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|December 24, 2012 07:00 AM EST||
NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Asia Fixed Broadband and Internet Market and Forecasts
Fixed broadband in Asia still dominated by the North Asia players as the other markets try hard to close the 'digital gap'The energetic expansion of broadband was for a long time a phenomenon limited to the developed economies, with narrowband dial-up access being the norm in the majority of the poorer developing countries of the region. This has been changing rapidly of late, but nonetheless there remains a 'digital gap'. In those economies where there is extensive access to broadband, both DSL and cable modem platforms have both proved popular, with DSL establishing a clear advantage. In fact Asia has become the leading region in the world for DSL, with close to 40% of the global DSL subscribers to be found in the region. More recently, we have seen the arrival of FttX as an alternative platform for broadband access in Asia. FttX already comprises over 50% of the high speed internet access connections in the leading technology markets of Japan and South Korea. And in Japan, as FttX grows DSL has been in decline.
As broadband internet continues to extend its presence across Asia, the region's broadband market finds itself dominated by six 'high flyers.' These 'High' ranked markets comprise five economies of North Asia plus Singapore. South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Taiwan and Japan, for the moment at least, have been well and truly leading the way in terms of both penetration and sophistication of their broadband services and infrastructure. Their fixed broadband penetration rates by population are in excess of 20%; this sees fixed broadband household penetrations of between 90% and 100%. The penetration gap to the next level is clearly seen in the Exhibit below.
Asia - Fixed (wired) broadband markets ranked by population penetration ? June 2012
Market ranking | Penetration range | (as proportion of population) | Markets |
High | Greater than 20% | South Korea | Hong Kong | Japan | Singapore | Macau | Taiwan | |
Medium | Between 1% and 12% | China | Azerbaijan | Georgia | Kazakhstan | Malaysia | Maldives | Brunei | Thailand | Armenia | Vietnam | Mongolia | Philippines | Bhutan | Sri Lanka | Indonesia | India | |
Low | Less than 1% | Laos | Uzbekistan | Pakistan | Kyrgyzstan | Nepal | Cambodia | Myanmar | Tajikistanr | + | 5 other countries in Asia below 0.1% | |
(Source: BuddeComm, estimates)
South Korea has been the most remarkable example of the Asian broadband revolution to be found in the leading markets of the region. By mid-2012 fixed broadband subscriber penetration had reached 37% and over 95% of households in the country had very high speed broadband internet connections.Another market of special note in the region is Singapore where the government has been implementing broadband internet access – wired and wireless - for the whole of the island state. The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), Singapore's telecom regulator, has begun reporting what it referrs to as the 'Residential Wired Broadband Household Penetration Rate'. This measures the total number of residential wired broadband subscriptions per household, and excludes all wireless access plans (3G, 3.5G/HSDPA, WiMAX and WiFi hotspots). Singapore's Residential Wired Broadband Household Penetration Rate was 105% as of March 2012, with 1.24 million wired broadband households.
The regional broadband market in Asia consists of a large number of relatively small countries. There continues to be considerable activity in the internet and online markets across Asia ranging from China's impressive progress in terms of sheer scale to Mongolia which has trebled household penetration to over 15% and implemented numerous e-government initiatives. China, with over 160 million broadband subscribers is still undergoing broadband subscriber growth in excess of 15% per annum despite already being the largest broadband internet market in the world.
For the economies that fall outside the High band of Asian internet markets already noted, two distinct groupings appear in terms of population penetration. The countries in the 'Medium' band – with fixed broadband penetration by population of between 1% and 12% – are busily expanding their broadband capability. Whilst the countries in this second group are gradually closing in on the top six, for the time being there remains a clear gap of 8% population penetration (equivalent to around 35% of household penetration) to be bridged before a position can be claimed in the top grouping.
Of the larger markets in this group, Malaysia is playing a significant role; in the last few years both operators and governments in these markets have started to give priority to expanding internet access and speed. There are a few relative newcomers to this group, too, Azerbaijan and Georgia being examples of recent rapid growth. Although a clear leader with the number of broadband lines deployed, China remains in this Medium grouping (at the top of the group) due to its huge population.
In the 'Low' grouping – countries with fixed broadband penetration below 1% of population - are those countries that, for whatever reason, have not yet 'got their act together' when it comes to internet. Of course, some are performing relatively well under difficult circumstances. In the last year or so, Sri Lanka, recovering from its long-running civil war, managed to lift itself out of the Low group; similarly, India which, like China, has been struggling with servicing its huge population, has moved from the Low to Medium grouping in the last 12 months. Some economies in the Low category have been plainly dysfunctional, with poor telecom infrastructure and generally underdeveloped regulatory regimes combined with low GDP per capita.
