1. Market Research
  2. > Telecom Market Trends
  3. > The Telecommunication Market in Central Africa: Key Fixed and Mobile Market Indicators

International Submarine Cables to Increase Internet Penetration

This research service provides an analysis of the Central African telecommunications market. It focuses on providing data for fixed, mobile, and Internet subscribers and the respective penetration rates for each country within the region. A discussion of emerging market trends is provided, highlighting the entrance of the international submarine cables and a giving brief socio-economic analysis. In addition, the mobile network operators present in each country are provided, along with their market shares. The research also offers conclusions.

Key Findings
-The Central African region comprises countries with about million people, and an overall telecommunications penetration of %. Similar to the pattern in other African regions, % of connectivity is via a mobile network with % being through a fixed-line connection.
-In 2013, the countries with the highest telecommunications penetration rates were Gabon with %, the Republic of the Congo with %, and Equatorial Guinea with %.
-The Republic of the Congo’s telecommunications market is dominated by mobile network operators with MTN Congo and Airtel Congo accounting for a combined market share of 80.5%.
-Cameroon’s telecommunications penetration rate is estimated to be % and the duopoly between MTN Cameroon and Orange Cameroon, came to an end when a third mobile license was granted to Viettel, a Vietnamese Company. The overall market in Cameroon is perceived to be competitive.
-The countries with lowest penetration was the Central African Republic with % penetration, followed by Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo at % and %, respectively. These countries often suffer from socio, political, and economic troubles which deters possible investments in the communications sector.

Geographic Scope
This research service focuses on the Central African telecommunications market, and covers the following countries: Service Scope The focus of this research service will be on telecommunications service providers (SPs), which are segmented into the following:
-Fixed-line operators
-Mobile operators
-Internet service providers Technology Scope This research service outlines the range of broadband technologies currently deployed and planned in these markets. Technologies include fibre, satellite, WiMax, Wi-Fi, 3G, ADSL, and CDMA.

Research Scope
-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
-Republic of the Congo (Congo)
-Central African Republic
-Equatorial Guinea
-Chad
-Gabon
-Cameroon
-Madagascar
Key: ADSL = Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line; CDMA = Code Division Multiple Access

Table Of Contents

The Telecommunication Market in Central Africa: Key Fixed and Mobile Market Indicators
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Executive Summary
Key Findings

2. MARKET OVERVIEW

Market Overview
Research Scope
Geographic Scope
Central African Countries Overview
Breakdown of Submarine Cables in Central Africa
Market Definitions

3. TOTAL CENTRAL AFRICAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET

Total Central African Telecommunications Market
Total Telecommunications Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Total Telecommunications Market—Per cent of Fixed and Mobile Subscribers by Country

4. CAMEROON ANALYSIS

Cameroon Analysis
Cameroon Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Cameroon Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

5. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC ANALYSIS

Central African Republic Analysis
Central African Republic Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Central African Republic Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

6. CHAD ANALYSIS

Chad Analysis
Chad Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Chad Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

7. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO ANALYSIS

Democratic Republic of the Congo Analysis
Democratic Republic of the Congo Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Democratic Republic of the Congo Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

8. REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO ANALYSIS

Republic of the Congo Analysis
Republic of the Congo Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Republic of the Congo Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

9. EQUATORIAL GUINEA ANALYSIS

Equatorial Guinea Analysis
Equatorial Guinea Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Equatorial Guinea Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

10. GABON ANALYSIS

Gabon Analysis
Gabon Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Gabon Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

11. MADAGASCAR ANALYSIS

Madagascar Analysis
Madagascar Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Madagascar Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

12. THE LAST WORD

The Last Word
Legal Disclaimer

13. THE FROST and SULLIVAN STORY

The Frost and Sullivan Story
Value Proposition: Future of Your Company and Career
Global Perspective
Industry Convergence
360º Research Perspective
Implementation Excellence
Our Blue Ocean Strategy

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Veronica

+1 718 514 2762

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
The Latin America telecoms market: trends and forecasts 2016–2021

The Latin America telecoms market: trends and forecasts 2016–2021

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • September 2016
  • by Analysys Mason

"Roll-out of next-generation access broadband will be the key theme over the next 5 years in the Latin America broadband market." Total telecoms revenue will grow in major Latin America markets, as there ...

The Central and Eastern Europe telecoms market: trends and forecasts (sixteen countries) 2016–2021

The Central and Eastern Europe telecoms market: trends and forecasts (sixteen countries) 2016–2021

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • September 2016
  • by Analysys Mason

"Mobile handset data revenue will be the main source of retail revenue in Central and Eastern Europe, accounting for 29% of the total retail revenue in 2021." Service revenue in Central and Eastern Europe ...

The Wireless network data traffic in emerging Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2015–2020

The Wireless network data traffic in emerging Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2015–2020

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • September 2016
  • by Analysys Mason

"The volume of wireless network data traffic in emerging Asia–Pacific is expected to grow over nine times between 2015 and 2020, driven primarily by increasing data usage in China." report banner 4G ...


ref:plp2014

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.