Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report

Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report
Published Jan 16, 2016
128 pages — Published Jan 16, 2016
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BMI View: We maintain a cautiously optimistic outlook for the Central Asian telecommunications market as a whole. There are some growth opportunities in the region, particularly with regard to -G and -G technology Uptake. ...This was again amplified as government involvement became a key theme over the course of ----. In Turkmenistan, a new state-owned company was created to spur competition, in Kyrgyzstan, state-owned Kyrgyz Mobile Company was sold to state-owned MegaCom and in Uzbekistan, state-owned Uzmobile launched a GSM network to better compete in the mobile market. This therefore does not appear to be a risk that is going to end in the short or long term. Kazakhstan is the most attractive of the region and its ascension to the WTO in June ---- should lead to wide-scale privatisation of state-owned enterprises, Including in the telecoms sector. Transitions to -G will continue to be vital across the region and though -G is available, it will remain too expensive for mass uptake.

...Low internet and broadband penetration offers strong potential for growth for internet and IP services - most notably in mobile broadband. Fixed and wireless networks in need of upgrades and expansion, providing ample opportunities for vendors to secure lucrative contracts. ...Re-launch of MTS services in Turkmenistan has the potential to help it close the gap with neighbouring markets in terms of mobile penetration. Given its geographical location, the region could emerge as a communications gateway between Asia and Europe - as evidenced by the connecting of fibre-optic networks between Kazakhtelecom and Turkmentelecom. Smaller, local players can tap underserved regions devoid of national operators and contribute to growth. ...Smaller, local players can tap underserved regions devoid of national operators and contribute to growth.

...Fixed-line and internet markets are relatively closed, restricting the sectors development; mobile sectors, although liberalised to a greater degree, are still heavily under state control. Broadband penetration extremely low, with even internet user penetration being disappointing. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report" Jan 16, 2016. Alacra Store. Dec 07, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Kazakhstan-and-Central-Asia-Telecommunications-Report-2026-2630>
  
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