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Paraguay - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

  • ID: 1667792
  • October 2014
  • Region: Paraguay
  • 37 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Increasing international bandwidth encouraging growth in internet use

BuddeComm's report Paraguay - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband, and Forecasts provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the country's telecommunications market, including the regulator's market data to June 2013, operator data to the end of 2013 and market developments to April 2014.

Economic background

Paraguay endured political instability and a poor economic performance in 2012, with GDP falling by 1.2%, though 2013 is expected to have recorded growth of between 10% and 12%. The outlook for 2014 remains uncertain, but is generally expected to see continued economic growth, albeit at a slower pace than in 2013.
Almost half of Paraguay's population live below the poverty line, and though GDP per capita is improving it remains among the lowest in the region. Corruption is rife, as are drug smuggling and money laundering. Nevertheless, the country has enormous potential for growth. Foreign investors are welcome in all economic sectors.

Exclusivity and competition

The state-owned incumbent, Corporación Paraguaya de Comunicaciones (Copaco), retains a monopoly READ MORE >

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1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
3. Country overview
3.1 Economic background
4. Telecommunications market
4.1 Overview of Paraguay's telecom market
4.2 Market analysis
4.3 eHealth
5. Regulatory environment
5.1 Background
5.2 Regulatory authority
5.2.1 Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel)
5.3 Number Portability
5.4 Universal Service Fund
5.5 Foreign investment
6. Fixed network operators in Paraguay
6.1 Copaco
7. Telecommunications infrastructure
7.1 National telecom network
7.1.1 Fixed-line statistics
7.1.2 Forecasts fixed-line market 2015; 2020
7.1.3 Public payphones
7.2 International infrastructure
7.3 Infrastructure developments
7.3.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
7.3.2 IP and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
8. Wholesale
9. Broadband access market
9.1 Overview
9.1.1 Broadband statistics
9.2 WiMAX
9.2.1 Forecasts fixed broadband market 2015; 2020
10. Convergence
11. Broadcasting
11.1 Pay TV
11.2 Digital terrestrial TV
11.3 Internet Protocol TV (IPTV)
12. Mobile communications
12.1 Overview of Paraguay's mobile market
12.1.1 Mobile statistics
12.1.2 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
12.1.3 Forecasts mobile market 2015; 2020
12.2 Regulatory issues
12.2.1 Spectrum allocations and spectrum auctions
12.3 Mobile technologies
12.3.1 Overview
12.3.2 Third generation (3G) mobile
12.3.3 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
12.3.4 Spectrum auction - 1700MHz and 2100MHz
12.4 Major mobile operators
12.4.1 Tigo (Millicom International Cellular)
12.4.2 Personal (Núcleo/Telecom Argentina)
12.4.3 Claro (América Móvil)
12.4.4 Vox (Hola Paraguay/Copaco)
12.5 Mobile Messaging
12.5.1 Short Message Service (SMS)
12.5.2 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
12.6 Mobile broadband
12.7 Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
12.8 Mobile satellite
13. Related reports
Table 1 Penetration of telecom services 2014 (e)
Table 2 Country statistics 2014 (e)
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2014 (e)
Table 4 Internet user statistics 2014 (e)
Table 5 Broadband statistics 2014 (e)
Table 6 Mobile statistics 2014 (e)
Table 7 National telecommunications authority
Table 8 Evolution of GDP in Paraguay 2000 - 2014
Table 9 Fixed and mobile market share of subscribers 1998 - 2014
Table 10 Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity 1997 - 2004
Table 11 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2005 - 2014
Table 12 Forecast fixed-line subscribers higher growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 13 Forecast fixed-line subscribers lower growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 14 International bandwidth 2005- 2013
Table 15 Historic - Internet users and user penetration 1998 - 2004
Table 16 Internet users and user penetration 2005 - 2014
Table 17 Historic - Broadband subscribers, annual change and penetration 2000 - 2004
Table 18 Broadband subscribers, annual change and penetration 2005 - 2014
Table 19 Cable and DSL broadband subscribers 2009 - 2014
Table 20 Fixed internet subscribers by access speed 2011 - 2013
Table 21 Forecast fixed broadband subscribers higher growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 22 Forecast broadband subscribers lower growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 23 Pay TV subscribers by platform 2010- 2013
Table 24 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1997 - 2004
Table 25 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2005 - 2014
Table 26 Mobile subscribers: contract and prepaid 2011 - 2013
Table 27 Mobile operators' market share 2002 - 2014
Table 28 Forecast mobile subscribers higher growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 29 Forecast mobile subscribers lower growth scenario 2015; 2020
Table 30 Mobile spectrum distribution
Table 31 Tigo - mobile subscribers 2002 - 2014
Table 32 Personal - mobile subscribers 2002 - 2014
Table 33 Personal handset sales 2011 - 2013
Table 34 Personal mobile revenue 2011 - 2014
Table 35 SMS traffic 2012 - 2014
Table 36 Mobile broadband penetration 2009 - 2014
Table 37 Mobile broadband subscribers by data rate 2009 - 2013
Chart 1 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2005 2014
Chart 2 Internet users and user penetration 2005 2014
Chart 3 Broadband subscribers, annual change and penetration 2005 2014
Chart 4 Fixed internet subscribers by access speed 2011 - 2013
Chart 5 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2005 2014
Chart 6 Mobile subscribers: contract and prepaid 2011 2013
Exhibit 1 Map of Paraguay

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