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Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

  • ID: 1236645
  • August 2015
  • Region: Iraq
  • 32 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Asiacell
  • Korek Telecom
  • Newroz Telecom
  • Regional Telecom.
  • Zain Iraq
  • MORE

Future opportunities in Iraq's telecoms market once civil unrest stabilises
Iraq's telecommunications sector began on a positive note in 2015 with the roll-out of 3G services by the three major mobile operators Zain Iraq, Asiacell and Korek Telecom. In addition it was indicated by the Iraqi Commission for Media and Communications (CMC) that a proposal for 4G LTE license allocation would be put forward to the government in the near future. Prior to the current civil tension; 4G LTE had been deployed in some areas of Iraq by Fastlink (Regional Telecom) and there was also a progressive fibre optic deployment occurring across parts of Iraq.

While the introduction of 3G was certainly a step forward for Iraq this was offset by the introduction of new taxes which saw both the prices of Internet and mobile top-up cards increased by 20% as part of austerity measures by the Iraq government.

Iraq's economy faces continued pressure from the costs of financing war as well as the humanitarian costs related to the millions of displaced and destitute people. Iraq is also heavily dependent on oil prices which have recently declined. These demands on Iraq's economy does not bode READ MORE >

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Asiacell
  • Korek Telecom
  • Newroz Telecom
  • Regional Telecom.
  • Zain Iraq
  • MORE

1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
2.1 Country overview
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Recent developments
3.2 Historical overview
3.3 Market overview
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Historic overview
4.2 Regulatory authority
4.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Iraq
4.3.1 Wireless Local Loop licences
5. Fixed network operator in Iraq
5.1 Iraqi Telephone and Postal Company (ITPC)
6. Telecommunications infrastructure
6.1 Overview of the national telecom network
6.2 International infrastructure
6.2.1 Submarine cable networks
6.2.2 Satellite networks
7. Smart infrastructure
7.1 Smart grids
8. Broadband access market
8.1 Overview
8.1.1 Internet statistics
8.2 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
8.3 Satellite broadband
9. Other fixed broadband services
9.1 Fixed wireless (WiFi and WiMAX)
9.1.1 CDMA
9.1.2 WiMAX
10. Digital economy
10.1 Introduction
10.2 e-Commerce
10.3 e-Banking
10.4 e-Government
10.5 e-Health
10.6 e-Education
11. Digital media
11.1 Videostreaming
11.2 Social media
11.2.1 Introduction
11.2.2 Statistical information
11.3 Communications: VoIP, messaging, conferencing
12. Mobile communications
12.1 Market analysis
12.1.1 Mobile statistics
12.2 Mobile subscriber forecasts
12.2.1 Scenario 1 higher growth
12.2.2 Scenario 2 lower growth
12.3 Regulatory issues
12.3.1 Temporary mobile licences awarded in 2003
12.3.2 Permanent licences awarded in 2007
12.3.3 Fourth mobile licence
12.4 Mobile infrastructure
12.4.1 3G
12.4.2 LTE
12.4.3 Satellite mobile
12.5 Major mobile operators
12.5.1 Asiacell Communications
12.5.2 Zain Iraq (formerly MTC Atheer)
12.5.3 Korek Telecom
12.5.4 Regional Telecom / Fastlink
12.6 Mobile data
12.6.1 Mobile Messaging
12.6.2 Mobile Internet access
12.7 Mobile content and applications
12.8 m-banking
12.9 m-TV
12.10 Apps
13. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics - Iraq 2015
Table 2 Telephone network statistics Iraq - 2015
Table 3 Internet user statistics Iraq - 2015
Table 4 Mobile statistics Iraq - 2015
Table 5 National telecommunications authorities
Table 6 GDP growth and inflation 2006 - 2015
Table 7 Fixed lines in service and teledensity - 1990 - 2015
Table 8 Internet user penetration and estimates 2001 - 2015
Table 9 Fixed broadband subscribers 2006 - 2015
Table 10 International Internet bandwidth 2005 - 2013
Table 11 Household PC penetration 2008 - 2015
Table 12 - Facebook stats for Iraq and the Middle East as at July 2015
Table 13 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2002 - 2015
Table 14 Mobile operator market shares 2004 - 2014
Table 15 Forecast mobile subscribers higher growth scenario 2015; 2020; 2025
Table 16 Forecast mobile subscribers lower growth scenario 2015; 2020; 2025
Table 17 Asiacell financial data (including ARPU) 2006 - 2014
Table 18 Asiacell subscribers 2006 - 2014
Table 19 Zain Iraq financial data 2006 2014
Table 20 Zain Iraq mobile subscribers 2006 Q2 2015
Table 21 Zain Iraq prepaid subscribers 2006 - 2014
Table 22 Korek Telecom subscribers 2011 - 2014
Table 23 Zain total daily data volume 2010 - 2014
Chart 1 Mobile operators' market share at a glance - 2014
Exhibit 1 Background information - Orascom Telecom Iraq Corporation/Iraqna

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Iraqi Telephone and Postal Company (ITPC)

Newroz Telecom

Asiacell

Zain Iraq

Korek Telecom

Regional Telecom.

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