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South Korea Telecommunications Report Q3 2016

  • June 2016
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  • Business Monitor International
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  • 71 pages

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates

BMI View: Operators are investing heavily in Internet of Things (IoT) strategies and rolling out their owndedicated NB-IoT and LPWA networks. South Korea's mature telecoms market and supportive governmentpolicies will create abundant opportunities for operators to drive IoT adoption, slowing economic growthcould weigh on near-term demand.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

- Approximately 1.653mn new mobile subscriptions were added in 2015, taking the total to 58.613mn.This was a little above expectations and we forecast 59.375mn by the end of 2016. The focus is on 3G/4G migration and customer numbers will reach 51.606mn in 2016 and 59.672mn by 2020, or 97.1% ofthe mobile market.

- In the wireline arena, the focus is on rolling out fibre-based high-speed accesses, over whichoperators can deliver multiple high-value services. Multi-play services are becomingcommonplace. There will be 20.385mn broadband accesses by end-2016, rising to 21.551mn by 2020.

Table Of Contents

South Korea Telecommunications Report Q3 2016
BMI Industry View 7
SWOT 8
Industry SWOT 8
Industry Forecast 9
Latest Updates 9
Structural Trends 9
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (South Korea 2013-2020) 12
Industry Risk/Reward Index 13
Asia Pacific Risk/Reward Index 13
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q316 15
Industry Risk Reward Ratings 16
Market Overview 18
Market Drivers and Trends 18
Mobile 19
Wireline Voice and Broadband 23
Table: VoIP Subscription Market Shares, Q116 25
Wireline Broadband 26
Table: Broadband Subscribers ('000), 2013-2016 27
Pay-TV/Convergence 28
Table: Cable TV Market Shares By Operator, Q415 28
IoT 30
Table: Selected Key IoT Developments 32
Regulatory Development 34
Table: Division Of Regulatory Responsibility In South Korea 34
Latest Developments 35
Competitive Landscape 38
Table: Key Players - South Korea Telecoms Sector 38
Table: Operators' Consolidated Revenues, 2009-2015 (USDmn) 38
Mobile Operators' Data 39
Table: Mobile Market Overview 39
Table: SK Telecom 40
Table: KT Corporation 41
Table: LG Uplus 42
Wireline Operator Data 43
Table: SK Broadband 43
Table: KT Corporation 44
Table: LG Uplus 45
Table: CJ HelloVision 46
Company Profile 49
KT Corporation 49
LG Uplus 53
SK Telecom 56
Demographic Forecast 60
Demographic Outlook 60
Table: Population Headline Indicators (South Korea 1990-2025) 61
Table: Key Population Ratios (South Korea 1990-2025) 61
Table: Urban/Rural Population and Life Expectancy (South Korea 1990-2025) 62
Table: Population By Age Group (South Korea 1990-2025) 62
Table: Population By Age Group % (South Korea 1990-2025) 63
Glossary 65
Table: Glossary Of Terms 65
Methodology 67
Industry Forecast Methodology 67
Sources 69
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 69
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators 70
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 71

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