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Southern Africa Telecommunications Report Q4 2011

  • Published: September 2011
  • Region: Africa, Angola, Botswana, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • 104 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Airtel (Zain Zambia)
  • Econet Zimbabwe
  • Mascom Botswana
  • Mauritius Telecom/Orange
  • mcel Mozambique
  • MTC Namibia
  • MORE

BMI's latest report on the telecommunications market for Southern Africa contains updates to the region's mobile, fixed-line and internet markets.

BMI's five-year forecasts through to 2015 for the three sectors have changed for some countries following the publication of latest subscriber figures by operators and regulators. BMI's mobile forecasts are based on Q111 and Q211 data published by a number of regional operators, including Portugal Telecom, South Africa's Vodacom and MTN, France's Orange and Luxembourg's Millicom International Cellular.

In this quarter's update, BMI revised its mobile forecast for some markets based on H211 market data published by some operators. Botswana and Mozambique are among markets where BMI downgraded its forecast following the publication of market data by the countries' leading operators that show slower subscriber growth than previously anticipated. BMI has also revised its YE10 fixed-line and internet estimates for some markets, notably Namibia and Angola, based on latest available data from the ITU.

There have been a number of notable developments in the region's telecoms markets in the last few months. These include the READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Southern Africa Telecommunications SWOT
Angola Business Environment SWOT
Botswana Business Environment SWOT
Mozambique Business Environment SWOT
Namibia Business Environment SWOT
Zambia Business Environment SWOT
Zimbabwe Business Environment SWOT

Business Environment
Sub-Saharan Africa
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Business Environment Ratings Q4 2011
Macroeconomic Data
Table: Southern Africa Macroeconomic Overview

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: East & Southern Africa Telecoms Sector – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2008-2015
Fixed Line
Table: Telecoms Sector – Fixed Line – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2008-2015
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2008-2015

Market Data Analysis
Table: Angola Mobile Market, Q111 Botswana
Table: Botswana Mobile Market, Q211
Table: Mauritius Mobile Market, Q211 Mozambique
Table: Mozambique Mobile Market, Q111 Namibia
Table: Namibia Mobile Market, Q111 Zambia
Table: Zambia Mobile Market, Q111 Zimbabwe
Table: Zimbabwe Mobile Market, Q111
Fixed Line And Internet

Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments
Table: Southern Africa Telecoms Regulators
Regulatory Developments

Competitive Landscape
Key Players
Table: Key Players: Southern Africa Telecoms Sector

Company Monitor
Vendor Profile: Tecnotree
Table: Tecnotree: Five-Year Financial KPIs, 2008-2010

Company Profiles
Unitel Angola
Mascom Botswana
Mauritius Telecom/Orange
mcel Mozambique
MTC Namibia
Airtel (Zain Zambia)
Econet Zimbabwe

Regional Telecommunications Penetration Overview
Fixed Line
Table: Regional Fixed-Line Penetration
Table: Regional Mobile Penetration
Table: Regional Internet Use Penetration Overview

Macroeconomic Data Tables
Table: Angola – Economic Activity
Table: Botswana – Economic Activity
Table: Mozambique – Economic Activity
Table: Mauritius – Economic Activity
Table: Namibia – Economic Activity
Table: Zambia – Economic Activity
Table: Zimbabwe – Economic Activity

Glossary Of Terms
Table: Glossary Of Terms

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts
Telecoms Business Environment Ratings
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
Table: Ratings Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators Sources

- Airtel (Zain Zambia)
- Econet Zimbabwe
- Mascom Botswana
- Mauritius Telecom/Orange
- mcel Mozambique
- MTC Namibia
- Unitel Angola

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