South Korea Telecommunications Report Q2 2012

  • ID: 2125826
  • April 2012
  • Region: South Korea
  • 93 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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South Korea Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, telecommunication associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on South Korea's telecommunications industry.

BMI’s Q212 report on South Korea’s telecommunications market provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments to occur within the country’s mobile, fixed-line telephony, and internet sectors. Our forecasts are based on latest data published by South Korea’s leading operators – SK Telecom, SK Broadband, KT, and LG Uplus, as well as the Korea Communications Commission and the Internet Statistics Information System.

The number of South Korean mobile subscribers increased to 53.251mn at the end of 2011. Despite the growth, the number of net additions in 2011 (2.106mn) was significantly weaker than the previous year (2.914mn). Market saturation is a major factor and we continue to see muted growth through our forecast period to 2016. We envisage 59.076mn mobile subscribers in South Korea in end-2016, a penetration rate of 119.9%. We see the introduction READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
South Korea Mobile SWOT
South Korea Wireline SWOT
South Korea Political SWOT
South Korea Economic SWOT
South Korea Business Environment SWOT

Risk/Reward Ratings
Asia Pacific
Table: Asia Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings
South Korea

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: South Korea Telecoms Sector – Mobile – Historical Data & Forecasts
Table: South Korea Telecoms Sector – ARPU – Historical Data & Forecasts
Fixed Line
Industry Trends – Fixed-Line Sector
Table: South Korea Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data & Forecasts

Market Data Analysis
Table: South Korean Mobile Market Net Additions, Q411
Table: South Korean Mobile Market, December 2011
Mobile Contract Wins
Selected Contract Wins, 2011-2012
Mobile Operator Data
Table: South Korea Mobile Market Overview
Table: SK Telecom
Table: KT
Table: LG Uplus
Mobile Content
Regional Outlook
Selected NFC Developments, 2011
Country Outlook
Value-Added Services Timeline
Table: Selected VAS Services, 2011-2012
Fixed Line
Table: South Korean Local Access Market (PSTN + VoIP), December 2011
Table: South Korean Broadband Market, November2011
Table: South Korea Broadband Access Types By Operator, November 2011
Wireline Developments
Table: Wireline (Fixed-Line And Broadband) Developments

Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments
Table: Division Of Regulatory Responsibility In South Korea
Industry Developments

Competitive Landscape
Competitor Analysis
Table: Key Players – South Korea Telecoms Sector
Table: Selected Operators Financial Indicators, 2003-2011 (US$mn)

Company Monitor
Opportunity For Improvement
Alcatel-Lucent's Recent Major Contracts In Asia

Operator Profiles
KT Corporation
SK Telecom
SK Broadband (Formerly Hanaro Telecom)
LG Uplus
Regional Telecommunications Penetration Overview
Table: Regional Fixed-Line Penetration Overview
Table: Regional Broadband Penetration Overview
Table: Regional Mobile Penetration Overview

Country Snapshot: South Korea Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2001-2006
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012

Glossary Of Terms
Table: Glossary Of Terms

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts
Telecoms Business Environment Ratings
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
Table: Ratings Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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- KT Corporation
- SK Telecom
- SK Broadband (Formerly Hanaro Telecom)
- LG Uplus

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