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Fixed Services in Developed Asia-Pacific: Trends and Forecasts 2017-2022 based on 2Q 2017 data

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Fixed Services in Developed Asia-Pacific: Trends and Forecasts 2017-2022 based on 2Q 2017 data
Published: February 27, 2018 Content info: 13 Slides

"The decline in the region's telecoms retail revenue will continue despite modest growth in the fixed broadband segment."

This report examines the key trends and drivers, and provides telecoms market forecasts for fixed communication services in the developed Asia-Pacific region. It includes worldwide context and commentary on seven key countries: Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

This report provides:

  • a 5-year forecast of 44 fixed KPIs for the developed Asia-Pacific region and for seven key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of fixed service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, which highlights similarities and differences between countries
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for fixed operators.


Countries modelled individually
  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan


Fixed connections
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTH/B, cable, BFWA, other
Fixed revenue
  • Service revenue, retail revenue
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, BNS
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other
Fixed voice traffic
  • Outgoing minutes, MoU


Sherrie Huang (Research Programme Head, Asia-Pacific) is the lead analyst for our Asia-Pacific research programme and is based in our Singapore office. Her research covers the entire Asia-Pacific region, and includes market data and forecasts for 17 key markets,as well as thematic reports covering key telecoms industry trends including IoT/M2M, video and multi-play, and enterprise services. Sherriehas extensive expertise on the telecoms industry from various angles, including strategy, market sizing and forecast, end-user research, cost modelling and regulatory issues. She previously worked at IDC, Ovum and ZTE in various Asia-Pacific countries.

Alex Boisot (Research Analyst) is a member of the regional markets research team in London, contributing primarily to the Telecoms Market Matrix and European Country Reports research programmes. Alex holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of East Anglia. He conducted research on the impact of telecommunications technologies on modern societies during his studies, writing his dissertation on e-government and e-democracy.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • 5. Executive summary
  • 6. Revenue in the developed Asia-Pacific region will grow during the forecast period, driven by data demand
  • 7. Worldwide trends
  • 8. Worldwide: Fixed revenue growth will stagnate during the forecast period due to market saturation
  • 9. Regional trends
  • 10. The total revenue decline will continue despite modest growth in the fixed broadband segment
  • 11. Fixed: FTTP/B will account for 64.5% of fixed broadband connections in 2022
  • 12. Fixed: Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand will be the leading countries in terms of fixed broadband household penetration
  • 13. Fixed: The DVAP region will continue to have the highest fixed broadband penetration worldwide
  • 14. Country-level trends
  • 15. Australia: Competition in the fixed market will rise during the forecast period
  • 16. Hong Kong: Market saturation will contribute to declining broadband revenue
  • 17. Japan: The fixed market is mature and will see little change during the forecast period
  • 18. New Zealand: Spark NZ's voice network upgrades and investment in fibre and BFWA will migrate customers away from copper
  • 19. Singapore: Fixed broadband will consist almost entirely of FTTH by 2020 but revenue trends will remain flat
  • 20. South Korea: The fixed market is highly developed and will remain largely stable
  • 21. Taiwan: Strong demand for IPTV will be a key driver of growth for fixed broadband
  • 22. About the authors and Analysys Mason
  • 23. Abouttheauthors
  • 24. AboutAnalysysMason
  • 25. Research from Analysys Mason
  • 26. ConsultingfromAnalysysMason

List of figures

  • Figure 1: Telecoms retail revenue by service type and total service revenue, developed Asia-Pacific, 2012-2022
  • Figure 2: Fixed service revenue by location, developed Asia-Pacific and worldwide, 2012-2022
  • Figure 3: Telecoms retail revenue by service type, fixed voice and fixed broadband ASPU, developed Asia-Pacific, 2012-2022
  • Figure 4: Telecoms retail revenue an growth rates by fixed service type, developed Asia-Pacific, 2016-2022
  • Figure 5: Connections and growth rates by type, developed Asia-Pacific, 2016-
  • Figure 6: Broadband connections by technology, developed Asia-Pacific (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 7: Fixed retail revenue by service, developed Asia-Pacific (USD billion), -2022
  • Figure 8: NGA broadband household penetration and NGA share of broadband connections, developed Asia-Pacific, 2012-2022
  • Figure 9: Fixed Internet traffic per broadband connection, developed Asia-Pacific (GB per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 10: Fixed broadband household penetration by country, developed Asia-Pacific, 2012-2022
  • Figure 11: Fixed broadband access ASPU by country, developed Asia-Pacific, -2022
  • Figure 12: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, Australia (AUD per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 13: Broadband connections by technology, Australia (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 14: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, Hong Kong (HKD per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 15: Broadband connections by technology, Hong Kong (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 16: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, Japan (JPY per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 17: Broadband connections by technology, Japan (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 18: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, New Zealand (NZD per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 19: Broadband connections by technology, New Zealand (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 20: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, Singapore (SGD per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 21: Broadband connections by technology, Singapore (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 22: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, South Korea (SKW per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 23: Broadband connections by technology, South Korea (million), 2012-2022
  • Figure 24: Fixed voice ASPU and fixed broadband ASPU, Taiwan (TWD per month), 2012-2022
  • Figure 25: Broadband connections by technology, Taiwan (million), 2012
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