Asia's biggest growth yet to come. (Database/Network News & Products).Strong economic growth, coupled with greater consumer spending Consumer demand or consumption is also known as personal consumption expenditure. It is the largest part of aggregate demand or effective demand at the macroeconomic level. power saw a positive growth in telecommunication services in the Asia-Pacific region, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a new report by International Telecommunication Union International Telecommunication Union (ITU), specialized agency of the United Nations, with headquarters at Geneva. It was created in 1934 as a result of the merging of the International Telegraph Union (est. . The effects of the 2001 global economic stowdown have been milder in this part of the world and a ranking of the ten most profitable public telecommunication operators shows that seven originate in Verb 1. originate in - come from
stem - grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war" Asia.
ITU (International Telecommunication Union, Geneva, Switzerland, www.itu.ch) A telecommunications standards body that is under the auspices of the United Nations. Comprising more than 185 member countries, the ITU sets standards for global telecom networks. Asia-Pacific Telecommunication Indicators, released by ITU to coincide with ITU TELEcom Asia 2002, reports that as a global player the Asia-Pacific region distinguishes itself not only in size of its telecommunication market and growth in teledensity but also in technology deployment, and the innovative and flexible nature of its policy models. In 2001, the region emerged as the world's largest telecommunication market, having added more than one new telephone user every second for the last decade. The report observes that South Asia This article is about the geopolitical region in Asia. For geophysical treatments, see Indian subcontinent.
South Asia, also known as Southern Asia , currently the least developed sub-region with a teledensity of 4 in 2001, could provide the next great spurt of growth for the region as this is where the potential for "catch-up" is greatest.
White Japan and the Republic of Korea continue to lead the world in commercial deployment of 3G networks, small countries Like Bhutan and Tonga have also leapfrogged to leading edge technologies such as wireless LANs and all IP networks.
Singapore and Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. , China withdrew exclusivity of their operators' Licenses in order to introduce competition in international services. Likewise, Thailand and Vietnam found ways to introduce alternative suppliers and foreign investment into their markets.
Mobile and Internet Economy
In the mobile economy, the Asia-Pacific region is poised to overtake Europe as the world's largest market during 2002, although mobile penetration is still below 10%. Two of the top three mobile economies worldwide, as measured by mobile phones per capita [Latin, By the heads or polls.] A term used in the Descent and Distribution of the estate of one who dies without a will. It means to share and share alike according to the number of individuals. , are from the region. They are Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, China. The region also hosts the economies with the largest number of mobile Internet users: Japan and Korea. Mobile technologies also contributed to raising total teledensity dramatically in many developing countries that might otherwise have expected to remain locked Into low Levels of access. Thanks to mobile substitution, while half the region's developing countries had a teledensity of less than one in 1993, this had been reduced to only two (Afghanistan and Myanmar) by mid-2002.
The notion that restrictions on content would hinder Internet usage has been disproved in Asia, as the region, with 160 million users, now accounts for one-third of the total Internet users in the world, more than any other region.