Kenya Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kenya Telecommunications Report

Kenya Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kenya Telecommunications Report
Published Sep 03, 2016
67 pages — Published Sep 03, 2016
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The Kenyan mobile market has performed better than our initial forecasts. The market ended H--- with a total of --.--mn subscribers, representing a y-o-y growth rate of -.- . ...Market leader Safaricom remains the sole provider of -G LTE services in the country and Airtel remains committed towards increasing competition with their competitor. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has allowed both Orange and Airtel to commercially test their -G LTE services in the country and we expect Orange to be the third operator to launch the service in ----. British-based Helios Partners has acquired operator Telkom Kenya, provider of mobile services under the Orange brand. ...A new round of mobile termination rate cuts is intended by the regulatory body. The current rate - in force since July ---- - is set to expire in ---- and the regulator appears to be committed to reducing rates further, thereby escalating competition and possibly leading to another price war.

...BMI View: We hold our positive outlook for the Kenyan mobile market in our Q--- quarterly report update and have once again made some positive forecast revisions, based on the higher than anticipated growth in the first half of ----. Strong mobile market growth will be supported by low penetration rates, currently around --.- . ...Furthermore, we are still of the opinion that the completed digital migration will free up new spectrum, easing the response to growth in the data market. Strong Growth Prospects in the Market --------- Cellular Mobile Phone Subscribers, --- -G & -G phone subscribers, --- ---- ----e ----f ----f ----f ----f ----f - --,--- --,--- --,--- e/f = BMI estimate/forecast. Airtel is set to release its -G service before the end of ---- and we are of the opinion that Orange will follow suit in ----. ...Strong Growth Prospects in the Market --------- Cellular Mobile Phone Subscribers, --- -G & -G phone subscribers, --- ---- ----e ----f ----f ----f ----f ----f - --,--- --,--- --,--- e/f = BMI estimate/forecast.

...The Kenyan mobile market grew by -.- y-o-y by the end of H---, with total subscribers reaching over --.-mn. Airtel is set to launch its -G LTE service in the country before the end of ---- as it desperately seeks to compete with the growing primacy of Safaricom. ...

  
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