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Rwanda - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Product Image

Rwanda - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts

  • Published: February 2014
  • Region: Rwanda
  • 35 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

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This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Rwanda’s telecommunications market. Subjects covered include:

One of the fastest growing mobile markets in Africa;
Key statistics;
Market and industry overviews;
Government policies affecting the telecoms industry;
Market liberalisation and regulatory issues;
Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences;
Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband);
Infrastructure development;
Mobile voice and data markets, including 3G;
Internet development and pricing;
Broadband, including 3G mobile;
Convergence (voice/data, fixed/wireless/mobile);
Average revenue per user (ARPU).
The Rwandan telecom sector has shown particularly strong growth in recent years, buttressed by a vibrant economy and a GDP which has sustained growth of between 7% and 8% annually since 2008. As a result, the country is rapidly catching up with other markets in Africa, with increased penetration particularly evident in the internet and mobile sectors.
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1. Executive summary
2. Key statistics
2.1 Country overview
3. Telecommunications market
3.1 Market analysis
4. Regulatory environment
4.1 Regulatory authority
4.1.1 Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA)
4.1.2 RITA and NICT
4.2 Licensing
4.3 Market liberalisation
4.3.1 Third national operator licence
4.3.2 Fourth mobile licence: Bharti Airtel
4.4 Interconnection
4.5 Universal access
4.5.1 MTN VillagePhone
4.5.2 ‘Cheaper handsets’ initiatives
5. Fixed network services
5.1 Fixed-line statistics
5.2 Rwandatel/Terracom/Liquid telecom
5.2.1 Privatisation
5.2.2 Network infrastructure
5.2.3 Wireless local loop (WLL)
5.3 Artel Communications
6. National fibre backbone networks
6.1 Rwandatel/Terracom
6.2 Electrogaz
6.3 MTN
7. International infrastructure
7.1 VSAT
7.2 Submarine fibre optic cables
7.2.1 Seacom
7.2.2 EASSy
7.2.3 TEAMS
7.3 The East Africa Backhaul System (EABS)
7.4 Service provision to the DRC
8. Internet market
8.1 Overview
8.1.1 Internet statistics
8.2 ISP market
8.3 Rwanda Internet Exchange Point (RIXP)
8.4 Cybercafes and telecentres
8.5 One Laptop per Child (OLPC)
8.5.1 Similar initiatives
8.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
9. Broadband market
9.1 Overview
9.2 ADSL
9.3 EV-DO
9.4 WiMAX, WiBro
9.5 WiFi
10. Digital Economy
10.1 E-government
10.2 E-health
10.3 E-learning
11. Mobile communications
11.1 Overview of Rwanda’s mobile market
11.1.1 Mobile statistics
11.2 Major mobile operators
11.2.1 MTN Rwanda
11.2.2 Rwandatel (formerly Terracom Mobile)
11.2.3 Millicom Rwanda (Tigo)
11.3 Mobile handsets
11.4 Mobile data services
11.5 Third generation (3G)
11.6 Long-term Evolution (LTE)
11.7 Mobile money transfer, m-banking
12. Digital TV developments
13. Forecasts
13.1 Forecasts – mobile market – 2013, 2016
13.2 Notes on scenario forecasts
14. Related reports
Table 1 – Country statistics Rwanda – 2013 (e)
Table 2 – Fixed-line network statistics – 2013 (e)
Table 3 – Internet provider statistics – 2013
Table 4 – Internet and social media user statistics – 2013 (Jun)
Table 5 – Mobile statistics – 2013
Table 6 – National telecommunications authority
Table 7 – Telecom sector investment – 2005 - 2013
Table 8 – Telecom sector revenue – 2001 - 2013
Table 9 – Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 1999 - 2004
Table 10 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2005 - 2014
Table 11 – Fixed lines by operator – 2010 - 2013
Table 12 – international bandwidth – 2006 - 2013
Table 13 – Historic - Internet users and penetration rate – 1999 - 2004
Table 14 – Internet users and penetration rate – 2005- 2014
Table 15 – Internet subscribers by ISP – 2011 - 2013
Table 16 – Fixed-line internet subscribers by ISP – Sept 2013
Table 17 – Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 1999 - 2004
Table 18 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2005 - 2014
Table 19 – Mobile subscribers by operator – 2009 - 2013
Table 20 – MTN Rwanda ARPU – 2002 - 2013
Table 21 – MTN Rwanda revenue – 2011 - 2013
Table 22 – Forecast mobile subscribers – 2013; 2016
Chart 1 – Fixed lines in service and teledensity – 2010 – 2014
Chart 2 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2005 - 2014
Exhibit 1 – e-Soko

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