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Malaysia Telecom 2015 Top 10 Predictions

Malaysia Telecom 2015 Top 10 Predictions

This IDC study discusses IDC's top 10 predictions for the Malaysia telecom market in 2015. The telecom market in Malaysia is dynamic as trends are changing rapidly, driven by both business and consumer segments. 2015 will be a challenging year for telecom service providers. Fixed line providers will continue their transformation journey to become ICT providers, while mobile providers will continue to focus on data and value-added services to retain their growth in a highly saturated market. Strategies will be redefined as new technologies will be implemented, new solutions will be launched, and new partnerships will be announced, so that telecom providers will remain relevant in the market.

According to IDC Research Manager Alfie Amir, "The telecom market is undergoing a major revolution with changing user requirements, revenue drivers, and new technologies. 2015 will be a critical year for telecom service providers. Those with the right strategy will begin to see returns of their transformation investment, while the traditional providers will continue to struggle."

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Predictions
In This Study
Situation Overview
Future Outlook
Prediction #1: Total Telecom Spending Will Experience Slower YoY Growth from 5.5% to 2.8%
Prediction #2: The Business Segment Will Continue to Dominate the Fixed Line Market, Accounting to 59% of the Total Revenue
Prediction #3: Fixed Line Service Providers Will Expand Their Services to ICT Solutions and Double the Addressable Market
Prediction #4: Fixed Line Service Providers Will Customize Their ICT Solutions, Focusing on High-Potential Verticals — Banking and Government
Prediction #5: The Managed Services Trend Will Begin to Rise in the Telecom Market
Prediction #6: Mobile Voice Revenue Will Start to Decline for the First Time
Prediction #7: Mobile Data Experience Will Be Enhanced with LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation
Prediction #8: Spectrum Strategy Will Be Redefined to Meet the Exponential Increase of Mobile Data Demand
Prediction #9: Telecom Providers Will Begin Monetizing Data Internally and Externally
Prediction #10: Telecom Providers Will Expand Ecosystem Partnerships and Drive the Market as M2M Evolves to IoT
Essential Guidance
For Fixed Line Providers
For Mobile Service Providers
For IT Players
For the Regulator
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Synopsis
Figure: Telecom Spending by Services, 2011–2018
Figure: Telecom Fixed Line Spending by Services, 2011–2018
Figure: Telecom Mobile Spending by Services, 2011–2018
Figure: Telecom Fixed Line Services Spending by Segment, 2011–2018
Figure: Top 3 Criteria for Telecom Service Providers
Figure: Key Criteria for ICT Provider
Figure: Termination or Early Renewal of Current Managed Services Contract
Figure: 4G LTE Subscribers, 2013–2018
Figure: Spectrum Usage for Different Cellular Technologies: Original Allocation
Figure: Spectrum Usage for Different Cellular Technologies: Current
Figure: IoT Ecosystem

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