Cambodia and Laos Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2424688
  • February 2013
  • Region: Cambodia, Laos
  • 104 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI View

The Cambodian and Laotian telecoms markets are similar in several ways. Both countries have a relatively well-developed mobile sector, although prepaid subscriptions are the norm, resulting in low ARPU levels. Their fixed-line industries are still expected to experience growth at least until 2016 but mobile substitution is becoming an increasing threat, especially when operators step up their rural expansion plans. The mobile-over-fixed scenario is also likely to play out in the broadband segment,
considering the lower cost associated with mobile broadband products and services.

Key Data

- Forecast scenarios for Cambodia and Laos have been extended to 2017. In light of a lack of new data,
most of our expectations before 2017 have remained unchanged.

- We continue to expect prepaid subscriptions to drive mobile penetration rates in Cambodia and Laos to 185% and 166% respectively in 2013, although further SIM registrations pose a downside risk to our forecasts.

- We envisage demand for fixed broadband services remaining low in spite of high ownership cost and poor network coverage. We forecast Cambodia and Laos to each have a penetration rate of less than 5%
by end-2017

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BMI Industry View 7

SWOT Analysis 9

Mobile 9

Wireline 11

Industry Forecast 13

Cambodia 13
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data And Forecasts 13

Laos 18
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data And Forecasts 18

Industry Business Environment Overview 25

Industry Risk/Reward Ratings 25
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113 30

Cambodia And Laos 31

Cambodia 31

Laos 32

Market Overview 33

Cambodia 33

Regional Perspective 33
Table: Cambodia Mobile Market Regional Comparison, 2011 34

Key Developments 34

Mobile Market Growth 35

Mobile Market Shares 36
Table: Cambodia Mobile Market By Operator ('000) 37

Cambodia Mobile ARPU 38
Table: Sotelco Mobile ARPU (US$), 2009-2012 38

Mobile Content 38
Table: VAS Services 39

Fixed-Line Market Growth 40

Broadband 43

Laos 46

Regional Perspective 46
Table: Laos Mobile Market Regional Comparison, 2011 47

Key Developments 47

Mobile Market Growth 48
Table: Mobile Market Growth ('000) 48

Mobile Market Shares 48
Table: Lao Telecommunications Subscriber Mix 49

Mobile Content 50

Fixed-Line 51

Broadband 53
Table: Laos Internet Market By Service 53

Mobile Regional Content 55
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011 58

Industry Trends And Developments 63

Cambodia 63

Laos 66

Key Market Developments 67
Table: Telecoms Market Developments 70

Regulatory Development 73

Cambodia 73

Laos 74

Competitive Landscape 75
Table: Key Players - Cambodia Telecoms Sector 75
Table: Key Players - Laos Telecoms Sector 75

Company Profiles 76

Telecom Cambodia 76

Mobitel 80

Lao Telecommunications 83

Regional Overview 86

Nokia Siemens Networks 86

Financial Performance 86
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn) 86

Restructuring Efforts 87

Geographical Breakdown 87
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn) 87

Asia Pacific Is The Place To Be 88
Table: NSN Selected Asia Activities 89

Demographic Forecast 92

Demographic Forecast - Cambodia 92
Table: Cambodia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 93
Table: Cambodia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 94
Table: Cambodia's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 95
Table: Cambodia's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 95

Demographic Forecast - Laos 95
Table: Laos' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 96
Table: Laos' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 97
Table: Laos' Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 98
Table: Laos' Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 98

Glossary 99
Table: Glossary Of Terms 99

Methodology 101
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts 101

Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 102
Table: Ratings Indicators 103
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 104

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