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Mobile services in developed Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

Cai Shiyu Research Analyst

"Handset data usage will be the main driver of growth in mobile service revenue, while Japanese and South Korean operators are the leaders in 5G deployment."

Mobile services in developed Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

We expect mobile service revenue in developed Asia–Pacific will grow steadily due to operators’ continual efforts to improve technology. We examine key trends and drivers in this report, and provide a comprehensive mobile telecoms market forecast for the developed Asia–Pacific region and for six individually modelled countries.

This report provides:

  • a 5-year forecast of 127 mobile KPIs for the developed Asia–Pacific region and for six key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile 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 mobile operators.

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

Data coverage 

Mobile connections

 

  • Handset, mobile broadband, M2M
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone

Mobile revenue

 

  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, M2M
  • Handset voice, messaging, data

Mobile ARPU

 

  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Voice traffic

 

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU