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Liberia Telecommunications Q1 2018

Liberia Telecommunications Q1 2018

BMI View: We have made minor forecast revisions in this annual update to account for the latest data but retain our positive outlook for the Liberian mobile markets and telecoms sector overall. Liberia had a mobile penetration rate of just 60% at the end of 2015, presenting strong growth opportunities. We estimate there was slow growth in 2016 and this will continue in 2017 as the market recovers from the effects of the Ebola crisis. Furthermore, a challenging economic environment in 2016 will lead to weaker GDP growth this year. Looking ahead, subscription growth in the mobile market will be driven by factors such as operators' promotional activities around basic voice services and the extension of network coverage to underserved areas. Long-term demand for broadband services offers the potential for mobile operators to capitalise on their investments in next-generation mobile infrastructure, leaving wireline services underdeveloped.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data And Forecasts (Liberia 2014-2021)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Sub-Saharan Africa Risk/Reward Index
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms Risk/Rewards Index, Q1 2018
Liberia Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Main Development: Implementation Of Unified Licensing Regime
Company Profile
MTN
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Liberia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Liberia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Liberia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Liberia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Liberia 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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