Global Mobile Broadband Pricing Preview for Telcos 2014 (Version 2.0)


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Overview
Mobile internet/mobile internet services have become the latest buzzword for the telecom industry globally. This is mainly due to the saturation in the voice revenues which is being currently witness by the telecom operators owing to increased competition and limited scope of innovation in the voice services offerings.
The shift of focus towards the data services has been mainly due to that that its provides the opportunity to the operators to strengthen their association with the existing customers and has provided them with a view plan to acquire new customers, and create value from these customers through enriched services experience and improved customer satisfaction levels. This has been aptly facilitated by the features such as mobile apps, instant messaging services provided by OTT players (like WhatsApp, Viber, Nimbuzz et) and emergence of the social media (like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin etc), which has bounded the individuals to stay connected to everyone on the web through their mobile devices.
There exist varied plans offerings by telcos for mobile internet based on the pricing, validity period and usage benefits offered. Each plan does have some unique benefits of its own such as low price, unlimited usage limit, extended validity period etc. This increase popularity of mobile data services has been coming from the increase in the mobile internet users. The emerging regions like Asia-Pacific and African regions are the main driving factors for the increase in the mobile broadband subscribers. The growth in data services in these regions is fuelled by new subscriber acquisition whereas in the developed countries like North America and European region, the growth is owing to the delivery of high-speed internet services based on LTE. HSPA/HSDPA networks etc. In most of the cases as observed based on the sample considered for mobile internet services in the report, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa region do have a relatively lower priced data packs when compared to the developed countries. This is one of the main strategies being adopted in the region to acquire subscriber base and also to offer affordable services considering the GDP per capita and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) in these region.

Target Audience
− Telecom Service Providers
− Internet Service Providers
− Content and Applications Aggregators
− Mobile Marketing and Advertising Providers
 
 

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary. 13
2. Mobile Broadband Services. 15
2.1 Is Asia-Pacific a Driving factor in the increasing Mobile Broadband subscriber growth. 19
3. Comparison of 2G/EDGA Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans. 24
4. Comparison of 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans. 56
5. Comparison of 4G/LTE Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans across countries. 136
6. Comparison of HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans. 204
7. Drivers and Challenges of data monetization. 246
7.1 Major driving factors for Continuous growth in mobile data services. 246
7.3 Major challenges in the data services growth. 247
7.3 How to deal with the challenges to drive data revenues. 248
7.5 How telcos can monetize. 250
7.5 Is Users Personal data is the root of the next-gen business model 251
8. Pricing Approaches by telcos to monetize the data. 252
8.1 Unlimited Mobile Data Plans. 252
8.2 Tiered data pricing. 254
8.3 Dynamic Pricing approach. 255
8.4 Defensive pricing strategies by telcos. 257
9. Forecasts and Key Factors which would drive Mobile Internet revenues. 258
9.1 Factors contributing to the increase in average data usage growth: 261
9.2 Mobile data Revenues in Asia-Pacific Region, 2008-2016. 263
10. Analysis and Conclusion. 268
 

List of Figures

Fig 1: Global Mobile Cellular Subscription (2009-2013). 16
Fig 2: Global Mobile Cellular Subscription per 100 inhabitants (2009-2013). 16
Fig 3: Global Active Mobile Broadband Subscription (2010-2013). 17
Fig 4: Global Active Mobile Broadband Subscription per 100 inhabitants (2010-2013). 18
Fig 5: Worldwide Mobile Broadband Subscribers and Penentartion, 2013. 18
Fig 6: Growth Rate of mobile Broadband subscribers. 19
Fig 7: Price of mobile-broadband services, early 2013†. 20
Fig 8: Mobile browsing-Percentage of web Traffic. 21
Fig 9: Mobile Subscription across various technologies (2013 and 2019). 22
Fig 10: Total (uplink + downlink) monthly traffic (PetaBytes) till Sep-13. 23
Fig 11: Annual Cost (in USD) of 2G/EDGA Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans across countries. 24
Fig 12: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Afghanistan-MTN.. 26
Fig 13: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Azerbaijan- Azercell 27
Fig 14: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Azerbaijan- Bakcell 28
Fig 15: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- GrameenPhone. 29
Fig 16: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- Citycell 30
Fig 17: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Cameroon- MTN.. 32
Fig 18: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Chad- Millicom.. 33
Fig 19: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Aircel 34
Fig 20: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Airtel 35
Fig 21: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Idea. 36
Fig 22: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Uninor. 38
Fig 23: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Vodafone. 39
Fig 24: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Iraq- AsiaCell 41
Fig 25: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Jordan- Orange. 42
Fig 26: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Jordan- Umniah. 44
Fig 27: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Malaysia- Digi (1/2). 45
Fig 28: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Malaysia- Digi (2/2). 45
Fig 29 : 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Mexico- Movistar (1/3). 47
Fig 30: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Mexico- Movistar (2/3). 47
Fig 31: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Mexico- Movistar (3/3). 48
Fig 32: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Pakistan- Mobilink. 51
Fig 33: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Pakistan- Telenor. 52
Fig 34: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Pakistan- Ufone. 53
Fig 35: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Pakistan- Warid. 54
Fig 36: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet Plan in Russia- Beeline. 55
Fig 37: Annual Cost (in USD) of 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans across countries. 56
