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Research and Markets: Developed Asia-Pacific Telecoms Market: Trends and Forecasts 2013-2018

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Developed Asia-Pacific Telecoms Market: Trends and Forecasts 2013-2018" report to their offering.

We forecast that mobile data usage will increase six-fold during the next 5 years in developed Asia-Pacific, which will increase mobile data revenue and prevent overall telecoms revenue from declining in the region.

The main trends that will drive the telecoms markets in the developed Asia-Pacific (DVAP) region during 2013-2018 include: the spread of 4G, which will be the dominant technology by 2015; and the roll-out of national broadband networks and FTTx services, which will also lead to extremely high IPTV take-up rates. Growth in handset data, fixed broadband and IPTV revenue will result in an increase in overall telecoms retail revenue from USD222 billion in 2013 to USD232 billion in 2018.

This report and associated data annex provide:

- an analysis of the latest developments in the telecoms market and assessment of their impact on connections and revenue in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan as well as the DVAP region as a whole

- an explanation of how and why our forecasts have changed since the previous edition, which was published in September 2013

- detailed historical data and forecasts (for the region as a whole and for individual countries) from 2009 to 2018, including:

- mobile connections by device type (smartphones, other handsets, mobile broadband and M2M), by payment type (prepaid and contract), and by technology generation

- fixed broadband connections by type (cable, DSL, FTTH and other)

- IPTV connections and revenue

- retail and wholesale revenue split by various mobile services (voice, messaging, handset data, mobile broadband and M2M) and various fixed services (voice, broadband, business network services).



- Handset, mobile broadband, M2M

- Prepaid, contract

- 2G, 3G, 4G

- Smartphone

- non-smartphone


- Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up

- Narrowband voice, VoBB

- DSL, FTTH/B, cable, BFWA

Fixed and mobile voice traffic

- Outgoing minutes, MoU



- Service, retail

- Prepaid, contract

- Handset, mobile broadband, M2M

- Handset voice, messaging, data


- Service, retail

- Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, BNS

- DSL, FTTH/B, cable, BFWA

Mobile ARPU

- SIMs, handset

- Prepaid, contract

- Handset voice

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