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West and Central Africa Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Africa, Central Africa
  • 96 pages
  • Business Monitor International

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BMI's Q113 West and Central Africa report analyses latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets of seven countries: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal. In addition to analysis of the latest market data to the end of Q312, the report contains updated five-year forecasts, through to 2017, for the mobile, fixed-line and internet sectors.

Key Data

- Average mobile penetration rate for the seven countries in our West & Central Africa coverage rose to 90.3% at the end of Q312 from 68.1% at the end of 2011.

- The average mobile growth for the seven countries in our coverage for 9M12 was 18.3%.

- Gabon and Mauritania are the only two countries with more than 100% mobile penetration rate at the end of September 2012. The DRC had the lowest penetration rate at just 24.1%.

- Senegal's 3G subscriber base grew by 600% y-o-y to the end of H112.

Key Trends & Developments

Cameroon has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with international submarine cable operator Main One to build a landing station in the country. Increasing international READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 6

West And Central Africa Mobile SWOT 6

West And Central Africa Fixed-Line And Broadband SWOT 7

Macroeconomic Environment 8
Table: West And Central Africa Macroeconomic Overview 8

Risk/Reward Ratings 11

Sub-Saharan Africa 11
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms Risk/Rewards Rating, Q113 14

Cameroon 16
Table: Cameroon Telecoms - Historical Data & Forecast 16
Table: Côte d'Ivoire Telecoms - Historical Data & Forecast 18
Table: DRC Telecoms - Historical data & Forecast 20
Table: Gabon Telecom - Historical Data & Forecast 22
Table: Mali Telecoms - Historical Data & Forecast 24
Table: Mauritania Telecoms - Historical Data & Forecast 26
Table: Senegal Telecoms - Historical Data & Forecast 28

Market Data Analysis 30

Cameroon 30

Cameroon Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 30

Key Developments 30
Table: Cameroon Mobile Market, Q312 33

Fixed Line & Internet 33
Table: Côte d'Ivoire Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 37
Table: Côte d'Ivoire Mobile Market, Q312 40

Fixed Line & Internet 40
Table: DRC Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 42

Key Developments 42
Table: DRC Mobile Market, Q312 45

Fixed Line & Internet 45
Table: Gabon Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 48
Table: Gabon Mobile Market, Q312 51

Fixed Line & Internet 51
Table: Mali Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 52
Table: Mali Mobile Market, Q312 54

Fixed Line & Internet 55
Table: Mauritania Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 56
Table: Mauritania Mobile Market, Q312 58

Fixed Line & Internet 58
Table: Senegal Mobile Regional Comparison, 2011 59
Table: Senegal Mobile Market, Q312 63

Fixed Line & Internet 63

Regional Mobile Content 65

Regional Overview 65

Regulatory Environment And Industry Developments 70
Table: West And Central Africa Telecoms Regulators 70

Cameroon 70

Côte d'Ivoire 71

DRC 71

Gabon 72

Mali 72

Mauritania 73

Senegal 73

Company Profiles 75

MTN 75
Table: MTN 75
Table: MTN Group, September 2012 78

France Télécom 79
Table: France Télécom 79
Table: France Télécom Internet Subscribers, 2010-2012 ('000) 81
Table: France Télécom Africa Subscribers, 2011-2012 ('000) 82

Maroc Telecom 83
Table: Maroc Telecom 83

Atlantique Telecom 85
Table: Atlantique Telecom 85

Company Monitor 86
Table: Glossary Of Terms 89

BMI Methodology 91

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 91
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 91

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 93

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 93
Table: Ratings Indicators 94

Weighting 95
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 95

Sources 95

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