PTC Broadband Reports

The PTC Broadband Reports deliver key insights as well as common methods and approaches in pushing broadband forward in emerging Asia-Pacific markets.

Each report concentrates on an individual micromarket, providing the intelligence to understand the complexity of the dynamics and resources of a region.

Have questions or feedback? Email us at reports@ptc.org.

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The Philippines
Mobilizing an Archipelago (2018)

The fourth PTC Broadband Report,  The Philippines: Mobilizing an Archipelago, focuses on the opportunities for the Philippine telecom industry to meet the country’s need for broadband infrastructure with recommendations for targeted efforts to increase the dynamism of the sector.

  • What are the investment opportunities and risks in the consumer and enterprise space of the Philippines’ ICT market?
  • What is the business case for broadband and implementing the Philippines National Broadband Plan (NBP)?
  • How are progressive forces in business, civil society, and the government pushing for reforms in the broadband arena?
  • As the carriers step up infrastructure investment, what are the prospects for rural markets and addressing the digital divide?
  • What are the key social, economic, and business drivers that will support broadband use, access, and investment in the Philippines?
Chapter 1. Introduction: A Mobile Nation Demanding Broadband
Chapter 2. Expert Perspectives of the Philippine Telecom Market
Chapter 3. The Philippine Media’s Presentation of Broadband and the Telecom Market
Chapter 4. Analyzing the Telecom Industry in the Philippines: The Consensus, the Debate, and the Way Forward
Chapter 5. The Philippine Telecom Landscape
Chapter 6. Telecom Policy and Regulatory Dynamics in the Philippines
Chapter 7. Survey Results of the Philippines’ Telecom Market and Mobile User Behavior
Chapter 8. Applying a Two-Step Modeling Strategy: Cross-national and Sub-national Drivers of ICT Development in Southeast Asia and the Philippines
Chapter 9. Continuing Political and Economic Challenges
Chapter 10. Driving Growth in the Philippines
Chapter 11. Conclusions and Recommendations

Indonesia
Connecting Diversity (2015)

The third PTC Broadband Report, Indonesia: Connecting Diversity, covers Indonesia’s broadband and mobile environment as well as the innovative strategies underway to expand access and capacity in the country.

  • Given low ability to pay for services, what is the path to increasing use of the Internet and mobile data services in Indonesia?
  • How can a culture of broadband use be cultivated as Indonesia moves forward?
  • What steps can help address Indonesia’s economic inequality through ICTs?
  • How have policy and regulation affected the current telecom environment?
Chapter 1. Introduction: Background to Indonesia’s Telecom Market
Chapter 2. Indonesia’s Potential: Prevailing Research on the Telecom Market and Economic Development
Chapter 3. Industry Landscape
Chapter 4. Indonesia’s Policy and Regulatory Dynamics
Chapter 5. Enabling Indonesia’s Mobile/Broadband Growth
Chapter 6. The Economics of Indonesia’s Broadband
Chapter 7. Defining Demand: PTC Indonesia Survey Findings
Chapter 8. Conclusions

Myanmar
Telecoms’ Last Frontier (2014)

This second PTC Broadband Report provides an in-depth analysis of Myanmar’s current broadband/mobile environment, including the challenges and opportunities of deployment in this unique greenfield market.

  • What factors will impede and accelerate economic and social reforms needed to support telecom market development?
  • How can demand and the market environment best be cultivated?
  • What are the risks and opportunities for telecom investment and adoption?
  • To what extent can experiences in other markets provide insight?
  • What lessons from Myanmar are relevant to other markets in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond?
Chapter 1. Introduction: Making the Leap
Chapter 2. Myanmar’s Telecom Environment
Chapter 3. Demand for Services in Myanmar: Mobile User Survey Results
Chapter 4. Building the Infrastructure: Constraints
Chapter 5. Institutional Capacity: Myanmar Was Not Built in a Day
Chapter 6. Telecom Leadership: Policy & Regulatory Developments
Chapter 7. Human and Intellectual Capital Restraints: The Need for Investment In Education and Data Collection
Chapter 8. Logistical Constraints
Chapter 9. Inside Perspective of Myanmar’s Prospects for Growth
Chapter 10. Applications to Support Societal Needs: Government, Education and Healthcare
Chapter 11. Enterprise Markets: Banking & Finance, Trade, Tourism
Chapter 12. Myanmar’s Current Political Environment
Chapter 13. Developing Myanmar’s Telecom Market: Wrap-Up

Fiji
A Micromarket Case Study (2013)

This first PTC Broadband Report provides an in-depth analysis of Fiji’s broadband environment, including the issues, challenges, and opportunities concerning broadband deployment in the country and elsewhere across Asia-Pacific.

  • How can demand and the market environment best be cultivated?
  • Who will pay for and maintain the infrastructure? How will commercial viability be achieved?
  • To what extent can models from other markets provide insight?
  • What lessons from Fiji are relevant to other markets?
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Fiji’s National Broadband Plan
Chapter 3. Overview of Fiji’s Telecom Sector and Broadband
Chapter 4. The Business Case for Fiji: Cultivating Demand and Building Capacity with Usage
Chapter 5. Demand Scenarios
Chapter 6. Who Will Pay for the Infrastructure?
Chapter 7. Broadband Attributes in Emerging Markets
Chapter 8. Conclusions

PTC Broadband Reports

The PTC Broadband Reports deliver key insights as well as common methods and approaches in pushing broadband forward in emerging Asia-Pacific markets.

