This article explores the key broadband markets in Southeast Asia, focusing specifically on the evolution of fixed broadband technology (DSL, cable modem and fibre optic) in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Singapore will still have the most mature market in the next 5 years. But if Vietnam’s growth trend continues (we project 15% per year on ave...
In a span of five years, total calls (incoming and outgoing) in Western Europe grew by 30% from 654bn minutes in 2006 to 853bn minutes by 2010. This growth was driven by the proliferation of flat rate voice plans (particularly for calls on the same network) in the region. However, the growth rate of mobile voice traffic started to slow down in 2008. This trend can be attributed to the mar...
As observed in other regions, the growth of mobile telephony came at the expense of the fixed telephony segment, as subscribers have continued to migrate. However, recent trends suggest that the decline in fixed telephony connection has been slowing down, primarily due to the continuous uptake in VoIP and telephony via fixed wireless access technology in some countries (as in Romania, whe...