Global Triple Play Services Industry

  • March 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 222 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Triple Play Services in Thousand Subscriptions. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 101 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Access Media 3, Inc.
AT&T, Inc.
BCE, Inc.
BT Group plc
Cablevision Systems Corporation

Table Of Contents

Global Triple Play Services Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions And Scope of Study I-3
Triple Play Services I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Global Triple Play Market to Surge II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-2
Triple Play - A Revenue Generating Opportunity for Ailing
Network Service Providers II-2
Triple Play Services to Enable Customer Retention II-2
Technological Advancements Help Service Providers Maintain
Revenue Growth II-3
Emerging Markets to Drive Cable Triple Play II-3
Network Asset Management: Key to Efficient Triple-Play
Orchestration II-3
Effective CRM Strategies Remain Central to Success II-4
Satellite Emerges as a Viable Alternative Medium for
Delivering Triple-Play Services II-4
Video - No Longer a Dependable Business for Cable Operators II-5
Technical Challenges Likely to Affect Delivery of Triple Play
Services II-5
Triple Play Service Providers Prone to Significant Financial
Risks II-5
Digital Rights Management: A Looming Concern for Triple Play
Service Operators II-6
Digital Rights Management System Fundamental to Triple-Play
Orchestration II-6
Quadruple Play Services: Adding Mobility to Triple Play Services II-6
Triple-Play Makes Way for Multi-Play Services II-7
An Overview of the Global Pay-TV Market II-7
Increased Demand for Triple Play Services to Drive Services
Test and Monitoring Equipment Market II-7

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-8
Definition II-8
Historical Background II-8
Configuration II-9
Key Characteristics II-9
Benefits II-9
Better Economy of Deployment II-9
Increase in Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) II-10
Reduction in Customer Churn II-10
Delivery of Diverse Value Added Services II-10
Drawbacks II-10
Ambiguous Delivery Mechanisms at Early Developmental Stages II-10
Higher Cost of Equipment II-11
Technical Difficulty in Managing Multiple Services II-11
Limitation in Transmission and Bandwidth Speeds II-11
Troubleshooting Issues II-11
Requirement for Offering Round-the-Clock Customer Support II-11

3. SERVICE LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-12
Tele Columbus Introduces New Triple-Play Service II-12
Rostelecom Introduces Triple-Play Service Offering II-12
Vodafone Netherlands Launches Triple-Play Bundled Services II-12
UPC Cablecom Set to Offer Bundled Triple-Play Telephony Services II-12
Numericable Launches 4G Services For La Box Fibre Power
4'Triple Play Consumers II-12
Foxtel to Introduce Packaged Triple-Play Fixed-Line Telephony
and Broadband Internet Services II-12
Cyfrowy Polsat Rolls-Out New Triple-Play Service Inclusive of
LTE Mobile Telephony II-13
Numericable Rolls-Out Envivio Enabled New Triple-Play Service
Package II-13
Starhub Introduces Triple-Play Converged Business Solution II-13
Dish and Claro Set to Offer Joint-Service Triple Play Bundled
Services II-13
LINKdotNET Inks Agreements to Provide Triple Play Services in
SODIC and Emaar Projects II-13
Eircom Group Introduces Bundled Triple Play Package in Ireland II-13
Comcast Unveils Xfinity TriplePlay MultiLatino Service II-13
Sunrise Unveils Triple Play Services in Switzerland II-14
ARRIS Group Introduces Comprehensive Portfolio of Triple Play
Solutions II-14
Pfalzkom Manet Rolls Out Triple Play Services in Germany II-14
NordNet Unveils Turbo-10 range Triple Play Services in France II-14

