Singapore Telecommunications Report Q4 2016

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Date: 28-Sep-2016
No. of pages: 72

BMI View: We have not made major forecast revisions to the mobile sector outlook out to 2020. With 3G/

4G rates nearing 100% penetration and organic subscriber growth prospects low, the market is driven by

converged services and the upselling of premium value added services (VAS). The increased competition

from the introduction of a fourth carrier will likely hasten ARPU decline over the course of our forecast

period. We believe that opportunities are ripe in the Internet of Things (IoT) and we expect the launch of

new services and innovative products in 2016 and beyond to bolster revenue growth and subscriber


Latest Updates And Industry Developments

? Latest reports from the market suggest that multiple companies have shown interest in acquiring the

spectrum set aside by the regulator for the fourth national carrier. Results of the auction are expected in

Q4 2016 and it is likely that the winner will be announced before the end of 2016. We expect the

prospective new mobile operator to commence operations in H217.

? We forecast Singapore's mobile sector will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about

1.59% from 2015 to 2020, with 4G being the main driver of growth. We believe 3G/4G subscriptions will

reach 8.318mn by end-2016 and hit 8.889mn by end-2020.

Singapore Telecommunications Report Q4 2016

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View 7
SWOT Analysis 9
Industry Forecast 11
Latest Updates 11
Structural Trends 11
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Singapore 2013-2020) 15
Telecoms Risk/Reward Index 16
Asia Pacific Risk/Reward Index 16
Table: APAC Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q416 18
Industry Risk/Reward Index 20
Market Overview 22
Market Drivers & Trends 22
Mobile 23
Wireline Voice & Broadband 30
Pay-TV/Convergence 34
Regulatory Development 37
Industry Risks 37
Main Development: Licensing A Fourth National Operator 38
Additional Developments 39
Competitive Landscape 40
Table: Key Players 40
Mobile 40
Table: Mobile Market Overview 40
Table: SingTel 41
Table: StarHub 42
Table: M1 44
Company Profiles 46
Singapore Telecommunications 46
StarHub 51
M1 55
Demographic Forecast 61
Demographic Outlook 61
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Singapore 1990-2025) 62
Table: Key Population Ratios (Singapore 1990-2025) 62
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Singapore 1990-2025) 63
Table: Population By Age Group (Singapore 1990-2025) 63
Table: Population By Age Group % (Singapore 1990-2025) 64
Glossary 66
Table: Glossary Of Terms 66
Methodology 68
Industry Forecast Methodology 68
Sources 70
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 70
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators 71
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 72

List of Tables

Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Singapore 2013-2020)
Table: APAC Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q416
Table: Key Players
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Table: SingTel
Table: StarHub
Table: M1
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Singapore 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Singapore 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Singapore 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Singapore 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Singapore 1990-2025)
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
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