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Global - Broadband and FttH - Key Statistics and Insights Product Image

Global - Broadband and FttH - Key Statistics and Insights

  • Published: August 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 24 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

In the global telecoms industry, it looks as though 2013 will be remembered as the year when construction of new Greenfield HFC networks came to a halt. Of course, there will still be upgrades to existing networks but the cost of fibre deployment – linked to its much lower operational cost – is now convincing cablecos and telcos alike to build new fibre networks wherever possible. This is not necessarily directly driven by customer demand, but by network costs and network efficiencies. There is increasing evidence (e.g. Netherlands, China, Japan, Korea, France, Israel, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden) that customers will come forward once affordable FttH services become available.

This report provides a valuable overview of the global broadband market including key global broadband statistics. The report identifies the leading broadband markets and provides key broadband statistics and forecasts including information on subscribers, access technologies, speeds and pricing. The report also includes a case study on Asia.

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In 2013 there are around 2.7 billion fixed internet users worldwide and around 25% of these will have access to fixed READ MORE >

1. Synopsis
2. The end of HFC and FttN networks is approaching
2.1 Globally, no more new HFC networks
2.2 Stretching out the life of copper cables
2.3 The FttH tipping point
2.4 FttH is the only long-term solution
2.5 Good quality HFC and FttN – interim solutions
2.6 The key issue – regulation, not technology
3. FttH - awesome - but what is its purpose?
3.1 Mobile broadband: killer app for FttH
4. The pros and cons of vectoring
5. Global fixed broadband market summary
5.1 Broadband subscribers and penetration
5.2 Broadband access technologies and pricing
5.3 Broadband pricing
5.4 Broadband speeds
5.5 Broadband revenue
5.6 Global major 11 fixed-line carriers by subscribers
6. International IP wholesale market
7. Countries with broadband policies
8. Case study: Asia
9. The submarine cable conundrum
9.1.1 Snapshot of submarine cable around the world
9.1.2 Regional overview
10. Related reports
Table 1 – Global - internet users and annual change – 2009 - 2013
Table 2 – Global - fixed broadband subscribers and annual change – 2005 - 2013
Table 3 – Regional - share of broadband subscribers – Q2 2012
Table 4 – Top ten broadband countries by subscribers – Q2 2012
Table 5 – Market penetration of households with broadband access as a percentage of all households – selected countries – 2009 - 2011
Table 6 – Broadband market share by access technology – 2008; Mid 2010; Mid 2012
Table 7 – Average broadband price per month – selected countries – Q1 2013
Table 8 – OECD – top 5 countries with most expensive and cheapest broadband price per Mb/s - March 2012
Table 9 – Global - average entry level monthly broadband price by technology – Q4 2010 - 2012
Table 10 – Regional - average entry level monthly broadband price by technology – Q2 2012
Table 11 – Average broadband connection speed - top 10 countries – Q1 2011; Q4 2011; Q4 2012
Table 12 – Global - average overall fixed broadband and upload speeds – 2008 - 2012
Table 13 – Global – total broadband services revenue – 2011; 2012
Table 14 – Global average monthly fixed broadband ARPU – 2011; 2012
Table 15 – Selected country examples of average monthly fixed broadband ARPU
Table 16 – Major 11 fixed-line parent carriers by subscribers - 2012
Table 17 – Countries with existing national policies to adopt broadband – 2012
Table 18 - Asia - fixed (wired) broadband markets ranked by population penetration - June 2012
Chart 1 – Global - fixed broadband subscribers - 2005 – 2013
Chart 2 – Major 11 fixed-line carriers by subscribers - 2012
Exhibit 1 – Faster broadband speeds offer more than just fast Internet
Exhibit 2 – Why the average home will soon require 50Mb/s
Exhibit 3 – Broadband drives the digital economy

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