Taiwan Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2373262
  • January 2013
  • Region: Taiwan
  • 100 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Company Profiles
  • Far EasTone
  • Regional Overview
  • Taiwan Mobile
  • Vendor Profile
  • MORE

BMI View:

One of the region's most advanced telecoms markets, Taiwan has a well developed mobile market, and one of the highest levels of smartphone internet usage in the world, according to recent studies. But having long past the 100% penetration market, future growth will now focus on encouraging greater use of mobile phones - with data consumption one of these areas of demand - rather than increasing subscriber numbers. The profileration of uncapped data packages does cause network congestion, however, and the government is keen to resolve this, firstly with proposals to encourage operators to put limits on data consumption, and secondly with the auction of new spectrum, expected in late 2013.

Key Data:

- Mobile Growth has remained steady for several quarters and the latest data from both the regulator and leading operators continues to confirm that this trend looks set to continue.

- Demand for data services has helped boost ARPUs. These have shown signs of growth throughout 9M12, which could spell the start of an upward trend benefiting operators as net additions remain weak.

- Broadband will continue to be the area of greatest growth potential READ MORE >

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  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Company Profiles
  • Far EasTone
  • Regional Overview
  • Taiwan Mobile
  • Vendor Profile
  • MORE

BMI Industry View 7

SWOT Analysis 8

Taiwan Mobile SWOT 8

Taiwan Wireline SWOT 9

Taiwan Political SWOT 10

Taiwan Economic SWOT 11

Taiwan Business Environment SWOT 12

Risk/Reward Ratings 13

Asia Pacific 13
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113 18

Taiwan 19

Industry Forecast Scenario 20

Mobile 20
Table: Mobile - Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 20

Table: ARPU - Historical Data & Forecasts (TWD), 2010-2017 22

Fixed Line 24
Table: Fixed Line - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 24

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

Market Overview 27

Mobile 27

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

Key Developments 28

Mobile Growth 29
Table: Taiwan Mobile Market, Q312 30

Market Shares 31

Usage (ARPU And MOU) 33
Table: ARPU By Operator (TWD) 33

Networks 34
Table: Taiwan 3G Market, Q212 35

Mobile Content 38

Mobile Operator Data 43
Table: Taiwan Mobile Market Overview 43
Table: Chunghwa Telecom 43
Table: Taiwan Mobile 45
Table: Far EasTone 46

Regional Mobile Content 48

Regional Outlook 48
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011 50

Fixed Line 54

Broadband 57
Table: Taiwan Broadband Internet Subscribers 57
Table: Chunghwa Telecom Broadband Subscribers ('000), 2011-2012 58

FTTx 58


WiMAX 61

Industry Trends And Developments 65

Value-Added Services Timeline 66
Table: Selected VAS 66

Wireline Contract Wins 68
Table: Wireline Contract Wins 68

Mobile Contract Wins 69
Table: Mobile Contract Wins 69

Regulatory Environment 70

Taiwan: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 70

Call Termination Rates Overhaul 70

Regulatory Developments 71

Competitive Landscape 73

Key Players 73
Table: Key Players In Taiwan's Telecommunications Sector 73
Table: Selected Operators Financial Indicators 73

Company Profiles 74

Chunghwa Telecom 74

Taiwan Mobile 79

Far EasTone 83

Regional Overview 87

Vendor Profile 87
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn) 87
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn) 88
Table: NSN Selected Asia Activities 90

Country Snapshot: Taiwan Demographic Data 92

Section 1: Population 92
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2000-2030 92

Section 2: Labour Market And Spending Power 93
Table: Employment Indicators, 2000-2005 93
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2005 (US$) 93
Table: Average Annual Manufacturing Wages, 2005-2012 93

Glossary Of Terms 94
Table: Glossary Of Terms 94

BMI Methodology 95

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 95
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 95

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 97

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 97

Ratings System 97

Indicators 97
Table: Ratings Indicators 98

Weighting 99
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 99

Sources 99

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Company Profiles
Chunghwa Telecom
Taiwan Mobile
Far EasTone
Regional Overview
Vendor Profile

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