Uganda Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Uganda Telecommunications Report

Uganda Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Uganda Telecommunications Report
Published Sep 10, 2016
58 pages — Published Sep 10, 2016
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BMI forecasts --.-mn mobile subscriptions in Uganda at the end of ----, a strong growth from the reported ---- figure of --.-mn, but with a low penetration rate --.- at end of ---- and jumping to --.- at end of ----. Despite the presence of many international groups in the country, such as MTN, Airtel, Africell, and more recently Vodafone, the country s telecoms market suffers from two major macroeconomic weaknesses highlighted by our country risk team. ...BMI forecasts --.-mn mobile subscriptions in Uganda at the end of ----, a strong growth from the reported ---- figure of --.-mn, but with a low penetration rate --.- at end of ---- and jumping to --.- at end of ----. Despite the presence of many international groups in the country, such as MTN, Airtel, Africell, and more recently Vodafone, the country s telecoms market suffers from two major macroeconomic weaknesses highlighted by our country risk team. The first is, despite strong population growth, the rate of urbanisation remains low, making it difficult for operators to reach these potential subscribers, both in terms of coverage and in terms of retail presence. ...The lack of disposable income means that customers pick the most basic services, even if more advanced services are available, especially in the more urban areas.

...BMI View: Operators continue to make investments in advanced data networks. However, MFS is likely to remain the primary VAS in the mobile market as traction in the take-up of advanced mobile data services remains slow. ...However, MFS is likely to remain the primary VAS in the mobile market as traction in the take-up of advanced mobile data services remains slow. Notwithstanding, low mobile penetration, which we forecast at -- in ---- and inactive Sims in the market are both indicative of organic subscriber growth opportunities in underserved high Capex/low margin regions. Should operators pursue this, the mobile market may see positive net subscriber addition. We believe enterprise subscriptions will continue to drive moderate growth in the fixed voice market. Low spending power and limited access to devices will, however, continue to keep broadband penetration low and the pay TV market will experience growth constraints in ---- deriving from single digit inflation in the market.

...The mobile market grew to --.-mn in ----, a penetration rate of -- . The number of mobile money accounts in Uganda increased to --.--mn in March ----. ...

  
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