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Fixed services in emerging Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2019–2024

Stephen Wilson Principal Analyst, Research

"Fixed services revenue in emerging Asia–Pacific will continue to grow, primarily due to rapid network expansion and migration from DSL to NGA."

This report examines the key trends and drivers, and provides telecoms market forecasts for fixed communication services in emerging Asia–Pacific (EMAP). It includes worldwide context and commentary on six key countries: China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

This report and the associated data annex provide:

  • a 5-year forecast of 63 fixed KPIs for EMAP and for six 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.

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Data coverage

Fixed connections


  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other

Fixed revenue


  • Service, retail
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, BNS
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other

Fixed voice traffic


  • Outgoing minutes, MoU