"Philippines Telecommunications Report Q2 2016" Published
New Fixed Networks research report from Business Monitor International is now available from Fast Market Research
[ClickPress, Mon Feb 22 2016] Operators will aim to derive revenue growth from growing mobile data usage trends, leveraging the Philippines' strong economic growth potential to introduce premium value added services (VAS) and data-heavy mobile applications. To this end, both Philippines Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) and Globe Telecom have tied up with over the top (OTT) video streaming platforms such as iflix, HQ and Netflix . However, smartphone ownership and slow speeds are key enablers that need to be addressed.
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We believe mobile subscriptions reached 119.6mn at the end of 2015, representing a penetration rate of 118.8%. Although we forecast this to increase to 122.6% by end-2020, downside risks to growth lie in rising consumer affluence, which will the shift in preference from prepaid to postpaid.
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Prepaid ARPU was PHP85.60 in Q315, while postpaid ARPU was PHP861.70. Despite the mobile market effectively being a duopoly, ARPU continues to trend lower. We believe that the move towards higher revenue-generating products and subscribers will be key to reversing falling ARPU.
The Philippines Telecommunications Report features BMI Research's independent industry forecasts on the future strength of Philippines's ICT market, covering the fixed-line, mobile and internet segments and analyses latest regulatory developments and corporate news, including investment activity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships. Leading operators and manufacturers are fully profiled, highlighting their quarterly financial performance, capital expenditure plans and latest contracts.
BMI's Philippines Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and researchers, operators, equipment suppliers and vendors, corporate and financial services analysts and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecoms industry in Philippines.
Benchmark BMI's independent telecoms industry forecasts for Philippines to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Philippine telecoms market.
Target business opportunities and risks in Philippines's telecoms sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Philippines.
Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).
BMI Industry View
Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering the ARPU, fixed-line, mobile (including 3G & 4G), internet and broadband markets.
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