Niger Telecommunications Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Niger Telecommunications Report 2015

Niger Telecommunications Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Niger Telecommunications Report 2015
Published Dec 20, 2014
64 pages — Published Dec 20, 2014
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-G & -G phone subscribers, --- --.- --.- --.- ---.- ---.- ---.- ---.- ---.- -G & -G market, of mobile market -.- -.- -.- -.- -.- -.- -.- -.- e/f = BMI estimate/forecast. Source: BMI, ARM, operators BMI estimates there were -.---mn mobile subscribers in Niger at the end of December ----, equal to a penetration rate of just --.- . ...Source: BMI, ARM, operators BMI estimates there were -.---mn mobile subscribers in Niger at the end of December ----, equal to a penetration rate of just --.- . The sharp contraction of the market in ---- was due to a SIM registration exercise carried out throughout the year, which resulted in the disconnection of -.-mn unregistered SIMs after the November ---- deadline, according to media statements from regulator ARM. The latest regulatory data for Niger s telecoms market relates to the end of ----, while Orange is the only operator to publish operational data on a regular basis. ...This trend dovetails with data from BMI s Country Risk team, which show that the country s GDP growth slowed by more than two-thirds to -.- in ----, but is forecast to have picked up again to - growth in ----. By the end of ----, we forecast a subscriber base of around -.-mn and a penetration rate of around --.- .

...Niger s landlocked position has had an important impact on limiting growth potential in its telecoms market. However, all three mobile operators have shown increasing efforts to expand access to international bandwidth and the quality of their networks during ----, which should help improve the outlook over the coming years. ...Niger s landlocked position has had an important impact on limiting growth potential in its telecoms market. However, all three mobile operators have shown increasing efforts to expand access to international bandwidth and the quality of their networks during ----, which should help improve the outlook over the coming years. Airtel Niger, the local cellular unit of India s Bharti Airtel, was granted a ---year licence to set up and operate a -G network in July ----. ...Intelsat will provide its capacity to support Orange s deployment of cellular backhaul services. With the expanded network, Orange plans to offer high-quality, reliable broadband services to corporate enterprises and provide improved mobile telecoms services to subscribers in Niger.

...BMI View: Niger has one of the lowest mobile penetration rates in Sub-Saharan Africa, forecast to remain below -- by the end of ----. While the implementation of SIM registration regulations in ---- dealt a big hit to subscriptions in the country, growth has also been held back by Niger s low GDP per capita, landlocked position and rural population of more than -- . ...

  
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