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Thailand Information Technology Report Q1 2016

Thailand Information Technology Report Q1 2016

BMI View: We expect Thailand's IT market will exhibit robust medium term growth as it continues tostrengthen in 2016 after the challenges in 2013 and 2014 that suppressed IT spending growth. We forecasta CAGR of 6.8% from 2016-2019, with the market expected to reach a value of THB220.1bn in 2019. Therewill be considerable opportunities across all three IT market segments, but we highlight the retail hardwaremarket and cloud computing services as the stand out opportunities. The strong household income growthforecast will enable vendors to target sales to both first-time buyers and multiple device households rightacross Thailand, while investments in datacentre and network infrastructure, alongside increased supply ofsolutions, will unlock the potential of cloud computing services. The outlook is positive but we cautiondownside risks exist, most notably political risks around the military government, while global economicheadwinds have the potential to negatively impact Thailand's economic growth trajectory.

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

Computer Hardware Sales: THB95.2bn in 2016 to THB107.2bn in 2019, a CAGR of 4.4%. Householdincome growth and deferred purchases from the previous period of uncertainty will drive robust hardwarespending, with vendors expected to benefit from significant opportunities in the first-time buyer andupgrade/replacement markets.

Software Sales: THB16.4bn in 2016 to THB22.2bn in 2019, a CAGR of 9.0%. Modernisation pressureswill drive large enterprise spending and increased supply of software-as-a-service expected to boostadoption rates among Thailand's large base of small- and medium-sized enterprises.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
IT SWOT
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: IT Industry - Historical Data And Forecasts (Thailand 2012-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Table: Asia Pacific IT Risk/Reward Index - Q1 2016
Market Overview
Hardware
Table: Thailand PCs Per 100 Households - Breakdown By Device Type And Region, 2012-2014
Software
Cloud Computing
IT Services
Industry Trends And Developments
Table: Telecom Operator Start-Up Programmes
Regulatory Development
Table: IT Regulatory Authority
Regulatory Developments
Competitive Landscape
International Companies
Table: Acer
Table: NTT Communications
Table: Seagate
Local Companies
Table: SiS Distribution
Regional Overview
Asia - Local Vendors Leverage Emerging Lower-End Device Market
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Thailand 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: IT Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

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