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Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q2 2015

  • April 2015
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  • Business Monitor International
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  • 106 pages

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BMI's Q215 Southern Africa report analyses the latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius and Namibia. It also contains our estimate of the market data relating to the end of 2014 and an update of our five-year forecasts to 2019 for the mobile, fixed-line and internet sectors.

Key Data

- The five countries in our coverage recorded an average growth of 6.9% in 2014. Mozambique recorded the fastest growth at 20.6%, while Botswana grew by just 0.3%.
- The average mobile penetration rate of the five countries in our coverage was 106% at the end of December 2014. Botswana had the highest penetration rate at 159.7%, while Mozambique had the lowest at 56.9%.
- Mauritius, Angola, Botswana and Mozambique all reported ARPU figures that were equal or higher to the regional average.
- Mauritius and Namibia lead the way in terms of 3G penetration, but the other three countries in our report are below the region's average.

Table Of Contents

Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q2 2015
BMI Industry View 7
SWOT 8
Industry Forecast 10
Angola 10
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (Angola 2012-2019) 10
Botswana 13
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (Botswana 2012-2019) 13
Mauritius 16
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (Mauritius 2012-2019) 16
Mozambique 19
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (Mozambique 2012-2019) 19
Namibia 22
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data and Forecasts (Namibia 2012-2019) 22
Industry Risk Reward Ratings 25
Industry Risk/Reward Index 25
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q215 28
Market Overview 30
Angola 30
Regional Perspective 30
Table: Angola - Mobile Regional Comparison, 2014 30
Key Developments 30
Market Growth 31
Market Share 32
Networks 33
Fixed Line And Internet 34
Botswana 36
Regional Perspective 36
Table: Botswana - Mobile Regional Comparison, 2014 36
Key Developments 36
Market Growth 37
Market Share 38
Usage 39
Networks And VAS 40
Fixed Line And Internet 41
Mauritius 43
Regional Perspective 43
Table: Mauritius - Mobile Regional Comparison, 2014 43
Key Developments 43
Market Growth 43
Networks 45
Fixed Line And Internet 45
Mozambique 48
Regional Perspective 48
Table: Mozambique - Mobile Regional Comparison, 2014 48
Key Developments 48
Market Growth 48
ARPU 51
Networks 51
Fixed Line And Internet 52
Namibia 53
Regional Perspective 53
Table: Namibia - Mobile Regional Comparison, 2013 53
Key Developments 53
Market Growth 53
Market Shares 54
Networks 55
Fixed Line And Internet 55
Mobile Content 56
Table: Selected Value-Added Services Developments, October 2014-January 2015 59
Regulatory Development 61
Regulatory Overview 61
Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments 61
Table: Southern Africa Telecoms Regulators 61
Competitive Landscape 65
Table: Key Players: Southern African Telecoms 65
Company Profile 66
Airtel Africa 66
Table: Selected Key Developments 69
mcel Mozambique 72
MTC Namibia 75
MTN 78
Table: MTN Indicators, 2013-2014 81
Orange 83
Table: Orange's Proportional Subscriptions 86
Unitel Angola 89
Regional Overview 92
Table: Selected Contracts In Africa, 2014 94
Demographic Forecast 95
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Angola 1990-2025) 96
Table: Key Population Ratios (Angola 1990-2025) 96
Table: Urban/Rural Population and Life Expectancy (Angola 1990-2025) 97
Table: Population By Age Group (Angola 1990-2025) 97
Table: Population By Age Group % (Angola 1990-2025) 98
Glossary 100
Table: Glossary Of Terms 100
Methodology 102
Industry Forecast Methodology 102
Sources 104
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 104
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators 105
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 106

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