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-15
CWC Inks Agreement for Acquiring Columbus International II-15
Digicel Successfully Concludes Telstar Acquisition II-15
Telekom Austria Completes Acquisition of Blizoo II-15
Vodafone Acquires Kabel Deutschland II-15
Access Media 3 Announces Series of Acquisitions II-15
Vision247 Takes Over Fora II-15
Liberty Global Takes Over Virgin Media II-16
Telekom Slovenije Purchases Remaining Stake in Aneks II-16
LGI Broadband Operations Acquires OneLink Communications II-16
Broadcast International Collaborates with netTALK.com II-16
Magnet Networks Inks Partnership Agreement with Interxion II-16
Vodafone Acquires Cable and Wireless Worldwide II-16
WOW! Takes Over Knology II-17
Serbia Broadband Inks Distribution Agreement with Skylogic II-17
Hargray Communications Group Acquires Cable System of Charter
Communications II-17
Magnet Networks Acquires Significant Stake in Velocity1 II-17

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-18
Access Media 3, Inc. (US) II-18
ATandT, Inc. (US) II-18
BCE, Inc. (Canada) II-18
BT Group plc (UK) II-19
Cablevision Systems Corporation (US) II-19
Com Hem AB (Sweden) II-19
Comcast Corporation (US) II-19
DISH Network Corporation (US) II-20
FastWeb S.p.A. (Italy) II-20
Rogers Communications, Inc. (Canada) II-20
Swisscom AG (Switzerland) II-21
TDC A/S (Denmark) II-21
Telefónica S.A. (Spain) II-21
Time Warner Cable, Inc. (US) II-22
upc cablecom GmbH (Switzerland) II-22
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US) II-22
Virgin Media Limited (UK) II-23

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-24
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Triple Play Services by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 2: World Historic Review for Triple Play Services by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands
for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 3: World 12-Year Perspective for Triple Play Services by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Subscriber Volume
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2015,
and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Triple Play Services Establish their Prominence in
Increasing ARPUs III-1
Is Triple Play Losing Sheen for Cable Operators? III-1
Broadband - the Savior for Cable Operators III-2
IPTV Gains Attention III-2
TWC Buckles under Pressure - Sheds Emphasis on Triple Play III-2
Comcast to Continue with Triple Play III-3
Comcast Bets on X1 Services to Revive Lost Vigor in Pay-TV
Business III-3
A Peek into Impact of Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time
Warner Cable III-3
Telecommunications Act of 1996: The First Step towards
Triple Play Services in the US III-4
Product Launches III-4
Strategic Corporate Developments III-5
Key Players III-6
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 4: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers
in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 5: US Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Current and Future Analysis III-12
Market Overview III-12
IPTV Gains Traction in pay-TV Market III-12
Table 6: Leading Players in the Canadian IPTV Market
(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Total Subscriptions
for Telus Corp., Bell Canada and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Key Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 7: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 8: Canadian Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

3. JAPAN III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current and Future Analysis III-16
Market Overview III-16
Government Policies to Support Greater Proliferation of
Triple Play Services III-16
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 9: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 10: Japanese Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4. EUROPE III-19
Market Analysis III-19
Table 11: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, The Netherlands, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 12: European Historic Review for Triple Play Services
by Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, The Netherlands,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2009
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 13: European 12-Year Perspective for Triple Play
Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Subscriber Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, The
Netherlands, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years
2009, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4a. FRANCE III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Current and Future Analysis III-22
France - The European Leader in Telecom Convergence III-22
Changes in Tax Rates Sparks Off Tariff Increases III-22
Long Term Benefits Become Apparent III-22
The Future Outlook III-23
Competitive Landscape III-23
Table 14: Leading Players in the French Triple Play
Services Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Number of
Subscriptions for Bouygues Telecom, Free, Numericable,
Orange, SFR and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 15: Leading Players in French Broadband Market
(2014): Percentage Breakdown of Subscriptions for Bouygues
Telecom, Free, Numericable, Orange, and SFR (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 16: French Television Market by Distribution
Technology (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Subscriptions
for Cable, DTT, IPTV and Satellite (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24
Product Launches III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 17: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 18: French Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4b. GERMANY III-27
A.Market Analysis III-27
Current and Future Analysis III-27
Product Launches III-27
Strategic Corportate Development III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 19: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 20: German Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4c. ITALY III-30
Market Analysis III-30
Table 21: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 22: Italian Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current and Future Analysis III-32
UK Communications Market Witnesses Increased Preference for
Bundled Services III-32
Evolution of Triple Play Services in the UK III-32
Sky Becomes Second Largest Broadband ISP in UK III-33
Triple Play Dictates Competition III-33
Competition among the Stalwarts Likely to Intensify Further III-33
Rise of Sky Triple Play Threatens Rival Competitors III-34
Vodafone Foray into Triple Play Market Set to Escalate
Competition Further III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-35
Key Players III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 23: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers
in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 24: UK Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Grph/Chart) III-38

