Nepal Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Nepal Telecommunications Report 2016

Nepal Telecommunications Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Nepal Telecommunications Report 2016
Published Jun 25, 2016
46 pages — Published Jun 25, 2016
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BMI View: We continue to maintain a positive outlook for the Nepal mobile market in our ---- annual report update. The mobile market growth in Nepal was very strong, with the market growing to over --.-mn connections by end of ----, up from --.--mn a year earlier. ...The country had achieved a ---.- penetration at the end of ----, a rate we expect to grow during our --------- forecast period. New players could lead to faster growth, but we believe there is not really sufficient demand in more rural areas and, in any case, the likeliest candidates have proved reluctant to move forward with service launches. Mobile technologies do offer great potential for expanding broadband to more rural areas of the country and already take up of mobile data is strong, although often using slower technologies than -G. ...

...BMI View: We continue to retain a positive and optimistic outlook for the Nepal mobile market in our annual ---- update. The Nepal market continued to post robust growth in the -- months ending December ----. ...The growth in ---- was broadly in line with BMI forecasts and we continue to maintain a healthy growth rate for ----. We expect growth to slow down in ----, to -- ; with the rate of growth tapering off in the later years of our forecast as operators will find few newer customers to target. There is the potential for new operators to lift the growth story, but it seems increasingly unlikely that United Telecom (UTL) or Smart Telecom will launch in the foreseeable future. ...We expect growth to slow down in ----, to -- ; with the rate of growth tapering off in the later years of our forecast as operators will find few newer customers to target. There is the potential for new operators to lift the growth story, but it seems increasingly unlikely that United Telecom (UTL) or Smart Telecom will launch in the foreseeable future.

...The regulator has awarded unified licences to limited mobile service providers - Smart Telecom and UTL. Smart has launched services in mid ---- and has gained a very small market share thus far. ...As only the latter is considered true -G technology, BMI has estimated a share of these connections to be -G and believes that many existing -G subscribers will upgrade to newer platforms. Although Nepal was one of the first countries in South Asia to introduce mobile data services, a lack of competition in the mobile sector - Ncell only launched -G services in September ---- - and challenges in light of the country s terrain inhibit growth. Although Nepal was one of the first countries in South Asia to introduce mobile data services, a lack of competition in the mobile sector - Ncell only launched -G services in September ---- - and challenges in light of the country s terrain inhibit growth. ...

  
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