall mobile penetration rate on average across the entire Asian region reached over 102% going into 2018, up from 83% back in 2012.
     
  • Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband
    Mobile broadband infrastructure grows in the Middle East. Mobile communication has become very popular in the Middle East and penetration has increased remarkedly in recent years. The United Arab Emirates; Kuwait and Bahrain all have mobile penetration rates of over 200% and Jordan is not far behind with around 190%.
     

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  • 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, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    MVNOs are making an impact in OmanThe mobile sector in Oman has become more and more competitive in recent years, due to both the market becoming saturated as well as the rise of MVNOs.The two mobile operators, Omantel and Ooredoo Oman, are beginning to feel the impact of the MVNOs with both Friendi and Renna capturing more and more subscriber market share each year.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Vocus
    Vocus is an Australian based telecommunications provider with offices in Australia and New Zealand. Its services include co-location, internet, voice, fibre and ethernet services. Vocus merged with M2 Communications and acquired Amcom.
     
  • TPG Telecom Limited
    TPG Telecom Limited provides telecoms and multimedia services in the Australian marketplace. TPG acquired local ISP iiNet. TPG is now Australia's second-biggest provider of fixed-line broadband in Australia with over 1.
     

Statistical Table(s) Update or Addition

  • Australia - Mobile Communications - Mobile Network Operators and MNVOs
    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 since 2016, thus encouraging growth in the LTE sector.
     
  • Australia - Mobile Infrastructure, Mobile Broadband
    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.
     
  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - 5G Global Trends and Leading Countries 2018
    The emerging 5G technology has attracted intense interest from the ICT industry and wider community due to its potential to increase opportunities for developments related to IoT including M2M communications, virtual reality, Artificial Intelligence and mission critical communication.
     
  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Global OTT VoIP and Messaging Services Market
    VoIP subscriptions worldwide have increased substantially, with further growth predicted in the years through to at least 2024 as more and more residential customers and businesses turn to VoIP to reduce costs.
     
  • The Global Mobile Market - Major Trends, Revenue and Industry Statistics
    In 2018 we are quickly approaching 100% mobile broadband penetration in the developed markets – and 50% in the developing markets. It is timely now to look at the trends and statistics which are shaping our global mobile industry.
     
  • Global Telecoms Trends - The Big Picture 2018 - Key Industry Statistics
    In 2018 the global telecommunications market continues its transformation into the industry underpinning the digital, sharing and interconnected economy. This evolution is mainly driven by the ongoing innovations and technological developments that are taking place and the industry is working hard to keep up with these rapid changes.
     
  • Switzerland - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Switzerland’s mobile market has undergone a number of changes in recent years, with the operator Salt (formerly Orange Switzerland) having been acquired by NJJ Capital in February 2015, and with Sunrise having been acquired by the private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.
     
  • Slovakia - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Slovakia’s mobile market is served by four mobile network operators, three of which have a pan-European reach. Mobile penetration is relatively high, reaching about 130% by late 2017. The introduction of mobile number portability in 2006 intensified competition between players.
     
  • Belarus - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Belarus’s wholesale mobile provider beCloud trialling 5GBelarus’s economic growth has stalled in recent years, with GDP showing negative growth between 2015 and 2017. Although inflation has been brought down to more manageable levels since the hyper-inflationary year of 2011, it remains high while the value of the Ruble has fallen in relation to other currencies, including the Euro.
     
  • Telstra Corporation Limited
    Telstra is Australia’s largest telecommunications provider offering a full range of telecom services throughout Australia. The company provides basic access services to most homes and businesses, local and long-distance telephone call services, and mobile and internet services.
     

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