East Africa Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

East Africa Telecommunications Report

East Africa Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
East Africa Telecommunications Report
Published Sep 19, 2015
142 pages — Published Sep 19, 2015
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In most markets, the biggest opportunities are still to be found in further growth of basic mobile services. Value-added services - including mobile internet and mobile financial services - offer good non-voice growth opportunities across nearly all markets. ...This would act as a first important step towards creating a larger market for internet/broadband subscriptions. The arrival of submarine fibre-optic cables, such as TEAMs, SEACOM and EASSy, should make broadband services cheaper by providing more reliable and affordable international bandwidth. Sudan is bound to see massive network infrastructure investments in the years to come. ...The arrival of submarine fibre-optic cables, such as TEAMs, SEACOM and EASSy, should make broadband services cheaper by providing more reliable and affordable international bandwidth. Sudan is bound to see massive network infrastructure investments in the years to come.

...Tigo Rwanda launched its -G internet service in the country in January ----, two months later than its rivals MTN and Airtel. The service is currently available to households in Kigali and will be expanded to other cities and towns in the coming months. ...The service is currently available to households in Kigali and will be expanded to other cities and towns in the coming months. The operator has also signed an exclusive partnership with an African movies distributor iROKOtv to offer a subscription-based digital entertainment service for its -G subscribers. Subscribers can access more than -,--- movies and television series using the distributor s video-on-demand platform, irokotv.com. ...Subscribers can access more than -,--- movies and television series using the distributor s video-on-demand platform, irokotv.com. Subscribers will have to pay extra -G data charges while watching movies.

...Low average incomes seriously constrain ARPUs, especially when operators are pushing beyond early adopters of mobile technology, who are usually the wealthiest segment of society. All six markets are highly dependent on prepaid customer segment, which makes ARPU rates low and non-dependable. ...

  
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