Philippines Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2299543
  • November 2012
  • Region: Philippines
  • 94 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI View:

The Philippine telecoms market harbours low-term growth opportunities in light of factors such as the high percentage of prepaid subscribers and comparatively low broadband penetration rate.

At present, the overall industry has not been negatively impacted by the acquisition of Digital Telecommunications Philippines by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company even though several market segments have become a duopoly.

Key Data:

- Our mobile forecast has been extended to 2017; we expect 116mn subscribers, representing 110% penetration with growth tapering towards the end due to market saturation.

- Mobile solutions are envisaged to continue driving growth in the overall broadband, accounting for the majority of the 11.207mn subscribers in 2017.

- We expect demand for fixed-line services to continue trending upwards, although we highlight that a contraction could be due in 2017 in light of pressure from mobile services.

Key Trends And Developments:

Smart Communications and Globe Telecom launched commercial LTE services in September 2012.

The former expects 5,000-10,000 subscribers by August 2013, and we expect READ MORE >

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  • Company Monitor
  • Globe Telecom
  • Operator Profiles
  • Smart Communications
  • MORE

BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 6

Philippines Wireline (Fixed Line And Broadband) Industry SWOT 6

Philippines Mobile Industry SWOT 7

Philippines Political SWOT 8

Philippines Economic SWOT 9

Philippines Business Environment SWOT 10

Risk/Reward Ratings 11
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113 16

The Philippines 17

Industry Forecast Scenario 18

Mobile 18
Table: Telecoms Sector – Mobile, 2010-2017 18

Table: Philippines ARPU Forecast, 2010-2017 (PHP) 20

Fixed Line 22
Table: Telecoms Sector – Fixed Line – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 22

Internet 24
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 24

Market Overview 26

Mobile 26

Regional Perspective 26
Table: Philippines Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 27

Key Developments 27

Mobile Growth 28

Market Shares 29
Table: Philippines Mobile Market Net Additions (‘000), 2010-2012 30

Usage 31
Table: Mobile Operators’ Prepaid And Postpaid ARPU (PHP) 32

Mobile Content/Value-Added Services 32

Value-Added Services Timeline 35
Table: Selected VAS Services Launched 35

Mobile Operator Data 36
Table: Philippines Market Overview 36
Table: Smart Communications 36
Table: Globe Telecom 38
Table: Sun Cellular (Acquired By PLDT) 39

Mobile Content 40

Regional Outlook 40
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011 41

Fixed Line 46
Table: PLDT Fixed-Line Service Revenue Breakdown (PHPmn) 47

Broadband 49
Table: A Comparison Of Major Broadband Operator Subscriber Figures (’000) 49

Submarine Cables 50

Industry Trends And Developments 53

Networks 53
Table: Market Developments, 2011-2012 57

Regulatory Environment And Industry Development 60

Philippines: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 61

Regulatory Developments 62

Competitive Landscape 64

Key Players 64
Table: Key Players – Philippines Telecoms Sector 64
Table: Philippines Selected Operators Financial Indicators, 2005-2011 64

Operator Profiles 65

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) 65

Smart Communications 69

Globe Telecom 72

Digital Telecommunications Philippines Inc (Digitel) 76

Company Monitor 79
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn) 79
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn) 80

NSN Selected Asia Activities 82

Demographic Outlook 84
Table: Philippines' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 85
Table: Philippines' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 86
Table: Philippines' Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 87
Table: Philippines' Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 87

Glossary Of Terms 88
Table: Glossary Of Terms 88

BMI Methodology 89

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 89
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 89

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 91

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 91

Ratings System 91

Indicators 91
Table: Ratings Indicators 92

Weighting 93
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 93

Sources 93

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Operator Profiles
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT)
Smart Communications
Globe Telecom
Digital Telecommunications Philippines Inc (Digitel)
Company Monitor
NSN Selected Asia Activities

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