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Wireless & Mobile Landscape

Japan Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2015-2020

Mobile subscribers in Japan increasingly depend on a variety of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and connected cars, to stay connected. At the same time, they are increasing their usage of mobile data.

This market study overviews the Japanese 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 Japan and what is its mobile penetration?
  • How many mobile connections exist and how are they expected to grow between 2015 and 2020?
  • What is the split of those connections by technology type (GSM, CDMA, UMTS/HSPA and LTE) and generation (2G, 3G and 4G)?
  • What are the anticipated global handset and smartphone sales for 2015 to 2020?
  • What are the anticipated tablet sales for 2015 to 2020?
  • 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
  • Japan Mobile Connections Forecast, 2015-2020
  • Japan Smartphone Sales Forecast: 2015-2020
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Japan Handset Sales Forecast by Type
    • Japan Smartphone Sales Forecast by Operating System
  • Japan Tablet Sales Forecast: 2015-2020
    • Tablet Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Japan Tablet Sales
    • Japan Tablet Sales by Operating System
    • Japan Tablet Sales By Form Factor
    • Japan Tablet Sales By Connectivity Option
  • Japan Mobile Data Usage Trends by Mobile Operator
    • NTT DoCoMo
    • SoftBank
    • KDDI
  • Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Methodology
    • Connections, not Subscribers
    • Quartiles
  • Japan Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2015-2020
  • Definitions
    • General
    • Device Types
    • Services
    • Network Technology
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Japan Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2015-2020
  • Table 2: Japan Connections by Technology Generation 2015-2020 (000)
  • Table 3: Japan Connections by Technology, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Table 4: Japan Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020
  • Table 5: Japan Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 6: Japan Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 7: Japan Tablet Sales, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 8: Japan Tablet Sales by OS, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 9: Japan Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 10: Japan Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2015-2020
  • Table 11: Japan Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2015-2020
  • Table 12: Japan Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2015-2020 (000s
  • Table 13: Connections per Quartile in Japan, 2015-2020 (000s)
  • Table 14: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Japan, 2015-2020
  • Table 15: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Japan, 2015-2020
  • Table 16: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Japan, 2015-2020

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Japan Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure B: Japan Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure C: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Japan, 2015-2020
  • Figure 1: Japan Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 2: Japan Connections by Technology Generation, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 3: Japan Connections by Technology, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 4: Japan Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 5: Japan Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 6: Japan Mobile OS Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 7: Japan Tablet Sales, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 8: Japan Tablet Sales by OS, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 9: Japan Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 10: Japan Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2015-2020
  • Figure 11: Japan Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2015-2020
  • Figure 12: Japan Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 13: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Japan, 2015-2020
  • Figure 14: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Japan, 2015-2020
  • Figure 15: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Japan, 2015-2020

For additional information on the Japan Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2015–2020 market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.