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Argentina Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

Argentina Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

BMI View: Conflict between the government and the judiciary over the proposed restructuring ofArgentina's telecoms and media regulators will weigh on operators' investment strategies for the short-tomediumterm. The market is fluctuating, with the move towards more advanced services gathering pace. Onthe mobile side, saturation has occurred, meaning that operators are looking to migrate users onto moreadvanced plans, such as LTE. The awarding of the 700MHz spectrum will help that strategy. On the fixedside, infrastructure investment is also needed, with the move towards convergence helping operators togrow their revenue per user.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

Mobile subscriptions increased by 358,000 in Q315, but this is still unlikely to offset subscriber lossesearlier in the year

Fixed broadband connections reached 6.559mn at the end of June 2015, as convergence was introducedin the country.

In the wake of Argentina's presidential elections in November 2015, the new government headed byMauricio Macri vowed to undo controversial regulatory reforms imposed by the former Cristina Kirchnerregime earlier in the year. Besides tightening control over the audiovisual media sector the reforms hadinstalled key pro-Kirchner officials at the heads of the new media and ICT regulators, AFSCA andAFTIC.


BMI Industry View
Latest Updates & Industry Developments
SWOT
Industry
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Argentina 2013-2020)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Latin America Telecoms Risk Reward Index
Table: Latin Americas Telecoms Risk/Rewards Index - Q216
Argentina Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Pay-TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Table: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players
Operator Data
Table: Telecom Argentina
Table: Movistar
Table: Claro
Table: Grupo Clarín
Table: Nextel
Company Profile
Telecom Argentina
Telefónica de Argentina (TASA)
Claro
Nextel Argentina
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Argentina 1990-2025)
Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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