Fig 38: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Afghanistan- Roshan Telecom.. 61
Fig 39: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Algeria- Nedima. 62
Fig 40: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Angola- Unitel 63
Fig 41: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Argentina- Personal 64
Fig 42: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Australia – Vodafone (1/2). 65
Fig 43: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Australia – Vodafone (2/2). 65
Fig 44: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Azerbaijan- Nar Mobile. 67
Fig 45: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- Airtel 68
Fig 46: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- Banglalink (1/2). 70
Fig 47: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- Banglalink (2/2). 70
Fig 48: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Belarus- MTS. 72
Fig 49: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Belarus- Velcom.. 73
Fig 50: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Belgium- Base. 74
Fig 51: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Belgium- Mobistar. 75
Fig 52: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Belgium- Proximus. 76
Fig 53: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Benin- MTN.. 77
Fig 54: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Brazil- Claro. 78
Fig 55: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet Plan in Brazil- Oi 79
Fig 56: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- Vivo (1/2). 80
Fig 57: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- Vivo (2/2). 80
Fig 58: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- GLOBUL. 83
Fig 59: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- M-Tel 84
Fig 60: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- Vivacom.. 85
Fig 61: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Cambodia- Cellcard. 86
Fig 62: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Cameroon- Orange. 87
Fig 63: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Chile- entel 88
Fig 64: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- TDC. 89
Fig 65: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Germany- E-Plus. 90
Fig 66: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- Airtel 91
Fig 67: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- MTN.. 92
Fig 68: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- Vodafone. 94
Fig 69: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Aircel 95
Fig 70: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Airtel 96
Fig 71: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Idea (1/3). 97
Fig 72: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Idea (2/3). 97
Fig 73: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Idea (3/3). 98
Fig 74: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Reliance Communications. 100
Fig 75: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Vodafone (1/2). 102
Fig 76: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Vodafone (2/2). 102
Fig 77: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- XL. 104
Fig 78: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- Indosat. 105
Fig 79: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Iraq- Zain. 106
Fig 80: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Japan- Softbank. 107
Fig 81: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- Safaricom (1/2). 108
Fig 82: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- Safaricom (2/2). 108
Fig 83: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- yu. 110
Fig 84: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Malawi- TNM… 111
Fig 85: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Nextel 112
Fig 86: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Telcel (1/3). 113
Fig 87: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Telcel (2/3). 113
Fig 88: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Telcel (3/3). 114
Fig 89: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Airtel (1/2). 116
Fig 90: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Airtel (2/2). 116
Fig 91: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Glo. 118
Fig 92: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- MTN (1/2). 119
Fig 93: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- MTN (2/2). 119
Fig 94: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Paraguay- Claro. 121
Fig 95: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Peru- Movistar. 122
Fig 96: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Peru- NEXTEL (1/2). 123
Fig 97: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Peru- NEXTEL (2/2). 123
Fig 98: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans Philippines- Globe. 125
Fig 99: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Russia- MTS. 126
Fig 100: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Singapore- M1. 127
Fig 101: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Sweden- Telenor. 128
Fig 102: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Thailand- TOT 3G.. 129
Fig 103: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Thailand- dtac (1/2). 130
Fig 104: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Thailand- dtac (2/2). 130
Fig 105: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- Vodafone. 132
Fig 106: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Mobifone. 133
Fig 107: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Viettel 134
Fig 108: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Vinaphone. 135
Fig 109: Annual Cost (in USD) of 4G/LTE Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans across countries. 136
Fig 110: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Argentina- Claro. 140
Fig 111: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Australia- Telstra. 141
Fig 112: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Austria- 3 (Hui) (1/2). 143
Fig 113: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Austria- 3 (Hui) (2/2). 143
Fig 114: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Austria- A1. 145
Fig 115: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Austria- T-Mobile. 146
Fig 116: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Belgium- Proximus. 147
Fig 117: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Bolivia- Nuevatel 148
Fig 118: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Bolivia- Tigo (1/2). 149
Fig 119: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Bolivia- Tigo (2/2). 149
Fig 120: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Brazil- TIM… 151
Fig 121: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Brazi- Vivo. 152
Fig 122: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Canada- Bell 154
Fig 123: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Canada- Fido. 155
