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Mobile Services in Developed Asia-Pacific: Trends and Forecasts 2020-2025

  • ID: 5174088
  • Report
  • October 2020
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • 26 Pages
  • Analysys Mason
Revenue from the Mobile Segment will be Affected by Competitive Pressure, but Widespread 5G Adoption Will Limit ASPU Decline

This report examines the key trends and drivers, and provides telecoms market forecasts for mobile communication services in the developed Asia-Pacific (DVAP) region. It includes worldwide context and commentary on seven key countries: Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

The report provides commentary and trend analysis to support our 5-year forecast for mobile services in developed Asia-Pacific. The forecasts take into consideration the likely range of economic impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic may have on operators’ telecoms service revenue.

The forecasts are based on a robust set of historical data and draw on a unique and in-house modelling tool that applies a rigorous methodology (reconciliation of different sources, standard definitions, top-down and bottom-up modelling).

This report provides:

  • a 5-year forecast of 113 mobile KPIs for the DVAP region as a whole and for seven key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, in order to highlight similarities and differences by means of a cross-country comparison
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile operators.

Data coverage

Mobile connections

  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone


  • Service, retail, wholesale
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G

Mobile traffic

  • Outgoing voice minutes, MoU
  • Mobile data traffic

Who should read this report

  • Market intelligence, strategy and project managers at mobile operators in developed Asia–Pacific.
  • Regulatory bodies in developed Asia-Pacific.
  • Financial institutions that directly invest in the telecoms sector in the region, or advise others that do so.
  • Press and media bodies that need a foundation of knowledge of the mobile telecoms market in developed Asia–Pacific.
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  • Executive summary
  • Worldwide overview
  • Regional trends
  • Country-level trends
  • Forecast methodology and assumptions
  • About the authors
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  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
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