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Chad Telecommunications Report 2015

Chad Telecommunications Report 2015

BMI View: Chad is one of Africa's most challenging markets for telecommunications investment anddevelopment. Mobile growth shows signs of deceleration and a challenging political environment willremain a key deterrent for foreign investment for upcoming years. Furthermore, the operators are likely toturn away from expanding into rural areas and rather focus on expanding their networks in cities to offerhigher value data services. Two of the largest operators -Tigo and Airtel have started offering 4G servicesin Chad, but BMI believes that the uptake of data services will be slow. The wireline sector is a monopolyof the state-owned utility and lacks the resources needed to develop advanced services. The broadbandmarket is served by three alternative players, but these are very small and seemingly target a small group oflarge enterprises rather than average consumers.

Key Data

Wireline connections will contract from 25,000 in 2014 to 23,000 in 2019, representing a penetration rateof 0.15%.

Mobile subscriptions will increase from 5.38mn in 2014 to 7.39mn in 2019, representing a penetrationrate of 48.3%.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Chad 2012-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Table: SSA Risk/Reward Index - Q315
Market Overview
Mobile
Mobile Content
Table: Selected Value-Added Services Developments, October 2014-January 2015
Wireline
Table: Internet Subscriptions By Operator, 2009-2012
Industry Trends And Developments
Regulatory Development
Table: Regulatory Agency
Company Profile
Airtel Africa
Table: Selected Key Developments
Regional Overview
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Chad 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Chad 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Chad 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Chad 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Chad 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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