PTC Broadband Reports

The PTC Broadband Reports are developed for key decision-makers and industry professionals to provide the broadest knowledge base on developing common methods and approaches, so to bridge the knowledge divide and best serve the needs of citizens through access.

Each report concentrates on specific individual micro market, covering data and insights into the key features that will push broadband forward in the market and in non-obvious related emerging markets. Reports provides the intelligence to understand the complexity of the dynamics and resources throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

To submit questions or share feedback about the reports, please email reports@ptc.org.

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INDONESIA
CONNECTING DIVERSITY (2015)

Covering Indonesia’s broadband and mobile environment as well as the innovative strategies underway to expand access and capacity in the country.

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MYANMAR
TELECOMS’ LAST FRONTIER (2014)

An in-depth analysis of Myanmar’s current broadband/mobile environment, including the challenges and opportunities of deployment in this unique greenfield market.

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FIJI
A MICROMARKET CASE STUDY (2013)

An in-depth analysis of Fiji’s current broadband environment, including the issues, challenges, and opportunities concerning broadband deployment.

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.

As Indonesia’s newly elected president tackles comprehensive reform and best use of ICTs, this report provides a baseline for understanding the opportunities in this emerging market. Original research, including economic modeling and perspectives of in-country scholars, industry executives and government officials, rounds out the study’s findings. We profile successful approaches to the broadband market and identify off-the-radar telecom markets. Needed reform in critical areas including education, technical training, agriculture, business practices, and government policy is also analyzed in terms of telecom growth in this large consumer market and developing enterprise market.

The report merges brings together scholarly study and current industry experience to provide a practical and immediate focus on Indonesia’s market.

Indonesia: Connecting Diversity
Indonesia: Mobile Market
File details:
Size: 10.6 MB PDF
Length: 177 pages
  • 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.

Myanmar: Telecoms' Last Frontier
Myanmar: Mobile Market
File details:
Size: 6.8 MB PDF
Length: 149 pages
  • 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.

Broadband in Fiji: A Micromarket Case Study
File details:
Size: 3.9 MB PDF
Length: 94 pages
  • 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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