Each report concentrates on an individual micromarket, providing the intelligence to understand the complexity of the dynamics and resources of a region.

Have questions or feedback? Email us at reports@ptc.org.

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The Philippines
Mobilizing an Archipelago (2018)

The fourth PTC Broadband Report,  The Philippines: Mobilizing an Archipelago, focuses on the opportunities for the Philippine telecom industry to meet the country’s need for broadband infrastructure with recommendations for targeted efforts to increase the dynamism of the sector.

  • What are the investment opportunities and risks in the consumer and enterprise space of the Philippines’ ICT market?
  • What is the business case for broadband and implementing the Philippines National Broadband Plan (NBP)?
  • How are progressive forces in business, civil society, and the government pushing for reforms in the broadband arena?
  • As the carriers step up infrastructure investment, what are the prospects for rural markets and addressing the digital divide?
  • What are the key social, economic, and business drivers that will support broadband use, access, and investment in the Philippines?
Chapter 1. Introduction: A Mobile Nation Demanding Broadband
Chapter 2. Expert Perspectives of the Philippine Telecom Market
Chapter 3. The Philippine Media’s Presentation of Broadband and the Telecom Market
Chapter 4. Analyzing the Telecom Industry in the Philippines: The Consensus, the Debate, and the Way Forward
Chapter 5. The Philippine Telecom Landscape
Chapter 6. Telecom Policy and Regulatory Dynamics in the Philippines
Chapter 7. Survey Results of the Philippines’ Telecom Market and Mobile User Behavior
Chapter 8. Applying a Two-Step Modeling Strategy: Cross-national and Sub-national Drivers of ICT Development in Southeast Asia and the Philippines
Chapter 9. Continuing Political and Economic Challenges
Chapter 10. Driving Growth in the Philippines
Chapter 11. Conclusions and Recommendations
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Indonesia
Connecting Diversity (2015)

The third PTC Broadband Report, Indonesia: Connecting Diversity, covers Indonesia’s broadband and mobile environment as well as the innovative strategies underway to expand access and capacity in the country.

  • Given low ability to pay for services, what is the path to increasing use of the Internet and mobile data services in Indonesia?
  • How can a culture of broadband use be cultivated as Indonesia moves forward?
  • What steps can help address Indonesia’s economic inequality through ICTs?
  • How have policy and regulation affected the current telecom environment?
Chapter 1. Introduction: Background to Indonesia’s Telecom Market
Chapter 2. Indonesia’s Potential: Prevailing Research on the Telecom Market and Economic Development
Chapter 3. Industry Landscape
Chapter 4. Indonesia’s Policy and Regulatory Dynamics
Chapter 5. Enabling Indonesia’s Mobile/Broadband Growth
Chapter 6. The Economics of Indonesia’s Broadband
Chapter 7. Defining Demand: PTC Indonesia Survey Findings
Chapter 8. Conclusions
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Myanmar
Telecoms’ Last Frontier (2014)

This second PTC Broadband Report provides an in-depth analysis of Myanmar’s current broadband/mobile environment, including the challenges and opportunities of deployment in this unique greenfield market.

  • What factors will impede and accelerate economic and social reforms needed to support telecom market development?
  • How can demand and the market environment best be cultivated?
  • What are the risks and opportunities for telecom investment and adoption?
  • To what extent can experiences in other markets provide insight?
  • What lessons from Myanmar are relevant to other markets in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond?
Chapter 1. Introduction: Making the Leap
Chapter 2. Myanmar’s Telecom Environment
Chapter 3. Demand for Services in Myanmar: Mobile User Survey Results
Chapter 4. Building the Infrastructure: Constraints
Chapter 5. Institutional Capacity: Myanmar Was Not Built in a Day
Chapter 6. Telecom Leadership: Policy & Regulatory Developments
Chapter 7. Human and Intellectual Capital Restraints: The Need for Investment In Education and Data Collection
Chapter 8. Logistical Constraints
Chapter 9. Inside Perspective of Myanmar’s Prospects for Growth
Chapter 10. Applications to Support Societal Needs: Government, Education and Healthcare
Chapter 11. Enterprise Markets: Banking & Finance, Trade, Tourism
Chapter 12. Myanmar’s Current Political Environment
Chapter 13. Developing Myanmar’s Telecom Market: Wrap-Up
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Fiji
A Micromarket Case Study (2013)

This first PTC Broadband Report provides an in-depth analysis of Fiji’s broadband environment, including the issues, challenges, and opportunities concerning broadband deployment in the country and elsewhere across Asia-Pacific.

  • How can demand and the market environment best be cultivated?
  • Who will pay for and maintain the infrastructure? How will commercial viability be achieved?
  • To what extent can models from other markets provide insight?
  • What lessons from Fiji are relevant to other markets?
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Fiji’s National Broadband Plan
Chapter 3. Overview of Fiji’s Telecom Sector and Broadband
Chapter 4. The Business Case for Fiji: Cultivating Demand and Building Capacity with Usage
Chapter 5. Demand Scenarios
Chapter 6. Who Will Pay for the Infrastructure?
Chapter 7. Broadband Attributes in Emerging Markets
Chapter 8. Conclusions

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