About 900 reports

  • 8.2 BROADBAND ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
  • 8.1 BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS AND PENETRATION

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
  • 4.1 BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS AND PENETRATION
  • 4.2 BROADBAND ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES

Fixed broadband penetration varies vastly around the world Many countries around the world have developed sophisticated mobile networks which are more than adequate for day-to-day communications and mobile broadband internet access. This is particularly evident in many of the emerging markets where mobile networks...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • World
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • CARIBBEAN FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION VERSUS MOBILE BROADBAND PENETRATION
  • GCC MEMBERS - FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION VERSUS MOBILE BROADBAND PENETRATION -

This annual report offers a wealth of information on the worldwide development of the mobile sector. Information at a regional level is also provided for the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. The report includes analyses, statistics, forecasts and trends. It provides a comprehensive insight into the progress...

  • Broadband
  • World
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
  • Global home broadband Wi-Fi devices market by product
  • Global home broadband Wi-Fi devices market by fixed solutions

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
  • GLOBAL - MOBILE BROADBAND MARKET SHARE BY TECHNOLOGY - 2015

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
  • MONGOLIA - MOBILE, MOBILE BROADBAND & FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2017; 2022
  • NEPAL - INTERNET, FIXED BROADBAND & MOBILE BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2017; 2022

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. The mobile broadband subscriber base...

  • Broadband
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 8.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • DSL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2008 - 2018

Macedonia’s telecom regulator promotes mobile market competition with MVNOs 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 which accounts for 60% of...

  • Broadband
  • Macedonia
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • 2.4 NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS AND FORECAST

India’s fixed broadband market remains highly under-developed due to the dominance of the mobile platform and in turn by the uptake of mobile broadband. Fixed broadband penetration is expected to grow at a moderate rate over the next five years to 2023 from a very small base. Leading Indian fixed broadband service...

  • Broadband
  • India
  • Bharti Airtel Limited
  • BSNL
  • Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
  • 6.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

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, aiming...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • United Kingdom
  • Demand
  • Virgin Media
  • 6.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)
  • 2.2.1 BROADBAND FOR ALL PROJECT

Finland’s high broadband penetration has been the result of astute regulatory measures which have encouraged market competition. Companies have also been keen to invest in new technologies in a bid to address demand for improved services among customers. The government has set demanding broadband delivery targets and...

  • Broadband
  • Finland
  • Demand
  • Elisa Corporation
  • Finnet Group
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

Norway’s broadband penetration rate is among the highest in Europe. The market’s development over the year has been supported by a technologically savvy populace and the efforts of providers to migrate subscribers to fast broadband services provided by fibre networks, VDSL and upgraded cable infrastructure. The leading...

  • Broadband
  • Norway
  • Demand
  • NextGenTel
  • Telenor Group
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

There is effective competition in Belgium between the DSL and cable platforms, while in recent years government support has also encouraged investment in fibre networks. Telenet, supported by its parent Liberty Global, has invested in developing services based on the new DOCSIS3.1 standard, which is capable of providing...

  • Broadband
  • Belgium
  • Mobistar S.A.
  • Proximus SA
  • Telenet Group Holding NV
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • CABLE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2006 - 2018

The broadband market in Cyprus is developing steadily following a few years of low growth exacerbated by economic difficulties. DSL remains the dominant access platform, with cable broadband restricted to a single operator, Cablenet. Although Cablenet’s network was for long concentrated in a few key towns, under the...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Cyprus
  • Demand
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 9.1.1 Broadband statistics

Panama’s mobile market likely to consolidate to three operators 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 considerable...

  • Broadband
  • Panama
  • Digicel Group
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • 2.3 BROADBAND STATISTICS AND FORECAST
  • 4. FIXED LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Singapore has earned the title of the intelligent island’ after years of hard work, achieving high world rankings in most categories of technical advancement. The government’s vision for this began with its Singapore One’ project, in what was the world’s first nationwide broadband network. This was carried through into...

  • Broadband
  • Singapore
  • Market Size
  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited
  • StarHub Ltd
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6. OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Lithuania has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe, while its focus on fibre networks has provided the country with one of the most mature fibre markets in the region. Regulatory measures have ensured that there is effective competition to the incumbent telco Telia Lithuania, though the company retains...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Lithuania
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 6.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6.5.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

Telenor expecting 5G to serve some rural areas for broadband In common with other Scandinavian countries, Norway has a sophisticated telecom market with high broadband and mobile penetration rates and a highly developed digital media sector. Although not a member of the European Union, the country’s telecoms sector...

  • Broadband
  • NextGenTel
  • Tele2 Group
  • Telenor Group
  • Telia Company
  • MOBILE, MOBILE BROADBAND & FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2018; 2023
  • 7.2 FIXED BROADBAND SERVICE PROVIDERS

Thailand is driven by a strong digital technology culture The Thai telecom market is a complex commercial environment, with a mix of state-owned companies and private operators functioning under a wide variety of corporate and regulatory structures and interfaces. CAT Telecom is set to merge with its sister fixed...

