"Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016" - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

"Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016"

"Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016" - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
"Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016"
Published Jun 25, 2016
102 pages — Published Jun 25, 2016
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Abstract:

We estimate that the Republic of the Congo s mobile market had -.---mn customers by the end of ----. This was equivalent to a penetration rate of --.-- , down from --- at the end of ----. We now predict that the number of mobile subscriptions will reach -.-mn at the end of ----, a penetration rate of --.- . We expect the number of -G subscriptions in Congo-Brazzaville to reach -.--mn in ----, equivalent to --.- of the total mobile subscriber base. The DRC s mobile penetration rate moved past the -- mark at the end of ----, based on a total of --.-mn mobile subscribers. ...We now estimate that Burundi s mobile market grew by just over -- y-o-y in ---- to reach -.---mn subscriptions. As a result of the stronger growth trend witnessed in -M-- we have once again revised our mobile subscriber forecast for Burundi, now predicting that subscriptions will reach --.--mn in ----.

...The Democratic Republic of the Congo s mobile market continues to show excellent growth prospects and we expect this trend to be ongoing throughout our forecast period. Strong mobile subscriber uptake is partly due to an increase in competition, which has led to aggressive network development and service pricing strategies. ...Strong mobile subscriber uptake is partly due to an increase in competition, which has led to aggressive network development and service pricing strategies. BMI believes that the recent contraction in the size of the Congolese mobile customer base was largely due to inactive subscription discounting as the losses primarily came from the prepaid segment. However, we believe that limited subscriber uptake in rural areas means that subscriptions growth is likely to remain strong for the duration of our forecast period to ----. Burundi s mobile market is viewed as one of the most competitive in the region, with four active mobile operators serving a population of around --mn. Despite this, low income levels, low urbanisation rates and limited funds for network expansion into underserved areas are among the major factors for the slow growth of the country s mobile sector.

...Poor subscriber mix with over -- of mobile users understood to be low-paying prepaid customers. Telecoms consumers and the regulator complain of high prices and poor service standards. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. ""Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016"" Jun 25, 2016. Alacra Store. Dec 09, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Congo-Brazzaville-Congo-Dem-Rep-and-Burundi-Telecommunications-Report-Q3-2016-2026-1871>
  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. (2016). "Congo-Brazzaville, Congo, Dem. Rep. and Burundi Telecommunications Report Q3 2016" Jun 25, 2016. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Dec 09, 2016 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Congo-Brazzaville-Congo-Dem-Rep-and-Burundi-Telecommunications-Report-Q3-2016-2026-1871>
  
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