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Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

  • ID: 1222501
  • April 2015
  • Region: Congo
  • 31 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
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Following a 30-year dictatorship between 1967 and 1997, the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) went through several wars and considerable social upheaval. There remain violent conflicts in the eastern part of the country, exacerbated by considerable corruption within the government and police which make it difficult for the government to extend its control effectively in these regions. The economy is heavily dependent on revenue from the mining sector though much economic activity occurs informally and is not reflected in GDP data. The global economic crisis reduced GDP growth to around 3% in 2009, but it returned to 7% in 2010-12, increasing to 8.5% in 2013 and an anticipated 8.7% for 2014. It is expected to remain stable at that level for the next two to three years, largely supported by mining.
Largely due to the country's troubled history, the national telecom system remains one of the least developed in the region. The national operator, SCPT theoretically has monopoly rights under 1970 legislation. However, recognising the need for telecommunications infrastructure, the government is only loosely regulating READ MORE >

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1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
2.1 Country overview
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Overview of the DRC's telecom market
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Overview
4.2 Regulatory authority
4.2.1 ARPTC
4.3 Competition in the telecom sector
4.4 Interconnection
4.5 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
5. Fixed-line operators in the DRC
5.1 Fixed-line statistics
5.2 SCPT (formerly OCPT)
5.2.1 National backbone
5.2.2 Privatisation
5.3 Tatem Telecom
5.4 Other operators
6. International infrastructure
6.1 Satellite
6.2 Submarine fibre
6.3 Terrestrial fibre
6.3.1 The Central African Backbone (CAB)
7. Broadband and Internet market
7.1 Overview
7.1.1 Internet user statistics
7.2 ISP market
7.2.1 Africanus.net
7.2.2 InterConnect, Vodanet
7.2.3 Microcom
7.2.4 Cielux Telecom
7.2.5 Global Broadband Solution (GBS)
7.2.6 Other ISPs
7.3 Internet cafes
7.4 Internet exchange points (IXP)
7.5 WiFi
7.6 Mobile broadband
7.7 Internet satellite
8. Mobile communications
8.1 Overview of the DRC's mobile market
8.1.1 Mobile statistics
8.2 Regulatory issues
8.2.1 Licence conditions, fees and taxes
8.2.2 Quality of service (QoS)
8.3 Major mobile operators
8.3.1 Vodacom Congo
8.3.2 Bharti Airtel (formerly Zain, Celtel)
8.3.3 Tigo (Millicom, Oasis)
8.3.4 Orange (CCT)
8.3.5 Africell
8.4 Mobile data services
8.4.1 Advanced High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+)
8.5 Mobile banking
8.6 Third generation (3G)
8.7 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
8.8 Mobile satellite services
9. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics Democratic Republic of Congo 2014 (e)
Table 2 Fixed-line network statistics 2014 (e)
Table 3 Internet provider statistics 2014
Table 4 Internet and social media user statistics 2014 (e)
Table 5 Mobile statistics 2014 (e)
Table 6 National telecommunications authority
Table 7 Historic - Fixed telephone lines and teledensity in the DRC 1999 - 2004
Table 8 Fixed telephone lines and teledensity in the DRC 2005 - 2014
Table 9 International bandwidth 2005 - 2013
Table 10 Historic - Internet users and penetration rate in the DRC 1999 - 2004
Table 11 Internet users and penetration rate in the DRC 2005 - 2014
Table 12 Fixed-line broadband subscribers 2005 - 2014
Table 13 Active mobile broadband subscribers 2012 - 2015
Table 14 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate in the DRC 1999 - 2004
Table 15 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate in the DRC 2005 - 2014
Table 16 Major mobile operators in the DRC by subscribers and launch date March 2013
Table 17 Vodacom Congo subscribers 2002 - 2014
Table 18 Vodacom Congo ARPU 2003 - 2014
Table 19 Vodacom Congo ARPU (ZAR) 2012 - 2013
Table 20 Tigo subscribers 2010 - 2014
Chart 1 Internet users and penetration rate in the DRC 2005 2014
Chart 2 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2005 - 2014

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Vodacom Congo

Bharti Airtel (Zain

Celtel)

Millicom (Tigo)

Congo Chine Telecom (CCT

France Telecom Orange)

Africell (Lintel)

Société Congolais des Postes et des Télécommunications (SCPT

OCPT)

Tatem Telecom

Gecamines

AfriTel (Starcel)

Standard Telecom

Telecel International

Africanus.net

Interconnect (Vodanet)

Microcom

Cielux Telecom

Global Broadband Solution (GBS)

Afrinet

Congo Korea Telecom

Geolink

ICP Net

Orioncom

Paconet (Pan African Communication Network)

RagaNet

Roffe Hi-Tech

Sattel

Société Internet Congolaise (SIC)

Sogetel

Liquid Telecom

O3b Networks

Smile Telecom

Alcatel-Lucent

Ericsson

Huawei Technologies

ZTE.

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