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Ireland Telecommunications Report Q1 2013 - Product Image

Ireland Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • Published: November 2012
  • Region: Ireland
  • 97 pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Company Profiles
  • Eircom
  • Hutchison 3G Ireland
  • Telefónica O2 Ireland
  • Vendor Profile
  • Vodafone Ireland
  • MORE

BMI View:

The Irish telecoms market has not been exempt from the stresses affecting the rest of the economy, putting operators under significant pressure. Both the mobile market and the dedicated mobile broadband market contracted in terms of subscriptions in H112, while there was only minimal growth in fixed broadband. There are, however, encouraging signs that operators are working to deal with these problems, not least of which is the decision of Vodafone and 3 to merge key parts of their networks in order to generate cost savings and push mobile broadband into underserved areas of the country.

Key Data:

- The Q113 update includes BMI's extended five-year mobile, ARPU, fixed-line and broadband forecasts through to the end of 2017. It is also the first quarter including our new Risk/Reward Ratings methodology, which places a greater emphasis on the data and VAS market, as well as our in-house five-year real private final consumption growth forecasts.

- The second consecutive quarter of dedicated mobile broadband net subscription losses occurred in Q212. As a result total subscriptions declined 2.4% q-o-q leading us to revise our growth forecast for Ireland's READ MORE >

BMI Industry 5

SWOT Analysis 6

Ireland Mobile Market SWOT 6

Ireland Fixed Line & Internet Market SWOT 7

Ireland Political SWOT 8

Ireland Economic SWOT 8

Risk/Reward Ratings 9

Western Europe Risk/Reward Ratings 9
Table: Western Europe Risk/Reward Ratings, Q113 13

Ireland 14

Industry Forecast Scenario 16

Mobile 16
Table: Telecoms Sector – Mobile – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 16

Mobile ARPU 18
Table: Telecoms Sector – Monthly Blended Mobile ARPU (EUR) – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 18

Fixed Line 19
Table: Telecoms Sector – Fixed Line – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 19

Internet 20
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 20

Market Overview 22

Mobile 22

Regional Perspective 22
Table: Ireland Mobile Market Regional Comparisons, 2011 23

Key Developments 23

Mobile Growth 24

Market Shares And Net Additions 25

Subscription Mix 27

Usage (ARPUs) 29

MVNOs 31

Mobile Content/Value-Added Services 32

Mobile Operator Data 36
Table: Ireland Mobile Market Overview 36
Table: Hutchison 3G Ireland 36
Table: O2 Ireland 37
Table: Meteor 38
Table: Vodafone Ireland 39

Regional Mobile Content 40

Fixed Line 46

Broadband 49

Industry Trends & Developments 59

Regulatory Environment 62

Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities 62

Regulatory Developments 63

Competitive Landscape 65

Key Players 65
Table: Key Players: Ireland Telecoms Sector 65

Company Profiles 66

Eircom 66

Vodafone Ireland 72

Hutchison 3G Ireland 75

Telefónica O2 Ireland 78

Vendor Profile 81
Table: Telit Communications Financial Performance, 2009-2012 82

Demographic Outlook 86
Table: Ireland's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 87
Table: Ireland's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 87
Table: Ireland's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 88
Table: Ireland's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 89

Glossary Of Terms 90
Table: Glossary Of Terms 90

BMI Methodology 92

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 92
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 92

Telecoms Risk Reward Ratings 94

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 94

Ratings System 94

Indicators 94
Table: Ratings Indicators 95

Weighting 96
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 96

Sources 96

Company Profiles
Vodafone Ireland
Hutchison 3G Ireland
Telefónica O2 Ireland
Vendor Profile

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