Fig 124: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Canada- Rogers Wireless. 156
Fig 125: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Canada- Telus. 157
Fig 126: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Denmark- 3. 158
Fig 127: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Denmark- TDC. 159
Fig 128: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Denmark- Telenor. 160
Fig 129: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Denmark- Telia. 161
Fig 130: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Germany- O2. 162
Fig 131: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Germany- T-Mobile. 163
Fig 132: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Germany- Vodafone. 164
Fig 133: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in India- Airtel 165
Fig 134: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Japan- DoCoMo. 166
Fig 135: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in South Korea- U+. 167
Fig 136: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in South Korea- Olleh. 168
Fig 137: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Mexico- Lusacell/Unefon (1/2). 169
Fig 138: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Mexico- Lusacell/Unefon (2/2). 169
Fig 139: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in The Netherlands- KPN.. 171
Fig 140: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Peru- Claro. 172
Fig 141: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Philippines- Smart. 173
Fig 142: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Poland- Plus (Polkomtel). 174
Fig 143: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Poland- Play (P4). 175
Fig 144: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Portugal- Vodafone. 176
Fig 145: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Portugal- Optimus. 177
Fig 146: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Portugal- TMN.. 178
Fig 147: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Russia- Megafon. 179
Fig 148: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Saudi Arabia- STC. 180
Fig 149: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Saudi Arabia- Mobily. 181
Fig 150: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Saudi Arabia- Zain SA.. 182
Fig 151: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Singapore- M1 (1/2). 183
Fig 152: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Singapore- M1 (2/2). 183
Fig 153: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Singapore- SingTel 185
Fig 154: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Singapore- StarHub. 186
Fig 155: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Sweden- 3. 187
Fig 156: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in Sweden- Tele2. 188
Fig 157: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in UAE- Etisalat. 189
Fig 158: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- 3. 190
Fig 159: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- O2. 191
Fig 160: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- Orange (1/3). 192
Fig 161: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- Orange (2/3). 192
Fig 162: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- Orange (3/3). 193
Fig 163: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United Kingdom- Vodafone. 196
Fig 164: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- AT&T (1/2). 197
Fig 165: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- AT&T (2/2). 197
Fig 166: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- Sprint. 199
Fig 167: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- T-Mobile. 200
Fig 168: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- Verizon (1/2). 201
Fig 169: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet Plan in United States- Verizon (2/2). 201
Fig 170: Annual Cost (in USD) of HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet (Mobile Data) Plans across countries 204
Fig 171: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Afghanistan- Etisalat. 206
Fig 172: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Australia- Optus. 207
Fig 173: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in BanglaDesh- Citycell (1/2). 208
Fig 174: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Bangladesh- Citycell (2/2). 208
Fig 175: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Chile- Claro. 210
Fig 176: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Chile- Movistar. 211
Fig 177: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Indonesia- Telkomsel 212
Fig 178: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Indonesia- AXIS. 213
Fig 179: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Jordan- Zain Jo (1/2). 214
Fig 180: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Jordan- Zain Jo (2/2). 214
Fig 181: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Kenya- Orange (1/4). 216
Fig 182: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Kenya- Orange (2/4). 216
Fig 183: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Kenya- Orange (3/4). 217
Fig 184: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Kenya- Orange (4/4). 217
Fig 185: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Malaysia- Maxis. 220
Fig 186: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Malaysia- Celcom.. 222
Fig 187: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in The Netherlands- T-Mobile. 223
Fig 188: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Nicaragua- Movistar. 224
Fig 189: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Nigeria- Etisalat. 225
Fig 190: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Paraguay- Personal 226
Fig 191: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Paraguay- VOX. 227
Fig 192: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Philippines- Smart (1/2). 228
Fig 193: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Philippines- Smart (2/2). 228
Fig 194: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Poland- Orange. 230
Fig 195: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Poland- T-Mobile. 231
Fig 196: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- Cell C & Virgin. 232
Fig 197: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- MTN (1/2). 233
Fig 198: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- MTN (2/2). 233
Fig 199: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- Vodacom (1/4). 235
Fig 200: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- Vodacom (2/4). 235
Fig 201: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- Vodacom (3/4). 236
Fig 202: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in South Africa- Vodacom (4/4). 236
Fig 203: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Sri Lanka- Airtel 239
Fig 204: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Sri Lanka- Dialog. 241