Some highlights of the fixed (wired) broadband market in Asia in 2011:
Of the 590 million fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions worldwide at end-2011, around 250 million were to be found in Asia;Just over 30 million fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions were added in China during the year, this being about half of the total subscriptions added worldwide;Fixed (wired) broadband penetration in China reached a formidable 12%;By end-2011, 70% of the total households in developed countries had internet access, whereas only 20% of households in developing countries had access. One of the outstanding exceptions was Malaysia with 61% of its households with internet.Mobile data and third generation (3G) mobile broadband services are covered in a separate report: Asia - Mobile Data, Wireless Broadband Market and ForecastsData in this report is the latest available at the time of preparation and may not be for the current year.1. Asia Overview2. Afghanistan2.1 Internet market2.1.1 Overview2.1.2 Internet statistics2.1.3 E-health2.1.4 e-Government2.1.5 Internet cafes2.1.6 Internet Service Providers (ISPs)2.2 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 20203. Armenia3.1 Internet market3.1.1 Overview 3.1.2 Broadband services3.1.3 National Broadband Network (NBN)3.1.4 VoIP3.1.5 ISP market4. Azerbaijan4.1 Internet market4.1.1 Overview4.1.2 Internet statistics4.1.3 Computers for schools4.1.4 Cybercrime4.1.5 ISP market4.2 Broadband market4.2.1 Overview4.2.2 Trans-Eurasian Information Superhighway4.2.3 WiMAX4.3 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 20205. Bangladesh5.1 Internet market5.1.1 Overview5.1.2 Internet statistics5.1.3 Village Computer and Internet Program (VCIP)5.1.4 International Internet Gateway (IIG) licences5.1.5 Digital Bangladesh5.1.6 Access to Information (A2I) program5.1.7 ISP market5.1.8 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)5.2 Broadband market5.2.1 Overview5.2.2 Wireless broadband5.2.3 Mobile broadband5.2.4 WiMAX5.2.5 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH)5.2.6 Regulation5.3 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 20206. Bhutan6.1 Internet market6.1.1 Overview6.1.2 ISP market7. Brunei Darussalam7.1 Internet market overview 7.1.1 Internet statistics7.2 Broadband market overview7.2.1 Overview7.2.2 National Broadband Blueprint7.2.3 Broadband statistics8. Cambodia8.1 Internet market8.1.1 Overview 8.1.2 Background8.1.3 Internet statistics8.1.4 WiMAX8.1.5 Long term evolution (LTE) network8.1.6 Selected ISP analysis: AngkorNet8.2 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 20209. China9.1 Broadband market9.1.1 Overview9.1.2 Broadband statistics9.2 Broadband technologies9.2.1 Overview9.2.2 Cable modems9.2.3 Digital subscriber line (DSL)9.2.4 Fibre-to-the-home (FttH)9.3 Internet9.3.1 Rural connectivity9.3.2 Product ownership9.3.3 China in global terms9.4 Forecasts9.4.1 Forecast broadband subscribers – 2012-20179.4.2 Forecast FttX subscribers – 2010-201710. Georgia10.1.1 Overview10.1.2 Internet statistics10.1.3 August 2008 conflict and possible cyber warfare10.1.4 ISP market10.2 Broadband market10.2.1 Overview10.2.2 WiMAX10.3 Forecasts – internet subscribers – 2015; 202011. Hong Kong11.1 Broadband market 11.1.1 Background11.1.2 Overview11.1.3 Broadband statistics11.1.4 Broadband performance pledges11.1.5 Digital 21 IT Strategy11.1.6 Broadband Survey results11.1.7 FttB/FttH building registration scheme11.2 Broadband technologies11.2.1 Overview11.2.2 Cable modems11.2.3 Digital subscriber line (DSL)11.2.4 Fibre to the home (FttH)11.2.5 Wireless access11.3 Major broadband operators11.3.1 i-Cable Communications (Hong Kong Cable Television Ltd)11.3.2 Hong Kong Broadband Network Services (City Telecom - CTInets)11.3.3 PCCW11.3.4 SmarTone Broadband Services11.4 Internet market11.4.1 Overview 11.4.2 Internet statistics11.4.3 Internet traffic volume11.4.4 Domain names11.4.5 Internet contribution to GDP11.5 Forecast broadband subscribers: 2012-2013; 201712. India12.1 Broadband networks and services12.1.1 Overview12.1.2 National Broadband Policy12.1.3 National Broadband Plan12.1.4 Broadband technologies12.1.5 Satellite12.2 Internet market12.2.1 Overview12.2.2 Regulatory issues12.3 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)12.4 Forecasts- internet services – 2015; 202012.4.1 Growth issues13. Indonesia13.1 Internet market13.1.1 Overview13.1.2 Internet statistics13.1.3 Social Networking13.2 Regulatory developments13.2.1 Indonesian Internet Agency (LII)13.2.2 Domain names13.2.3 Internet information control13.2.4 Cyber laws13.3 Internet infrastructure13.3.1 Telkom's national IP backbone13.4 ISP market13.5 Broadband networks and services13.5.1 Overview13.5.2 Broadband market background13.5.3 Broadband service providers13.5.4 ID-WiBB13.5.5 High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) project13.5.6 Wireless broadband13.5.7 Internet via satellite13.6 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 202014. Japan14.1 Broadband market14.1.1 Background14.1.2 Overview14.1.3 Broadband statistics14.1.4 Electric power utilities14.2 Broadband policy14.2.1 Overview14.2.2 Regulatory framework14.2.3 U-Japan14.2.4 New IT reform strategy14.2.5 Next Generation Broadband strategy FY 201014.2.6 Japan's New Generation Network 14.3 Broadband Technologies14.3.1 Overview14.3.2 Broadband charges into 201214.3.3 Cable modems14.3.4 