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Rwanda - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics

  • Published: September 2014
  • Region: Rwanda
  • 38 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

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This 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.
Although the country was slow to liberalise the mobile sector, READ MORE >

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/Liquid Telecom
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. Pay TV
14. Forecasts
14.1 Forecasts mobile market 2013, 2016
14.2 Notes on scenario forecasts
15. 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 - 2015
Table 11 Fixed lines by operator 2010 - 2014
Table 12 International bandwidth 2006 - 2014
Table 13 Historic - Internet subscribers and penetration rate 1999 - 2004
Table 14 Internet subscribers and penetration rate 2005- 2014
Table 15 Internet subscribers by platform 2005- 2014
Table 16 Mobile internet market share of subscribers by operator 2013- 2014
Table 17 Internet subscribers by ISP 2011 - 2014
Table 18 Fixed-line internet subscribers by ISP Sept 2013
Table 19 Mobile market share of subscribers by operator 2011- 2014
Table 20 Mobile geographic coverage by operator Mar 2014
Table 21 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1999 - 2004
Table 22 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2005 - 2015
Table 23 Mobile subscribers by operator 2009 - 2014
Table 24 MTN Rwanda ARPU 2002 - 2014
Table 25 MTN Rwanda financial data 2011 - 2014
Table 26 MTN Rwanda subscribers 2012 - 2014
Table 27 Tigo Rwanda subscribers 2010 - 2014
Table 28 Tigo Rwanda subscribers 2010 - 2014
Table 29 Pay TV subscribers by operator 2013
Table 30 Forecast mobile subscribers 2013; 2016
Chart 1 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2010 2015
Chart 2 Internet subscribers and penetration rate 2005- 2014
Chart 3 Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 2005 - 2015
Exhibit 1 e-Soko

Rwandatel (Terracom

LapGreen)

MTN Rwanda

Liquid Telecom

Millicom (Tigo)

Bharti Airtel

Artel Communications

Electrogaz.

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