Hong Kong - Broadband - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts
The extensive rollout of sophisticated telecommunications infrastructure has allowed Hong Kong to move quickly in providing 90% of all households with access to high-speed broadband connectivity. This has been accompanied by rapid growth in the internet market. The number of broadband subscribers represents about 75% of the total internet subscriber base, supported by a healthy number of ISPs providing a competitive environment with attractive choice and pricing for subscribers. The extensive FttX, DSL and cable coverage coupled with a large fibre optic footprint has driven the market for triple play services and IPTV. This report provides an overview of the broadband market in Hong Kong and provides extensive broadband statistics of the major players including ARPU. Statistics are also provided for Hong Kong's internet market. Broadband forecasts are provided to 2018.
Increasing broadband competition pushes household penetration rates over 85%; extensive FttX deployments push prices below HK$200 for 1Gb/s; 100Mb/s packages under HK$100; broadband subscriber growth slows, impacted by LTE take-up
Companies covered in this report include:
PCCW; Hong Kong Broadband Network; SmarTone; Hutchison Telecom; Wharf T&T; iCable; CSL; City Telecom