IP-Traffic is growing high due to the change in user behaviour. People are using mroe time online for busines, social networking, entertainment, etc. Video viewing is not only on traditional broacast TV anymore since IPTV And online video servics have emerged. Online video streaming, video calls and online gaming are generating massive IP-traffic.
Asian Pacific countries have realized the need to upgrade the broadband infrasturcture to meet the bandwidth need for the users. A number of countries in Asia Pacific are now deploying next generation broadband network.
Singapore plans to cover 95% of household with 1Gbps fiber optic broadband access by 2012.
Australia targets to connect 93% of household with 100 Mbps fiber optic broadband by 2017.
New Zealand government has set plans to roll out 100 Mbps broadband access to 75% of households by 2019.
China plans to increase fiber optic broadband penetration and broadband coverage with five years plan from 2011 to 2015.
Malaysia aims to cover 1.3 million homes with high speed broadband network by the end of 2012.
Asia Pacific, which has about 22% broadband penetration, has a good potential for broadband growth. National broadband initiatives will drive the broadband penetration growth in the region. Besides, next generation broadband initiatives will raise average broadband speed in the region. Better speed and more innovative services are expected to come with the launch of next generation broadband in the region.