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)14.3.5 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH)14.3.6 World Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX)14.3.7 Broadband Internet via satellite14.4 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)14.4.1 Background14.4.2 Statistics14.5 Forecasts14.5.1 Forecast FttX subscribers: 2012-2013; 201714.5.2 Forecast broadband subscribers: 2012-2013; 201715. Kazakhstan15.1 Internet market15.1.1 Overview15.1.2 Broadband services15.1.3 ISP market15.1.4 Internet Protocol TV (IPTV)16. Kyrgyzstan16.1 Internet market16.1.1 Overview16.1.2 ISP market17. Laos17.1 Internet17.1.1 Overview17.1.2 Internet statistics17.1.3 ISP market17.1.4 Public internet access17.1.5 Top level domain name17.2 Broadband market17.2.1 Overview17.2.2 WiMAX17.2.3 VoIP telephony17.3 Forecasts – internet services - 2015; 202018. Macau18.1 Internet market18.1.1 Background18.1.2 Internet statistics18.1.3 Internet survey results18.1.4 Macau international internet bandwidth18.1.5 Online services18.1.6 Country code domain names18.2 Broadband market18.2.1 Overview18.2.2 Statistics18.2.3 WiFi18.2.4 E-commerce18.2.5 Cloud computing19. Malaysia19.1 Broadband market19.1.1 Overview19.1.2 Broadband and Internet statistics19.1.3 High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) network19.1.4 Development of Internet in Malaysia19.1.5 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)19.1.6 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH)19.1.7 Wireless broadband 19.1.8 Broadband Powerline (BPL)19.1.9 Internet via satellite19.2 Forecasts – broadband internet services – 2015; 202020. Maldives20.1 Internet market20.1.1 Overview 20.1.2 Competition20.1.3 Government Network of the Maldives (GNM)20.2 Broadband market20.2.1 Overview 21. Mongolia21.1 Internet market21.1.1 Overview21.1.2 Internet statistics21.1.3 Internet infrastructure statistics21.1.4 Mongolia internet Exchange (MIX)21.1.5 ISP market21.1.6 ISP charges21.2 Broadband market21.2.1 Overview21.2.2 National broadband program of Mongolia21.2.3 Broadband statistics22. Myanmar22.1 Internet market22.1.1 Overview22.1.2 Background22.1.3 Internet cafes22.1.4 Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX)22.2 Data market23. Nepal23.1 Internet market23.1.1 Overview23.1.2 Internet statistics23.1.3 Broadband internet23.1.4 ISP market23.1.5 Internet Exchange23.1.6 Internet Protocol TV (IPTV)23.1.7 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)23.1.8 Forecasts – Internet services – 2015; 202024. North Korea24.1 Internet market24.1.1 Background24.1.2 Korea Computing Centre (KCC)24.1.3 Kwangmyong24.1.4 Personal computer production24.1.5 Factory visits in China24.1.6 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 24.1.7 Revival of the .kp domain24.1.8 Social networking North Korean style - Uriminzokkiri25. Pakistan25.1 Internet market25.1.1 Overview25.1.2 Background25.1.3 Internet and broadband statistics25.1.4 Major government initiatives25.1.5 Internet control and censorship25.1.6 ISP market25.2 E-services25.2.1 E-commerce25.2.2 E-government25.3 Broadband market25.3.1 Overview25.3.2 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)25.3.3 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH)25.3.4 Cable modem25.3.5 Wireless broadband 25.3.6 Long Term Evolution (LTE)25.4 Forecasts – Internet market – 2015; 202026. Philippines26.1 Broadband in the Philippines26.1.1 Broadband market overview26.1.2 Background26.1.3 Broadband and Internet statistics26.1.4 Regulatory issues26.1.5 National Broadband Network (NBN)26.1.6 PC market26.1.7 Broadband platforms26.1.8 Broadband over power lines26.2 Internet market overview26.2.1 Role of Internet in the Philippines26.2.2 Cloud computing26.2.3 Social networking26.2.4 Internet exchanges26.2.5 Internet regulations26.2.6 Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT)26.2.7 Gearing Up Internet Literacy and Access for Students (GILAS)26.2.8 E-commerce26.3 Major broadband service providers and ISPs26.3.1 Overview26.3.2 Internet via satellite26.3.3 IP networks26.4 Forecasts – Internet services – 2015; 202027. Singapore27.1 Broadband market27.1.1 Overview27.1.2 Background27.1.3 Broadband and internet statistics27.1.4 Next Generation National Infocomm Infrastructure (Next Gen NII)27.1.5 Broadband service providers27.1.6 Broadband technologies27.1.7 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)28. South Korea28.1 Internet statistics28.1.1 South Korea internet users28.1.2 South Korea internet subscribers28.1.3 South Korea ICT usage by household28.1.4 Changes in the average internet user by activity– 2000 vs 2010, 201128.1.5 Distribution of internet users by region - 201028.2 Internet usage patterns28.3 Internet usage by the socially disadvantaged28.4 Internet media consumption28.5 Broadband market28.5.1 Background28.5.2 Overview28.5.3 Broadband statistics28.5.4 Operator broadband subscribers28.5.5 Broadband subscribers by access type28.5.6 Bundled services usage rate by type28.6 Broadband government targets28.6.1 Broadband convergence Network28.6.2 Ultra Broadband convergence Network28.6.3 Broadband speed results28.7 Broadband technologies28.7.1 Overview28.7.2 Cable modem28.7.3 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)28.7.4 Apartment LAN28.7.5 Fibre-to-the-Home28.7.