Philippines Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Philippines Telecommunications Report

Philippines Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Philippines Telecommunications Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
60 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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Mobile penetration, although high at --- in ----, is still expected to grow, although -G/-G migration will be the key market driver. Such subscriptions are expected to reach --.---mn by the end of ----. ...BMI partly attributes this to Globe s integration of BayanTel s previously unreported user-base into its own in Q---. However, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is also seeing a gradual rise in fixed-line subscribers, particularly in the post-paid segment, and we have upgraded our forecasts to factor this in. By the end of ----, we forecast there will be -.---mn fixed-line subscriptions in the country, with penetration declining to -.- . ...Wireless subscriptions grew --.- y-o-y and accounted for -- of the all broadband subscriptions at the end of December ----. We believe broadband subscriptions will total --.---mn by ----, of which the majority will be wireless ones.

...Average revenue per user (ARPU) will continue to decline during our five-year forecast period to ----, pushed down by price competition between operators. However, countering this price pressure will be migration to post-paid services and growth of wireless data subscriptions. ...Although the operator has a significantly higher post-paid ARPU, its post-paid subscriber base accounts for less than - of its total. Meanwhile, Smart s prepaid and post-paid ARPUs have both been trending downwards due factors such as expansion into rural regions and the operators focus on the lower end of the market to build market share. We expect this trend to continue, in to the detriment of Smart s top and bottom lines. ...We expect this trend to continue, in to the detriment of Smart s top and bottom lines. We also do not expect the adoption of mobile data to compensate fully for the decline in voice revenues without a change in strategy.

...Although competition drove strong subscription growth in ----, BMI believes operators will face difficulties in gaining more subscribers as the market becomes more saturated. Prepaid subscriptions will be the main growth driver, due to multiple SIM ownership and expansion into untapped rural regions, although some of the momentum will be eroded by operators efforts to encourage migration to post-paid services. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "Philippines Telecommunications Report" Aug 20, 2016. Alacra Store. Dec 08, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Philippines-Telecommunications-Report-2026-142>
  
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