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Mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa: trends and forecasts 2016–2021

Mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa: trends and forecasts 2016–2021

Market Study
Published: February 2017
Pages: For full details, please email deborahf@cmsinfo.com
Research from: Analysys Mason
Sector: Mobile

From: GBP 6153.00
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  "Demand for mobile content services and operators' bundled offers are driving smartphone take-up and will push the smartphone share of handsets up to 39.8% in 2021."

The convenience of mobile Internet access in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will drive the demand for handset connections, particularly because many users have little or no access to fixed infrastructure.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • commentary and trend analysis to support our 5-year forecast for SSA
  • worldwide context, regional analysis and commentary
  • forecasting informed by on-the-ground market experts from our Research and Consulting divisions.

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

 

Detailed country commentary

  • Cameroon
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

 

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa

Data coverage 

Mobile connections

 

 

 

  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone

Mobile revenue

 

  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data

Mobile ARPU

 

  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Voice traffic

 

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU

Who needs to read this report:

Market intelligence, strategy and project managers at mobile operators in SSA.

Regulatory bodies in SSA.

Financial institutions that directly invest in the telecoms sector in the region, or advise others that do so.

Press and media bodies that need a foundation of knowledge of the SSA

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