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Investment Opportunities in the ICT Sector in Nigeria

  • ID: 1369549
  • March 2010
  • Region: Nigeria
  • 53 Pages
  • BroadGroup TMT Ventures
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The report provides analysis of Africa's largest market where the government has established a number investment promotion initiatives whereby it will provide funding support to investors that address certain types of investments, most notably those aimed at providing broadband access to specific stakeholder groups or communities. Analysis includes private equity and banking sectors and Investment funds active in infrastructure and related ICT investing as well as existing telecom players, new entrants and upcoming government and private projects

Nigeria is one of Africa's largest markets, with a population exceeding 150 million people. It has enjoyed a GDP growth rate averaging more than 6% per year over the past eight years. The market is fully liberalized, with competition allowed in virtually all segments. And there is a unified licensing regime in place, which allows operators to offer converged services. The total number of fixed lines (including fixed wireless access) was as paltry 1.4 million at the end of 2009. The failed sale of Nitel, the state-owned fixed line operator, resulted in the operator experiencing numerous problems, including loss of 90% of its subscribers. The Nigerian government is once again looking for a private sector partner to take control of the READ MORE >

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- Objectives Of The Study
- Research Methodology
- A Note On Forecasts
- Currency
- Acknowledgements


Rationale For Selecting Nigeria

Overview Of The Nigerian Economy
- Oil Dependence
- Regionalism
- Corruption
- Vision 2020
- Prospects For The Nigerian Economy

Ict'S In Nigeria
- The Fixed Line Market
- Undersea Cable
- The Mobile Market
- Internet
- Challenges In Nigerian Ict Markets

Key Players
- Nitel
- Mtn Nigeria
- Globacom Nigeria
- Zain (Formerly Celtel)
- Emts
- Mainone Cable Company (Nigeria) Ltd
- Visafone Communications Ltd
- Starcomms Nigeria Plc
- G-Cell Wireless Ltd (Gicell Or G-Cell)
- Helios Towers
- Nigcomsat
- Ipnx

Regulatory Context And Prognosis
- Overview Of Ict Legislation
- Licensing Framework

Investment Environment
- Foreign Investment
- Banking Sector
- Private Equity

Investment Prospects
- Historical Investment In The Ict Sector
- Market Growth Prospects And Forecast
- The Fixed Line/ Fixed Wireless Access Market
- Mobile Market Forecast
- Internet Market Forecast
- Government Investment Promotion Initiatives
- Investment Opportunities In The Fixed Line Network And Backbone
- Investment Opportunities In Mobile Networks
- Other Investment Opportunities
- Investment In Nigeria In Perspective

Appendix 1: Key Contacts


Nigeria: Real Annual Gdp Growth Rate
Teledensity In Africa (Nigeria)
Nigeria: Fixed Lines In Services (2000 – 2009)
Nigeria: Mobile Subscribers (2000 – 2009)
Nigeria: Internet Users (2000 – 2009)
Nigeria: Cumulative Private Sector Investment (2000 – 2008)
Nigeria: Fixed Line Forecast (2000 – 2014)
Nigeria: Mobile Subscriber Forecast (2000 – 2014)
Nigeria: Internet Usage Forecast (2000 – 2014)
Nigeria: Internet Subscriber Forecast (2000 – 2014)


Nigeria: Key Statistics
Ict Usage In Nigeria (2008 And 2009 Estimates)
Nigeria: Mobile Market Share By Service Provider (September 2009)
Nigeria: Mobile Market Growth By Service Provider (Q1 To Q3 2009)
Mtn Nigeria Financial Data
Zain Nigeria Financial Data
Starcomms Financial Data
Registered Financial Institutions In Nigeria
Investment Companies And Funds Active In Nigeria And Sub-Saharan Africa

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