Despite a slowly changing landscape, new growth areas appear on the horizon

Published: 2014-03-26

In the first 9 months of 2013, the number of broadband subscribers in the Philippines increased by 6% to 5.5 million with the faster growth coming from fixed, especially from customers subscribing to DSL and entry-level fibre-based products. Despite this growth, only a quarter of the total households in the entire Philippine archipelago have access to broadband. Fixed broadband penetration rate is still very low at 7.1% ...

Telenor highlights mobile subscriber growth amidst declining mobile service revenues

Quarterly Mobile Monitoring Service
Published: 2014-03-26

Reflecting the operator’s existing strategy of expanding its mobile coverage and 4G/LTE investments, Telenor reported over 3.2m mobile subscribers in 3Q13, an increase of 21k from the previous quarter and 1% YoY from the same period in 2012. 400k active 4G users have also been reported over the period. Meanwhile, mobile service revenues over the same period were at 2.6bn NOK (316mn EUR), a decline of about 3% YoY fr...

Spain's fixed broadband growth mainly triggered by fibre optic uptake

Quarterly Broadband Monitoring
Published: 2014-03-26

Propelled by the increasing demand for high speed Internet, specifically fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) – Spain recorded almost 12m fixed broadband subscribers in 3Q13, a 6% YoY increase. Following the increase in subscribers, penetration per household likewise jumped from 65% in 3Q12 to 69% in 3Q13. The fibre optic market exhibited a large rise, recording 0.5m subscriptions in 3Q13 as compared to only 0.2m subscriptions i...

Deutsche Telekom's mobile OTT strategy suggests multi-OTT app model; cooperation with 3rd party providers becoming important

Innovations Database
Published: 2014-03-26

Mobile messaging OTT applications continue to become a grave threat to mobile operators with no signs of abatement. Indeed, mobile messaging apps have been a standard feature of mobile devices, supported further by improvement of mobile broadband speeds (i.e. LTE) and continuous expansion of WiFi hotspots – now even becoming part of the standard fixed or mobile bundle. In the early onslaught of these mobile messaging ap...

Satcom Africa and World Rural Telecoms Congress

Press Release
Published: 2014-03-14

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
20-21 May 2014 SatCom Africa and World Rural Telecoms Congress provide a platform where new revenue streams can be explored, key technologies can be evaluated and businesses...

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