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New Zealand - Telecommunications - Key Statistics and Telecom Market Overview

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 data and population;
Internet and broadband subscribers, users and penetration rates;
Mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration rates;
Telephone network fixed-lines and teledensity;
Telecom investment and revenue data;
Broadcasting Pay TV subscribers and penetration rates.

The report also provides information and analysis on the fixed-line and VoIP services markets. Though still small in relative terms, the market for VoIP services is expanding in line with the rollout of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) 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.

Key developments:

Telecom changes name to Spark New Zealand; ComCom sets the Telecommunications Development Levy; AARNet signs partnership with REANNZ and Southern Cross Cable Networks to provide New Zealand researchers with access to international connectivity; fixed-broadband developments, GDP, inflation, ISPs, BSPs, Auckland WiFi trial; mobile penetration, Pay TV, ComCom market data for 2013, NZ-Australia cable updates, Southern Cross upgrades; smart metering developments; recent market developments.

Companies covered in this report include:

Telecom Mobile, Vodafone, 2degrees, TelstraClear, Orcon, Snap, CallPlus, Spark New Zealand (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
5.6 Other developments
6. Smart grid developments
7. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics 2014 (e)
Table 2 Telecom services revenue and investment statistics 2008 - 2014
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2014 (e)
Table 4 Internet statistics 2014 (e)
Table 5 Broadband statistics 2014 (e)
Table 6 Mobile statistics 2014 (e)
Table 7 Broadcasting statistics Pay TV and FTA TV 2014 (e)
Table 8 Local access lines by sector 2006 - 2014
Table 9 Local access lines and local service and calling revenues 2002 - 2014
Table 10 Fixed-line voice traffic use per connection 2008 - 2014
Table 11 Fixed-line retail revenue 2006 - 2014
Table 12 VoIP plans and calling rates by major provider
Chart 1 Overview of key telecoms subscribers by sector 2006 - 2014
Chart 2 Overview of fixed access lines 2006 - 2014

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