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BuddeComm is an independent telecommunications research and consultancy company, specialising in strategic business reports and operating the largest telecoms research service on the Internet.  Renowned for its breadth of research, we operate a global network of 20 researchers and consultants. Our website (www.budde.com.au) has over 100 Annual Publications and over 2000 Focus...

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BuddeComm is an independent telecommunications research and consultancy company, specialising in strategic business reports and operating the largest telecoms research service on the Internet. 

Renowned for its breadth of research, we operate a global network of 20 researchers and consultants. Our website (www.budde.com.au) has over 100 Annual Publications and over 2000 Focus Reports containing telecoms research covering 190 countries, 500 companies and 200 discrete technologies and applications. 

Our mission is to deliver high-level strategic information and analyses on key industry and market developments in the global telecommunications industry. 

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  • Australia - Smart Cities - People, Transport, Cars, Buildings

    Mar 2015

    By BuddeComm

    Construction

    151 Pages

    Big data and open governments will spur developments in smart cities Smart cities are going to be amazing community hubs that will be more sustainable, efficient, and supportive of citizens. The concept of smart communities is based on intelligent infrastructure such as broadband (FttP) and smart grids, so that connected and sustainable communities can be developed....

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  • Australia - Smart Energy and M2M

    Mar 2015

    By BuddeComm

    Power

    204 Pages

    Developments in M2M set to speed up smart grid deployments By making the electricity grid ‘intelligent’ and adding telecoms to it, the power will eventually move away from the electricity companies and be directed towards the customers, who will be able to control their energy consumption through sensors, M2M devices, and the internet of things (IoT). Europe and...

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  • Caribbean - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

    Mar 2015

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    73 Pages

    Consolidation strengthens regional players struggling for revenue growth The telecoms sector in the Caribbean sector remains one of the region’s major growth industries, particularly in the mobile telephony and data sectors. The two main telcos in the region are Cable & Wireless Communications, operating services under the LIME brand, and Digicel. Along with...

  • USA - Telecoms, IP Networks and Digital Media

    Feb 2015

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    90 Pages

    Network neutrality promising major changes to fixed and mobile broadband service conditions The US broadband market is currently witnessing significant investment activity in fibre deployments, HFC upgrades and mobile broadband network rollouts. Much of the investment in fibre is being undertaken by a significant number of smaller players and municipalities rather than the...

  • Global Digital Economy - The Crucial Role of E-Health, E-Government and E-Education

    Dec 2014

    By BuddeComm

    ICT

    160 Pages

    Our future rests on E-health and E-education With the rise of digital platforms, the world is rapidly changing. In newspaper and book publishing, TV and radio, film, music, and other forms of media, we see that the walls that protected organisations within traditional models are crumbling. Yet, despite the obvious need to move with the times, many professionals and organisations are...

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  • Chile - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    Dec 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    78 Pages

    Mobile broadband growth reducing consumer need for fixed-line telecoms Chile’s telecom sector is one of the most open and mature in Latin America, with full competition allowed in all areas, excellent infrastructure and a progressive regulatory system which encourages competition. The country’s market-oriented economy has made it a popular target with both national...

  • Vietnam - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Nov 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    113 Pages

    Vietnam has for some years now been aggressively expanding its national infrastructure and growing its subscriber bases across all market segments. Progress in developing the mobile market has been especially impressive, although there was been a substantial moderation in growth over the last few year; in fact the year 2013 saw the mobile market experience a correction, as the mobile...

  • Australia - Telco Company Profiles - Telstra, Optus and Vodafone

    Nov 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    135 Pages

    The incumbent operator Telstra continues to benefit from the company’s turnaround being implemented by its current CEO. It dominates the fixed-line and broadband sectors, and is also the main player in the mobile sector, having been the first to take advantage of mobile broadband opportunities with its Next G network. This was followed through with it being the first to launch LTE...

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  • Australia - Cloud Computing, Data Centres and M2M

    Oct 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    123 Pages

    Technologies that are shaping the Digital Economy Cloud Computing and Big Data Already more than a decade ago BuddeComm started talking about the great potential of Application Service Providers (ASPs) but, together with the data centres, they were dunked in the dotcom crisis. Even then we indicated that the concept was sound and that it had great potential. Now...

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  • Global Digital Economy - The Rapidly Evolving E-Commerce and M-Commerce Markets

    Oct 2014

    By BuddeComm

    ICT

    131 Pages

    Over-The-Top services model is a key development for e-commerce sector Over-The-Top (OTT) is the services model for the future for communications and media services, as well as a whole range of emerging ones, such as e-commerce, m-commerce, e-health, e-education, smart grids and the digital economy in general. While the rise of OTT services has created serious concerns for the...

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  • Colombia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Sep 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    74 Pages

    Mobile network operators expand LTE services following a key spectrum auction Colombia is included in a group of up-and-coming nations (dubbed CIVETS) which have considerable potential for investors in a range of sectors, including telecommunications. To encourage foreign investment the government, in office since 2010, is shaking off the country’s image as a trouble...

