North Africa Telecommunications Report Q4 2012

  • ID: 2272494
  • October 2012
  • Region: Africa, North Africa
  • 87 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The North Africa Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, telecommunication associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on North Africa's telecommunications industry.

BMI View:

The North African telecoms markets are recovering from the political and social upheavals of 2011. The more mature Moroccan and Tunisian markets still offer the best opportunities in terms of risks and rewards with respect to investment, and nascent mobile value-added services markets are beginning to take off, with mobile money and gaming highlighted this quarter. Algeria is more of a risk as the government appears set on taking control of all three mobile operators while continuing to persecute foreign investors and equipment suppliers alike. Rebuilding efforts in Libya could see the two mobile operators targeted for privatisation or an outright sale to foreign investors, but the political and business environments remain challenging and prone to sudden collapse.

Key Data:

- Mobile growth is largely being driven by prepaid services, which does little to add READ MORE >

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BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 6

North Africa Mobile SWOT 6

North Africa Fixed-Line And Broadband SWOT 6

Risk/Reward Ratings 8

Middle East And North Africa 8
Table: Middle East And North Africa Risk/Reward Ratings Table, Q412 11

North Africa 12

Industry Forecast Scenario 14

Algeria 14
Table: Algeria Telecoms – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 14

Libya 16
Table: Libya Telecoms – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 16

Morocco 17
Table: Morocco Telecoms – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 17

Tunisia 18
Table: Tunisia Telecoms – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 18

Market Overview 19

Algeria 19

Key Developments 19

Mobile 20
Table: Algeria Mobile Market, Q212 22
Table: Algeria – Mobile Blended ARPUs, 2010-2012 (user/month) 23

Mobile Operator Data 25
Table: Mobilis 25
Table: Djezzy 25
Table: Nedjma 26

Fixed-Line 28
Table: Growth Of Fixed Lines By Technology, 2003-2011 (‘000) 28

Broadband 30

Libya 31
Table: Libya Mobile Market, Q212 32

Morocco 36
Table: Morocco Mobile Market, Q212 38

Mobile Operator Data 41
Table: Maroc Telecom 41
Table: Méditel 41
Table: Wana 42
Table: Moroccan Fixed-Line Market, 2010-2012 43

Tunisia 47
Table: Tunisia – Mobile Market, Q212 49

Mobile Operator Data 52
Table: Tunisie Telecom 52
Table: Tunisiana 52
Table: Orange Tunisia 53

North Africa Telecommunications Report Q4 2012

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Table: Tunisian Fixed-Line Market, 2010-2012 54
Table: Tunisian Internet Market, 2010-2012 55

Regulatory Environment & Industry Developments 58
Table: North African Regulatory Environment 58

Algeria 58

Libya 59

Morocco 60

Tunisia 61

Competitive Landscape 62

Key Players 62
Table: Key Players – North Africa Telecoms Sector 62

Company Profiles 63

Algérie Télécom 63

Maroc Télécom 65

Tunisie Télécom 68

Orascom Telecom 70

Wataniya Telecom 72

Regional Company Profile 73

Macroeconomic Data Tables 78
Table: Algeria – Core Forecasts 2010-2016 78
Table: Morocco – Core Forecasts 2010-2016 78
Table: Tunisia - Core Forecasts 2010-2016 79

Glossary Of Terms 81
Table: Glossary Of Terms 81

BMI Methodology 82

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 82
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 82

Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 83
Table: Ratings Indicators 85

Weighting 86
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 86

Sources 86

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