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This is a market forecast for Japan for 2018–23, covering the mobile, fixed broadband, fixed voice, pay TV, TV advertising, and OTT video segments.


  • Japan's telecoms and media subscription count will grow at a CAGR of 1.8% over 2018–23 to reach 378 million, driven by 10.6% growth in OTT video subscriptions, 1.5% growth in mobile connections, and 0.8% growth in fixed broadband subscriptions. Mobile will be the largest segment throughout the forecast period.
  • Japan's telecoms and media revenue will slightly decline, at a CAGR of 0.4%, from $204bn in 2018 to $199bn in 2023, due to revenue decreases in the fixed broadband, fixed voice, and pay TV segments. OTT video revenue will see the strongest growth, 12.4%, over the period, to reach $4.83bn in 2023.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides market insight into trends in the mobile, fixed broadband, fixed voice, pay-TV, TV advertising, and OTT video segments.
  • Forecasts market movement for the mobile, fixed broadband, fixed voice, pay-TV, TV advertising, and OTT video segments.

Key questions answered

  • How did Japan's telecoms market perform in the past few years?
  • What will the future of Japan's telecoms market look like?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Japan Mobile, Broadband, TV, and OTT Video Forecasts 2018–23

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