1 Key statistics

2 Regional Africa Market Comparison
2.1 Market characteristics
2.2 Market Leaders
2.3 Market Challengers
2.4 Market Emergents
2.5 TMI vs GDP
2.6 Mobile and mobile broadband penetration
2.7 Fixed versus mobile broadband penetration

3 Country overview

4 Telecommunications market
4.1 Historical overview

5 Regulatory environment
5.1 Historical overview
5.2 Regulatory authority
5.3 Fixed-line developments
5.3.1 Competition in the telecom sector
5.3.2 Interconnection
5.3.3 Privatisation
5.4 Mobile network developments
5.4.1 Licence conditions, fees, and taxes
5.4.2 Quality of service (QoS)
5.4.3 SIM card registration
5.4.4 LTE licenses 2018

6 Mobile market
6.1 Market analysis
6.2 Mobile statistics
6.3 Mobile data
6.3.1 SMS
6.4 Mobile broadband
6.5 Mobile infrastructure
6.5.1 4G (LTE)
6.5.2 3G
6.5.3 Other infrastructure developments
6.6 Major mobile operators
6.6.1 Vodacom Congo
6.6.2 Airtel Congo
6.6.3 Tigo Congo (Millicom, Oasis)
6.6.4 Orange DRC (CCT)
6.6.5 Africell
6.6.6 Smile Communications
6.7 Mobile content and applications
6.7.1 m-banking

7 Fixed-line broadband market
7.1 Introduction and statistical overview
7.2 Broadband statistics
7.3 ISP market
7.4 Internet exchange points (IXP)
7.5 Satellite broadband

8 Fixed network operators
8.1 SCPT (formerly OCPT)

9 Telecommunications infrastructure
9.1 Overview of the national telecom network
9.2 National backbone
9.3 Tatem Telecom
9.4 Other operators
9.5 International infrastructure
9.5.1 Satellite
9.5.2 Submarine fibre
9.5.3 Terrestrial fibre
9.5.4 The Central African Backbone (CAB)
9.5.5 Data centres

10 Appendix Historic data

11 Glossary of abbreviations

12 Related reports

List of Tables
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - DRC 2022 (e)
Table 2 Development of telecom sector revenue (CDF billion) 2012 2019
Table 3 Change in the number of prepaid and contract mobile subscribers (million) 2015 2021
Table 4 Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration rate in the DRC 2012 2027
Table 5 Increase in mobile market revenue 2012 2021
Table 6 Change in the share of mobile market revenue share by service 2014 2021
Table 7 Development of mobile ARPU 2014 2021
Table 8 Development of mobile ARPU 2019 2021
Table 9 Change in mobile market share of subscribers by operator 2014 2021
Table 10 Change in the number of SMS sent 2012 2021
Table 11 Growth in the number of active mobile broadband subscribers 2012 2027
Table 12 Growth in mobile data traffic 2016 2021
Table 13 Growth in average mobile data traffic per subscriber 2017 2021
Table 14 Change in the share of market data traffic by operator 2017 2021
Table 15 Growth in the number of Vodacom Congo's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
Table 16 Growth in the number of Vodacom Congo's active data subscribers 2013 2022
Table 17 Change in Vodacom Congo's mobile ARPU ($) 2012 2022
Table 18 Change in Vodacom Congo's mobile ARPU (ZAR) 2012 20222
Table 19 Development of Vodacom Congo's mobile revenue 2016 2021
Table 20 Change in the number of Airtel Congo's mobile subscribers 2014 2021
Table 21 Growth in the number of Orange DRC's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
Table 22 Increase in Orange DRC's revenue 2013 2022
Table 23 Change in the number of Africell's mobile subscribers 2014 2021
Table 24 Change in the number of Vodacom's M-Pesa subscribers 2017 2021
Table 25 Change in the number of m-money subscribers and penetration 2015 2021
Table 26 Growth in m-money revenue 2016 2021
Table 27 Growth in the number of fixed-line broadband subscribers 2013 2027
Table 28 International bandwidth 2012 2020
Table 29 International bandwidth per user 2012 2019
Table 30 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1999 2011
Table 31 Historic - Mobile market revenue 2003 2011
Table 32 Historic - Vodacom Congo's subscribers 2002 2011
Table 33 Historic - Vodacom Congo ARPU 2003 2011
Table 34 Historic - Tigo subscribers 2010 2015
Table 35 Historic - Internet users and penetration rate in the DRC 1999 2014
Table 36 Historic - Fixed telephone lines and teledensity in the DRC 1999 2012
Table 37 Historic - International bandwidth 2007 2011
Table 38 Historic - International bandwidth per user 2007 2011

List of Charts
Chart 1 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Leaders
Chart 2 Africa Market Leaders global ranking
Chart 3 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Challengers
Chart 4 Africa Market Challengers global ranking
Chart 5 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Emergents
Chart 6 Africa Market Emergents global ranking
Chart 7 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index vs GDP per capita
Chart 8 Africa Mobile subscriber penetration vs mobile broadband penetration
Chart 9 Africa Fixed and mobile broadband penetration
Chart 10 Development of telecom sector revenue (CDF billion) 2012 2019
Chart 11 Change in the number of prepaid and contract mobile subscribers 2015 2021
Chart 12 Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration rate in the DRC 2012 2027
Chart 13 Increase in mobile market revenue 2012 2021
Chart 14 Change in the share of mobile market revenue share by service 2014 2021
Chart 15 Change in mobile market share of subscribers by operator 2014 2021
Chart 16 Growth in the number of active mobile broadband subscribers 2012 2027
Chart 17 Change in the share of mobile data traffic by operator 2017 2021
Chart 18 Growth in the number of Vodacom Congo's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
Chart 19 Growth in the number of Vodacom Congo's active data subscribers 2013 2022
Chart 20 Development of Vodacom Congo's mobile revenue 2016 2021
Chart 21 Change in the number of Airtel Congo's mobile subscribers 2014 2021
Chart 22 Growth in the number of Orange DRC's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
Chart 23 Increase in Orange DRC's revenue 2013 2022
Chart 24 Change in the number of Africell's mobile subscribers 2014 2021
Chart 25 Change in the number of m-money subscribers and penetration 2015 2021

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 Map of Telecom Maturity Index global ranking among countries in Africa
Exhibit 2 Generalised Market Characteristics by Market Segment
Exhibit 3 Africa Market Leaders and market developments
Exhibit 4 Africa Market Challengers and market developments
Exhibit 5 Africa Market Emergents and market developments
Exhibit 6 Major mobile operator launched dates in the DRC
Exhibit 7 2Africa landing stations