Afghanistan Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Afghanistan Telecommunications Report 2016

Afghanistan Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Afghanistan Telecommunications Report 2016
Published Sep 10, 2016
45 pages — Published Sep 10, 2016
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Fixed-line services continue to grow in Afghanistan, reflecting the weakness of the market and its limited reach. Even -- growth in ---- had a minimal impact on the penetration rate, which remains below -.- . ...We expect the rapid growth in -G subscriptions reported by the MCIT are partly driven by the use of dedicated mobile broadband, which has been an important factor in bringing internet services to many emerging markets. The number of internet users reported by the Afghan authorities could include mobile internet subscribers, and the growing demand for mobile solutions should form the main growth driver for the overall Afghan internet market. This is due to the faster network deployment compared with fixed technologies, and more affordable tariff rates. The government is deploying a national fibre optic network, which will provide high-speed connectivity to consumers and businesses, boosting growth in ---- and beyond.

...Our revised forecasts foresee the market reaching --.--mn connections by the end of ----, with mobile penetration exceeding -- . The sheer size of Afghanistan, combined with limited access to power or discretionary income to spend on mobile services, suggests the market will not hit --- penetration in our forecast period. ...The sheer size of Afghanistan, combined with limited access to power or discretionary income to spend on mobile services, suggests the market will not hit --- penetration in our forecast period. However, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) s missions for --------- include providing telecoms service coverage to the remaining -- of the population, extending the national fibre optic network and introducing faster, affordable internet connectivity. The ministry s Telecommunication Development Fund (TDF) was established to help develop telecoms services in rural areas and villages. ...Operators and the regulator have trialled innovative options for expanding mobile network coverage, particularly in the rural regions such as energy efficient and lower power consumption base stations.

...� Business Monitor International Ltd Page -- internet services have fallen, but until remain far beyond the reach of most Afghanis. In addition, the cost of the devices - PCs, tablets, notebooks - to connect to online services is prohibitively expensive. ...

  
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