Emerging Markets - Mobile Communications - Bangladesh, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador and Iraq

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 29

Analyst: Kylie Wansink


Archived report. There are around 50 countries worldwide identified by various organisations as Emerging Markets which means they have been identified as countries undergoing industrialisation and rapid growth. In this report, BuddeComm highlights six of the countries identified as an Emerging Market and examines the important mobile communications environment. The report includes a compilation of recent information written by BuddeComm’s Senior Analysts’ on mobile communications in Bangladesh; Chile; China; Czech Republic; Ecuador and Iraq. For each country an overview of the mobile communications market is included as well as key mobile subscriber statistics, major operators and insights into the regulatory issues. This report is designed to provide current observations and statistics which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions. Please note: BuddeComm offers a broad range of unique reports on telecoms in the emerging markets beyond those included in this report.

Key developments:

Following a number of boom years of expansion, the Bangladesh mobile market started showing signs of growth moderating in 2009 and this easing continuing up into 2011; By end-2012, mobile penetration in Chile is expected to top 150%, an estimated 35% more than the Latin American average; China continues to extend its lead as the single largest mobile market in the world; Mobile penetration in the Czech Republic is among the highest in Eastern Europe; The mobile telephony market is by far the most dynamic telecom sector in Ecuador; Mobile services have been the big success story of telecoms in Iraq post-war but operating costs are very high.

Companies mentioned:

Mobile operators in Bangladesh; Chile; China; Czech Republic; Ecuador; Iraq.

Statistical information:

Bangladesh mobile subscribers and penetration; Chile mobile subscribers and penetration; China mobile subscriber growth, population penetration; China mobile subscribers by operator and annual change; Czech Republic - mobile operators by subscribers; Czech republic mobile subscribers and penetration; Ecuador fixed and mobile market share; Ecuador mobile subscribers by operator and technology; Ecuador mobile subscribers and penetration; Iraq mobile subscribers and penetration.

Financial information:

Bangladesh market share by operator; Bangladesh mobile services monthly ARPU; Chile mobile ARPU by major operators; China operator market share 2G vs 3G; European roaming charges; Czech republic roaming charges by operator; Czech Republic MTR charges per minute; Czech Republic mobile number portings; Evolution of mobile ARPU in Ecuador by major operators; Ecuador mobile operators’ market share; Iraq mobile operator market shares; Iraq major mobile operators ARPU.

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