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Gigabit Nations: Ultrafast Access Markets and Players

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ギガビットの世界:超高速アクセス市場と参入事業者 Gigabit Nations: Ultrafast Access Markets and Players
出版日: 2017年05月18日 ページ情報: 英文 46 Pages


第1章 エグゼクティブサマリー

第2章 調査手法・定義

第3章 超高速アクセス技術

第4章 ネットワーク投入状況

  • 米国:ギガビットアクセスの発祥の地
    • OTT企業:ケーブル事業者・通信事業者間の競合に干渉
    • 政府のイニチアチブ:依然として自治体レベルで決定的影響力を持つ
  • アジア太平洋:1Gbpsプランがますます一般的に
    • シンガポール
    • 日本
    • 韓国
    • ギガビットイニチアチブ:中国本土で台頭・モバイルへの取り組みも続く
  • 欧州:SFBからUFBへの焦点の移行
    • 北欧諸国:依然として欧州のSFB・UFBを牽引する地域
    • ドイツ:SFBでは好調だがギガビットアクセスの実現には民間からの大規模な投資が必要
    • SFB:フランスの特に公共ベースのネットワークにおいては依然として優位
    • 他の欧州オペレーター数社が数年内にギガビットプランを導入する見通し・一部はFTTH以外の技術を検討

第5章 料金&マーケティング戦略

  • ギガビット専用用途
    • オペレーターのマーケティング戦略:地域によってさまざまに異なる
    • クラウド利用の拡大:ギガビットアクセスへの企業からの関心を刺激
    • エンターテインメントとゲーム
  • ギガビット収益化戦略
    • ギガビットアクセスが普及している市場 (アジア):ほとんどのISPがリニア価格戦略を選択
    • 北米・欧州のケーブル事業者:UFBに高い料金設定

第6章 ギガビットアクセスの発展の鍵

  • 速度より重要なQoS
  • 技術的選択
  • 固定アクセスのライバルになりうるモバイル


Product Code: M17540MRA

Since 2010 and Google's announced fibre Gigabit network rollouts in the US, we have been seeing more and more Gigabit plans being introduced in most corners of the globe.

After a brief look at the maturity of the technologies being used to supply UFB access, the report provides a detailed inventory of Gigabit ultrafast network rollouts, with particular focus on the US market and initiatives in Asia-Pacific.

We explore how government authorities are latching on to the idea of a “Gigabit Society” and making it a priority.

The report also classifies the different marketing and pricing strategies being used by ultrafast access providers, and delivers a list of the emerging uses that require a Gigabit speed connections.

And, finally, we pinpoint the factors most likely to galvanise the development of Gigabit access.

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology & definitions

  • 2.1. General methodology of IDATE reports
  • 2.2. Methodology specific to this report
  • 2.3. Definitions

3. Ultrafast access technologies

4. Rollout status

  • 4.1. The United States: the cradle of Gigabit access
    • 4.1.1. OTT companies interfering in the duel between cable companies and telcos
    • 4.1.2. Government initiatives still have a decisive impact at the municipal level
  • 4.2. In Asia/Pacific, 1 Gbps plans are more and more common
    • 4.2.1. Singapore
    • 4.2.2. Japan
    • 4.2.3. South Korea
    • 4.2.4. Gigabit initiatives emerge in mainland China, while work continues on mobile
  • 4.3. Europe: shifting its focus from SFB to UFB
    • 4.3.1. Scandinavia still the driving force behind SFB and UFB in Europe
    • 4.3.2. Germany performing well on SFB, but the sizeable investment from the private sector required to achieve Gigabit access have yet to be made
    • 4.3.3. SFB still a priority in France, notably via public-initiative networks
    • 4.3.4. Several other operators in Europe have introduced Gigabit plans in recent years, some using technologies other than FTTH

5. Pricing and marketing strategies

  • 5.1. Gigabit-specific applications
    • 5.1.1. Operators' marketing strategies differ from region to region
    • 5.1.2. Growing use of the cloud stimulating businesses' interest in Gigabit access
    • 5.1.3. Entertainment still the name of the game
  • 5.2. Gigabit monetisation strategies
    • 5.2.1. In markets where Gigabit access is the most prevalent, starting with Asia, most ISPs are taking a linear approach to pricing
    • 5.2.2. In North America and Europe, cable companies plan on charging more for UFB

