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Wireless & Mobile Landscape

Asia-Pacific Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2018-2023

Mobile subscribers in Asia-Pacific increasingly depend on a variety of mobile devices to stay connected. At the same time, they are increasing their usage of mobile data.

This market study overviews the Asia-Pacific mobile market and includes detailed information and a five-year forecast for the following areas of the market:

• Mobile Connections

• Smartphone Sales

• Tablet Sales

• Mobile Data Traffic.


Key Questions Answered

  • What is the population of Asia-Pacific and what is its mobile penetration?
  • How many mobile connections exist and how are they expected to grow between 2018 and 2023?
  • What is the split of those connections by technology type (GSM, CDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE and 5G) and generation (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G)?
  • What are the anticipated global handset and smartphone sales for 2018 to 2023?
  • What are the anticipated tablet sales for 2018 to 2023?
  • What is mobile data usage today and at what rate is mobile data usage expected to grow over the forecast period?
  • How does mobile data usage differ between quartiles?

Who Should Read

  • Mobile operators
  • Device OEMs
  • Mobile infrastructure and equipment OEMs
  • Content providers and distributors
  • Financial analysts and investors.

Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Executive Summary
  • Methodology
  • Asia-Pacific Mobile Connections Forecast, 2018-2023
    • Connections Forecast Assumptions
    • Connections Forecast
  • Asia-Pacific Smartphone Sales Forecast: 2018-2023
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Handset Forecast
    • Handset Sales Forecast by Type
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast by Operating System
  • Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales Forecast: 2018-2023
    • Tablet Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Tablet Sales Forecast
    • Tablet Sales by Operating System
    • Tablet Sales By Form Factor
    • Tablet Sales By Connectivity Option
  • Asia-Pacific Mobile Data Usage Trends
    • Axiata Group
    • China Mobile
    • China Telecom
    • China Unicom
    • NTT DoCoMo
    • Ooredoo
    • Reliance Jio
    • SingTel Group
    • VEON
    • Vodafone Idea
  • Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Methodology
    • Connections, not Subscribers
    • Quartiles
  • Asia-Pacific Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2018-2023
  • Definitions
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Asia-Pacific Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2018-2023
  • Table 2: Asia-Pacific Connections by Technology Generation 2018-2023 (000)
  • Table 3: Asia-Pacific Connections by Technology, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Table 4: Asia-Pacific Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Table 5: Asia-Pacific Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2018-2023
  • Table 6: Asia-Pacific Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 7: Asia-Pacific Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 8: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 9: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by OS, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Table 20: Asia-Pacific Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 12: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2018-2023
  • Table 12: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2018-2023
  • Table 13: Axiata Group Average Data Usage per Subscriber (MB/month)
  • Table 14: Axiata Group Data Subscribers as Percent of Mobile Subscribers
  • Table 15: China Mobile Customer and Data Usage Statistics
  • Table 16: China Telecom Customer and Data Usage Statistics
  • Table 17: China Unicom Customer and Data Usage Statistics
  • Table 18: VEON Pakistan
  • Table 19: VEON Bangladesh
  • Table 20: Asia-Pacific Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2018-2023
  • Table 21: Connections per Quartile in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Table 22: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Table 23: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Table 24: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Definitions Table

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Asia-Pacific Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure B: Asia-Pacific Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Figure C: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Figure 1: Asia-Pacific Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 2: Asia-Pacific Connections by Technology Generation, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 3: Asia-Pacific Connections by Technology, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 4: Asia-Pacific Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2018-2023
  • Figure 5: Asia-Pacific Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 6: Asia-Pacific Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 7: Asia-Pacific Mobile OS Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 8: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 8: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by OS, 2018-2023 (units)
  • Figure 10: Asia-Pacific Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2018-2023 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 11: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2018-2023
  • Figure 12: Asia-Pacific Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2018-2023
  • Figure 13: Asia-Pacific Connections and Population, 2018-2023 (000)
  • Figure 14: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Figure 15: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023
  • Figure 16: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Asia-Pacific, 2018-2023

For additional information on the Asia-Pacific Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2018–2023 market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.