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Telecoms by the numbers: the 8 big disruptions headed our way

The telecom industry around the world is changing as a result of technology disruption, which is shaping the direction of the industry. It is the nature of innovation that it disrupts old habits and takes market share. Up:Date is going to show you the time line and history of human communication, including key information that will help you prepare for the upcoming changes.

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Update 01

Source from: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/389772542733056102

History of Communication

The Visual Era

  • Prehistoric – Smoke signal
  • 5th century – Pigeon post
  • 1450 – Printing technology

The Wired Era

  • 1838 – First telegraph sent
  • 1876 – Telephone invented
  • 1930 – Video phone technology
  • 1959 – Pagers became popular
  • 1964 – Fax machine

The Wireless Era

  • 1973 – First mobile phone
  • 1982 – First email sent
  • 1992 – First text message sent

IP Cloud Era

  • 2003 – Skype
  • 2007 – iPhone launched
  • 2010 – Booming of social media platforms, e.g.., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.
  • 2015+ – What’s next

Number : Disruption In The Telecom Industry

+125.8%

The mobile cellular subscriptions of Thailand is 125.8% of the population. The current Thailand’s population is 65.9 million.

+47.5%

Thailand’s Internet penetration rate is 47.5% in 2016.

+64.9 Kb/s

Thailand’s average international Internet bandwidth per user is 64.9 kB/s. *

+ -14.5-15.5%

The voice services market is valued at 78,558 – 79,527 million Baht in 2017, a 14.5 – 15.5% decrease due to growing popularity of social media. **

+93%

The percentage of countries currently in ‘commoditization,’ meaning consumers can no longer differentiate between brands. That leads to a price war between brands. **

+ <25%

Thailand is moving towards commoditization. The average revenue per user (ARPU) is lower than 25%. ***

+ -4%

Over the past 10 years (2006 – 2016), mobile operators worldwide have experienced revenue decreases (ranging from -6% in Europe and Latin America to -4% in Asia and Middle East). ***

+2018

Over-the-Top (OTT) is a service that transmits video and audio via the Internet without operators having to investing in new infrastructure. In 2018, texting via the Internet will increase to 40% and voice calls via the Internet to 7%. ***

 

* Source from: https://www.etda.or.th/content/digital-thailand-statistic.html
** Source from: https://www.marketingoops.com/news/brand-move/kasikornresearch-telecom-2017
*** Source from: https://www.strategyand.pwc.com/reports/industry-at-risk
*** Source from: https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/telecommunications/our-insights/overwhelming-ott-telcos-growth-strategy-in-a-digital-world

 

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