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South Korea Telecommunications Report Q4 2015

  • September 2015
  • -
  • Business Monitor International
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  • 68 pages

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates

BMI View: Ongoing efforts by the operators to improve their network infrastructure in a bid to cater torising demand for faster data transmission will provide further impetus to 4G market growth in SouthKorea. In addition, a spectrum auction scheduled for H215 could pave the way for 5G technology.

Key Data

- The migration from 3G to 4G continues to grow apace. The mobile market has continued to expand, evenwith penetration at around 117% in 2014.
- The fixed-line market is still expanding, mostly due to the growth of VoIP, but it is slowing noticeably.Growth in the broadband market has slowed due to a combination of high penetration rates for wirelineservices and competition from LTE services.

Table Of Contents

South Korea Telecommunications Report Q4 2015
BMI Industry View 7
SWOT 8
Industry SWOT 8
Political 10
Economic 11
Operational Risk 12
Industry Forecast 14
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (South Korea 2012-2019) 14
ARPU 15
Industry Risk Reward Ratings 19
Asia Pacific Risk/ Reward Index - Q4 2015 19
Outperformers (1-10) 20
Average-Performers (11-20) 21
Underperformers (21-28) 22
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Index - Q415 23
Market Overview 25
Regional Perspective 25
Key Developments 25
Table: South Korea Mobile Market Regional Comparisons 26
Mobile Growth 26
Market Share 27
Table: South Korea Mobile Market, Q215 28
Usage 28
MVNOs 29
Networks 31
Broadband 35
Table: Broadband Subscribers 2013-2015 36
IPTV 36
Wireline 37
Regulatory Development 39
Regulatory Environment 39
Table: Division Of Regulatory Responsibility In South Korea 40
Latest Developments 43
Table: Regulatory Developments 44
Competitive Landscape 46
Table: Key Players - South Korea Telecoms Sector 46
Table: Operators' Financial Indicators, 2007-2013 (USDmn) 46
Company Profile 47
KT Corporation 47
LG Uplus 53
Demographic Forecast 57
Table: Population Headline Indicators (South Korea 1990-2025) 58
Table: Key Population Ratios (South Korea 1990-2025) 58
Table: Urban/Rural Population and Life Expectancy (South Korea 1990-2025) 59
Table: Population By Age Group (South Korea 1990-2025) 59
Table: Population By Age Group % (South Korea 1990-2025) 60
Glossary 62
Table: Glossary Of Terms 62
Methodology 64
Industry Forecast Methodology 64
Sources 66
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 66
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators 67
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 68

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