4e. THE NETHERLANDS III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Current and Future Analysis III-39
Competitive Landscape III-39
Table 25: Leading Players in Dutch Triple Play Market
(2014): Percentage Breakdown of Total Subscriptions for
KPN, UPC, Ziggo and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39
Product Launch III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 26: Dutch Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers
in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 27: Dutch Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4f. RUSSIA III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Current and Future Analysis III-42
Product Launch III-42
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 28: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 29: Russian Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Current and Future Analysis III-44
Spain III-44
A Background III-44
Triple Play Packages in Spain Laden with Inefficiencies III-44
Product Launches III-44
Strategic Corporate Developments III-45
Key Players III-45
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Triple Play
Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands
for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-50
Market Analysis III-50
Table 32: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Triple Play Services by Geographic Region -
China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in
Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Triple Play
Services by Region - China, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2009 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 34: Asia-Pacific 12-Year Perspective for Triple Play
Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Subscriber Volume for China, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2015, and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

5a. CHINA III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Current and Future Analysis III-53
Evolution of Triple Play Services in China III-53
Key Growth Strategies for Cable Operators in China III-53
Increased Revenues through Premium Services III-53
Higher Broadband Penetration III-54
Packaging Services in Multiplay Bundles III-54
Improved Television Viewing Experience III-54
Market Constraints III-54
Telecommunications Sector Perceives Triple Play Policies to
be Unfavorable III-54
Limitations of Television and Radio Industry in Providing
Internet Services III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 35: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 36: Chinese Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

5b. SOUTH KOREA III-57
Market Analysis III-57
Table 37: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 38: South Korean Historic Review for Triple Play
Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands
for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Current and Future Analysis III-59
Australia III-59
Foxtel Braces for Impending Netflix Competition III-59
India III-60
Telecom Convergence in India - Still A Long Way to Go III-60
Product Launches III-60
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (Bsnl) - A Key Player In India III-61
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 39: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with
Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 40: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Triple
Play Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in
Thousands for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

6. LATIN AMERICA III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current and Future Analysis III-63
Convergence Grows in Latin America III-63
Triple Play in Latin America III-63
Cable Companies Hog the Limelight III-63
Key Factors Hindering Service Providers to Deliver Triple
Play Services III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 41: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Triple Play Services by Geographic Region -
Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 42: Latin American Historic Review for Triple Play
Services by Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in
Thousands for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 43: Latin American 12-Year Perspective for Triple Play
Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Subscriber Volume for Brazil and Rest of Latin American
Markets for Years 2009, 2015, and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

6a. BRAZIL III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Current and Future Analysis III-68
Brazil Clears Regulatory Hurdles for Higher Foreign Investments III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 44: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 45: Brazilian Historic Review for Triple Play Services -
Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years
2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
Current and Future Analysis III-71
Product Launch III-71
Strategic Corporate Development III-71
B.Market Analytics III-72
Table 46: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with
Number of Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 47: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Triple
Play Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in
Thousands for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

7. REST OF WORLD III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Current and Future Analysis III-74
Triple Play Market in Middle East - An Overview III-74
An Insight into the African Triple Play Market III-74
Focus on Status of Triple Play Services in Select African
Countries III-74
Ghana III-74
Uganda III-75
Kenya III-75
Product Launch III-75
Strategic Corporate Development III-75
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 48: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Triple Play Services - Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 49: Rest of World Historic Review for Triple Play
Services - Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Thousands
for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 101 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 104)

The United States (35)
Canada (8)
Europe (43)
- France (6)
- Germany (4)
- The United Kingdom (8)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (23)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10)
Latin America (4)
Middle East (2)
Africa (2)

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