Latvia Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Latvia Telecommunications Report 2016

Latvia Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Latvia Telecommunications Report 2016
Published Dec 05, 2015
59 pages — Published Dec 05, 2015
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-G mobile broadband services have been offered since ---- and uptake rates are thought to be high. However, the opening of the ---MHz band in July ---- makes -G coverage of rural areas more financially viable than before. ...IP and OTT substitution via mobile will ensure that the number of accesses falls to ---,--- by ----. Wireline and mobile broadband uptake will be robust over the next five years, as Lattelecom completes its core network IP migration and deploys VDSL in areas where fibre is not economical. M-M usage is also strong and -G/-G networks will continue to see robust demand for dedicated mobile data services, mitigated to a degree by customer migration to cheap voice-and data smartphone services. ...Wireline and mobile broadband uptake will be robust over the next five years, as Lattelecom completes its core network IP migration and deploys VDSL in areas where fibre is not economical. M-M usage is also strong and -G/-G networks will continue to see robust demand for dedicated mobile data services, mitigated to a degree by customer migration to cheap voice-and data smartphone services.

...The Latvian mobile market continues to be fought over by three principal mobile network operators. Although we believe Baltcom is in a good position to utilise the country s fourth -G LTE concession, marrying mobile services with its triple-play wireline business, it has yet to make a concerted move. ...If nothing else, it shows that there is little scope for a new entrant in this saturated market. Mid Europa Partners has signalled its desire to sell Bite and, as we do not expect any international investors to be greatly interested in buying this underperforming player, we believe only a local investor would buy the company. In this respect, Baltcom seems an obvious candidate. ...In this respect, Baltcom seems an obvious candidate. It has already signalled its interest in augmenting its mobile capabilities by buying -G spectrum in ----; it may be struggling to decide whether to keep its more attractive spectrum holdings and go it alone or buy Bite for its existing customer

...Lattelecom and Baltcom dominate the wireline voice and broadband landscape in Latvia. The incumbent s national last-mile network means it is present in all towns and cities, but the cable broadband operator - strengthened by its acquisition of Izzi Group - has a strong presence in Riga and certain other cities. ...

  
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