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Sri Lanka - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

  • ID: 3938451
  • Report
  • Region: Sri Lanka
  • 52 pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bharti Airtel Lanka
  • Dialog Axiata
  • Etisalat Sri Lanka
  • Hutchison Lanka
  • Lanka Bell
  • Mobitel
  • MORE
Sri Lanka's makes significant progress in its IoT ventures.

In 2018 the government's Board of Investment of Sri Lanka formally approved a significant investment for network expansion and upgrade work on 4G mobile and fixed broadband services.

Fixed broadband penetration in Sri Lanka remains very low mainly due to the dominance of the mobile platform and the limited and declining number of fixed lines is restricting more widespread development of fixed broadband. However, the market has grown strongly over the past five years from a very small base. Over the next five years to 2023 strong growth is expected to continue.

Sri Lanka's mobile market has experienced strong growth over the last six years. Slow growth is predicted over the next five years to 2023. The market will be constrained from higher growth due to very strong local competition and a highly saturated mobile market.

The market is now moving from 4G towards 5G mobile services. Dialog Axiata has carried out a 5G' network capability trial with technology partners Ericsson and Huawei in Colombo. The demonstration included a range of 5G solutions including Massive MIMO, cloud radio and IoT-based smart parking and real time 4K video streaming.

Dialog Axiata has claimed South Asia's first launch of a NB-IoT-enabled network supporting IoT solutions such as Connected Home and Car Connect. Mobitel has completed a further round of proof-of-concept (PoC) tests of LTE-Advanced Pro (LTE-A Pro) technology in Colombo.

Sri Lanka has seen a very strong increase in mobile broadband penetration over the past six years, driven by a rising level of 4G mobile subscribers. However, the mobile broadband market is still at an early stage of development with penetration well below most other developed Asian countries. Strong growth is predicted over the next five years to 2023.

Key Developments:

Dialog Axiata has claimed South Asia's first launch of a NB-IoT-enabled network.
Mobitel has completed a further round of proof-of-concept (PoC) tests of LTE-Advanced Pro.
The market is now moving from 4G towards 5G mobile services.
Fixed broadband penetration in Sri Lanka remains very low mainly due to the dominance of the mobile platform.
Sri Lanka has seen a very strong increase in mobile broadband penetration over the past five years.

Companies mentioned in this report:

SLT (Sri Lanka Telecom), Mobitel, Dialog Axiata; Etisalat Sri Lanka; Hutchison Lanka; Bharti Airtel Lanka; SLT, Lanka Bell, Suntel.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bharti Airtel Lanka
  • Dialog Axiata
  • Etisalat Sri Lanka
  • Hutchison Lanka
  • Lanka Bell
  • Mobitel
  • MORE
1. Executive summary

2. Key statistics

3. Country overview
3.1 Background

4. Telecommunications market
4.1 Market overview and analysis
4.2 Regional Asian market comparison

5. Regulatory environment
5.1 Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC)
5.2 National Policy on Telecommunications

6. Fixed network operators
6.1 Overview of operators
6.2 SLT (Sri Lanka Telecom)
6.3 Lanka Bell
6.4 Dialog Broadband Networks (DBN)

7. Telecommunications infrastructure
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Fixed-line statistics
7.3 National Broadband Network
7.4 Other developments
7.4.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
7.4.2 Fibre optic networks
7.4.3 Fibre to the Building (FttB)
7.5 International infrastructure
7.5.1 Submarine
7.6 Data Centres

8. Fixed-line broadband market
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Fixed broadband statistics and market forecast
8.3 Fixed-line broadband technologies
8.3.1 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
8.3.2 Wireless broadband/WiMAX
8.3.3 WiFi

9. Mobile market
9.1 Mobile statistics and market forecast
9.2 Mobile broadband statistics and market forecast
9.3 VoLTE
9.4 MIMO
9.5 Mobile regulatory issues
9.5.1 Pricing

