Venezuela Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Venezuela Telecommunications Report

Venezuela Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Venezuela Telecommunications Report
Published Aug 13, 2016
59 pages — Published Aug 13, 2016
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Abstract:

The use of new subscription-counting methodologies has revealed underlying issues of market contraction in the mobile, wireline and broadband sectors. The mobile sector s reliance on prepaid low-cost services, coupled with aggressive marketing aimed at encouraging users to move from -G to -G and from -G to -G platforms, means there are many inactive SIMs in the market that can be deactivated at any time. ...The use of new subscription-counting methodologies has revealed underlying issues of market contraction in the mobile, wireline and broadband sectors. The mobile sector s reliance on prepaid low-cost services, coupled with aggressive marketing aimed at encouraging users to move from -G to -G and from -G to -G platforms, means there are many inactive SIMs in the market that can be deactivated at any time. There were an estimated --.--mn subscribers at the end of ----, a figure we expect to remain largely unchanged throughout the course of our forecast period due to inactive SIMs, negative macroeconomic outlook and government inefficiencies. ...Likewise, rising mobile data traffic volumes reported by Movistar hint at greater customer engagement with non-voice services. The number of broadband accesses is falling as mobile consumers migrate to cheaper voice-and- data plans and as ageing wireline local loop access infrastructure is decommissioned.

...BMI View: We retain a negative view for the Venezuelan economy in ----, owing to a variety of factors. Our Country Risk team forecasts a real GDP contraction of --.- in ----, following --.- contraction in ----. ...However, -G/-G adoption has accelerated, driven by the increased availability of low-cost smartphones as well as lower pricing of voice and data services. The government has considerable influence as a service provider and as regulator, and its efforts to force operators to invest in rural and deprived areas means that the industry may not be very profitable. Shrinkage in the wireline broadband sector hints at deep problems in building a sustainable converged services market. ...The government has considerable influence as a service provider and as regulator, and its efforts to force operators to invest in rural and deprived areas means that the industry may not be very profitable. Shrinkage in the wireline broadband sector hints at deep problems in building a sustainable converged services market.

...BMI View: Venezuela s telecoms sector continues to underperform on the back of socialist driven policies limiting operators profitability. The country s macroeconomic crisis has constrained the ability of players to offer services in the market, while reducing customer purchasing power on retail and enterprise fronts. ...

  
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