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Colombia Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

BMI View: Colombia's mobile market has become more competitive with MVNOs, to the detriment ofnetwork operators' subscriber figures. With a heavily prepaid saturated market, operators are increasinglyfocusing on non-voice services for revenue growth and thus compete to expand their 4G LTE networks. 3G/4G uptake will support growth in the overall mobile market. A new converged regulator would streamlinelicensing processes and would attract greater investment. This will help with consolidation efforts in thewireline segment, eventually leading to more competitive country-wide operators. As fibre expands, fixedand mobile network operators will be looking to offer bundles as a way to retain and upsellcustomers. Untapped demand and Colombia's improving economic conditions will contribute to the uptakeof these services but expansion to the rich Bogotá market will be key for a successful converged servicesstrategy in the country.

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

Mobile internet subscriptions are rising rapidly, particularly 4G. Movistar's and TigoUNE's LTEnetworks covered over 50% of the population at the end of 2016 and the government's Vive Digital plantargets 100% coverage at the end of 2018. A forthcoming auction of 700MHz and 1900MHz frequencieswill enable operators to expand 4G services into more remote areas.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Colombia 2014-2021)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Latin America Risk/Reward Index
Table: Latin America Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q417
Colombia Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers And Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice And Broadband
Pay-TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Industry Risks
Main Development: MinTIC Consultation On 700MHz And 1900MHz Auction
Additional Developments
Competitive Landscape
Table: Market Structure
Mobile Operator Data
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Table: Claro
Table: Movistar
Table: TigoUNE
Company Profile
Claro
Movistar
TigoUNE
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Colombia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Colombia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Colombia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Colombia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Colombia 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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