Argentina Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Argentina Telecommunications Report

Argentina Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Argentina Telecommunications Report
Published Sep 10, 2016
59 pages — Published Sep 10, 2016
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The mobile market contracted in the first half of ----, with only America Movil-owned Claro thought to have recorded positive net additions; all other players lost clients, to varying degrees. This has led us to downgrade our forecasts once more, as saturation weighs on customer acquisition strategies. ...We expect -G/-G subscriptions to represent --.- of all mobile subscriptions in ----. New spectrum in the ---MHz band auctioned in June ---- will help with greater coverage of -G/-G technology, reaching consumers in the less dense areas, while operators will also invest in rolling out and upgrading their networks. Telecom Argentina plans to spend USD-.-bn by the end of ----, and Claro and Movistar s international backing suggest similar plans. The demand for advanced services should be positive for ARPU, which we expect to continue growing, albeit slowly, until ----. The removal of inactive subscriptions will also have a positive impact on the

...BMI View: The new regulator is taking an investor-friendly approach to market development, although further reforms are still needed. Mobile subscription growth has stalled and the ability for operators to embrace converged services could not come at a more apposite time. This will justify investment in -G/-G infrastructure and prevent the wireline segment from stagnating. Convergence offers new revenue diversification opportunities, but is also ARPU-dilutive; operators must become more creative at the service level. This will justify investment in -G/-G infrastructure and prevent the wireline segment from stagnating.

...The main driver of mobile sector will be data services; we have upgraded our expectations for -G/-G service adoption to account for -- of the mobile market by ----. This is predicated on reported sales of smartphones and announcements of planned multi-year network expansion. ...Wireline usage was stronger than expected in ----, driven by demand for fixed broadband services over copper lines. Broadband adoption was also lifted by operator investment in new technologies as well as replacement of ageing technology by key players with faster and more attractive solutions. Regulatory approval for convergence services also provides a modest uplift to the longt-term view, this quarter. ...

  
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