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International Submarine Cables to Increase Telecommunications Reach

This research service provides an analysis of the East 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 most-developed telecommunications markets by penetration rates in East Africa are Kenya ( %), North Sudan ( %), and Tanzania ( %).
-Land-locked countries such as Rwanda and Uganda have shown that geographical location is not a deterrence to telecommunications development. Although these countries are small in area size, investments in international fibre connections has reduced satellite costs and opened a platform for ICT integration with other verticals such as education and healthcare services.
-Socio-economic and political issues, along with government monopolies of the telecommunications markets in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Comoros, have led to low and underdeveloped communications markets in these countries.
-The overall communications penetration is over % in the Seychelles ( %). However, this the result of the robust tourism industry, where mobile SIM cards are bought for short-term use.
-Nevertheless, Seychelles has the highest ICT Development Index (IDI) in Africa, ranked 64th out of countries globally, followed by Mauritius and South Africa, which ranked second and third in Africa, respectively.

Geographic Scope
This research service focuses on the East 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
-Burundi
-Comoros
-Djibouti
-Eritrea
-Ethiopia
-Kenya
-Rwanda
-Seychelles
-Somalia
-Sudan
-Uganda
-Tanzania
-Republic of Sudan

Table Of Contents

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

Executive Summary
Key Findings

2. MARKET OVERVIEW

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

3. TOTAL EAST AFRICAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET

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

4. BURUNDI ANALYSIS

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

5. COMOROS ANALYSIS

Comoros Analysis
Comoros Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers

6. DJIBOUTI ANALYSIS

Djibouti Analysis
Djibouti Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers

7. ERITREA ANALYSIS

Eritrea Analysis
Eritrea Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers

8. ETHIOPIA ANALYSIS

Ethiopia Analysis
Ethiopia Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers

9. KENYA ANALYSIS

Kenya Analysis
Kenya Market Highlights
Kenya Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Kenya Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

10. RWANDA ANALYSIS

Rwanda Analysis
Rwanda Market Highlights
Rwanda Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Rwanda Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

11. SEYCHELLES ANALYSIS

Seychelles Analysis
Seychelles Market Highlights
Seychelles Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Seychelles Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

12. SOMALIA ANALYSIS

Somalia Analysis
Somalia Market Highlights
Somalia Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Somalia Market—Telecommunications Operators Analysis

13. NORTH SUDAN ANALYSIS

North Sudan Analysis
North Sudan Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
North Sudan Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

14. SOUTH SUDAN ANALYSIS

South Sudan Analysis
South Sudan Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
South Sudan Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

15. TANZANIA ANALYSIS

Tanzania Analysis
Tanzania Market Highlights
Tanzania Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Tanzania Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

16. UGANDA ANALYSIS

Uganda Analysis
Uganda Market Highlights
Uganda Market—Fixed-line and Mobile Subscribers
Uganda Market—Telecommunication Operators Analysis

17. THE LAST WORD

The Last Word
Legal Disclaimer

18. THE FROST and SULLIVAN STORY

The Frost and Sullivan Story
Value Proposition
Global Perspective
Industry Convergence
360º Research Perspective
Implementation Excellence
Our Blue Ocean Strategy

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