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Niger Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

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  • 38 Pages
  • November 2023
  • Region: Niger
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4873246
This is a new Country Intelligence Report that provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Niger today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2028. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics, and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband, and mobile segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

Total telecom service revenue in Niger will grow at a five-year CAGR of 7.4% across 2023-2028, primarily driven by revenue growth in mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data service revenue will increase at the fastest CAGR of 16.1%, driven by growing consumption of mobile data services, increase in mobile internet subscriptions, rising data consumption over 3G/4G networks, and increasing mobile data ARPU over the forecast period. Fixed broadband service revenue will increase at a healthy CAGR of 10%, thanks to ongoing efforts by the government to expand fixed broadband network coverage in the country to improve broadband penetration of population.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following -

  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in Niger.
  • The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to government initiatives, national fiber project, and more.
  • Telecom services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice and mobile data markets.
  • The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications markets.
  • Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook.


  • Mobile data service revenue will increase at the fastest CAGR of 16.1%, driven by growing consumption of mobile data services, increase in mobile internet subscriptions, rising data consumption over 3G/4G networks, and increasing mobile data ARPU over the forecast period.
  • 4G subscriptions will increase at a robust CAGR of 51.2% over the 2023-2028 period, driven by growing adoption of 4G-enabled smartphones and 4G network expansion efforts from operators.
  • The top two mobile operators, Airtel Niger and Zamani Telecom, will account for 76% share of overall mobile subscriptions in 2023.

Reasons to Buy

  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Niger’s telecommunications markets, service providers and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • Accompanying the Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Niger’s mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
  • With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
  • The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in Niger’s telecommunications markets.
  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in Niger.

Table of Contents

  • Market highlights
  • Key takeaways, telecom services revenue outlook, revenue CAGR by service type, 2023 service penetration
  • Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
  • Population, nominal GDP, PPP-adjusted GDP per capita, real GDP growth, consumer price inflation, exchange rates
  • Regulatory context
  • Regulatory highlights, Digital Transformation Projects Funding, M&A
  • Telecom market outlook
  • Total telecom services revenue by category, 2022-2028
  • Evolution of total telecom services revenue, 2022-2028
  • Mobile services market
  • Mobile service penetration and subscription trends
  • Mobile subscription and user penetration, 2022-2028
  • Total mobile subscriptions, 2022-2028
  • Device adoption trends
  • Mobile subscriptions by device type, 2022-2028
  • Handset subscriptions by type, 2022-2028
  • Payment types and technology trends
  • Mobile subscriptions by payment type
  • Mobile subscriptions by technology generation, 2022-2028
  • Churn and usage trends
  • Churn, voice usage, data usage
  • Market share trends
  • Fixed services market
  • Fixed service penetration and subscription trends
  • Voice telephony and fixed broadband penetration, 2022-2028
  • Total voice telephony and fixed broadband access lines, 2022-2028
  • Fixed service revenue trends
  • Total fixed service revenue by service category, 2022-2028
  • Fixed services ARPU by service category, 2022-2028
  • Competitive landscape and company snapshots
  • Product portfolios and positioning, market share overview
  • Company snapshot (Airtel Niger, Zamani Telecom, Moov Africa Niger, Niger Telecom)
  • Contact the Publisher

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Airtel Niger
  • Zamani Telecom
  • Moov Africa Niger
  • Niger Telecom