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Hong Kong Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

Hong Kong Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

BMI View: The Hong Kong telecommunications market continues to perform in line with our forecasts andwe have not made noticeable adjustments to our five-year outlook in the Q417 update. There are fewinvestment opportunities for new players employing traditional business models in Hong Kong. Marketsaturation has driven mobile consolidation and is now impacting the wireline segment, with Hong KongBroadband Network having acquired New World Telecom, and Wharf T&T having been acquired by privateinvestors. The emphasis now is on differentiation through services rather than networks. Multi-playconvergence adoption is accelerating, promising revenue growth, but the addressable market is small andfurther consolidation is inevitable.

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

The mobile market ended June 2017 with 17.513mn subscribers, up from 17.233mn subscribers atend-2016.. We expect the market to record only modest organic growth over the next five years. By 2021,we anticipate only 17.627mn mobile subscribers. We note the market will be virtually 100% 3G/4Genabled by 2018/19.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Hong Kong 2014-2021)
Telecoms Risk/Reward Index
Asia Pacific Risk/Reward Index
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q417
Hong Kong Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers And Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice And Broadband
Pay TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Industry Risks
Main Development: 3G Spectrum Auctioned And Reassigned
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players - Hong Kong Telecoms Market
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Table: PCCW
Table: Hutchison 3
Table: SmarTone
Company Profiles
Hong Kong Broadband Network
Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings (HTHKH)
PCCW
SmarTone Telecommunications
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Hong Kong 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Hong Kong 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Hong Kong 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Hong Kong 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Hong Kong 1990-2025)
Glossary
Table: Glossary of Terms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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