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South Africa telecoms market report 2014

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Market Study
Published: March 2014
Pages: 45 slides
Research from: Analysys Mason
Sector: Mobile

From: GBP 624.00
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This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of South Africa's telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country's fixed and mobile telecoms markets, and includes market share data and operators' infrastructure status. It also includes an analysis of the market outlook, focusing on the following trends and emerging opportunities.

  • South Africa's telecoms market may be ready for consolidation.
  • South Africa is setting ambitious targets in its national broadband policy, strategy and plan.
  • ICASA, the South African telecoms regulator, has introduced additional aggressive mobile termination rate (MTR) reductions.
  • Mobile operators are intensifying competition around LTE offers in order to attract high-end data users.

Company coverage

This report includes detailed information on the following companies.

  • Cell C
  • Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN)

 

  • Neotel
  • Telkom SA

 

  • Telkom SA (Telkom Mobile)
  • Vodacom

 

Data coverage

Analysys Mason's country report data annexes provide a range of key metrics for South Africa's telecoms market. Figures are supplied for each year since 2009. The data annex was last updated in March 2014. Metrics include the following.

Fixed telecoms market

 

Mobile telecoms market

Connections

  • voice
  • broadband (split by access technology: DSL and other)
  • dial-up Internet.

 

Connections

  • total and penetration
  • split by prepaid and contract; handset and broadband; and 2G.

Revenue

  • service revenue: total, as a percentage of GDP and per capita per month
  • retail revenue ('spend') – for DSL and other fixed broadband.

 

Revenue

  • service revenue, total and split by: prepaid and contract; as a percentage of GDP; per capita per month; voice, non-voice, P2P messaging, and content and data (for handset-based service revenue); and mobile broadband
  • ARPU, total and split by: prepaid and contract; and handset voice and non-voice services
  • data revenue (and as a percentage of service revenue).

Traffic

  • fixed-originated minutes of use per active connection per month.

 

Traffic

  • mobile-originated minutes of use per active connection per month.

Operator-level metrics/market share

  • broadband subscribers by major broadband operator (and associated market shares and year-on-year changes).

 

Operator-level metrics/market share

  • active subscribers (and associated market shares and year-on-year changes).

 

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