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Broadband in Asia-Pacific: how investment, partnerships and policy are driving a global success story

David Abecassis Partner, Consulting
Andrew Kloeden Principal, Consulting

Internet markets in the Asia-Pacific region have seen strong growth in the past decade. Take-up of broadband services has grown at 28% per annum since 2005, while usage of online applications and content has grown rapidly, at 28% per annum since 2012.

Broadband in Asia-Pacific: How Investment, Partnerships and Policy are Driving a Global Success Story

A new piece of independent research by Analysys Mason, commissioned by Google, explores how the broadband ecosystem has developed in the Asia-Pacific region1 over the past 15 years, and the opportunities that this has created for consumers and telecoms operators.

Highlights from the report, which covers 21 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, ranging from the most advanced broadband markets in the world to the least advanced, will be shared at this session. These highlights include how the tremendous growth in broadband has influenced the growth of telecoms operators in the region, as well as the impact content and application providers have on the growth of the broadband ecosystem and user adoption. The report also looks at how broadband take-up and usage throughout the region, including in the less connected countries, could be accelerated through innovative partnerships, good regulation and judicious public initiatives.

Click on the report image to download or access the report via the download box on the right.

 

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CAPs and telcos and working together to drive broadband growth in Asia-Pacific

Note: the report was amended on 10/12/2015 to correct minor typographic issues


 

1  We include the following 21 countries in our analysis of the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. India and China are not covered in this report, their scale and diversity warranting separate reviews of their own.