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Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific - Regional Status and Key Case Studies, 2020 Update

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  • 25 Pages
  • December 2020
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5229817
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Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific - Regional Status and Key Case Studies - 2020 Update


Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific - Regional Status and Key Case Studies - 2020 Update, a new Telecom Insider Report by the publisher, provides an executive-level overview of the smart city market in Asia-Pacific (APAC). It delivers qualitative insights into the smart city market, smart city value chain, and ecosystem dynamics in the region. It also analyzes key trends and smart city projects being implemented in APAC.

Growing urban demographics and rapid city expansion are driving governments to deploy smart city solutions to sustain public services, drive economic competitiveness and enable a thriving environment in Asia-Pacific.

Smart city initiatives in the region are driving increased collaboration between governments and private industry while helping bridge the digital divide.

The report provides analysis of the following -
  • Smart cities taxonomy & market context: an overview of the smart city context in APAC and analysis of the smart city value-chain and the role of telcos.
  • The situation of smart cities in APAC: an overview on the main smart city opportunities and challenges and how these are driving and impacting smart city investment.
  • Smart city case studies: this section details the business models and strategies of three smart city projects in APAC. It also details telco involvement in these projects.
  • Key findings and recommendations: the Insider concludes with a number of key findings and a set of recommendations for smart city stakeholders, including telecom service providers.

  • Asia-Pacific is a heterogeneous smart cities market with projects at different stages of development across the region.
  • Governments are using smart city initiatives as a means to increase collaboration between different parts of government as well as between private industry and government.
  • In a number of cases, countries with robust smart city initiatives have leveraged these to help control COVD-19 by deploying digital resources for contact tracing and distance work & learning.
  • Telcos are heavily engaged in providing connectivity solutions to smart cities through with fixed and mobile networks.
  • Telecom operators are also using data collection and analytics platforms as a way to move up the value chain in Asia-Pacific's smart city projects.

Reasons to Buy
  • This Insider Report provides a comprehensive examination of the value chain and business models of smart city projects in Asia-Pacific. It helps executives understand smart city market dynamics, determine key smart city positioning strategies, formulate effective product development plans and optimize return on investments.
  • Case studies illustrate the findings of the report, providing insights around three smart city projects in the region, including scope, services, budgets and timelines. The case studies also give an overview of the type of smart city solutions, use cases and value propositions telcos have rolled out. This will help telecom executives craft adapted smart city strategies to unlock new revenue streams.
  • The report discusses concrete opportunities in the smart cities market, providing a number of actionable recommendations for smart city market participants, including telecom service providers.

Table of Contents

Executive summary
Section 1: Taxonomy and market context
  • Defining a smart city
  • Smart city value chain

Section 2: Smart city status in Asia-Pacific
  • Overview of smart city status in Asia-Pacific
  • Smart city challenges and opportunities
  • Examples of smart city projects in Asia-Pacific

Section 3: Smart cities case studies
  • Singapore Smart City
  • The role of telcos in Singapore Smart City
  • Songdo Smart City
  • The role of telcos in Songdo Smart City
  • Taipei Smart City
  • The role of telcos in Taipei Smart City

Section 4: Key findings and recommendations
  • Appendix
  • Acronyms and definitions
  • Companies mentioned
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact information

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Accenture
  • Asia Pacific Telecom
  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Cisco
  • EY
  • FarEastone
  • GovTech
  • IFEZ
  • Incheon Metropolitan City
  • KPMG
  • KT Corp
  • LG Uplus
  • M1
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • NetLink Trust
  • Singtel
  • SK Telecom
  • Star