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)28.8 Forecast Internet users – 2011 - 2012; 201628.9 Forecast Broadband subscribers – 2011 - 2012; 201729. Sri Lanka29.1 Internet Market29.1.1 Overview29.1.2 Internet statistics29.1.3 Internet control and censorship29.1.4 Internet exchange29.1.5 Public internet access29.1.6 School Net project29.1.7 Lanka Government Cloud (LGC)29.1.8 ISP market29.1.9 E-commerce29.1.10 E-government29.2 Broadband Market29.2.1 Overview29.2.2 Broadband statistics29.2.3 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)29.2.4 Wireless broadband/WiMAX29.2.5 Fibre to the Building (FttB)29.3 Internet Protocol TV (IPTV)29.4 Forecasts – Internet services – 2015; 202030. Taiwan30.1 Overview of Taiwan's broadband market30.1.1 Broadband statistics30.1.2 Government initiatives for broadband and m-Taiwan30.1.3 Broadband technologies30.1.4 WiFi30.1.5 WiMAX30.2 Overview of the internet market30.2.1 ISP market30.2.2 Internet statistics30.3 Forecast fixed broadband subscribers – 2012; 201731. Tajikistan31.1 Internet market31.1.1 Overview31.1.2 Internet statistics31.1.3 Internet regulation31.1.4 Internet Service Providers (ISPs)31.1.5 Government's e-strategy31.1.6 WiMAX32. Thailand32.1 Internet market32.1.1 Overview32.1.2 One Tablet Per Child (OTPC) project32.1.3 Lese majeste laws32.1.4 Internet statistics32.1.5 ISP market32.1.6 Thailand's internet gateway exchanges32.1.7 Regulatory issues32.1.8 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)32.2 Broadband component of market32.2.1 Overview32.2.2 Broadband statistics32.2.3 True Online32.2.4 National Broadband Policy32.2.5 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)32.2.6 Cable modem32.2.7 Internet via satellite32.2.8 Wireless internet32.2.9 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH)32.3 Forecasts32.3.1 Overview32.3.2 Forecasts – internet subscribers – 2015; 202033. Timor Leste33.1 Internet market33.1.1 Overview33.1.2 SAPO East Timor33.1.3 Internet statistics33.1.4 VoIP34. Turkmenistan34.1 Internet market34.1.1 Overview34.1.2 Internet statistics34.1.3 Broadband34.1.4 Censorship and control35. Uzbekistan35.1 Internet market35.1.1 Overview35.1.2 Internet statistics35.1.3 ISP market35.2 Broadband market35.2.1 Overview35.2.2 WiMAX35.3 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 202036. Vietnam36.1 Overview36.1.1 Dial-up services36.1.2 Tablet market36.2 Broadband and internet statistics36.3 Background to internet development in Vietnam36.4 Regulatory environment36.4.1 Background36.4.2 Government control36.4.3 Cyber Law36.5 Broadband technologies36.5.1 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)36.5.2 Cable modem36.5.3 Wireless broadband36.5.4 Satellite internet36.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)36.6.1 Background36.7 Forecasts – internet services – 2015; 202037. Glossary of AbbreviationsTable 1 – Afghanistan Internet users – 2002 - 2012Table 2 – Afghanistan Internet subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 3 – Afghanistan Broadband subscribers – 2004 - 2012Table 4 – Afghanistan International Internet bandwidth – 2005 - 2011Table 5 – Afghanistan Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 6 – Armenia Internet users – 1994, 2000 - 2012Table 7 – Armenia Internet subscribers – 2000 - 2012Table 8 – Armenia Broadband subscribers – 2003 - 2012Table 9 – Armenia Overview of broadband/household subscribers – 2011Table 10 – Armenia Internet bandwidth capacity – 2001 - 2011Table 11 – Armenia Dial-up internet subscribers – 2004; 2010 - 2011Table 12 – Armenia - ArmenTel (Beeline) fixed broadband subscribers – 2009 - 2011Table 13 – Azerbaijan Internet users, annual growth and penetration – 1995 - 2012Table 14 – Azerbaijan Internet subscribers – 1997 - 2012Table 15 – Azerbaijan Internet access by household – 2002 - 2012Table 16 – Azerbaijan Internet bandwidth capacity – 2001 - 2012Table 17 – Azerbaijan Fixed broadband subscribers – 2003 - 2012Table 18 – Azerbaijan Broadband subscribers and household overview – 2011Table 19 – Azerbaijan DSL broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2011Table 20 – Azerbaijan Forecast Internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 21 – Bangladesh Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 22 – Bangladesh Fixed internet subscribers – 1997 - 2012Table 23 – Bangladesh Fixed broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2012Table 24 – Bangladesh Total international internet bandwidth – 1998 - 2012Table 25 – Bangladesh Number of ISPs – 1996 - 2011Table 26 – Bangladesh Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 27 – Bhutan Internet users and penetration rate – 1999 - 2012Table 28 – Bhutan Internet subscribers – 2003 - 2012Table 29 – Bhutan Dial-up internet subscribers – 2001 - 2007Table 30 – Bhutan Broadband internet subscribers – 2008 - 2012Table 31 – Bhutan DSL broadband internet subscribers – 2008 - 2010Table 32 – Bhutan International internet bandwidth – 2000 - 2011Table 33 – Bhutan Percentage of households with a computer – 2002 - 2010Table 34 – Brunei Darussalam Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 35 – Brunei Darussalam Internet subscribers – 1997 - 2012Table 36 – Brunei Darussalam International internet bandwidth – 1999 - 2011Table 37 – Brunei Darussalam Fixed broadband subscribers and households – September 2011Table 38 – Brunei Darussalam Fixed-broadband subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 39 – Brunei Darussalam Mobile broadband subscribers – 2008 - 