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  • 15.1 BROADBAND CAPEX
  • BROADBAND SERVICES REVENUE ($ BILLION)

Asia continues to represent a massive presence in the global broadband market in terms of fixed (and mobile broadband) services. The region in fact makes a strong claim to be leading the world in the development of broadband internet. China is the global leader in terms of the number of fixed broadband subscribers,...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • World
  • Demand
  • Global home broadband Wi-Fi devices market by product
  • Global home broadband Wi-Fi devices market 2016-2021 ($ billions)

About Home Broadband Wi-Fi Devices Wireless home broadband solutions use wireless devices, such as a router or a dongle, for connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi technology. These devices, unlike fixed line connections, use a cellular 3G or 4G technology at the backhaul of their network to provide internet connection to end-users....

  • Broadband
  • United States
  • World
  • Forecast
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • 6.7.1.3 Mobile broadband subscribers
  • NEW ZEALAND - MOBILE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2011 - 2016

Mobile infrastructure will ultimately rely on fibre broadband In 2017 mobile broadband subscriptions are growing rapidly and LTE infrastructure now carries over 65% of all global mobile traffic. While mobile and fixed will always exist in parallel, there is no doubt that with a faltering fixed network and an excellent mobile...

  • Broadband
  • ICT
  • Machine-To-Machine
  • Mobile Messaging Services
  • Smartphone
  • Satellite broadband communication in public safety market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Global satellite broadband communication in public safety market by end-users

About Satellite Broadband Satellite broadband plays an important role in meeting public safety needs. Satellite communication in the public safety domain involves the adoption of next-generation satellite communication technology in mission-critical field applications, equipping people with real-time data, video, voice, or other forms...

  • Broadband
  • World
  • Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
  • Inmarsat plc
  • Vt idirect
  • 4.3.2.2 Broadband statistics
  • 4.3.8 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Fixed broadband is a key infrastructure for future progress It has become very clear that innovation related to ICT and digital technologies is one of the key components for future economic and social strength. Countries with a sophisticated fixed and mobile telecoms infrastructure are well placed to take advantage of these future...

  • Broadband
  • South America
  • World
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 8.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • CABLE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2008 - 2017

Macedonia’s mobile market dominated by two MNOs The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia) has been a European Union (EU) candidate country since 2005. As part of the EU pre-accession process, the country has built closer economic ties with the Union: the EU accounts for 60% of Macedonia’s exports and...

  • Broadband
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • Telekom Slovenije Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (E)
  • 6.3 FIXED BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Japan is a country leading in technology use. The report covers trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media including VoIP and IPTV developments. Subjects include: Market and industry analyses, trends and developments; Facts, figures...

  • Broadband
  • Japan
  • DOCOMO Group
  • NTT DOCOMO, INC.
  • NTT Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (E)
  • 8.3 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Fibre Broadband continues to cannibalise DSL in Macau’s Fixed Broadband Market Macau boasts a sophisticated, independently regulated communications market due to Macau’s status as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China following its handover from Portugal. Gradual liberalisation has...

  • Broadband
  • China
  • Market Size
  • China Telecom
  • SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

The UK’s broadband market enjoys excellent cross-platform competition. DSL infrastructure is comprehensively available, while the main cable operator Virgin Media, owned by Liberty Global, aims to increase its footprint to cover about two-thirds of premises by 2019. Virgin Media has also entered the fibre market,...

  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • Internet Services
  • United Kingdom
  • Demand
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (E)
  • 6.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

United Kingdom’s network operators anticipated 5G spectrum release in 2018 The UK’s telecom market is one of the largest in Europe and has long been characterised by fierce competition in the mobile and broadband sectors. As a consequence, mobile and broadband penetration is high, supported by relatively low consumer...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Telecom
  • United Kingdom
  • Vodafone Group
  • 6.1.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)
  • 2.5 NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN

Brazil has one of the largest broadband markets in Latin America, though broadband penetration is only slightly above the Latin American average, trailing behind neighbouring Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay. Substantial investments and regulatory reforms were implemented before the FIFA World Cup was held in 2014 and...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Brazil
  • Market Size
  • Tim Brasil group
  • TOTAL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS
  • 6.2 BROADBAND TRAFFIC

Within the 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’s broadband sector is making improved progress in its migration to a multi-technology NBN. Growth in the...

  • Broadband
  • Australia
  • iiNet Limited
  • Optus
  • Telstra Corporation Limited
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • MULTIMEDIA BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2014 - 2016

Poland’s fixed broadband market has benefited from excellent cross-platform competition, with comprehensive DSL infrastructure complemented by extensive cable networks and a growing fibre presence. Commercial considerations meant that fibre was for some years restricted to a number of urban areas, though more recently...

  • Broadband
  • Poland
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Netia Group
  • Fixed broadband statistics - 2018
  • 7.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Fibre-based broadband operating licenses awarded in Lebanon Lebanon has been working on improving its fixed infrastructure in recent years, driven by the telecoms minister Jamal Jarrah. In 2017 plans were introduced which would see new landlines and fibre-optic networks installed as well as faster DSL services. In...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Lebanon
  • Market Size
  • Orascom Telecom Holding
  • 8.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 8.5 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Albanian telecom sector continues showing slow but steady growth Albania’s telecom market is consistent with developments elsewhere in the region, with fixed-line telephony penetration declining as subscribers migrate to mobile solutions and with ongoing government efforts to improve broadband availability and access conditions. To...

