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Cyprus - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

  • Published: February 2014
  • Region: Cyprus
  • 37 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
Cyprus - Government Commits To All Premises Having Access To 30Mb/S Broadband By 2020

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  • CyTA
  • Cytamobile-Vodafone
  • Kibris Telecom
  • MTN Cyprus
  • Multichoice
  • OTEnet
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This report introduces the key aspects of Cyprus's fixed-line telecoms market, outlining the regulatory environment and major players, and providing relevant operational data and financial statistics for operators and the market as a whole. Cyprus is a divided country, with most of the information in this report concerned with the Greek Cypriot area. The report also provides an overview of the mobile market, covering services offered, regulatory and market developments and a variety of key statistics, as also the broadband and broadcasting sectors, detailing industry developments, key statistics and scenario-based fixed broadband market forecasts to 2020.

Key developments:

PrimeTel secures spectrum licenses at auction; mobile broadband penetration reaches 34%; CyTA's USO obligations extended to July 2014; government agrees to financial bailout conditions, including the privatisation of CyTA; CyTA upgrades transmission capacity on the TE-North Cable System to 500Gb/s; PrimeTel lands HAWK submarine cable; government commits to all premises having access to 30Mb/s broadband by 2020; PrimeTel contracts SmartLabs for IPTV delivery platform, expands IPTV service nationally; regulator market data to June 2013; operators' statistical updates for 2013; market developments to early 2014.

1. Key Statistics
1.1 Country overview

2. Telecommunications Market
2.1 Overview of the Cypriot telecom market

3. Regulatory Environment
3.1 History
3.1.1 Revised NFR
3.2 Regulatory authority
3.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Cyprus
3.3.1 Privatisation
3.3.2 Interconnect
3.3.3 Access
3.3.4 Number portability (NP)
3.3.5 Carrier selection and carrier preselection

4. Fixed Network Operators
4.1 CyTA
4.2 MTV
4.3 PrimeTel

5. Telecommunications Infrastructure
5.1 National telecom network
5.2 International infrastructure
5.2.1 Submarine cable networks
5.2.2 Satellite networks

6. Internet Market
6.1 Overview
6.2 E-government
6.3 E-commerce

7. Broadband Market
7.1 Overview
7.2 Broadband statistics
7.3 Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
7.4 Cable broadband
7.5 Fibre-to-the-Premise (FttP)
7.6 Wireless broadband

8. Digital Media
8.1 Overview
8.1.1 Business models – bundled services
8.2 Digital TV
8.2.1 Broadband TV (IPTV)
8.2.2 Cable TV
8.2.3 Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
8.2.4 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)

9. Mobile Communications
9.1 Overview of Cyprus's mobile market
9.1.1 Mobile statistics
9.2 Regulatory issues
9.2.1 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
9.2.2 Second GSM licence
9.2.3 3G licences awarded in Northern Cyprus
9.2.4 Mobile Termination Rates (MTR)
9.2.5 2.6GHz spectrum auction
9.2.6 Multi-spectrum auction (900, 1800, 2100MHz)
9.2.7 SIM card registration
9.3 Mobile technologies
9.3.1 Digital
9.3.2 Third generation mobile (3G)
9.4 Major mobile operators
9.4.1 Overview of operators
9.4.2 Cytamobile-Vodafone
9.4.3 MTN Cyprus
9.4.4 Kibris Telekom
9.4.5 PrimeTel
9.5 Prepaid services
9.6 Mobile data services
9.6.1 Overview
9.6.2 Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
9.6.3 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
9.6.4 Push-to-Talk (PTT)
9.6.5 Mobile TV
9.6.6 Mobile broadband
9.7 Mobile content and applications

10. Forecasts
10.1 Fixed broadband forecasts – 2010 - 2013; 2020
10.1.1 Scenario 1 – stronger broadband subscriber growth
10.1.2 Scenario 2 – slower broadband subscriber growth

Table 1 – Country statistics – 2013 (e)
Table 2 – Telephone network statistics – June 2012
Table 3 – Internet user statistics – June 2012
Table 4 – Broadband statistics – 2012 (e)
Table 5 – Mobile statistics – 2012
Table 6 – National telecommunications authority
Table 7 – LLU and WLR lines – 2009 - 2012
Table 8 – CyTA financial data – 2005 - 2012
Table 9 – PrimeTel financial data – 2008 - 2013
Table 10 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2000 - 2014
Table 11 – Online purchases by individuals – 2005 - 2013
Table 12 – Historic - Internet users and penetration rate – 1999 - 2004
Table 13 – Internet users and penetration rate – 2005 - 2013
Table 14 – Fixed-line broadband subscribers and penetration rate – 2003 - 2013
Table 15 – Fixed broadband market share by data speed – 2009 - 2013
Table 16 – Broadband market share by operator – 2008 - 2013
Table 17 – Broadband retail market share by operator – 2009 - 2013
Table 18 – Wireless broadband subscribers – 2010 - 2014
Table 19 – Cable TV/broadband/IPTV market share – 2008 - 2013
Table 20 – Cable TV/broadband/IPTV/fixed telephony market share – 2008 - 2013
Table 21 – IPTV market share by operator – 2009 - 2013
Table 22 – Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 1995 - 2004
Table 23 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2005 - 2014
Table 24 – Mobile market share of subscribers by operator – 2005 - 2013
Table 25 – MTN mobile subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 26 – Ratio of prepaid to postpaid subscribers – 2005 - 2013
Table 27 – Total SMS messages sent – 2006 - 2013
Table 28 – Total mobile broadband capable subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 29 – Mobile broadband market share by operator – 2012 - 2013
Table 30 – Forecast fixed broadband subscribers – higher growth scenario – 2010 - 2013; 2020
Table 31 – Forecast fixed broadband subscribers – lower growth scenario – 2010 - 2013; 2020

Chart 1 – CyTA financial data – 2005 - 2012
Chart 2 – PrimeTel financial data – 2008 - 2013
Chart 3 – Fixed-line broadband subscribers and penetration rate – 2003 - 2013
Chart 4 – Broadband market share by operator – 2008 - 2013
Chart 5 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2001 - 2014

Exhibit 1 – The EU regulatory framework for communications
Exhibit 2 – Access and the local loop

- CyTA
- Cytamobile-Vodafone
- Kibris Telecom
- MTN Cyprus
- Multichoice
- OTEnet
- PrimeTel
- PrimeTel Mobile

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