2012Table 40 – Cambodia Internet users, annual change and penetration – 1997 - 2012Table 41 – Cambodia Internet subscribers – 1999 - 2012Table 42 – Cambodia Internet household penetration – 2008 - 2012Table 43 – Cambodia Fixed broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2012Table 44 – Cambodia DSL subscribers – 2003; 2006 - 2011Table 45 – Cambodia Fixed broadband subscribers and households – 2011Table 46 – Cambodia Mobile broadband subscribers –2010 - 2011Table 47 – Cambodia Total international internet bandwidth – 1999 - 2012Table 48 – Cambodia Forecast internet subscriber growth – 2015; 2020Table 49 – China Broadband subscribers, annual change and penetration – 2000 - 2013Table 50 – China Broadband subscribers and households – May 2012Table 51 – China Telecom broadband subscribers and annual change – 2003 - 2012Table 52 – China Unicom broadband subscribers and annual change – 2003 - 2012Table 53 – China Broadband subscribers and growth by access type – May 2012Table 54 – China Cable modem internet subscribers and annual change – 2000 - 2010Table 55 – China DSL internet subscribers – 2000 - 2011Table 56 – China FttX subscribers – 2006 - 2012Table 57 – China Product ownership in households: 2005; 2009Table 58 – China Forecast broadband subscribers and population penetration – lower band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 59 – China orecast broadband subscribers and household penetration – higher band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 60 – China Forecast FttX subscribers and penetration: 2010 - 2012, 2017Table 61 – Georgia - Internet users and penetration rate – 1996 - 2012Table 62 – Georgia Internet subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 63 – Georgia Internet bandwidth capacity – 2001 - 2011Table 64 – Georgia Fixed broadband subscribers – 2001 - 2011Table 65 – Georgia Fixed broadband subscribers and households – 2011Table 66 – Georgia DSL subscribers – 2008 - 2011Table 67 – Georgia FttH subscribers – 2008 - 2011Table 68 – Georgia Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 69 – Hong Kong Broadband internet access subscribers – 2000 - 2013Table 70 – Hong Kong Narrowband internet access subscribers – 2000 - 2012Table 71 – Hong Kong Prepaid and leased line internet access subscribers – 2000 – 2012Table 72 – Hong Kong Broadband subscribers and households – March 2012Table 73 – Hong Kong Broadband internet traffic volume – 2000 – 2011Table 74 – Hong Kong Broadband performance pledges – Q1 2011Table 75 – Hong Kong Digital 21 Strategy – key indicators – June 2012Table 76 – Hong Kong Broadband ranking evolution top 10 countries – 2008 - 2010Table 77 – Hong Kong Broadband subscribers by operator – 2007 - 2011Table 78 – Hong Kong Cable modem internet subscribers – 2000 - 2013Table 79 – Hong Kong DSL subscribers – 1999 - 2013Table 80 – Hong Kong FttX subscribers – 2007 - 2013Table 81 – Hong Kong i-Cable broadband and VoIP subscribers and penetration – 2000 - 2011Table 82 – Hong Kong i-Cable cable TV subscribers, penetration and ARPU – 1995 - 2011Table 83 – Hong Kong HKBN triple play subscribers, ARPU and IDD traffic volume – 2003 - 2011Table 84 – Hong Kong PCCW broadband subscribers – 2000 - 2011Table 85 – Hong Kong PCCW NOW TV subscribers and ARPU – 2003 - 2011Table 86 – Hong Kong Internet users and subscribers – 1996 - 2013Table 87 – Hong Kong Internet traffic volume (PSTN and broadband) – 1997 – 2011Table 88 – Hong Kong Use of international private leased circuits (IPLCs) – 2002 - 2011Table 89 – Hong Kong Registered domain names – 2004 – 2012Table 90 – Hong Kong Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration - higher band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 91 – Hong Kong Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration - lower band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 92 – India Fixed broadband subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 93 – India Fixed broadband subscribers - market share by access type – March 2012Table 94 – India Broadband subscribers and households – March 2012Table 95 – India Internet subscribers by access type – March 2012Table 96 – India - Broadband and internet subscriber targets – 2005; 2007; 2010Table 97 – India DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 98 – India Cable modem subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 99 – India Wireless broadband subscribers – 2003; 2006 - 2012Table 100 – India Internet users – 1995 - 2012Table 101 – India Internet subscribers – 1995 - 2012Table 102 – India Dial-up internet subscribers – 2007 - 2012Table 103 – India Internet (dial-up) ARPU – 2005; 2007 - 2009Table 104 – India International internet bandwidth – 2000 - 2012Table 105 – India Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 106 – Indonesia Internet users – 1998 - 2012Table 107 – Indonesia Internet subscribers – 1998 - 2012Table 108 – Indonesia Dial-up internet subscribers – 2004 - 2011Table 109 – Indonesia Total international internet bandwidth – 1998 - 2011Table 110 – Indonesia Households with internet access (%) – 2005 - 2011Table 111 – Indonesia Domain name registrations – June 2010Table 112 – Indonesia Internet licences by licence type – 2007Table 113 – Indonesia TelkomNet's dial-up internet subscribers – 2004 - 2011Table 114 – Indonesia IndosatNet's dial-up internet subscribers – 2010 - 2011Table 115 – Indonesia Fixed broadband subscribers – 2000 - 2012Table 116 – Indonesia DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2011Table 117 – Indonesia Broadband subscribers and households - 2011Table 118 – Indonesia PT Telkom's broadband subscribers – 2004 - 2011Table 119 – Indonesia Forecast of Internet subscribers and penetration rates – 2015; 2020Table 120 – Japan Broadband subscribers and households – June 2012Table 121 – Japan Broadband subscribers and market share by access type – June 2012Table 122 – Japan Broadband subscribers by access type – 1998 – 2013Table 123 – Japan Broadband subscriber annual change and market share by access type – 2001 - 2012Table 124 – Japan Broadband household connectivity and service availability – 2006 - 2008; 2011Table 125 – Japan Tariffs for broadband services – 2008Table 126 – Japan DSL subscribers and market share by operator – June 2012Table 127 – Japan FttH subscribers and market share by operator – June 2012Table 128 – Change in ARPU from FttH – 2005 - 2010Table 129 – Japan WiMAX subscribers (BWA) - UQ Communications: 2009 - 2012Table 130 – Japan VoIP subscribers and market share by operator – June 2012Table 131 – Japan VoIP subscribers and annual change – 2004 - 2012Table 132 – Japan Forecast FttX subscribers and penetration - lower band: 2012-2013; 2017Table 133 – Japan Forecast FttX subscribers and penetration - higher band: 2012-2012; 2017Table 134 – Japan Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration – lower band: 2012-2013; 2017Table 135 – Japan Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration – higher band: 2012-2013; 2017Table 136 – Kazakhstan Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 137 – Kazakhstan Internet subscribers – 1996 - 2011Table 138 – Kazakhstan Fixed broadband subscribers – 2003 - 2011Table 139 – Kazakhstan Fixed broadband subscribers and household overview – 2010Table 140 – Kazakhstan DSL subscribers – 2007 - 2010Table 141 – Kazakhstan Internet bandwidth capacity – 2001 - 2011Table 142 – Kazakhstan Forecast internet subscribers and penetration rates – 2015; 2020Table 143 – Kazakhtelecom's fixed broadband subscribers – 2009 - 2011Table 144 – Kazakhstan Kar-Tel's broadband subscribers – 2008 - 2010Table 145 – Kyrgyzstan Internet users – 1998 - 2012Table 146 – Kyrgyzstan Internet subscribers – 1998 - 2012Table 147 – Kyrgyzstan Fixed broadband subscribers – 2003 - 2012Table 148 – Kyrgyzstan DSL subscribers – 2003 - 2011Table 149 – Kyrgyzstan Cable modem subscribers – 2003 - 2010Table 150 – Kyrgyzstan Fixed broadband subscribers and household overview – 2011Table 151 – Kyrgyzstan International internet bandwidth – 2006 - 2011Table 152 – Laos Internet users – 1998 - 2012Table 153 – Laos Internet subscribers – 1999 - 2012Table 154 – Laos Internet bandwidth capacity – 2002 - 2011Table 155 – Laos Fixed broadband subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 156 – Laos Overview of broadband/household subscribers – 2011Table 157 – Laos Fixed broadband subscribers by access type – 2009 - 2010Table 158 – Laos Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 159 – Macau Internet users and penetration rate – 1994 - 2012Table 160 – Macau Internet subscribers – 1996 - 2013Table 161 – Macau international internet bandwidth – 1997 - 2010Table 162 – Macau E-government services used – 2010Table 163 – Macau Number of registered domain names of 'mo' – 1998 – 2010Table 164 – Macau Broadband subscribers and households – April 2012Table 165 – Macau Broadband subscribers – 2001 – 2013Table 166 – Macau Growth of online household computers – 2003 – 2010Table 167 – Macau WiFi Hotspots – 2008 – 2012Table 168 – Malaysia NBP broadband penetration targets – 2007 - 2010Table 169 – Malaysia Fixed broadband subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 170 – Malaysia Total broadband subscribers and household penetration – 2009 - 2012Table 171 – Malaysia Fixed broadband subscribers and households – March 2012Table 172 – Malaysia Broadband subscribers by access type – March 2012Table 173 – Malaysia Internet users and penetration – 1995 - 2012Table 174 – Malaysia Internet subscribers – 1995 - 2012Table 175 – Malaysia Dial-up Internet subscribers – 1995 - 2009Table 176 – Malaysia Total international internet bandwidth – 1999 - 2012Table 177 – Malaysia UniFi broadband subscribers and premises passed – 2010 - 2012Table 178 – Malaysia DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 179 – Malaysia Wireless hotspots and hotspot subscribers – 2005 – 2011Table 180 – Malaysia Packet One WiMAX subscribers – 2009 - 2012Table 181 – Malaysia YTL's WiMAX subscribers – 2011 - 2012Table 182 – Malaysia Forecast broadband internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 183 – Maldives Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 184 – Maldives Fixed internet subscribers – 1998 - 2012Table 185 – Maldives Internet subscribers by access type – 2009Table 186 – Maldives International Internet bandwidth – 1999 - 2011Table 187 – Maldives Mobile broadband subscribers – 2011 - 2012Table 188 – Maldives Fixed broadband subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 189 – Maldives DSL subscribers – 2002 - 2011Table 190 – Maldives Cable modem subscribers – 1999 - 2010Table 191 – Mongolia Internet users – 1995 – 2013Table 192 – Mongolia Total fixed-line internet subscribers – 1998 – 2011Table 193 – Mongolia Total internet subscribers – 2005 – 2011Table 194 – Mongolia