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China - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

  • December 2015
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  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
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  • 117 pages

The China market, although large, still has low penetration rates and this is an excellent indicator for future growth. The report covers trends and developments in telecommunications, mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media including IPTV developments. Subjects include:

Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;
Facts, figures and statistics;
Industry and regulatory issues;
Infrastructure;
Major Players, Revenues, Subscribers, ARPU;
Internet, VoIP, IPTV;
Mobile Voice and Data Markets;
Broadband (FttH, DSL, cable TV, wireless);
Convergence and Digital Media.

Researcher:- Lisa Hulme-Jones
Current publication date:- April 2008 (14th Edition)
Next publication date:- April 2009

Table Of Contents

China - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband
1. Key statistics
2. Telecommunications market
2.1 Overview
2.2 Historical overview
2.2.1 Background of China's telecom market 1980s and 1990s
2.2.2 Background of China's telecom market 2000-2007
2.2.3 China's telecom market restructure in 2008
2.2.4 Overview of China's telecom market 2008-2012
2.2.5 Trade dispute 2013/2014
3. Regulatory environment
3.1 Historic overview
3.2 Regulatory authority
3.2.1 Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)
3.2.2 China Internet Network Information Centre
3.3 Government policies
3.3.1 Private investment in state-controlled industries
3.3.2 Broadband China
3.3.3 Three-network Convergence Policy
3.3.4 Internet Plus
3.3.5 IOT / M2M
3.4 Telecommunications Regulations
3.5 Licensing
3.6 Interconnect
3.6.1 Local calls and domestic long distance calls
3.6.2 International long distance calls
3.6.3 Internet backbone networks
3.6.4 SMS
3.6.5 MMS
3.7 Tariff Setting
3.8 Universal Service Obligation
4. Competition issues
5. Fixed network operators
5.1 Introduction
5.2 China Telecom
5.2.1 Company overview
5.2.2 China Telecom: Financial statistics
5.2.3 China Telecom: Operations statistics
5.3 China Unicom
5.3.1 Company overview
5.3.2 China Unicom: Financial statistics
5.3.3 China Unicom: Operations statistics
5.4 China Tower
5.5 CITIC Networks
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 Overview of the national telecom network
6.2 Forecasts
6.2.1 Forecast fixed-line subscribers 2013-2018
6.3 New developments
6.4 International infrastructure (satellite, submarine)
6.4.1 Terrestrial and submarine cable infrastructure
6.4.2 Satellite infrastructure
6.4.3 International Internet bandwidth
6.5 Specific IT developments (data centres, cloud computing)
6.5.1 Cloud Computing
6.6 Smart infrastructure
6.6.1 Smart grids
6.6.2 Smart cities
6.6.3 Connected homes
6.6.4 Connected car
7. Broadband market
7.1 Introduction and statistical overview
7.1.1 Market analysis
7.1.2 Forecast Internet users 2020 - 2026
7.1.3 Broadband statistics
7.1.4 Forecast broadband subscribers 2017 - 2020
7.1.5 IP Addresses
7.1.6 Domain names
7.1.7 Websites
7.2 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
7.2.1 Introduction
7.2.2 China Telecom
7.2.3 China Unicom
7.3 Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
7.4 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
7.4.1 Fixed wireless
8. Digital media
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Regulation
8.3 Key digital media players
8.3.1 Baidu
8.3.2 Tencent
8.3.3 SINA
8.3.4 Weibo
8.3.5 Sohu
8.4 Advertising
8.5 Television broadcasting
8.6 Internet Protocol TV (IPTV)
8.6.1 Alibaba
8.6.2 Baidu
8.6.3 Tencent
8.6.4 Xiaomi
8.6.5 China Telecom
8.6.6 China Unicom
