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Survival Strategies for Fixed-line Telecommunications Operators in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Published: December 2009
  • Region: Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 230 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Survival Strategies for Fixed-line Telecommunications Operators in Sub-Saharan Africa provides analyses on industry challenges, market drivers and restraints, revenue and expenditure forecasts and current and future strategies. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following technologies: copper-wire network, fibre-optic network, dial-up, asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL), integrated serial digital network (ISDN), worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX), code division multiple access (CDMA) and multi-protocol label switching (MPLS).

Market Overview

Fibre Optic Cables to Boost the Fixed-line Telecommunications Market in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest fixed-line penetration rate in the African continent as well as globally. Incumbent operators mainly attribute this to low investments in copper-wire network infrastructure in the past. Another challenge is the vandalism that has caused deteriorating network quality over time. “The key growth drivers for wire-line telecommunications are the increasing demand for data and Internet READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary

2. Research Aim and Objectives

3. Research Scope and Definitions

4. Research Methodology

5. Market Overview on Wire-line Communications in Sub-Saharan Africa

- 5.1 Introduction
- 5.2 Regulatory Environment
- 5.3 Infrastructure and Technology Analysis
- 5.4 Selected Countries’ Overview: Nigeria; Senegal; Cote d’lvoire; Ghana; Kenya; South Africa; Namibia; Sudan

6. Market Engineering Measurements

7. Wire-line Telecommunications Industry Challenges and Market Dynamics

- 7.1 Industry Challenges
- 7.2 Market Drivers
- 7.3 Market Restraints

8. Market Forecasts

- 8.1 Active Subscriber and Growth Rate Forecasts
- 8.2 Revenue and Growth Rate Forecasts

9. Investment and Expenditure Analysis

- 9.1 CAPEX Analysis
- 9.2 OPEX Analysis

10. Industry Best Practices

11. Current Business Strategies

- 11.1 Mergers and Acquisitions
- 11.2 Technology Innovation
- 11.3 Infrastructure Development
- 11.4 Strategic Partnership
- 11.5 Improvement of Quality of Services
- 11.6 OPEX Reduction 188
- 11.7 Price-Value Enhancement
- 11.8 Effective Marketing Expenditure
- 11.9 Case Studies

12. Recommended Strategies

- 12.1 Fixed-Mobile Convergence
- 12.2 Outsourcing / Managed Services
- 12.3 Alternative Energy as a Power Source
- 12.4 Infrastructure Sharing
- 12.5 Development of Value-added Services
- 12.6 IP-based Next Generation Networks
- 12.7 Green Transformation
- 12.8 Improvement of Customer services
- 12.9 Case Studies

13. Conclusions

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