Fig 205: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Sri Lanka- Etisalat. 243
Fig 206: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in Sri Lanka- Mobitel 244
Fig 207: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet Plan in UAE- Etisalat. 245
 

List of Tables

Table 1: Region wise growth in web-traffic, 2010-2012. 21
Table 2: 2G/EDGE Mobile Internet (data) Services across Select regions/countries. 24
Table 3: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Afghanistan- MTN.. 26
Table 4: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Azerbaijan- Azercell 27
Table 5: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Azerbaijan- Bakcell 28
Table 6: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Bangladesh- GrameenPhone. 29
Table 7: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Bangladesh- Citycell 30
Table 8: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Cameroon- MTN.. 32
Table 9: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Chad- Millicom.. 33
Table 10: 2G Mobile Internet plans in India- Aircel 34
Table 11: 2G Mobile Internet plans in India- Airtel 35
Table 12: 2G Mobile Internet plans in India- Idea. 36
Table 13: 2G Mobile Internet plans in India- Uninor. 38
Table 14: 2G Mobile Internet plans in India- Vodafone. 39
Table 15: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Iraq- AsiaCell 41
Table 16: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Jordan- Orange. 42
Table 17: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Jordan- Umniah. 44
Table 18: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Malaysia- DiGi 46
Table 19: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Movistar. 48
Table 20: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Pakistan- Mobilink. 51
Table 21: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Pakistan- Telenor. 52
Table 22: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Pakistan- Ufone. 53
Table 23: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Pakistan- Warid. 54
Table 24: 2G Mobile Internet plans in Russia- Beeline. 55
Table 25: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet (data) Services across Select regions/countries. 57
Table 26: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Afghanistan- Roshan Telecom.. 61
Table 27: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Algeria- Nedima. 62
Table 28: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Angola- Unitel 63
Table 29: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Argentina- Personal 64
Table 30: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Australia – Vodafone. 66
Table 31: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Azerbaijan- Nar Mobile. 67
Table 32: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bangladesh- Airtel 68
Table 33: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bangladesh- Banglalink. 71
Table 34: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Belarus- MTS. 72
Table 35: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Belarus- Velcom.. 73
Table 36: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Belgium- Base. 74
Table 37: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Belgium- Mobistar. 75
Table 38: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Belgium- Proximus. 76
Table 39: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Benin- MTN.. 77
Table 40: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- Claro. 78
Table 41: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- Oi 79
Table 42: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- Vivo. 81
Table 43: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- GLOBUL. 83
Table 44: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- M-Tel 84
Table 45: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Bulgaria- Vivacom.. 85
Table 46: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Cambodia- Cellcard. 86
Table 47: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Cameroon- Orange. 87
Table 48: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Chile- entel 88
Table 49: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- TDC. 89
Table 50: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Germany- E-Plus. 90
Table 51: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- Airtel 91
Table 52: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- MTN.. 92
Table 53: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Ghana- Vodafone. 94
Table 54: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Aircel 95
Table 55: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Airtel 96
Table 56: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Idea. 98
Table 57: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Reliance Communications. 100
Table 58: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in India- Vodafone. 103
Table 59: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- XL. 104
Table 60: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- Indosat. 105
Table 61: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Iraq- Zain. 106
Table 62: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Japan- Softbank. 107
Table 63: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- Safaricom.. 109
Table 64: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- yu. 110
Table 65: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Malawi- TNM… 111
Table 66: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Nextel 112
Table 67: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Telcel 114
Table 68: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Airtel 117
Table 69: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Glo. 118
Table 70: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- MTN.. 120
Table 71: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Paraguay- Claro. 121
Table 72: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Peru- Movistar. 122
Table 73: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Peru- NEXTEL. 124
Table 74: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Philippines- Globe. 125
Table 75: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Russia- MTS. 126
Table 76: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Singapore- M1. 127
Table 77: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Sweden- Telenor. 128
Table 78: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Thailand- TOT 3G.. 129
Table 79: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Thailand- dtac. 131
Table 80: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- Vodafone. 132
Table 81: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Mobifone. 133
Table 82: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Viettel 134
Table 83: 3G/3.5G/3.75G Mobile Internet plans in Vietnam- Vinaphone. 135
