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Zimbabwe - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

  • Published: November 2013
  • Region: Zimbabwe
  • 43 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Booming mobile and broadband market following economic liberalisation
This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Zimbabwe’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include:

The impact of the economic and political crisis;
Key statistics;
Market and industry overviews;
Government policies affecting the telecoms industry;
Market liberalisation and regulatory issues;
Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences;
Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband);
Infrastructure development;
Mobile voice and data markets;
Average Revenue per User (ARPU);
Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile);
Internet and broadband development and growth, including 3G mobile;
Broadband services and pricing trends.

Zimbabwe’s economy is recovering from a decade of recession under gross mismanagement by its political leaders. The country’s telecom industry has been booming since the government finally allowed foreign currencies as alternative legal tender, which had already been the unofficial fuel of the local economy for years. Mobile penetration has increased more READ MORE >

1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
2.1 Country overview (economy)
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Overview of Zimbabwe’s telecom market
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Sector Reform Policy 1996
4.2 Posts and Telecommunications Act 2000
4.3 Telecom sector liberalisation
4.3.1 SNO licence
4.4 Regulatory authority
4.4.1 POTRAZ
4.5 Licence fees
4.6 Tariffs
4.7 Interception of Communications Bill
4.8 New nationalisation law 2008
4.9 New ICT Strategy 2010
4.10 New draft ICT Bill
4.11 International gateways, interconnection
4.12 Value-added tax (VAT)
4.13 Universal Service Fund (USF)
4.14 Fibre trenching fees
4.15 SIM card registration
4.16 Per-second billing
5. Fixed network operators in Zimbabwe
5.1 TelOne
5.1.1 Privatisation
5.1.2 Fixed-line infrastructure
5.1.3 Fixed-line statistics
5.1.4 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
5.1.5 National fibre backbone
5.2 TeleAccess Zimbabwe
5.3 Afritell
6. International infrastructure
6.1 TelOne
6.2 Liquid Telecom (Econet)
6.3 Other carriers
7. Broadband and Internet market
7.1 Overview
7.1.1 Internet statistics
7.2 Public Internet access locations
7.3 Data carriers
7.3.1 Africom Zimbabwe
7.3.2 DataOne, SatNet
7.3.3 Powertel Communications
7.3.4 Telco Internet
7.3.5 Broadlands Networks
7.3.6 Aquiva
7.4 Zimbabwe’s ISP market
7.4.1 Africa Online Zimbabwe
7.4.2 ComOne
7.4.3 Ecoweb
7.4.4 iWayAfrica (MWEB)
7.4.5 Zimbabwe Online (ZOL)
7.5 Zimbabwe Internet Exchange (ZINX)
7.6 Broadband in Zimbabwe
7.6.1 ADSL
7.6.2 Wireless broadband
7.6.3 WiMAX
7.6.4 WiFi
7.7 VoIP
7.8 E-commerce
7.9 E-learning
8. Mobile communications
8.1 Overview of Zimbabwe’s mobile market
8.1.1 Mobile statistics
8.2 Major mobile operators
8.2.1 Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ)
8.2.2 NetOne
8.2.3 Telecel Zimbabwe
8.3 Fourth mobile licence
8.4 Mobile data services
8.5 BlackBerry
8.6 Third generation (3G)
8.6.1 Econet
8.6.2 Telecel
8.6.3 NetOne
8.7 LTE
8.8 Mobile banking services
8.9 Satellite mobile
9. Related reports
Table 1 – Country statistics Zimbabwe – 2013
Table 2 – Fixed-line network statistics – 2013
Table 3 – Internet provider statistics – 2013
Table 4 – Internet user statistics – 2013
Table 5 – Mobile statistics – 2013
Table 6 – National telecommunications authority
Table 7 – TelOne tariffs by call type – 2009 - 2012
Table 8 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity in Zimbabwe – 1999 - 2014
Table 9 – Internet users and penetration rate in Zimbabwe – 2000 - 2014
Table 10 – DataOne leased-line tariffs – Feb. 2009
Table 11 – DataOne leased-line tariffs, dedicated and shared bandwidth – 2009 - 2012
Table 12 – ZOL broadband pricing – 2012 vs. 2009
Table 13 – TelOne ADSL pricing – 2012
Table 14 – ZOL WiFi hotspot pricing – 2012
Table 15 – Mobile subscriptions and penetration rate in Zimbabwe – 1999 - 2014
Chart 1 – Mobile subscriptions and penetration rate in Zimbabwe – 2002 - 2014
Exhibit 1 – Map of Zimbabwe
Exhibit 2 – One million dollars per minute

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