  • Broadband
  • Albania
  • Market Size
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • Vodafone Group
  • 9.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 9.4 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Belarus’s wholesale mobile provider beCloud trialling 5G Belarus’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...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Belarus
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 9.6 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • DSL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2008 - 2019

Botswana’s government and regulator critical of Liquid Telecom joint venture Effective regulatory reform has turned the Botswana’s telecom market into one of the most liberalised in the region. There is a service-neutral licensing regime which takes into account the increasing convergence of technologies and services....

  • Broadband
  • Botswana
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • BTC
  • 9.1.1 Broadband statistics
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2016 (E)

Panama’s additional cable connectivity to improve broadband from 2019 Panama’s economic prospects remain promising, with GDP growth during the last few years being steady at between 5% and 6% annually. This growth has had a positive effect on the country’s telecom market, which has also grown steadily and attracted...

  • Broadband
  • Panama
  • América Móvil, S.A.
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • 8.3 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 8.6 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Bolivia’s Entel extends reach of its FttP service Although Bolivia has enjoyed strong economic growth in recent years, GDP remains among the lowest in South America. Many areas of the country outside the main cities are poor and undeveloped, and there is a sizeable proportion of the population which live in remote...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Bolivia
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • BROADBAND PENETRATION BY SECTOR - 2007 - 2017

Portugal’s broadband penetration has grown steadily in recent years, largely the result of joint efforts between the regulator and the key market operators which have invested in significant infrastructure upgrades. These operators are also focussed on fibre-based services, resulting in a migration of subscribers from...

  • Broadband
  • Portugal
  • Altice Group
  • Portugal Telecom Group
  • Sonaecom Group
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • CABLE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2003 - 2018

Estonia has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe. Broadband is available via a range of fixed-line and wireless technologies, with ADSL2+, FttP, cable, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and HSPA/LTE options widely available. The incumbent telco Telia is the dominant provider of DSL-based services, while cable broadband...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Estonia
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (E)
  • FIBRE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2010 - 2016

Costa Rica sees two operators secure mobile spectrum at 2017 auction Costa Rica’s liberalised telecom sector has seen substantial growth in all sectors in recent years. Although competition was slow to develop there is now effective competition in all sectors. The state owned operator ICE remains the dominant provider...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Costa Rica
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • 6.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6.8 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Ghana planning to replace 2G licenses with unified access licenses in 2019 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...

  • Broadband
  • Ghana
  • Demand
  • Bharti Airtel Limited
  • Vodafone Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (SEP)
  • BROADBAND PENETRATION BY SECTOR - 2007 - 2017

Portuguese telcos looking to complete national fibre networks by 2020 Portugal has a medium-sized telecom market with a strong mobile sector and a growing broadband customer base focussed on the delivery of fibre-based services. Investments in network upgrades are continuing in an effort to attract customers to high-end...

  • Broadband
  • Portugal
  • Portugal Telecom Group
  • Sonaecom Group
  • Vodafone Group
  • BROADBAND SUBSCRIPTIONS - 2014 - 2018
  • FIBRE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2011 - 2017

Kenya’s mature m-commerce sector looking to network interoperability Kenya’s telecommunications market continues to undergo considerable changes in response to increased competition, improved international connectivity, and rapid developments in the mobile market. The landing of four fibre-optic international submarine...

  • Broadband
  • Kenya
  • Bharti Airtel Limited
  • Safaricom Limited
  • Telkom SA
  • 2.6 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 7. WIRELESS BROADBAND

In recent years Ireland’s broadband market has developed strongly, supported by an improving economic climate which has revived investment among the key players, as well as government efforts to improve wholesale access. Vodafone Ireland and Sky Ireland both have plans to increase data rates to 1Gb/s, using a combination...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Ireland
  • Demand
  • Vodafone Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (SEP)
  • 6.5 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

Ireland’s National Broadband Plan left with a single bidder Ireland’s telecom market has emerged from a long period in which it had been held back by low broadband uptake and a poor economic climate which hindered investment among operators as well as spending among consumers. The country during the last two years...

  • Broadband
  • Ireland
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Vodafone Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2017 (E)
  • 7.4 FIXED BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Vietnam ranks 18th in BuddeComms Asian Telecoms Maturity Index Vietnam is ranked 18th with a Telecoms Maturity Index score of 33. Vietnam is also ranked 11th in the “Developing Nations”; category out of 16 countries. (BuddeComm’s “Asian Telecoms Maturity Index”;, is an index (on a scale between 0 and 100) that measures...

  • Broadband
  • Vietnam
  • Market Size
  • MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation
  • Viettel Group
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS - 2016 (E)
  • BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS AND PENETRATION RATES - 2000 - 2018

World Bank helps fund Nicaragua’s national broadband infrastructure Nicaragua is the largest and least densely populated country in Central America. The country’s significant GDP growth since 2010 belies the low economic base, given that it has the lowest GDP per capita in the region, with some 60% of the population...

  • Broadband
  • Nicaragua
  • América Móvil, S.A.
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • 8.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • ACTIVE MOBILE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2014 - 2017

Haiti again turns attention to digital broadcasting Haiti’s economic and social indicators remain far lower than the average for Latin America and the Caribbean. The recent years of political and economic turmoil and natural disasters, most recently Hurricane Matthew which hit the island in August 2016, have...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Haiti
  • Market Size
  • Digicel Group