West Africa Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

West Africa Telecommunications Report

West Africa Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
West Africa Telecommunications Report
Published Jan 02, 2016
148 pages — Published Jan 02, 2016
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The arrival of the ACE submarine cable system is expected to boost the uptake of mobile data services across the region. In most markets, the biggest opportunities are still to be found in further growth of basic mobile services. ...Value-added services - including some mobile internet and download services - are becoming available in the more advanced markets. Since fixed-line infrastructure is minimal, there is potential to increase the availability of broadband services through wireless technologies such as -G. Mobile banking and payment services, which have already found success in East Africa, are gaining popularity in West Africa too. ...Fixed-wireless services offer growth opportunities across all markets. There is potential to increasing internet usage by first making internet services publically available; this would act as a first important step towards creating a larger market for internet/broadband subscriptions.

...Average mobile market growth in the six countries in FY-- was -.- . At --.- Cameroon recorded the highest mobile subscriber growth rate, which reflected the impact of competition on the sector, with the two original operators, MTN and Orange, competing against Vietnam s Viettel. ...Average mobile market growth in the six countries in FY-- was -.- . At --.- Cameroon recorded the highest mobile subscriber growth rate, which reflected the impact of competition on the sector, with the two original operators, MTN and Orange, competing against Vietnam s Viettel. Senegal, Mali and Mauritania all recorded single digit growth, while Gabon saw a --.- fall in mobile customer numbers, which was due to market saturation and the deduction of inactive SIMs. ...However, this regional average masks huge variations, with Gabon recording an ARPU of USD--.- and Cameroon, the DRC, Mali and Senegal all recording

...BMI View: The Q- ---- West and Central Africa report analyses latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments and trends in the telecommunications market in seven countries: Cameroon, Cote d Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal. Strong growth over the past few years has resulted in more saturated markets, at least in terms of the number of mobile telephony subscriptions. ...Strong growth over the past few years has resulted in more saturated markets, at least in terms of the number of mobile telephony subscriptions. However, there is considerable long term value to be gleaned from these markets and, moving towards ---- and beyond, regional mobile operators will increasingly shift towards advanced data services to sustain and build on revenue generation. The efforts of operators will be complemented by the uptake of low-cost smartphones and mobile devices along with access to cheap and more reliable international bandwidth connectivity via submarine cables. ...

  
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