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  • Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    The mobile market in Papua New Guinea has enormous growth potentialWith a population of more than 7 million people and mobile penetration of around 50%, PNG’s mobile market has enormous growth potential.
     
  • Vocus - M2
    Vocus is an Australian based telecommunications provider with offices in Australia and New Zealand. Its services include co-location, internet, voice, fibre and ethernet services. Vocus merged with M2 Communications in 2016 and acquired Amcom in 2015, a second-tier telecommunications carrier providing fibre, cloud services, IP voice solutions, broadband, data centre, and internet services to corporate and government.
     
  • TPG Telecom Limited
    TPG Telecom Limited provides telecoms and multimedia services in the Australian marketplace. TPG acquired local ISP iiNet. TPG is now Australia's second-biggest provider of fixed-line broadband in Australia with over 1.
     
  • Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Telecoms sector in Syria showing resilience despite challenging environmentThe years of civil unrest in Syria have taken their toll on Syria’s telecommunications infrastructure and while the capital Damascus has survived reasonably well, it is the outskirts, rural and remote areas which have felt the brunt of the destruction.
     
  • Israel - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    In 2017 Israel’s mobile market is served by five mobile network operators. In recent years, there have been some changes however with Partner stepping away from its branding partnership with Orange and Golan Telecom becoming available for acquisition.
     
  • Taiwan - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Taiwan possesses a competitive mobile market comprised of six mobile network operators, of which three dominate the market. High mobile penetration means competition is intense to gain new subscribers hence the market was quick to embrace LTE due to the new subscriber opportunity it presented.
     
  • Nextgen Networks (Nextgen Group)
    Nextgen Networks (Nextgen) is a licensed telecommunications carrier and the company specialises in data services for carriers, service providers, government and corporations. The company was also awarded an RSP license for the NBN Co trial areas.
     
  • Nextgen Networks (Nextgen Group)
    Nextgen Networks (Nextgen) is a licensed telecommunications carrier and the company specialises in data services for carriers, service providers, government and corporations. The company was also awarded an RSP license for the NBN Co trial areas.
     
  • Global Mobile Broadband - LTE, VoLTE, LTE-A, LTE-B and 5G - Trends and Statistics
    Long-Term Evolution (LTE) – or 4G – has represented an important growth opportunity for the mobile industry, and operators around the world have invested heavily in rolling out the technology. 5G technology is also now well and truly under development.
     
  • Digital and Mobile Media - Apps, Music, Entertainment, Social Networks and Gaming
    There are a number of sub-sectors which make up the overall global digital media entertainment market and in 2017 many of these are demonstrating enormous growth. This highly competitive market is flourishing on the back of improved mobile and broadband infrastructure and consumers continuing to embrace entertainment services such as gaming, social media, video streaming and music.
     

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  • Kenya - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
    Kenya’s telecommunications market continues to undergo considerable changes in the wake of increased competition, improved international connectivity, and rapid developments in the mobile market. The landing of four fibre-optic international submarine cables in recent years dramatically reduced the cost of phone calls and internet access, allowing internet services to be affordable to a far greater proportion of the population.
     
  • Kenya - Mobile Infrastructure, Operators and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Kenya’s mobile market has continued to grow steadily, supported by a mobile subscriber base of about 39 8 million by early 2017. Some market consolidation occurred following the acquisition by Airtel and Safaricom of Essar Telecom’s yuMobile business.
     
  • Kenya - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Kenya’s broadband market has been transformed by a combination of increased investments in network upgrades among the key providers as well as the landing of four fibre-optic submarine cables. This international connectivity ended the country’s dependence on limited and expensive satellite services, while vastly increased bandwidth has led to wholesale prices tumbling to a fraction of the former rate.
     
  • BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Internet Governance, E-Security and Net Neutrality Insights
    Over the last decade or so the telecoms industry has been at loggerheads with the content providers and distributors (OTT companies) regarding the use of the infrastructure by the OTT players. On one side we have the people arguing for net neutrality (leave the OTT players alone), and on the other we have the telcos wanting to charge certain players for using their network.
     
  • Côte d Ivoire (Ivory Coast) - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Ivory Coast’s regulator reconfigures mobile market with four operatorsDuring the last few years Côte d’Ivoire has benefited from strong economic growth, with GDP having remained steady at above 8%, supported by strong export in cocoa and palm oil.
     
  • Macedonia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Macedonia’s mobile market dominated by two MNOsThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia) has been a European Union (EU) candidate country since 2005. As part of the EU pre-accession process, the country has built closer economic ties with the Union: the EU accounts for 60% of Macedonia’s exports and about half of its imports.
     
  • Georgia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Georgia’s Mobitel secures spectrum in the 2100MHz band at auctionGeorgia continues to develop its economy in the face of considerable challenges, not least being a fractured political relationship with Russia and the continuing downturn in the Russian economy which has negatively impacted on its own growth potential.
     
  • Senegal - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
    Senegalese government to revise telecoms legislation to keep pace with ICT changesSenegal’s economic growth has improved steadily in recent years, with GDP estimated to have grown 5.1% in 2015. This has translated into consistent growth in the telecom market, with the number of mobile subscribers having increased 2.
     
  • Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
    Sudan’s Sudatel invests $267 million in infrastructure to 2020Sudan makes up the northern part of a country which in 2011 was separated to form the new state of South Sudan. Three quarters of the former population live in the north, where mobile market penetration is far higher.
     
  • Portugal - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses
    Despite some consolidation among players the Portuguese mobile market remains dominated by the incumbent Portugal Telecom, owned by Altice Group and operating as Meo, followed by Vodafone and NOS. The market share held by Meo has fallen steadily in recent years, to below 44% by early 2017.
     

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