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Argentina - Fixed-Line Market and Infrastructure - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts Product Image

Argentina - Fixed-Line Market and Infrastructure - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts

  • ID: 446759
  • April 2014
  • Region: Argentina
  • 14 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Argentina’s fixed-line teledensity is the fourth highest in South America after Uruguay, Chile, and Brazil – having been overtaken by the latter in 2012. As in other countries, fixed-to-mobile substitution has adversely affected the Argentinean fixed-line market. The country’s teledensity has shrunk by 2.7 percentage points since peaking at 24.5% in 2005.

The local fixed-line market is dominated by the incumbent operators Telecom Argentina (Telecom) and Telefónica de Argentina (TA). Some 400 smaller telcos, mostly cooperatives, are also active, as well as a few cable TV companies which provide fixed telephony over their networks as part of bundled service offerings. While long distance services are highly competitive, in the local telephony sector, despite the large number of operators, meaningful competition has yet to develop. Telefónica Argentina and Telecom own respectively 52% and 45% of the country’s fixed lines in service.

Unlike other countries where triple play has helped boost the flagging fixed-line sector, the only company that could have made a difference – Grupo Clarín – has not been allowed to offer telephony READ MORE >

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1. Synopsis
2. Fixed network operators in Argentina
2.1 Overview of operators
2.2 Telefónica de Argentina (TA)
2.3 Telecom Argentina
2.4 Telecom cooperatives
2.5 Claro
2.6 IPLAN
3. Telecommunications infrastructure
3.1 National telecom network
3.1.1 Fixed-line statistics
3.1.2 Public payphones
3.2 International infrastructure
3.2.1 Submarine cable networks
3.2.2 Satellite networks
3.3 Infrastructure developments
3.3.1 CDMA 450
3.3.2 IP and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
4. Wholesale
5. Forecasts – fixed-line market 2015; 2020
5.1 Scenario 1 – higher fixed-line growth
5.2 Scenario 2 – lower fixed-line growth
5.3 Notes on scenario forecasts
6. Related reports
Table 1 – Fixed lines in service – market share – 2003 - 2013
Table 2 – Telecom Argentina fixed lines in service – 2000 - 2013
Table 3 – Telecom Argentina domestic revenue by service – 201 - 2013
Table 4 – Telecom Argentina revenue – 2011 - 2013
Table 5 – Telecom Argentina fixed lines in service – 2000 - 2013
Table 6 – Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 1996 - 2004
Table 7 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2005 - 2014
Table 8 – Public phones – 1996 - 2013
Table 9 – Telefónica de Argentina wholesale accesses – 2005 - 2013
Table 10 – Forecast fixed lines – higher growth scenario –2015; 2020
Table 11 – Forecast fixed lines – lower growth scenario –2015; 2020
Chart 1 – Telecom Argentina domestic revenue by service – 2011 – 2013
Chart 2 – Evolution of fixed lines in Argentina – 2005 – 2014
Exhibit 1 – Telefónica de Argentina at a glance
Exhibit 2 – Telecom Argentina at a glance
Exhibit 3 – Telecom Argentina – shareholder and antitrust issues

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