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Kuwait Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

Kuwait Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

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Monthly blended average revenue per user (ARPU) continued to decline in the face of intense competition, to KWD7.2 in Q215. Despite a boost from data services, ARPU's will decline to KWD20.1 by the end of 2016 and further to KWD18.9 by the end of our newly extended forecast in 2020.

Efforts to migrate customers to higher-value services will result in strong growth in the 3G/4G market, where we project the number of subscriptions to rise from 4.63mn in 2016 to 5.49mn, or 71.3% of total mobile subscriptions, by 2020.

The broadband market also holds significant growth capacity, with penetration remaining low considering income levels in Kuwait and in a regional context. BMI forecasts the market to reach 957,000 subscriptions and a 23.9% penetration rate by the end of 2016. We forecast this to rise to 1.08mn by 2020, for a penetration rate of just over 25%.


BMI Industry View
Latest Updates & Industry Developments
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Kuwait 2013-2020)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Middle East And North Africa Risk/Reward Index
Table: Regional RRI Comparison, Q216
Table: MENA Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q216
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Market Overview
Telecoms
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Regulatory Development
Table: Kuwait - Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players: Kuwait Telecoms Market
Table: Selected Operators Financial Indicators (USDmn)
Table: Market Overview
Table: Ooredoo
Table: VIVA
Table: Zain
Company Profile
Ooredoo Kuwait
VIVA Kuwait
Zain
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Kuwait 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Kuwait 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Kuwait 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Kuwait 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Kuwait 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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