8.7 Hybrid fibre coax cable (HFC)
8.7.1 Overview
8.7.2 Consolidation
8.7.3 CATV market regulations
8.7.4 Major operators
8.7.5 Statistics
8.7.6 Digital Cable TV
8.7.7 Next Generation Broadcasting network
8.8 Satellite TV
8.9 Video streaming
8.9.1 Major players
8.10 Social media
8.10.1 Meilishuo
8.10.2 Mogujie
8.10.3 RenRen
8.11 Music
8.12 On line gaming and gambling
8.12.1 Major players
9. Digital economy
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Online activities
9.2.1 e-Commerce
9.2.2 e-Banking
9.2.3 e-payments
9.2.4 e-Government
9.2.5 e-Health
9.2.6 e-Education
10. Mobile communications
10.1 Market analysis
10.2 Mobile statistics
10.2.1 General statistics
10.2.2 Mobile broadband statistics
10.2.3 Forecasts
10.3 Regulatory issues
10.3.1 Licensing
10.3.2 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
10.3.3 VAT Introduction
10.4 Mobile infrastructure
10.4.1 Digital networks
10.4.2 Other infrastructure developments
10.4.3 IoT and M2M networks
10.5 Major mobile operators
10.5.1 Operators
10.5.2 China Mobile Ltd (CML)
10.5.3 China Telecom
10.5.4 China Unicom
10.5.5 MVNOs
10.6 Mobile content and applications
10.6.1 Mobile internet
10.6.2 Rich Communication Services (RCS)
10.6.3 Mobile gaming
10.6.4 m-commerce
10.6.5 m-banking (payments/loans)
10.6.6 Mobile Advertising
10.6.7 m-TV
10.6.8 Apps
Table 1 Country statistics 2015
Table 2 Telecom revenue and investment statistics January June 2015
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2014
Table 4 Internet user statistics 2015
Table 5 Fixed Broadband statistics 2015
Table 6 Mobile statistics 2015
Table 7 National telecommunications authorities
Table 8 Telecom industry revenue and fixed asset investment 2006 - 2013
Table 9 China Telecom financial data 2001 - 2015
Table 10 China Telecom revenue breakdown 2009 2015
Table 11 China Telecom fixed-line, fixed broadband subscribers and ARPU 2004 - 2015
Table 12 China Telecom Caller ID subscribers and Fixed-line Ring Tone subscribers 2010 - 2014
Table 13 China Unicom financial data 2001 - 2015
Table 14 China Unicom mobile and fixed-line service revenue structure 2009 2015
Table 15 China Unicom mobile and fixed-line voice and non-voice revenue 2008 2015
Table 16 China Unicom Fixed line Local access subscribers 2008 2015
Table 17 China Unicom domestic long-distance outbound call minutes 2008 - 2014
Table 18 China Unicom international long-distance outbound call minutes 2008 - 2014
Table 19 Fixed-line and mobile subscriptions and penetration rate 1998 - 2014
Table 20 Fixed-line local telephone calls 2006 - 2013
Table 21 Fixed-line traditional long-distance telephone calls 2006 - 2013
Table 22 Forecast fixed-line subscribers and penetration lower band: 2014; 2018
Table 23 Forecast fixed-line subscribers and penetration higher band: 2014; 2018
Table 24 China total international outlet bandwidth: 2006 - 2014
Table 25 International outlet bandwidth for key networks 2004 2014
Table 26 Internet users and annual change 1996 2016
Table 27 Average time online per week 2010 - 2014
Table 28 Urban and Rural Internet users 2013 - 2014
Table 29 Gender structure of Internet users 2011 - 2014
Table 30 Comparison in age structure of China internet users 2008 2014
Table 31 PC penetration in Enterprises by employee size 2014
Table 32 PC penetration in Enterprises by location 2014
Table 33 Internet usage in Enterprises by employee size 2014
Table 34 Internet usage in Enterprises by location 2014
Table 35 Internet access methods by Enterprises 2014
Table 36 Forecast internet users and penetration lower band: 2020; 2026
Table 37 Forecast internet users and penetration higher band: 2020; 2026
Table 38 Fixed broadband subscribers, annual change and penetration 2000 - 2016
Table 39 Internet access by Internet access device type 2013 - 2014
