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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 12.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 9.3 WIRELESS BROADBAND

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. Mobile is the predominant broadband platform in...

  • Broadband
  • Middle East
  • Market Size
  • Bezeq Group
  • Ooredoo Group
  • 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
  • 10.3 MOBILE BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 9.3 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Macau’s smart city project gains momentum Macau boasts a sophisticated, independently regulated communications market. Gradual liberalisation has now fully opened the telecoms market with the full impact slowly becoming evident. Fixed line subscriptions in Macau continue to fall. Macau’s fixed-line market is transitioning...

  • Broadband
  • China
  • Market Size
  • China Telecom
  • SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings 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 the end of 2019. Virgin Media has also entered the fibre...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • United Kingdom
  • Demand
  • Virgin Media
  • 2.5 NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN
  • 6.1.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

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
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • 2.3 GOVERNMENT BROADBAND STRATEGY
  • 2.3.1 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Germany has one of the largest broadband markets in Europe and also one of the more progressive in the pursuit of DOCSIS3. 1 and G.fast deployments. The dominant DSL platform is led by Telekom Deutschland, which continues to invest in network upgrades with a focus on a hybrid fibre and vectoring VDSL solution. This...

  • Broadband
  • Germany
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • United Internet AG
  • Unitymedia GmbH
  • BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2001 - 2018
  • 6.5.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)

Germany makes progress for a gigabit society by 2025 Germany has one of Europe’s largest telecom markets, as befits a country with a population of more than 82 million. Penetration in the broadband and mobile sectors is about average for the region. The fixed network and broadband markets are dominated by Telekom...

  • Broadband
  • Germany
  • E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • Telekom Austria Group
  • 6.5.1 BROADBAND POWERLINE (BPL)
  • 6.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

UK aiming to be fully-fibred by 2033 The UK’s telecom market remains one of the largest in Europe, characterised by fierce competition which has resulted in reduced pricing for end-users. Following some market consolidation in the mobile segment there are four key players and a number of MVNOs. Mobile broadband in...

  • Broadband
  • Fixed Line
  • ICT
  • Mobile Services
  • Telecom
  • 6.1.5 NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN
  • 6.1.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS

Brazil gains further increases in bandwidth The Brazilian fixed-line market in recent years has been adversely affected by consumers substituting services for mobile and VoIP solutions. The number of fixed lines continues to fall slowly, despite gains in the VoIP sector. Internet connectivity in Brazil is provided...

  • Broadband
  • Brazil
  • Nextel Communications, Inc.
  • Telemar Norte Leste S.A.
  • Tim Brasil 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
  • 6.3 FIXED BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
  • MOBILE, MOBILE BROADBAND & FIXED BROADBAND PENETRATION - 2018; 2023

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the developments and trends in telecommunications, Internet and digital media markets in India. Subjects covered include: Key Statistics; Market Overviews; Major Players (fixed and mobile); Infrastructure development national and international; Mobile...

  • Broadband
  • India
  • Aircel Limited
  • Bharti Airtel Limited
  • Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 7.2 SATELLITE BROADBAND

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...

  • Broadband
  • Peru
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • CLARO - BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2007 - 2018

Chile’s broadband penetration is relatively high for the region. The country experienced a slump in economic growth from 2014 to 2017 though it maintained one of the highest GDP per capita rates in the region. The population is also receptive to new technologies, so encouraging operators to develop services based on...

  • Broadband
  • Chile
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • 6.2 BROADBAND TRAFFIC
  • DSL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2008 - 2017

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

  • Broadband
  • Australia
  • iiNet Limited
  • Optus
  • Telstra Corporation Limited
  • 2.5 BROADBAND STRATEGY - 2025
  • 2.4 BROADBAND STRATEGY - 2020

Effective government broadband policies during the last few years have helped Sweden develop one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe. DSL still dominates broadband access, though the number of subscribers is falling as customers migrate to fibre networks. Some resilience in the DSL sector is shown by...

  • Broadband
  • Sweden
  • Com Hem Holding
  • Telenor Group
  • Telia Company
  • 1.5 OTHER BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 1.3 FIXED BROADBAND MARKET CONSOLIDATION

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’s broadband sector is...

  • Broadband
  • Australia
  • iiNet Limited
  • NBN Co
  • Optus
  • 8.3 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
  • 8.3.3 FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND

Mobile market in Armenia undergoes major modernisation program The 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...

  • Broadband
  • Armenia
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • Market Size
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 6.2 SATELLITE BROADBAND

Colombia’s broadband penetration is relatively high for the region, though growth in the sector has been hampered by poor fixed-line infrastructure in many of the country’s 32 departments. The government has launched several initiatives to increase broadband take-up, and has in place the National ICT Plan 2008-2019...

  • Broadband
  • Colombia
  • Demand
  • Market Shares
  • Market Size
  • 2.2 BROADBAND STATISTICS
  • 2.3 NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN

Argentina has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Latin America. The country’s economic and political difficulties during the last decade have impacted on sector investments, though there have been steady improvements in recent quarters. In 2017 about ARS22.37 billion was invested in the fixed-line sector,...

  • Broadband
  • Argentina
  • Demand
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • 8.4 FIXED-LINE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
  • BROADBAND ARPU - 2008 - 2018

Moldova telecom market revenue continues to slide The 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...

  • Broadband
  • Mobile Services
  • Telecom
  • Moldova
  • Market Size
  • 6.6 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES
  • TELEFÓNICA BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2005 - 2018

Peru to review economics of national backbone project Peru’s fixed-line teledensity remains among the lowest in South America, with obstacles to fixed-line growth including widespread poverty, fixed-to-mobile substitution, expensive telephone services, and geographical inaccessibility in the rugged Andean mountains and lowland Amazon...

  • Broadband
  • Peru
  • Market Size
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • Venezuela - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses Broadband market
  • 6.5 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Venezuela continues with national broadband project despite economic difficulties Venezuela’s fixed-line teledensity was relatively high for the region before the steady growth in the number of lines came to an end in 2015. Since then the number of lines has plummeted, and by late 2018 teledensity had fallen to about...

  • Broadband
  • Telecom
  • Venezuela
  • Market Size
  • CANTV
  • BROADBAND TRAFFIC - 2011 - 2015
  • 6.1.3 BROADBAND STATISTICS

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. A five-year recession,...

  • Broadband
  • Spain
  • Movistar
  • Telefónica, S.A.
  • Vodafone Group
  • ENTEL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS - 2007 - 2018
  • 6.5 OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES

Chile proposes legal changes to facilitate telecom infrastructure builds Chile’s telecom sector is among the most developed in Latin America, with a modern infrastructure supporting a range of services in the fixed-line and mobile sectors. Full competition in all market segments has been encouraged by an effective...

  • Broadband
  • Chile
  • Entel S.A.
  • GTD group
  • Movistar