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The Telecommunication Market in Central Africa: Key Fixed and Mobile Market Indicators

  • August 2014
  • -
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • -
  • 67 pages

Summary

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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

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