Different types of access to the internet – 2010Table 195 – Mongolia International internet bandwidth – 2000 – 2010Table 196 – Mongolia Number of PCs – 2000 – 2009Table 197 – Mongolia Market share of ISPs – 2009 – 2010Table 198 – Mongolia Broadband internet subscribers – 2001 – 2012Table 199 – Mongolia DSL subscribers – 2005 - 2010Table 200 – Myanmar Internet users and penetration – 1999 - 2012Table 201 – Myanmar Internet subscribers – 1999 - 2012Table 202 – Myanmar Fixed broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2012Table 203 – Myanmar Internet access by household – 2005 - 2012Table 204 – Myanmar International Internet bandwidth – 2000 - 2012Table 205 – Nepal Estimated Internet users – 1997 - 2012Table 206 – Nepal Internet subscribers – 1999 - 2012Table 207 – Nepal Fixed broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2011Table 208 – Nepal Fixed broadband subscribers and household overview – October 2011Table 209 – Nepal Internet bandwidth capacity – 2001 - 2011Table 210 – Nepal Forecast Internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 211 – Pakistan Internet users – 1995 - 2012Table 212 – Pakistan Internet subscribers – 1997; 2000 - 2012Table 213 – Pakistan Broadband subscribers – 2004 - 2012Table 214 – Pakistan Broadband subscribers by technology – 2012Table 215 – Pakistan Broadband subscribers and households – 2011Table 216 – Pakistan Total international internet bandwidth – 2004 - 2011Table 217 – Pakistan Broadband subscribers by type – 2009 - 2012Table 218 – Pakistan PTCL broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2011Table 219 – Pakistan DSL broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2012Table 220 – Pakistan FttH subscribers – 2007 - 2012Table 221 – Pakistan WiMAX subscribers – 2008 - 2012Table 222 – Pakistan Forecast internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 223 – Philippines Fixed broadband subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 224 – Philippines Wireless broadband subscribers – 2009 - 2011Table 225 – Philippines Broadband subscribers and households – June 2011Table 226 – Philippines Broadband subscribers by major service provider – 2008 - 2011Table 227 – Philippines Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 228 – Philippines Internet subscribers – 1996 - 2012Table 229– Philippines Overview of Internet market – 2010Table 230 – Philippines International Internet bandwidth – 2000 - 2011Table 231 – Philippines Percentage of households with computer – 2002 - 2011Table 232 – Philippines DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2011Table 233 – Philippines Number of registered ISPs – 2001 - 2011Table 234 – Philippines PLDT broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2012Table 235 – Philippines PLDT's DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2012Table 236 – Philippines PLDT's wireless broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2012Table 237 – Philippines Smart's 'SmartBro' subscribers – 2005 - 2012Table 238 – Philippines Digitel's broadband subscribers – 2011 - 2012Table 239 – Philippines Globe Telecom's broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2011Table 240 – Philippines Globe Telecom's DSL subscribers – 2009 - 2011Table 241 – Philippines Globe Telecom's wireless subscribers – 2009 - 2011Table 242 – Philippines Forecast Internet subscribers – 2015; 2020Table 243 – Singapore Broadband subscribers – 1999 - 2012Table 244 - Singapore - broadband subscribers and households – March 2012Table 245 – Singapore Broadband subscribers by sector – 2011Table 246 – Singapore Broadband market share – by access type – 2011Table 247 – Singapore Overview of internet market – 2011Table 248 – Singapore Internet users – 1996 - 2012Table 249 – Singapore Fixed internet subscribers – 1997 - 2012Table 250 – Singapore Registered domain names – February 2012Table 251 – Singapore Fixed broadband subscribers, annual change, market share by major providers – 2011Table 252 – Singapore Cable modem subscribers – 2000 - 2011Table 253 – Singapore DSL subscribers – 2000 - 2011Table 254 – Singapore Wireless broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2011Table 255 – South Korea Internet users and population penetration rates – 1994 - 2013Table 256 – South Korea Internet subscribers – 1996 - 2013Table 257 – South Korea Personal computers and penetration by population and household – 2000 - 2011Table 258 – South Korea Changes in the average internet user by activity– 2000 versus 2010, 2011Table 259 – South Korea Population and internet users by region - 2010Table 260 – South Korea Internet usage rates by service– 2009 - 2011Table 261 – South Korea Main purpose of using the internet – 2009 - 2011Table 262 – South Korea Households with ICT devices – 2010Table 263 – South Korea Internet usage rate of the socially disadvantaged – 2003 - 2009Table 264 – South Korea Computer penetration rate in the socially disadvantaged households – 2003 - 2009Table 265 – South Korea Online versus offline media consumption – 2010Table 266 – South Korea Broadband internet subscriber growth and penetration rate – 1998 - 2013Table 267 – South Korea Broadband subscribers and households – August 2012Table 268 – South Korea Broadband market share by operator – August 2012Table 269 – South Korea Broadband internet subscriber numbers by system – 1998 - 2012Table 270 – South Korea Bundled service usage pattern: households