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Nigeria Telecommunications Report Q3 2015


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BMI View: BMI forecasts strong growth for Nigeria driven by multitude of factors such as operator'spromotional activities, multiple SIM ownership and expanding into underserved rural areas. However,operators are cautioning that fuel shortages and heightened risk of insurgency will be a significant riskfactor to the mobile growth. Further to this, auctions for additional spectrum have been postponed twicealready and as of June 2015 it appears as if they will be postponed once more. This could dampen our 4Goutlook.

Key Data

Mobile subscriptions grew by 3.5% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q414, bringing total growth in 2014 to 9.4%.

Mobile ARPU dropped by 0.4% in Q414.

The fixed-line sector contracted by 3.9% in Q414, but expanded by 6.5% y-o-y in December 2014.

The number of mobile data users grew by nearly 19% in the 12 months to December 2014 to account for55% of total mobile subscriptions.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Industry SWOT
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Nigeria 2012-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Industry Risk Reward Index
Table: SSA Risk/Reward Index - Q315
Market Overview
Mobile
Table: Regional Comparison
Key Developments
Market Growth
Market Share
Table: Nigeria Mobile Market ('000)
ARPU
Networks
Mobile Content
Table: Glo VAS Launched April 2014
Table: Value-Added Services Timeline
Table: Mobile Contract Wins
Table: Market Overview
Table: MTN
Table: Globacom
Table: Airtel
Table: Etisalat
Table: CDMA*
Mobile Content
Table: Selected Value-Added Services Developments, October 2014-January 2015
Wireline
Table: Nigeria Fixed-Line Market
Table: Fixed-Line And Broadband Developments
Industry Trends And Developments
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Table: Nigeria: Regulatory Bodies And Their Responsibilities
Competition
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players - Telecoms Sector
Table: Selected Operators' Financial Indicators (USDmn)
Company Profile
NITEL
MTN
Airtel
Globacom
Etisalat Nigeria
Regional Overview
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Nigeria 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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