Taiwan: 4G Auction Coming As Operator Capex Peaks With FTTH and LTE Investments
BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan is expected to become a capex hotbed in both wireline and wireless communications in the coming years, thanks to the migration to high-speed connectivity, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com).
Taiwan: 4G Auction Coming As Operator Capex Peaks With FTTH and LTE Investments offers a precise profile of the country's telecommunications, media and technology sectors based on proprietary data from Pyramid's research in the market. It provides a detailed competitive analysis of both the fixed and mobile sectors, tracks the market shares of technologies and services and monitors the introduction and spread of new technologies.
"The upgrade to a faster data service infrastructure, in the form of a nationwide rollout of fiber networks and the launch of LTE, will propel Taiwan's telecom market toward a value of $13.6 billion in 2018," says Hansang He, Analyst at Pyramid Research. Chunghwa Telecom has earmarked nearly $3.5 billion for 2012 to 2015 to complete a nationwide 100Mbit/s GPON rollout. During the second half of 2012 alone, it spent more than $100 million on GPON, MSANs, routers and MSERs. Far EasTone has set its 2013 capex guidance at more than $310 million to build more 3G base stations, expand fiber connectivity to its backhaul and raise its Wi-Fi access point total to 36,000, he notes.
Taiwan: 4G Auction Coming As Operator Capex Peaks With FTTH and LTE Investments is part of Pyramid Research's Asia-Pacific Intelligence Report Series and is priced at $990. Download an excerpt or purchase the report here. For more information, contact Jarka Justova (for those in EMEA or Asia-Pacific) or Juan Gobbi (for those in Latin America or North America).
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