Frequency Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (FDD-LTE): A Compelling Business Case for Malaysia

Frequency Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (FDD-LTE)

LTE is the fastest growing mobile communication system technology. This study discusses the different LTE modes for service providers with 3 case studies: one of an LTE-FDD operator, one of an Long Term Evolution-Time Division Duplex (LTE-TDD) operator, and one of a converged LTE-FDD+TDD operator, with each elaborating various business perspectives. This study gives an overview of the LTE market in Malaysia, the competitive landscape of LTE license holders in Malaysia and some detailed technical analysis. Recommendations have also been made for service providers to cope with different market situations and the benefits of those strategies.

  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • LTE-An Overview
    • Global LTE Overview
    • Global LTE Coverage
    • TDD Versus FDD Operators Globally
    • FDD Versus TDD-Key Comparisons
    • LTE Device Growth
      • Table Number of FDD and TDD Devices by Frequency, Global, 2015
    • Way Forward-Convergence of FDD and TDD
  • PT Internux-Indonesian LTE-TDD Operator
    • Indonesia's Mobile Broadband Penetration and Mobile Market Share
    • From WiMAX to LTE-PT Internux
    • PT Internux LTE Coverage-Jabodetabek, Indonesia
    • Key Challenges
    • PT Internux's Strategy-Quick Launch, Effective Marketing, Credible Resellers
    • Quick Network Deployment, Sites Procured From Major Tower Operators
    • Increase the Number of Device Variants in the Market
    • Value for Money Network for Enhanced Customer Experience
    • Performance Assessment-Subscription and Revenue Trend
    • Summary
  • T-Mobile (US)-LTE-FDD Operator
    • Mobile Subscription and Market Share-US
    • US Mobile Subscribers and Mobile Data Traffic
    • A Brief Introduction to T-Mobile
    • Key Challenges
    • T-Mobile-Uncarrier Strategy
    • T-Mobile-Spectrum Strategy
    • T-Mobile-Monetization Strategy
    • Performance Assessment-Subscription and Revenue Trend
    • Summary
  • Sprint (US)-Converged LTE-FDD and TDD Operator
    • Sprint (US)-Overview
    • Sprint-Deployment Strategy
    • Key Challenges
    • Sprint-Customer Acquisition Strategy
    • Sprint-Spectrum Strategy
    • Sprint-Monetization Strategy
    • Performance Assessment-Subscription and Revenue Trend
    • Summary
  • LTE in Malaysia-An Overview
    • LTE Subscribers in Malaysia Grew at a CAGR of 349.1% From 2012 to 2014
    • 8 License Holders in Malaysia, 6 on LTE (FDD), 2 are on LTE (TDD)
    • Service Providers Facing Tough Competition From MNOs
  • Recommendations
    • Recommendations-Deployment
    • Recommendations-Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC)
    • Recommendations-Enterprise Solutions and Traffic as Trade
    • Recommendations to Service Providers
    • Summary

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