Table 40 Internet access locations for computers 2013 - 2014
Table 41 China Telecom fixed broadband subscribers and annual change 2003 - 2015
Table 42 China Unicom Fixed line Broadband subscribers 2008 2015
Table 43 China Unicom Fixed-line Broadband and Local Access ARPU 2008 - 2015
Table 44 China Unicom Number of Fixed Broadband Access Ports 2010 - 2015
Table 45 China Unicom International Internet and cable capacity 2010 - 2014
Table 46 Forecast broadband subscribers and population penetration higher band: 2017; 2020
Table 47 Forecast broadband subscribers and household penetration lower band: 2017; 2020
Table 48 IPv4 address resources in China and annual change 2005 2014
Table 49 IPv6 address resources in China and annual change 2009 2014
Table 50 Total domain names in China and annual change 2005 - 2014
Table 51 Classified domain names in China 2014
Table 52 Classified .cn domain names 2014
Table 53 Growth of websites in China and annual change 2002 2014
Table 54 China Telecom FttX homes passed and Subscribers 2013 - 2015
Table 55 DSL internet subscribers 2000 - 2014
Table 56 Baidu financial data 2012 - 2015
Table 57 Tencent financial data 2012 - 2015
Table 58 Tencent capital expenditure 2013 - 2015
Table 59 Tencent Monthly Active Users of various products 2013 - 2015
Table 60 Tencent Mobile Monthly Active Users for QQ and Qzone 2014 - 2015
Table 61 SINA financial data 2012 - 2015
Table 62 SINA revenue breakdown 2012 - 2015
Table 63 Weibo financial data 2012 - 2015
Table 64 Weibo operational data 2012 - 2015
Table 65 Sohu financial data 2010 - 2015
Table 66 China online advertising revenue 2012 - 2018
Table 67 China Central TV advertising revenue 2002 - 2014
Table 68 China Telecom ITV revenue 2012 - 2015
Table 69 Cable TV subscriptions and annual growth 1996 - 2016
Table 70 Digital cable TV subscribers and penetration rate 2002 - 2016
Table 71 Online video users and utilisation rate 2009 2014
Table 72 Online video viewing by device - 2014
Table 73 Online video viewing by Desktop/laptop and Mobile 2012 - 2014
Table 74 Online video viewing by venue and device 2014
Table 75 Channels to access and watch online videos 2014
Table 76 TV terminal device utilisation by online video viewers 2014
Table 77 Usage frequency of Internet TV features 2014
Table 78 Brand Penetration rates of video sites - 2014
Table 79 RenRen financial data 2010 - 2015
Table 80 RenRen operational data 2012 - 2014
Table 81 Online music users and utilisation rate 2009 - 2014
Table 82 Online gaming users and utilisation rate 2009 2014
Table 83 Time spent playing online games daily 2014
Table 84 Payment for PC online games 2014
Table 85 Utilisation rate and number of users of different network applications 2012 2014
Table 86 Utilisation rate and number of users of different network applications 2009 - 2011
Table 87 Market share of online search engines 2005 2010; 2012; 2014
Table 88 Online shopping users and utilisation rate 2009 2014
Table 89 Brand penetration of online shopping platforms 2014
Table 90 Proportion of businesses engaged in e-commerce by industry 2014
Table 91 Proportion of businesses engaged in e-procurement by industry 2014
Table 92 Alibaba financial data 2011 2015
Table 93 Alibaba revenue breakdown 2011 - 2015
Table 94 Alibaba GMV: Taobao, Tmall, Total, Mobile 2013 - 2015
Table 95 Alibaba Annual active buyers and Mobile MAU 2014 - 2015
Table 96 JD.com financial data 2012 - 2015
Table 97 JD.com Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) 2011 - 2015
Table 98 JD.com Active customer accounts 2012 - 2015
Table 99 JD.com Fulfilled orders 2012 - 2015
Table 100 Online banking users and utilisation rate 2009 2014
Table 101 Brand penetration of online payment platforms 2014
Table 102 Mobile subscribers and annual change 1995 - 2016