Table 84: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet (data) Services across Select regions/countries. 137
Table 85: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Argentina- Claro. 140
Table 86: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Australia- Telstra. 141
Table 87: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Austria- 3 (Hui). 144
Table 88: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Austria- A1. 145
Table 89: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Austria- T-Mobile. 146
Table 90: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Belgium- Proximus. 147
Table 91: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Bolivia- Nuevatel 148
Table 92: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Bolivia- Tigo. 150
Table 93: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Brazil- TIM… 151
Table 94: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Brazi- Vivo. 152
Table 95: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Canada- Bell 154
Table 96: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Canada- Fido. 155
Table 97: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Canada- Rogers Wireless. 156
Table 98: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Canada- Telus. 157
Table 99: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- 3. 158
Table 100: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- TDC. 159
Table 101: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- Telenor. 160
Table 102: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Denmark- Telia. 161
Table 103: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Germany- O2. 162
Table 104: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Germany- T-Mobile. 163
Table 105: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Germany- Vodafone. 164
Table 106: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in India- Airtel 165
Table 107: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Japan- DoCoMo. 166
Table 108: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in South Korea- U+. 167
Table 109: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in South Korea- Olleh. 168
Table 110: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Mexico- Lusacell/Unefon. 170
Table 111: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in The Netherlands- KPN.. 171
Table 112: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Peru- Claro. 172
Table 113: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Philippines- Smart. 173
Table 114: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Poland- Plus (Polkomtel). 174
Table 115: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Poland- Play (P4). 175
Table 116: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Portugal- Vodafone. 176
Table 117: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Portugal- Optimus. 177
Table 118: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Portugal- TMN.. 178
Table 119: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Russia- Megafon. 179
Table 120: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Saudi Arabia- STC. 180
Table 121: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Saudi Arabia- Mobily. 181
Table 122: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Saudi Arabia- Zain SA.. 182
Table 123: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Singapore- M1. 184
Table 124: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Singapore- SingTel 185
Table 125: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Singapore- StarHub. 186
Table 126: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Sweden- 3. 187
Table 127: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in Sweden- Tele2. 188
Table 128: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in UAE- Etisalat. 189
Table 129: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- 3. 190
Table 130: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- O2. 191
Table 131: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- Orange. 193
Table 132: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United Kingdom- Vodafone. 196
Table 133: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United States- AT&T. 198
Table 134: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United States- Sprint. 199
Table 135: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United States- T-Mobile. 200
Table 136: 4G/LTE Mobile Internet plans in United States- Verizon. 202
Table 137: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet (data) Services across Select regions/countries. 204
Table 138: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Afghanistan- Etisalat. 206
Table 139: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Australia- Optus. 207
Table 140: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Bangladesh- Citycell 209
Table 141: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Chile- Claro. 210
Table 142: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Chile- Movistar. 211
Table 143: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- Telkomsel 212
Table 144: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Indonesia- AXIS. 213
Table 145: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Jordan- Zain Jo. 215
Table 146: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Kenya- Orange. 218
Table 147: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Malaysia- Maxis. 220
Table 148: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Malaysia- Celcom.. 222
Table 149: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in The Netherlands- T-Mobile. 223
Table 150: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Nicaragua- Movistar. 224
Table 151: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Nigeria- Etisalat. 225
Table 152: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Paraguay- Personal 226
Table 153: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Paraguay- VOX. 227
Table 154: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Philippines- Smart. 229
Table 155: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Poland- Orange. 230
Table 156: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Poland- T-Mobile. 231
Table 157: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in South Africa- Cell C & Virgin. 232
Table 158: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in South Africa- MTN.. 234
Table 159: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in South Africa- Vodacom.. 237
Table 160: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Sri Lanka- Airtel 239
Table 161: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Sri Lanka- Dialog. 241
Table 162: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Sri Lanka- Etisalat. 243
Table 163: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in Sri Lanka- Mobitel 244
Table 164: HSPA/HSPA+/EVDO/HSDPA Mobile Internet plans in UAE- Etisalat. 245