  • Thailand - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Aug 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    164 Pages

    Thailand’s military coup creates further challenges for the telecom sector. The one single feature that characterises the Thai telecom industry has arguably been the stop-start approach to sector reform and re-regulation. An important step was taken with the Telecommunications Act being adopted as law back in 2000, but over the last decade or so successive governments...

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  • Indonesia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Aug 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    148 Pages

    Consolidation continues in Indonesia’s telecom market as customers embrace mobile broadband After a period of uncertainty, the Indonesian telecom sector has settled into what looks like a healthy development phase. This country of around 250 million people presents a huge potential market; however, it must overcome some particularly big challenges if it is to...

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  • Latin America - Mobile Voice, Data and Forecasts

    Aug 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    189 Pages

    Continuing investments in LTE supporting mobile broadband growth Mobile penetration The Latin American and the Caribbean regions contain a number of markets where mobile telecom services, both voice and data, have become the preferred communications platform for consumers. In a few markets, such as Haiti, the fixed-line infrastructure is so poor that operators can...

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  • Philippines - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Aug 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    147 Pages

    With mobile subscriber growth moderating, the Philippines sees big shift to mobile broadband Growth in the mobile segment of the Philippines telecom market has been moderating after years of strong expansion. Initially the slowing in the market was partly due to a general downturn in the Philippine economy; however, even as the economy picked up, it became obvious that mobile...

  • Russia - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    Aug 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    96 Pages

    Russia delivering the strongest fibre-based broadband growth in Europe Russia’s huge and fully liberalised telecom market is supported by a population of about 143 million. Although the market is dominated by the western regions where the main cities and economic centres are concentrated, efforts continue to be made to improve infrastructure in remote areas, where many smaller...

  • Australia - Telecoms Market Analysis - Top Trends Moving into 2015

    Jul 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    218 Pages

    Exploring new business and investment opportunities Overall telecoms market The Australian telecoms market currently operates in a two-tiered fashion. By far the greatest attention of politicians and the media is focused on the national broadband market. Despite election promises, progress has been – as predicted by BuddeComm – slow. The specific analyses of...

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  • Australia - Mobile Broadband Market - Insights and Analysis

    Jul 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    130 Pages

    Near comprehensive LTE coverage by 2016 will maintain momentum in mobile broadband growth Mobile Broadband: an important contributor to economic growth The number of mobile broadband accesses has expanded steadily as users continue to add tablets, modems and phones as alternative communication methods. The sector is a dynamic contributor to the Australian economy,...

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  • South Africa - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

    Jun 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    145 Pages

    Mergers and acquisitions in Africa’s leading telecoms market South Africa’s telecom sector boasts the continent’s most advanced networks in terms of technology deployed and services provided. In a virtually saturated voice market, four mobile networks – Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom SA – are competing for market share in the next growth wave, mobile...

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  • Africa - Internet and Fixed Broadband Market

    Jun 2014

    By BuddeComm

    ICT

    264 Pages

    Improved international connectivity reducing internet access pricing for consumers across the continent A number of new international submarine cable links connecting nations on Africa’s east and west coast have considerably improved internet access to the continent. Terrestrial links have enabled land-locked countries to benefit from this connectivity by dramatically reducing...

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  • Australia - Broadband Market - Insights, Statistics and Forecasts

    Jun 2014

    By BuddeComm

    ICT

    99 Pages

    Broadband market enters a new era following the NBN strategic review The National Broadband Network continuing evolution Since being implemented in 2012, Australia’s NBN has undergone significant changes. The late-2013 strategic review of the NBN, commissioned by a newly elected government, established a very different framework. Instead of 93% of the population...

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  • Australia - Broadcasting - Pay TV, IPTV, Mobile TV

    May 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Consumer Electronics

    188 Pages

    Tablets and other smart devices clear winners in a fragmenting entertainment market The broadcasting markets – FTA TV, STV, IPTV, Digital TV and Mobile TV have seen a number of changes over the last couple of years. Changes have included digitalisation of the Free-to-Air transmission frequencies, digital radio rollouts and continuing trials, increased availability of...

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  • Peru - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    May 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    65 Pages

    Executive Summary MNP portings to be reduced to 24 hours, coinciding with launch of Viettel’s mobile service Peru’s fixed-line teledensity is the third lowest in South America after Bolivia and Paraguay. A number of obstacles to growth in the sector remain, exacerbated by the popularity of mobile services as a preferred alternative in many rural areas where...

  • Belgium - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

    May 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    97 Pages

    Belgium’s medium-sized telecom market benefits from comprehensive DSL and cable networks which both provide near national coverage. There is a strong cable-TV sector, and effective competition in the broadband and mobile telephony markets. Broadband penetration has made considerable progress in recent years, largely thanks to regulatory measures to promote wholesale and bitstream access....

  • Global Digital Media - Mobile and Online Entertainment Trends

    Apr 2014

    By BuddeComm

    Telecommunications

    148 Pages

    Digital developments continue to direct the future of entertainment The growth of digital platforms and services has resulted in the global media industry changing irrevocably. What the shareholders in the traditional media sectors often fail to understand is that the game is no longer directed at building up big revenues upon which to build future business models. Instead the...

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