using bundled services– 2011Table 271 – South Korea BcN implementation in households/subscribers – 2005; 2006 - 2011Table 272 – South Korea UBcN implementation goals in households/subscribers – 2009 - 2013Table 273 – South Korea Broadband subscribers by access type – August 2012Table 274 – South Korea Cable modem subscribers – 1999 – 2012Table 275 – South Korea Broadband cable modem (HFC) subscribers by service provider – August 2012Table 276 – South Korea DSL subscribers – 1999 – 2012Table 277 – South Korea DSL subscribers by service provider – August 2012Table 278 – South Korea A-LAN subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 279 – South Korea A-LAN subscribers by service provider – August 2012Table 280 – South Korea FttH subscribers – 2006 - 2012Table 281 – South Korea FttH subscribers by service provider – August 2012Table 282 – South Korea VoIP subscribers by major operator and market share – June 2011Table 283 – South Korea VoIP subscribers – 2006 - 2011Table 284 – South Korea Forecast internet users and penetration - higher band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 285 – South Korea Forecast internet users and penetration - lower band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 286 – South Korea Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration – higher band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 287 – South Korea Forecast broadband subscribers and penetration – lower band: 2012 - 2013; 2017Table 288 – Sri Lanka Internet users, annual change and penetration – 1996 - 2012Table 289 – Sri Lanka Internet subscribers – 1994 - 2012Table 290 – Sri Lanka Computer penetration by household – 2005 - 2011Table 291 – Sri Lanka International Internet bandwidth – 1998 - 2012Table 292 – Sri Lanka SLT's DSL broadband subscribers – 2005 - 2011Table 293 – Sri Lanka Fixed broadband subscribers – 2002 - 2012Table 294 – Sri Lanka DSL subscribers – 2003 - 2012Table 295 – Sri Lanka Mobile broadband subscribers – 2009 - 2012Table 296 – Sri Lanka Broadband subscribers – fixed and mobile – 2010 - 2011Table 297 – Sri Lanka Broadband subscribers and households – 2011Table 298 – Sri Lanka Forecast internetTo order this report:Broadband Industry: Asia Fixed Broadband and Internet Market and Forecasts
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The evolutionary nature of mobile presents a security-centric challenge for businesses with corporate content on these devices. Enterprises put themselves at risk when users access sensitive information through email and applications across smartphones and tablets, while mobile. Organizations can choose to ignore this security threat or enhance employee productivity through secure corporate containers. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Eric Owings, an enterprise account executive at AirWatch®, will discuss best practices and strategies to ensure global security and workforce enablement by leveraging enterprise mobility management (EMM) across the enterprise. He will also provide attendees with a deeper understanding of enterprise mobility in a connected ecosystem, while ensuring security and compliance in the cloud.
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With Windows Server 2003 end of extended support approaching, enterprises must begin their migration planning for all affected production applications. There are a variety of approaches and many people will take a “mix and match” approach. Whatever the approach, it’s important to have a migration plan now – 200 business days goes by quickly when some applications take weeks to migrate. This is the perfect opportunity to move those applications to the Cloud. There’s a way to move your applications and modernize (move to the cloud) at the same time.
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Software development, like engineering, is a craft that requires the application of creative approaches to solve problems given a wide range of constraints. However, while engineering design may be craftwork, the production of most designed objects relies on a standardized and automated manufacturing process. By contrast, much of what's typically involved when moving an application from prototype to production and, indeed, maintaining the application through its lifecycle remains craftwork.
Feb. 22, 2014 01:30 PM EST Reads: 1,834
Are you re-creating existing technology silos in the cloud? If so, your entire enterprise investment in the cloud is at risk. From the perspective of IT, organizational silos seem to be the root of all problems. Every line of business, every department, every functional area has its own requirements, its own technology preferences, and its own way of doing things. They have historically invested in specialized components for narrow purposes, which IT must then conventionally integrate via application middleware – increasing the cost, complexity, and brittleness of the overall architecture. Now those same stakeholders want to move to the cloud. Save money with SaaS apps! Reduce data center costs with IaaS! Build a single private cloud we can all share! But breaking down the technical silos is easier said than done. There are endless problems: Static interfaces. Legacy technology. Inconsistent policies, rules, and processes. Crusty old middleware that predates the cloud. And everybod...
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