Consumers in Asia are coming online at a staggering rate, with the majority accessing the Internet via mobile networks. The flip side of this rapid change is that network speeds can vary and infrastructure is constantly changing. Continue reading Facebook announces new mobile targeting to help advertisers reach rural consumers
Syndacast have just released an infographic covering five marketing trends to watch out for in South East Asia 2014. Worth taking a look. Continue reading 5 Digital Marketing Trends for South East Asia in 2014
According to latest forecasts from Mediacells, consumers in India and China alone will buy almost 600m smartphones in 2014, comprising half of the global total.
Smartphone penetration will grow fastest in China, India, Vietnam and Indonesia where half a billion new users will be added in 2014. Continue reading Half a Billion New Smartphone Users Across China, India, Vietnam and Indonesia in 2014
Two in every three Asian shoppers has already researched and made a decision regarding which brand of consumer electronics product they will buy before they approach point-of-sale, online or offline, according to Text100’s Digital Index: APAC Consumer Electronics Study.
The research looks at how different information sources vary in importance at each stage of the customer journey for the consumer electronics sector. Continue reading Consumer Electronics Path to Purchase in Asia Pacific
Vserv in partnership with the MMA have compiled a series of presentations covering key mobile consumer stats for many of the Asian markets. These provide comprehensive summaries of the mobile landscape in each market, covering apps, ads and social amongst other topics. Continue reading Mobile Marketing in Asia
A new report from World Newsmedia Network looking at global Digital hot spots, highlights again the impact of mobile in Asia. With large parts of the region having higher mobile than desktop penetration, mobile internet is currently leading broadband and desktop and will do so for the foreseeable future. Continue reading Asia a Digital Hot Spot, Hottest for Mobile
In just a few years the hashtag has gone from a humble and obscure symbol, also known as the pound sign, to a powerful online tool. The # initially gained prominence on Twitter, but has spread to use across a plethora of other online social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram. Continue reading The Rise of the Social Media Hashtag
The latest research from Jana shows the big gift for Indonesian and Vietnamese consumers this holiday season is a new Mobile. Indians want a camera more than anything, although in all surveyed Asian markets, the Mobile was a top 3 gift item. Continue reading Mobile Phone Most Popular Holiday Gift in Indonesia and Vietnam
Please check out our latest digital trends and consumer landscape overview for Vietnam updated for 2018.
In the third of our series covering individual Asian market Digital landscapes, we take a look at Vietnam.
With a population in excess of 90 million and internet penetration of 35.6%, Vietnam represents a huge opportunity for brands. 52% of Vietnamese consumers watch online video on a daily basis, meaning the transition of consumer attention from TV to alternative screens is happening at a rapid pace. Mobile penetration is around 145%, although with only 15.5 million 3G subscribers, and 69% of the population located in rural areas, the key consumer challenge still remains engagement on feature phones.
Below are five of the latest takeaway resources covering the key digital facts and figures for Vietnam. Continue reading Focus on… Vietnam’s Digital Landscape
In the second of our series focusing on individual market Digital landscapes, we look at Thailand.
With consistent long term economic growth, Thailand is now one of the key countries contributing to the emerging global middle class. This rise in wealth puts Thailand ahead of other South East Asian markets in some ways in terms of the maturity of the online ecosystem. As of Q2 2013 mobile devices in use across Thailand reached 90m, exceeding the total population of the country, while Facebook in Thailand grew to 24m users in Q3 2013, a huge rise of 33% in over Q2. Continue reading Focus on… Thailand’s Digital Landscape