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New Zealand - Telecommunications - Key Statistics and Telecom Market Overview


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New Zealand - Telecommunications - Key Statistics and Telecom Market Overview

This report provides a snapshot of key statistical data for New Zealand's telecom market.

It includes information on:

Country statistics GDP information and population;
Internet and Broadband subscribers, users and penetration rate;
Mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration rate;
Telephone network fixed-lines and teledensity;
Telecom investment and revenue data;
Broadcasting Pay TV subscribers and penetration rate.

The report also provides information on the fixed-line and VoIP services market. Though still small in relative terms, the VoIP services market is expanding in line with the rollout of the Ultra-Fast Broadband Network and as broadband services become available to more areas of the country. Small and medium enterprises and government departments are installing VoIP as part of larger ICT solutions aimed at cutting overall operating costs and providing increased flexibility.

The fixed-line voice market (voice calls and local access) continues to lose overall share of the telecom services market, partly caused by the drop in call prices and volumes as the uptake of mobile and other P2P services continues.

This report provides an overview of the New Zealand telecoms market in 2013, as well as country statistics and an overview of fixed-to-mobile convergence trends.

Key developments:

Fixed-broadband developments, GDP, inflation, ISPs, BSPs, Auckland WiFi trial; mobile penetration, Pay TV, ComCom market data for 2012, NZ-Australia cable updates, Southern Cross upgrades; smart metering developments; market developments to late 2013.

Companies covered in this report include:

Telecom Mobile, Vodafone, 2degrees, TelstraClear, Orcon, Snap, CallPlus, Telecom Corporation New Zealand, Chorus.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Local access and fixed voice overview
3.1 Fixed-line voice market
3.2 Smaller players operate in niche markets
3.3 Payphones
4. VoIP market
4.1 Market overview
4.2 Market size and estimates
4.3 Residential sector
4.3.1 Overview
4.3.2 Slingshot (iTalk)
4.3.3 2Talk Ltd
4.3.4 Skype
4.4 Business sector
5. Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC)
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Service bundling
5.3 Dual-mode services
5.4 Network convergence
5.5 International cable updates
6. Smart grid developments
7. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics 2012
Table 2 Telecom revenue and investment statistics 2008 - 2012
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2012
Table 4 Internet statistics 2012
Table 5 Broadband statistics 2012
Table 6 Mobile statistics 2012
Table 7 Broadcasting statistics Pay TV and FTA TV 2012
Table 8 Local access lines and local service and calling revenues 2006 - 2012
Table 9 Local access lines and local service and calling revenues 2002 - 2012
Table 10 VoIP plans and calling rates by major provider 2013
Chart 1 Overview of key telecoms subscribers by sector 2006 - 2012
Chart 2 Overview of fixed access lines 2006 - 2012

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