Sudan and South Sudan Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Sudan and South Sudan Telecommunications Report

Sudan and South Sudan Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Sudan and South Sudan Telecommunications Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
77 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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Based on data published by some of the operators for end of ----, we estimate that Sudan had --.---mn mobile telephony subscribers at the end of ----, up by -.- q-o-q and equivalent to a mobile penetration rate of --.- . In the five years to ----, we now forecast Sudan s mobile market will grow to --.-mn mobile customers. ...We expect there to be around -.-mn mobile subscriptions and a penetration rate of --.- in South Sudan by ----. We estimate that -G subscriptions accounted for --.- of South Sudanese mobile subscribers in ---- and expect -G subscribers to rise to --.- of total subscriptions by ----. By ----, we forecast Sudan s internet under penetration to surpass -- . However, the country s broadband penetration rate will remain underwhelming at just -.- . While internet penetration in South Sudan is expected to surpass -- by ----, mainly due to mobile access over -G and -G networks, fixed-line and broadband penetration will remain negligible during that period.

...BMI View: In Q---, Zain announced it will buy --.- of Sudanese wireline operator Canar from Etisalat for USD--.-mn, subject to regulatory approval. The deal would consolidate Zain s presence in Sudan, where its --.---mn mobile subscribers and Canar s --,--- wireline subscriptions account for commanding market shares of --.- and --.- respectively. ...The deal would consolidate Zain s presence in Sudan, where its --.---mn mobile subscribers and Canar s --,--- wireline subscriptions account for commanding market shares of --.- and --.- respectively. Although currency volatility has impaired telecoms investments in Sudan over the last -- months, the country continues to be one of the strongest markets in Zain s footprint, and we believe the company is right to act on this market-deepening opportunity. However, the Bank of Khartoum has vetoed the deal and wishes to acquire the shares from Etisalat itself. ...However, the Bank of Khartoum has vetoed the deal and wishes to acquire the shares from Etisalat itself.

...The mobile subscriber base consists almost entirely of prepaid customers. Therefore, a number of inactive SIMs is likely exaggerating the mobile market penetration of around -- . ...

  
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