10. Mobile infrastructure
10.1 3G
10.2 4G
10.3 5G

11. Major mobile operators
11.1 Operators
11.2 Dialog Axiata
11.3 Mobitel
11.4 Etisalat Sri Lanka
11.5 Hutchison Lanka
11.6 Bharti Airtel Lanka

12. Mobile content and applications
12.1 m-Commerce

13. Smart infrastructure
13.1 Internet of Things (IoT)
13.2 Smart Cities

14. Digital economy
14.1 E-commerce
14.2 e-Payments
14.3 E-government
14.4 e-Health
14.5 e-Education
14.5.1 School Net project
14.5.2 Connect To Learn Project in Kandy

15. Digital media
15.1 Broadcasting
15.2 Project Loon
15.3 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTT)

16. Related reports

List of Tables
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities 2018 (e)
Table 2 Percentage of Population covered by type of mobile network
Table 3 Key Metrics - Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) - 2018 - 2023
Table 4 Number of telecom operator licences by category - 2018
Table 5 Historic - Fixed-line operators and subscribers 2011 - 2014
Table 6 SLT fixed broadband subscribers 2015 - 2018
Table 7 Historic - SLT fixed-line subscribers
Table 8 Historic - Lanka Bell fixed-line subscribers 1999 - 2014
Table 9 Historic - DBN fixed-line subscribers 2008 - 2014
Table 10 Fixed line subscriptions and penetration 2007 - 2018
Table 11 Historic fixed-line subscribers, annual change and penetration 1995 - 2005
Table 12 Historic - Fixed subscribers wireline and wireless (WLL) - 2009 - 2016
Table 13 Historic - WLL subscribers 1996 - 2016
Table 14 Fixed broadband subscribers (with forecast) 2007 - 2023
Table 15 Historic - Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2002 - 2011
Table 16 Historic - DSL subscribers 2003 - 2014
Table 17 Internet users and penetration (with forecast) 2007 - 2018
Table 18 Historic - Internet users, annual change and penetration 1996 - 2012
Table 19 Fixed internet subscribers 1994 - 2018
Table 20 International internet bandwidth and annual growth 1998 - 2017
Table 21 Mobile subscribers and penetration (with forecast) 2007 - 2023
Table 22 Historic - Mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration 1995 - 2010
Table 23 Mobile broadband subscribers and penetration (with forecast) 2009 - 2023
Table 24 Mobile operators and systems
Table 25 Mobile operator subscribers and market share - 2018
Table 26 Mobile operator subscribers and market share - 2017
Table 27 Dialog Axiata prepaid /postpaid subscribers and market share 2004 - 2018
Table 28 Dialog Axiata ARPU 2007 - 2018
Table 29 Mobitel subscribers 2004 - 2018
Table 30 Mobitel annual revenue 2015 - 2017
Table 31 Etisalat Sri Lanka subscribers - 2004 - 2017
Table 32 Hutchison Lanka subscribers 2006 - 2017
Table 33 Bharti Airtel Lanka subscribers 2009 - 2017
Table 34 Historic - Key broadcasting statistics - 2016

List of Charts
Chart 1 Mobile, Mobile Broadband & Fixed Broadband Penetration 2018; 2023
Chart 2 Asian Telecoms Maturity Index by Market Category
Chart 3 Asian Telecoms Maturity Index vs GDP per Capita
Chart 4 Telecoms Maturity Index Central Asia
Chart 5 Fixed line subscriptions and penetration 2007 - 2018
Chart 6 Fixed broadband subscribers (with forecast) - 2008 - 2023
Chart 7 Mobile subscribers and penetration (with Forecast) 2007 - 2023
Chart 8 Mobile broadband subscribers and penetration (with forecast) 2009 - 2023

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 Key Market Characteristics by Market Segment
Exhibit 2 Central Asia -Key Characteristics of Telecoms Markets by Country
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  • SLT (Sri Lanka Telecom)
  • Mobitel
  • Dialog Axiata
  • Etisalat Sri Lanka
  • Hutchison Lanka
  • Bharti Airtel Lanka
  • SLT
  • Lanka Bell
  • Suntel.
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