  • Broadband
  • Thailand
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Thaicom Public Company Limited
  • 9.2.3 MOBILE BROADBAND
  • 6.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Cyta embarks of 10-year NGN investment program Despite the liberalisation of Cyprus’s telecom sector, the market overall continues to be dominated by the incumbent, Cyta, which was only fully privatised in July 2018 following its sale to Vodafone Greece. The sale of the company formed part of a wider financial bailout...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Cyprus
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • FTTP BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2013 - 2018
  • FIXED-LINE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2003 - 2018

Mexico preps for 600MHz auction for mobile broadband use With a population of over 123 million and a fixed-line teledensity of above 18%, Mexico’s fixed-line telecom sector retains significant potential for growth. The market is still dominated by the incumbent Telmex and Grupo Televisa, which together retain about...

  • Broadband
  • Mexico
  • América Móvil, S.A.
  • Iusacell SA
  • Movistar
  • 6.1.2 NATIONAL BROADBAND STRATEGY
  • 6.1.4 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Finland’s telcos wait on 3. 5GHz auction for 5G launch Finland’s telecom market is among the more progressive in Europe, with considerable emphasis by operators to test-bed technologies, particularly in the mobile and broadband sectors. These efforts have been supported by the regulator which has provided additional...

  • Broadband
  • Finland
  • Elisa Corporation
  • Finnet Group
  • Telia Company
  • 8.3 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
  • 8.4.2 WIRELESS BROADBAND/WIMAX

Sri Lanka’s makes significant progress in its IoT ventures In 2018 the government’s Board of Investment of Sri Lanka formally approved a significant investment for network expansion and upgrade work on 4G mobile and fixed broadband services. Fixed broadband penetration in Sri Lanka remains very low mainly due to...

  • Broadband
  • Sri Lanka
  • Dialog Axiata PLC
  • Sri Lanka Telecom PLC
  • Suntel Limited
  • 6.2 FIXED BROADBAND OPERATORS
  • Taiwan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses Broadband market

Taiwan 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 and statistics; Industry...

  • Broadband
  • Taiwan
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.
  • Far EasTone
  • Taiwan Mobile Co., Ltd.
  • Algeria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses Broadband market
  • WIMAX BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2013 - 2017

Algeria to see 4,000 health centres internet-enabled via satellite links Although Algeria’s fixed-line penetration has seen a steady decline for a number of years government-funded efforts are continuing to ensure that fixed-line infrastructure is extended to underserved areas. This project, accounting for about...

  • Broadband
  • Algeria
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Ooredoo Group
  • STRUCTURE OF NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK
  • 6.3 FIXED LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Singapore’s Mobile Market Set for Heightened Competition Singapore has developed the status of a world leader in telecommunications through the building of a high-quality network and an extremely progressive regulatory environment for the local telecommunications sector. The Next Generation Broadband Network (NGNBN)...

  • Broadband
  • Singapore
  • OpenNet Pte Ltd
  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited
  • StarHub Ltd
  • BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • ACTIVE MOBILE BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2008 - 2018

Nicaragua’s MNOs progress in LTE reach Nicaragua is the largest and least densely populated country in Central America. The country’s steady 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 living below the poverty line....

  • Broadband
  • Nicaragua
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • RESIDENTIAL BROADBAND REVENUE - 2014 - 2017
  • 6.5 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Belgium government preps conditions for a fourth mobile player in 2019 Belgium’s telecom market is relatively small but has attracted investment from some of the region’s major players, including Liberty Global and Orange Group. There have been significant developments in the competitive landscape in recent years....

  • Broadband
  • Belgium
  • Mobistar S.A.
  • Proximus SA
  • Telenet Group Holding NV
  • MOBILE, MOBILE BROADBAND & FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2018; 2023
  • 9. FIXED-LINE BROADBAND MARKET 9.1 OVERVIEW

Mobile Broadband services continue to grow strongly in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is one of the most advanced telecoms sectors in Central Asia. It has an extensive 4G network. Compared to other Asian nations, Kazakhstan has low fixed line and fixed-broadband penetration, moderate mobile broadband penetration and high...

  • Broadband
  • Kazakhstan
  • GSM Kazakhstan LLP
  • KaR-Tel
  • Tele2 Group
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 3.2 REGIONAL BROADBAND

The Austrian fixed-line broadband market is dominated by the DSL sector, while the cable broadband sector has held a steady share of about a third of connections. The fibre sector was slow to develop, but in recent years there has been greater effort among telcos to develop infrastructure and promote the take-up of...

  • Broadband
  • Austria
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • Austria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses Broadband Market
  • 6.6 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Austria’s telcos looking forward to major spectrum auctions for 5G Austria’s telecom market is dominated by the incumbent Telekom Austria and the cableco UPC Austria, though there has been greater competitive pressure in the fixed-line broadband and mobile sectors in recent years. In common with operators elsewhere...

  • Broadband
  • Austria
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Telekom Austria Group