This market report provides a comprehensive overview of the mobile
network operator and MVNO telecom market across the various economies of
Asia. The list of operators ranges from the giant China Mobile with more
than 860 million subscribers right through to a number of much smaller
operators with only a few thousand subscribers each. And of course there
are the mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs).
The telecom market across Asia has grown strongly over the past few
years. The overall mobile penetration rate on average across the entire
Asian region reached over 102% going into 2018, up from 83% back in 2012.
Whilst there are still developing markets continuing to grow their
mobile subscriber base at moderate to high annual rates, there are in
fact few countries left in Asia with significantly underdeveloped mobile
markets and low mobile penetration rates.
The strong growth in the Asia market, is due to continued mobile
subscriber growth in emerging markets including Bhutan, Laos, Indonesia,
Nepal, North Korea, and in particular India. In contrast, developed and
mature markets such as Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore have
seen very low growth.
Total market growth will continue to ease off over the next five years
as the remaining mobile markets now head toward saturation and their
mobile subscriber growth rates decrease. This has occurred in the more
mature markets such as Japan, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore.
While domestic mobile operators account for the vast majority of all
mobile operators across Asia, international mobile operators are highly
active across this vast region. There are 16 international mobile
network operators operating within the Asian region across 21 of the 34
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