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Bangladesh - Mobile Market Overview, Forecasts, and Broadcasting Product Image

Bangladesh - Mobile Market Overview, Forecasts, and Broadcasting

  • ID: 71722
  • October 2014
  • Region: Bangladesh
  • 26 pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Banglalink
  • CityCell (PBTL)
  • GrameenPhone
  • MORE

After deregulation of the mobile market and the entry of two new operators (bringing the total number of mobile providers to five) in 2005, Bangladesh witnessed a period of booming growth in mobile subscriber numbers. While growth has slowed somewhat over the last two or three years, the market continues to expand in a healthy fashion. Foreign investment interest has also continued to be high. This report describes how the mobile market is growing and the impact this growth is having on the developing nation, as well as providing an outline of the main players. The introduction of 3G mobile services is also covered. The report also has a brief overview of the TV broadcasting sector.

Key Developments:

the first 3G licence in the country was awarded to Teletalk;
the state-owned operator launched a pilot 3G offering in September 2012;
although the 3G licensing process for private operators had become bogged down for some time, the planned auction was expected to take place in early 2013;
the auction was finally held in September 2013;
four operators - GrameenPhone Banglalink, Robi Axiata and Bharti Airtel - acquired 3G spectrum in the auction;
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Banglalink
  • CityCell (PBTL)
  • GrameenPhone
  • MORE

1. Synopsis
2. Mobile communications
2.1 Overview of Bangladesh's mobile market
2.2 Background
2.3 Mobile licences
2.3.1 2G licences
2.3.2 3G licences
2.3.3 4G licences
2.4 Mobile statistics
2.5 Forecasts mobile services 2015; 2020
2.6 Regulatory issues
2.6.1 Infrastructure sharing
2.6.2 Spectrum allocation
2.6.3 SIM registration
2.6.4 Ringtones
2.6.5 Tax on mobile services
2.7 Major mobile operators
2.7.1 CityCell (PBTL)
2.7.2 GrameenPhone
2.7.3 Orascom Telecom (Banglalink)
2.7.4 Robi Axiata (formerlyTMIB/AkTel)
2.7.5 Teletalk
2.7.6 Airtel Bangla (formerly Warid Telecom)
2.8 Mobile data services
2.8.1 Mobile broadband
2.8.2 Mobile services university admissions
2.8.3 Mobile banking
3. Broadcasting
3.1 Overview of broadcasting market
3.2 TV Channels
3.3 Free to Air (FTA) broadcasting
3.3.1 Bangladesh Television (BTV)
3.4 Cable TV (CATV)
3.5 Satellite TV
3.5.1 ATN Bangla
3.5.2 Boishakhi
3.5.3 BTV World
3.5.4 Channel i
3.5.5 Ekushey Television (ETV)
3.5.6 NTV
3.6 Consolidation and convergence
4. Notes on scenario forecasts
5. Related reports
Table 1 Mobile subscribers 1996 - 2014
Table 2 Mobile subscribers by operator and annual change August 2014
Table 3 Market share by operator August 2014
Table 4 Mobile internet subscribers and penetration 2012 - 2014
Table 5 Mobile services monthly ARPU 1998 - 2011
Table 6 Forecast mobile subscribers 2015; 2020
Table 7 CityCell (PBTL) subscribers 1999 - 2014
Table 8 GrameenPhone subscribers 1998 - 2014
Table 9 Orascom Telecom subscribers 2002 - 2014
Table 10 Axiata (Bangladesh) subscribers 2005 - 2014
Table 11 Teletalk subscribers 2005 - 2014
Table 12 Airtel subscribers 2007 2014
Table 13 Mobile broadband subscribers 2009 2013
Table 14 Key broadcasting statistics 2012
Table 15 Proportion of households with TV 1998 - 2012
Table 16 Cable TV subscribers 2002 - 2012
Chart 1 Bangladesh mobile subscribers and penetration 2000 - 2014
Chart 2 Bangladesh mobile operator market share August 2014
Chart 3 - Major mobile operator subscribers - 2007-2014
Exhibit 1 Mobile operators in Bangladesh 2013
Exhibit 2 - The Village Pay Phone (VPP) Program

GrameenPhone

CityCell (PBTL)

Orascom Telecom Bangladesh (formerly Sheba Telecom)

Banglalink

Robi Axiata (formerly Aktel)

Teletalk (Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board)

Airtel Bangla (formerly Warid Telecom)

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