Central African Rep. Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Central African Rep. Telecommunications Report 2016

Central African Rep. Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Central African Rep. Telecommunications Report 2016
Published Aug 30, 2016
58 pages — Published Aug 30, 2016
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...Source: BMI, ART, Operators Data show there were -.--mn mobile connections in the Central African Republic in ----, a drop from ----. ...This has not prevented four international players from entering the market. However, we continue to forecast slow growth despite the expertise and financial backing these operators have as tariffs still remain too high to attract fast growth. Operator data from market leaders VimpelCom- backed Telecel and Orange show growth returned to the market in early ----, but at a slow rate. ...Whether this leads to periods of reduced focus or higher investment and interest remains to be seen. If it is the latter, BMI believes the Industry Trends - Mobile (---------)

...� Business Monitor International Page - market could reach the higher penetration rates seen in neighbouring markets. However, operating in the country is difficult and incomes are low. ...The CAR has largely avoided the regional price war, keeping many potential consumers out of the market. While BMI does not consider a price war beneficial for the long-term investment potential of the operators in the market, fierce competition that brings down prices does cause a boost in mobile penetration and allow more access. New ownership could be the boost to produce the market change. ...New ownership could be the boost to produce the market change. However, as the operators remain in the hands of the same companies at the time of writing, we leave our more bearish forecasts unchanged.

...The owners of CAR s four mobile operators are all considering options for growth or exit. Orange s parent company, France Telecom, is reviewing its position in several markets with a view to exiting underperforming assets. ...The deal had not been completed at the time of writing. Moov s owner, Atlantique Telecom was sold to Maroc Telecom in ---- while NationLink s owner BinTel has reached a partnership deal with Monaco Telecom. BMI believes these latter changes are positive for the market, and even the opportunity to bring in new ownership for Orange or Telecel has the potential to boost the market. ...

  
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