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Ghana Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

Ghana Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

BMI View:

The mobile market in Ghana rebounded in Q217 for a Q-o-Q growth of 1.7%, performing inline with our forecast. This was despite MTN's substantial net subscriber loss in Q117 because of areclassification of subscribers, which resulted in 3.4mn disconnections. The broadband internet market isunderserved as customers' expectations of speed and reliability are not yet matched with suitable offers theycan afford. Projects such as the Google-backed CSquared open access network and nascent fibre-to-thehomedeployments from MTN and Vodafone should foster the sector. We expect that competition will heatup further in the 3G/4G segment as MTN invests in new 4G and 3G base stations, while Vodafone isbelieved to be close to launching 4G. If the Tigo/Airtel merger goes ahead, the enlarged company will beginto capitalise on its shared resources and technological innovation.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Ghana 2014-2021)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Sub-Saharan Africa Risk/Reward Index
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa - Telecoms Risk/Rewards Index, Q4 2017
Ghana Industry Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers And Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice And Broadband
Pay-TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Industry Risk
Main Development: Spectrum Auctions For Broadband
Additional Developments
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players - Ghana Telecoms Sector
Table: Market Overview
Company Profiles
MTN Ghana
Vodafone Ghana
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Ghana 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Ghana 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Ghana 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Ghana 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Ghana 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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