Asia-Pacific Smart Citiy Status & Key Case Studies Report 2019 -

DUBLIN--()--The "Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific: Regional Status & Key Case Studies" report has been added to's offering.

"Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific: Regional Status & Key Case Studies", a new Telecom Insider Report, provides an executive-level overview of the smart city market in Asia-Pacific (APAC). It delivers deep qualitative insights into the smart city market, smart city value chain, and ecosystem dynamics in the region. It also analyzes key trends and smart city projects being implemented in APAC.

The wave of smart city projects in Asia-Pacific continues to roll on as large nations in the region continue their urbanization. Asia-Pacific's smart cities focus on the areas of digital government services, environmental impact, and improvement of ICT infrastructure and adoption.

Growing urban demographics and rapid cities' expansion are driving governments to deploy smart city solutions to sustain public services, drive economic competitiveness and enable a thriving environment in Asia-Pacific. Smart city initiatives in the region are driving increased collaboration between government and private industry while helping bridge the digital divide.

The region's first smart city projects began in wealthier and densely-populated nations like South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. Now, as millions in markets like China, India, and Indonesia continue to move to urban centers, smart city projects have become a priority for governments across the region.

Each smart city project in the Asia-Pacific region entails different challenges. Countries in developed Asia-Pacific are more sensitive to the potentials of digital government and the impact they can have on resources management. While in developing Asia-Pacific smart city projects, while digital government services remain a focus, using technology to bridge the digital divide and provide economic opportunity are paramount.

Key Highlights

  • Asia-Pacific is a heterogeneous smart cities market with projects at different stages of development across the region.
  • Governments are using smart city initiatives as a means to increase collaboration between different parts of government as well as between private industry and government.
  • Telcos are heavily engaged in providing connectivity solutions through investments in fixed and mobile networks.
  • Telecom operators are using data collection and analytics platforms as a way to move up the value chain from simple connectivity in Asia-Pacific's smart city projects.


  • Smart cities taxonomy & market context: an overview of the smart city context in APAC and analysis of the smart city value-chain and role of telcos.
  • The situation of smart cities in APAC: an overview on the main smart city opportunities and challenges and how these are driving and impacting smart city investments. This section also analyzes telcos' role within smart city projects in APAC.
  • Smart city case studies: this section details the business model and strategies of two smart city projects in APAC. It also details telcos' involvement in these projects.
  • Key findings and recommendations: the insider concludes with a number of key findings and a set of recommendations for smart city stakeholders, including telecom service providers.

Key Topics Covered:

Section 1: Taxonomy & Market Context

Defining a Smart City

Elements of a Smart City

Smart City Value Chain

Section 2: Smart City Situation in Asia-Pacific

Overview of Smart City Status in Asia-Pacific

Challenges and Opportunities

Smart City Projects in Asia-Pacific

Section 3: Smart City Case Studies

Singapore Smart City

The Role of Telcos in Singapore Smart City Project

Hangzhou Smart City

The Role of Telcos in Hangzhou Smart City Project

Section 4: Key Findings & Recommendations

Companies Mentioned

  • Accenture
  • AIS
  • Alibaba
  • CAT
  • China Mobile
  • China Unicom
  • Cisco
  • Dasan
  • EESL
  • EY
  • Foxconn
  • GovTech
  • Innodep
  • KPMG
  • M1
  • MTNL
  • Nanyang Technical University
  • NEC
  • Netlink Trust
  • Nucleus Connect
  • Singtel
  • SK Telecom
  • Starhub
  • Urban Redevelopment Authority

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Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Internet of Things and M2M