6. Keys to the development of Gigabit access

  • 6.1. Quality of service now as important as speed
  • 6.2. Not everyone has made their technological choice
  • 6.3. Mobile could rival fixed access

List of Figures:

  • Figure 1: Current status and medium-term outlook for UFB technologies
  • Figure 2: Countries where Gigabit plans are available, as of March 2017
  • Figure 3: The Google Fiber footprint: current, upcoming and potential deployments
  • Figure 4: Availability of Comcast ultrafast access products, as of February 2017
  • Figure 5: The four main types of municipality involved in Gigabit network projects in the United States
  • Figure 6: States where there are regulations aimed at limiting the development of municipal telecommunications networks
  • Figure 7: Map of municipalities in the US with a Gigabit network: more than 50 cities in 19 states at the end of 2016
  • Figure 8: The Asian approach to UFB/Gigabit access
  • Figure 9: Singtel's ad for its 10 Gbps plan, 2016
  • Figure 10: Singapore's nationwide Gigabit network model
  • Figure 11: New segmentation of NTT users, February 2017
  • Figure 12 KCC targets for 2012 published in 2009
  • Figure 13: Europe's approach to UFB/Gigabit access
  • Figure 14: Breakdown of FTTH coverage in Europe by market players
  • Figure 15: Demand for bandwidth in Germany in 2025
  • Figure 16: Status of FTTH rollouts in France, as of September 2016
  • Figure 17: GiGA Wire technology roadmap
  • Figure 18: Google Fiber home page
  • Figure 19: Growth of the global enterprise cloud market by technology, 2015-2020
  • Figure 20: Screen capture of the “Fibre according to Orange” web page
  • Figure 21: Installed base of streaming devices in Europe and worldwide, 2010-2015
  • Figure 22: Comparison of bandwidth needs depending on content resolution
  • Figure 23: Virtual and augmented reality hardware shipment forecasts, 2015-2025
  • Figure 24: “HoloLens” augmented reality glasses from Microsoft, in development since 2015
  • Figure 25: Monthly price of standalone Internet access in Asia, by download speed, February 2017
  • Figure 26: Monthly price of standalone Internet access in Europe, by download speed, February 2017
  • Figure 27: Monthly price of standalone Internet access in the United States, by download speed, Feb. 2017
  • Figure 28: Speed and latency required for the use of a selection of applications and services, by a single person
  • Figure 29 : How do you think your/your organisation's uses of the following Internet services and applications will evolve by 2025 compared with today?
  • Figure 30: In your opinion, how important are the following features of fixed/mobile connectivity today? How important will they be in 2025?
  • Figure 31: What features of fixed/mobile connectivity will you or organisation need in 2025?
  • Figure 32: Individual users' Internet needs for 2025, by age group
  • Figure 33: Residential Internet access, by type of connection, EU-28
  • Figure 34: Comparison of the different fixed and wireless technologies, and their evolutions up to 2020



  • China
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Korea


  • France
  • Germany
  • Sweden

North America

  • United States


  • AT&T
  • BT
  • CenturyLink
  • Comcast
  • ComHem
  • Cox
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Elisa
  • FCC
  • Free
  • French Digital Agency
  • Gig.U
  • Google
  • Huawei
  • KDDI
  • KT
  • Liberty Global
  • MyRepublic
  • Orange
  • SFR
  • SingTel
  • SK Telecom
  • So-net
  • StarHub
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TeleColumbus
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Turkcell
  • Verizon
  • Virgin Media


The technologies

  • Several technologies available to deliver Gigabit access

Gigabit rollout status

  • A global footprint
  • The United States: cradle of Gigabit access
  • Asia-Pacific: Gigabit plans increasingly common
  • Europe: shifting its focus from SFB to UFB

Pricing and marketing strategies

  • Gigabit-specific applications
  • How to monetise Gigabit access?
  • Keys to the development of Gigabit access
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