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Sri Lanka Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

Sri Lanka Telecommunications Report Q2 2016

Improvements in broadband coverage and speed are vital to the future of the telecoms industry in SriLanka, and there is pressure on SLT to complete its fibre-optic network on time by end 2016.In 2013, SLTsecured a 10-year licence from the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) tooperate Sri Lanka's national National Backbone Network (NBN) which is to drive the SMART revolutionwithin the country The company has already lain over 20.000km of fibre network and the roll-out isongoing. Consequently, competition in the business services sector is developing with SLT having launcheda national cloud platform, dubbed Akaza, to offer cloud computing services for enterprises in December2015 while Dialog bough a 26% share in the e-learning content provider HeadStart (Pvt) Ltd. in January2016.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

Over 80% of mobile phone subscriptions remain prepaid which limits the market for premium services, andaverage ARPU not increased although 3G and 4G services have been launched as operators competeaggressively on price.

Consolidation is likely in the mobile market with telecoms tax eroding operator revenues and consequently,SLT and Dialog are looking to acquire Hutchinson Lanka and Airtel, repestively.

Dialog Axiata continues to dominate the mobile market with an estimated 41.8% share of subscriptions inH115.


BMI Industry View
Latest Updates & Industry Developments
SWOT
Industry SWOT
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Sri Lanka 2013-2020)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Sri Lanka
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Index - Q2 2016
Market Overview
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Table: Sri Lanka Mobile Subscriptions By Contract Type ('000)
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Pay-TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Taxation
New Licences
Competitive Landscape
Market Structure
Table: Sri Lanka Telecoms Sector Key Players
Mobile Operator Data
Table: Sri Lanka Mobile Market Overview
Table: Bharti Airtel Lanka
Table: Dialog Axiata
Table: Etisalat Lanka
Table: Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka
Table: Mobitel
Wireline Operator Data
Table: Sri Lanka Fixed Line Market Overview
Company Profile
Dialog Axiata
Developments
Hutchison Lanka
Sri Lanka Telecom
Developments
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Sri Lanka 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Sri Lanka 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Sri Lanka 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Sri Lanka 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Sri Lanka 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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