Growing Internet ubiquity across the world has resulted in endless possibilities for businesses and consumers. Connected living has become a reality. There will be at least 80 billion connected devices by 2020; and 10 connected devices for each household. The size of the Internet economy will reach $14.7 trillion; the digital economy will be augmented by IoT.
In this backdrop, the telecom industry is facing increasing competition, market saturation, and commoditization of technology-- challenging telcos to differentiate themselves with innovative services and applications. The rise in technological savviness in consumers and increasingly sophisticated technologies reaching masses has led to intra-industry and cross industry competition across several segments of the telecommunications sector to provide more end-to-end solutions.
Frost & Sullivan’s Telecommunications research and consulting programs look evolutions of hardware and software, with focus on the services built on these technologies. This provides unique insights into the competitive dynamics of the market, detailed assessments of market opportunities, pricing strategies, demand trends, and technological developments, as well as applications and best practices for the industry.
We work closely with the world’s leading telecom firms, hardware manufacturers, service providers, OEMs and new age disruptors to build tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of enterprise and consumer telecommunications industry.
Highly Competitive Market with No One Path for Growth
Region : Asia PacificThe mobile telecoms market in Asia-Pacific consisted of 4.04 billion subscribers in 2017, and is expected to grow to reach 4.58 billion by 2021, with the CAGR (2017–2021) estimated at 3.1%. Across Asia-Pacific, increasing competition is placing further pressure on revenues and margins. YoY revenue growth and CAGR growth are at an all-time low, at...
Payment Giants Setting Global Trends in Mobile Payments
Region : Asia PacificThe Chinese market for mobile payment offers not only market opportunities for solution providers intending to operate within the domestic market but also learning points for global mobile payment solution providers. China is a unique case study that can showcase to the world that cashless societies are becoming increasingly possible. Already, 40% ...USD 2,000.00Read More
Assessing the Viability of Future Voice and Messaging Services Provided by Mobile Network Operators
Region : Asia PacificVoice and Messaging Services have evolved over the past few decades. In recent years, Over-the-Top (OTT) participants such as WeChat, WhatsApp, and LINE have introduced rich multimedia messaging services that SMS could not provide. These OTT applications have also granted users the ability to make international voice calls at a low cost or even for...
Assessment of Key Market Participants in Asia-Pacific for Investment and Partnership Opportunities to Change the Future for the Better
Region : Asia PacificBiometric identification and authentication is well positioned to complement and potentially replace existing traditional verification processes such as those using pins and passwords, security questions, and even personal identity verification. The role of biometrics is becoming more important now that the industry is heading towards becoming mobi...
Best Practices in Defining Government Data Center Standards
Region : Asia PacificData Centers industry is more than 20 years old and over the years data center has become complex to operate. It has become quite challenging for data center operators to run their data center efficiently. The whole Asia Pacific is getting on the bandwagon of getting digitized and local governments have introduced many initiatives that would accele...
Nov 2017Indonesia’s mobile penetration grew from 115.1% in 2011 to 150.0% in 2016. By 2021, mobile penetration is expected to reach 153.4%, with 420.9 million mobile subscribers. The market is predominantly prepaid with 98.3% of subscribers utilizing prepaid services from Indonesian mobile service providers. Prepaid ARPU is low and is expected to remain ...
Nov 2017Cambodia mobile penetration grew from 92.1% in 2011 to 133.5% in 2016. During the forecast period, mobile penetration is expected to grow marginally to reach 140.5%; and the mobile subscribers will grow to 24.2 million. The tracker provides details of the Cambodia mobile service providers and offers detailed historical & forecast data for the perio...
Nov 2017Nepal mobile market has experienced a strong growth over the past few years and the two leading service providers together control almost 95% of the total subscriber base. Over the past couple of years, the country's mobile penetration rapidly increased from under 71% in 2013 to 110% in 2016, surpassing the total population of 29 million. By 2021, ...
Nov 2017Malaysian mobile market is a matured one and has experienced a strong change in the consumption behaviour over the last five years. The market is primarily dominated by the three leading service providers and has a long list of MVNOs. Over the past couple of years, the country’s subscriber base remained stable around 44 million and mobile penetra...
Nov 2017Although Malaysia’s mobile penetration grew from 134.5% in 2011 to 143.7% in 2016, mobile penetration has been on a decline since 2014 as a result of the introduction of GST in 2015. By 2021, mobile penetration is expected to have dropped to 135.6% with mobile subscribers amounting to 44.8 million subscribers. The market is still predominantly pr...