Table 103 Online Instant messaging users and utilisation rate 2009 2014
Table 104 China Mobile 3G and LTE subscribers 2009 - 2015
Table 105 China Mobile - mobile data traffic 2010 - 2015
Table 106 China Telecom Monthly Average data Traffic per handset 2011 2015
Table 107 China Telecom Total Handset data traffic 2012 2015
Table 108 China Unicom Total Handset data traffic 2010 - 2015
Table 109 China Unicom Average data usage per subscriber 2010 - 2014
Table 110 China Unicom Mobile broadband data card subscribers 2010 2014
Table 111 Forecast Mobile Internet subscribers lower band forecast 2015; 2020
Table 112 Forecast Mobile Internet subscribers higher band forecast 2015; 2020
Table 113 Little Smart (PHS) subscribers 2002 - 2012
Table 114 China Mobile revenue, capex, EBITDA margin, net profit 2000 - 2015
Table 115 CAPEX breakdown 2014 - 2015
Table 116 China Mobile ARPU 1997 2015
Table 117 China Mobile data services revenue breakdown 2010 2015
Table 118 China Mobile subscribers, annual change, and market share 1997 2015
Table 119 China Telecom mobile and 3G/4G subscribers and ARPU 2002 2015
Table 120 China Telecom SMS messages sent and Mobile Ring Tone subscribers 2010 - 2014
Table 121 China Unicom 2G and 3G/4G subscribers 2002 2015
Table 122 - China Unicom 2G and 3G/4G Blended MOU 2002 2014
Table 123 China Unicom 2G and 3G/4G ARPU 2008 2015
Table 124 China Unicom WO App store registered users 2011 2014
Table 125 China Unicom Mobile music subscribers 2011 2014
Table 126 China Unicom Number of GSM and 3G/4G base stations 2010 - 2014
Table 127 Utilisation rate and number of users for mobile applications 2013 - 2014
Table 128 Mobile internet subscribers and annual change 2006 - 2014
Table 129 Mobile online gaming users and utilisation rate 2010 2014
Table 130 Game playing experience of mobile gamers 2014
Table 131 Daily average mobile gaming duration 2014
Table 132 Amount spent on games 2014
Table 133 Mobile advertising response rates 2014
Table 134 Mobile advertising acceptability by targeting criteria 2014
Table 135 Preferred mobile advertising format 2014
Table 136 Apple net sales for Greater China 2012 - 2015
Chart 1 China fixed-line and mobile subscribers 2003 - 2014
Chart 2 - China Telecom revenue breakdown for voice and data 2009 - 2015
Chart 3 China Unicom revenue breakdown for voice and data 2008 2015
Chart 4 China Unicom subscriber data mobile, fixed-line, broadband 2008 - 2015
Chart 5 Fixed-line traditional long-distance telephone calls 2008 - 2013
Chart 6 China total international outlet bandwidth 2006 - 2014
Chart 7 Number of Internet users and annual change in China 2000 - 2016
Chart 8 Comparison in age structure of China internet users 2008 - 2014
Chart 9 China broadband subscribers and household penetration 2006 - 2016
Chart 10 IPv4 address resources in China and annual change 2006 - 2014
Chart 11 Websites in China and annual change 2002 - 2013
Chart 12 Cable TV subscribers and digital TV penetration 2007 - 2016
Chart 13 Online video viewing by duration and device 2014
Chart 14 Users penetration of major video portals 2014
Chart 15 China Mobile market subscribers, Population Penetration, Annual Change 2006 - 2016
Chart 16 Mobile market share per operator 2008 - 2015
Chart 17 - China Mobile subscribers and annual change 2006 - 2015
Chart 18 - Mobile internet subscribers and annual change - 2007 - 2014
Exhibit 1 Restructuring of China's telecommunications industry
Exhibit 2 China Telecom Corporation Ltd at a glance 2015
Exhibit 3 China Unicom Ltd at a glance June2015
Exhibit 4 Regional/international fibre optic cable networks: January 2015
Exhibit 5 Selected Chinese satellite service providers and satellites
Exhibit 6 China Satcom satellite fleet
Exhibit 7 China Mobile Limited at a glance 2015

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