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Macedonia Telecommunications Report 2017

Macedonia Telecommunications Report 2017

BMI View: Macedonia's small size and saturated market offer few growth prospects for new entrants andestablished players alike. This view is underscored by the merger of VIP and ONE and the limited interestshown by MVNOs. Although consumer choice is impacted, consolidation is creating stronger playerscapable of challenging the incumbent. Newcomers would be advised to look to the services and contentfields for investment opportunities.

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

The mobile market lost 32,000 net subscribers in 2016 bringing down the total to 2.362mn. We forecastthis number to fall to 2.237mn by end-2021. The focus is on 3G/4G migration and such customers willaccount for nearly 100% of the user base by 2021 as 4G wins favour.

In the wireline arena, the focus is on rolling out next-generation high-speed accesses, over whichoperators can deliver multiple high-value services. Triple-play services are becoming commonplace,but there is little appetite for advanced services outside urban areas. There will be 1.042mn broadbandaccesses by 2021, a relatively low penetration rate.


BMI Industry View
SWOT Analysis
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Macedonia 2015-2021)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Central And Eastern Europe Risk/Reward Index
Table: Central And Eastern Europe Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q3 2017
Macedonia Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers And Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice And Broadband
Table: Macedonia: Wireline Accesses By Type ('000)
Table: Macedonia: Wireline Broadband Accesses By Technology ('000)
Pay-TV/Convergence
Table: Macedonia: Pay-TV Subscriptions & Bundle Mixes ('000)
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Industry Risks
Main Development: New Operator Licences Contemplated
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Operators - Selected Financial (USDmn) And Operating Data
Mobile Operator Data
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Operator Data
Table: Makedonski Telekom/T-Mobile
Table: VIP-ONE
Company Profile
Makedonski Telekom
VIP Operator
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Macedonia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Macedonia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Macedonia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Macedonia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Macedonia 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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