Frost & Sullivan: Data Services to Drive Growth as SEA's Mobile Market Nears Saturation

PR Newswire -- July 27, 2010

SINGAPORE, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in Southeast Asia's (SEA) mobile services is expected to be driven by data services as mobile connections penetration surpassed 90 percent in 2009 and slowing revenue growth signal saturation.



Capping a three-year run of high growth, 2009 saw Southeast Asia's mobile connections rising 22.1 percent to 489 million (subscriptions). Total revenues however grew just 3.2 percent, reaching US$28.7 billion in the same year.

"Last year marked a tipping point for service growth drivers in Southeast Asia

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