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

Stephen Wilson Principal Analyst, Research

"Mobile service revenue in emerging Asia–Pacific will continue to grow, primarily due to the increasing mobile penetration and strong demand for data services."

Emerging Asia–Pacific (EMAP) contains some of the most dynamic telecoms markets and fastest growing economies in the world. This report examines the key trends and drivers, and provides comprehensive telecoms market forecasts and insights for the region and for six modelled countries: China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • a 5-year forecast of 118 mobile KPIs for emerging Asia–Pacific as a whole and for 12 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, in order to highlight similarities and differences by means of a cross-country comparison
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile operators.

 

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

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

Data coverage 

Mobile connections

 

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

Mobile revenue

 

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

Mobile ARPU

 

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

Voice traffic

 

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU