Japan Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2373246
  • January 2013
  • Region: Japan
  • 93 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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  • Company Profiles
  • KDDI Corporation
  • NTT Corporation
  • Softbank Corp
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BMI View:

Japan's telecommunications market has played a key role in driving economic growth by equipping consumers and businesses with a comprehensive network of fixed-line, mobile and broadband services. Although the country is facing an ageing population and limited subscriber growth potential,
operators are able to maintain revenue growth through technological advancements as well as the constant introduction of new products and services. 4G, which is starting to gain traction, will play a vital role in the future.

Key Data:

- The mobile market continues to expand, with penetration set to rise to 127% by 2017.

- 3G and FTTH are services driving growth in the broadband sector. We expect fixed and mobile broadband penetration to exceed 70% by end-2017, when 86% of the population is forecast to be using internet services.

- ARPU levels are expected to continue trending down despite the launch of 4G services as traditional voice usage wanes.

Key Trends And Developments

Softbank has announced an agreement to acquire eAccess, which will make it the country's secondlargest mobile operator. The transaction carries a hefty premium, which READ MORE >

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  • Company Profiles
  • KDDI Corporation
  • NTT Corporation
  • Softbank Corp
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Executive Summary 5

BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Japan Wireline SWOT 7

Japan Mobile SWOT 8

Japan Political SWOT 9

Japan Economic SWOT 10

Japan Business Environment 10

Risk/Reward Ratings 11

Asia Pacific 11
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113 15

Japan 16

Industry Forecast Scenario 19

Mobile 19
Table: Mobile - Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 19

Table: ARPU - Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 21

Fixed Line 23
Table: Fixed Line - Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 23

Internet 25
Table: Internet - Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 25

Market Overview 27

Mobile 27

Regional Perspective 27
Table: Japan Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 28

Key Market Developments 28

Mobile Growth 29

Market Shares 30

Table: Japanese Blended ARPUs 2011-2012 (JPY) 32
Table: Japanese Voice ARPUs 2011-2012 (JPY) 33
Table: Japanese Data ARPUs 2011-2012 (JPY) 34

Mobile Content/Value-Added Services 34

Value-Added Services Timeline 37
Table: Selected VAS Services, 2011-2012 37

Mobile Operator Data 40
Table: Japan Market Overview 40
Table: NTT DoCoMo 41
Table: KDDI 42
Table: Softbank Mobile 43
Table: eAccess 44

Mobile Content 45

Regional Outlook 45
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011 46

Fixed Line 51
Table: Selected Fixed-Line Operators' Subscriber Bases ('000) 51

Broadband 53
Table: Number Of Broadband Subscriptions ('000) 53
Table: NTT East And NTT West: ADSL/FTTH ('000) 54

Industry Trends And Developments 56

Networks 56
Table: 3G Mobile Subscriber Market, June 2012 57
Table: Market Developments 60

Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments 63
Table: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities In Japan 63

Competitive Landscape 66

Competitor Analysis 66
Table: Key Players: Japan Telecoms Sector 66
Table: Selected Operator Revenues 2006-2012 (FY end-March 31 unless stated) (US$mn) 66

Company Profiles 67

NTT Corporation 67

KDDI Corporation 70

Softbank Corp 74

Regional Overview 78
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn) 78
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn) 79

NSN Selected Asia Activities 81

Demographic Outlook 83
Table: Japan's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 84
Table: Japan's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 85
Table: Japan's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 86
Table: Japan's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 86

Glossary Of Terms 87
Table: Glossary Of Terms 87

BMI Methodology 88

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 88
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 88

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 90

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 90
Table: Ratings Indicators 91

Weighting 92
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 92

Sources 92

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Company Profiles
NTT Corporation
KDDI Corporation
Softbank Corp

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