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Communication Services in Developed Asia-Pacific, 2019: Trends & Forecasts 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

April 16, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The “The Communication Services in Developed Asia-Pacific: Trends and Forecasts 2018-2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Technological developments, a good economic outlook and high GDP per capita in developed Asia-Pacific (DVAP) will result in revenue growth in almost all service segments apart from traditional voice services.

In this report, key trends & drivers are examined, and comprehensive telecoms market forecasts for the region and for seven individually modelled countries are provided.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • a 5-year forecast of more than 180 mobile and fixed KPIs for the DVAP region as a whole and for seven key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile and fixed service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, in order to highlight similarities and differences by means of a cross-country comparison
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile and fixed operators.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)



  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone


  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, 5G, other

Fixed & Mobile Voice Traffic

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU



  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data


  • Service, retail
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, business services
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other

Mobile ARPU

  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Key Topics Covered

Chapter Nos.

9. Executive summary and recommendations

10. The total telecoms retail revenue in developed Asia-Pacific will grow steadily in all segments apart from traditional voice

11. The overall retail revenue growth rate in the region will be low; Japan, New Zealand and South Korea will see the most growth

12. Geographical coverage: by 2023, the 4G/5G and NGA share of connections will approach 100% in most DVAP countries

13. Key trends, drivers and assumptions for the mobile and fixed markets

14. Key recommendations for telecoms operators

15. Regional forecasts and cross-country comparison

16. Market context: operators in developed Asia-Pacific benefit from a relatively high GDP per capita, which drives retail spending on telecommunications services

17. Key mergers, acquisitions, and market entries

18. Key drivers at a glance for each developed Asia-Pacific market

19. Market overview: mobile data will drive revenue growth in DVAP; fixed broadband revenue will not offset declining fixed voice revenue

20. Mobile: 99.5% of mobile connections in DVAP will use 4G or 5G in 2023

21. Mobile: the demand for data services will help to reduce ARPU declines

22. Mobile: 5G roll-out plans are gathering pace while operators are aiming to capitalise on opportunities in the IoT segment

23. Fixed: the vast majority of households in DVAP will use NGA broadband connections by 2023

24. Fixed: increasing competition in New Zealand will result in a rapid increase in fixed broadband household penetration and will contribute to ASPU declines

25. Fixed: the fixed market in DVAP is very competitive and operators will focus on consumer experience and churn reduction

26. Business services: growth in the business service segment in DVAP will slow down

27. IoT: the automotive and smart building segments will generate a significant share of IoT revenue by 2023

28. Pay TV: traditional pay-TV revenue growth will be slow as markets are saturated and OTT competition is growing quickly

29. Individual country forecasts

30. Australia: fixed broadband revenue growth will be faster than the revenue growth in the mobile handset segment

31. Australia: the number of high-speed broadband connections is increasing quickly as the roll-out of NBN gathers pace

32. Australia: competition in both fixed and mobile market segments will intensify, resulting in a slight decline in total telecoms revenue by 2023

33. Australia: forecast changes

34. Hong Kong: IoT will account for the overwhelming majority of new connections, but its impact on revenue will remain negligible

35. Hong Kong: FTTP/B will continue to be the key broadband access technology

36. Hong Kong: competition in the fixed broadband segment has declined and the mobile segment is now following suit

37. Hong Kong: forecast changes

38. Japan: the number of mobile IoT connections will grow rapidly, while handset penetration will remain relatively stable

39. Japan: the number of FBB connections will increase due to continued fiber take-up; FBB revenue will grow at a CAGR of 2% up to 2023

40. Japan: operators are placing a focus on churn reduction strategies across the fixed and mobile sectors

41. Japan: forecast changes

42. New Zealand: fixed services revenue will remain almost flat due to strong competition in the fixed broadband market

43. New Zealand: MNOs are focused on migrating subscribers from prepaid to contract plans

44. New Zealand: unlimited mobile data plans were launched in 2017

45. New Zealand: forecast changes

46. Singapore: mobile service revenue will decline at a CAGR of 0.5% between 2018 and 2023

47. Singapore: the number of DSL and cable connections will drop to 0 by the end of 2019

48. Singapore: the mobile market is experiencing structural changes and a fourth MNO will enter the market in 2019

49. Singapore: forecast changes

50. South Korea: telecoms revenue will increase modestly, largely thanks to growth in mobile data and fixed broadband revenue

51. South Korea: South Korea will have the highest share of 5G mobile connections in the DVAP region in 2023

52. South Korea: MNOs plan to launch consumer 5G offers in 2019; 10Gbps broadband services were launched in 4Q 2018

53. South Korea: forecast changes

54. Taiwan: service revenue in both fixed and mobile segments will decline mildly due to saturated markets and stiff competition

55. Taiwan: rapid growth in mobile data usage and strong 5G take-up will not prevent the continued decline in mobile ARPU

56. Taiwan: the prevalence of unlimited mobile data packages will dampen revenue growth in both the fixed and mobile segments

57. Taiwan: forecast changes

Countries Covered

  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

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