Cameroon Telecom Services Market Size and Analysis by Service Revenue, Penetration, Subscription, ARPU's (Mobile and Fixed Services by Segments and Technology), Competitive Landscape and Forecast to 2027

Cameroon Telecom Services Market Size and Analysis by Service Revenue, Penetration, Subscription, ARPU's (Mobile and Fixed Services by Segments and Technology), Competitive Landscape and Forecast to 2027


Cameroon Telecom Operators Country intelligence report is a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Cameroon today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2027. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband and mobile, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

Total telecom service revenue in Cameroon will increase at a five-year CAGR of 4.5% over the 2022-2027 forecast period, primarily driven by strong growth in mobile data revenue and steady growth in fixed broadband service revenue. Mobile data revenue will increase at a CAGR of 11% over the 2022-2027 period, driven by growing mobile data subscriptions, increasing 4G subscriptions, projected growth in adoption of 5G services, and increasing mobile data ARPU. Fixed broadband revenue will grow at a CAGR of 3.2%, supported by growing adoption of broadband services on the back of government’s investments in fiber network development.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following -
  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in Cameroon.
  • The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to spectrum licensing, national broadband plans, tariff regulation and more.
  • Telecom services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, and mobile data markets.
  • The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications markets.
  • Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook.
  • Total telecom service revenue in Cameroon will grow at a five-year CAGR of 4.5% over the 2022-2027 forecast period.
  • Mobile services revenue will account for 96.9% share of the total service revenue in 2027, driven by an increase in mobile internet subscriptions, growing consumption of mobile data services, increasing 4G subscriptions, and projected growth in the adoption of 5G services.
  • Orange Cameroon led the mobile services market in terms of mobile subscriptions in 2022, followed by MTN Cameroon and Nexttel Cameroon.
Reasons to Buy
  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Cameroon’s telecommunications markets, service providers, and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Cameroon’s mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
  • With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
  • The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in Cameroon’s telecommunications markets.
  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors, and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in Cameroon.

Market highlights
Key takeaways, telecom services revenue outlook, revenue CAGR by service type, 2022 service penetration
Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
Population, nominal GDP, PPP-adjusted GDP per capita, real GDP growth, consumer price inflation, exchange rates
Regulatory context
Regulatory highlights, Fixed Broadband Development, Digital Transformation, Connectivity Improvement
Telecom market outlook
Total telecom and pay-tv services revenue by category, 2021-2027
Evolution of total telecom and Pay-TV services revenue, 2021-2027
Mobile services market
Mobile service penetration and subscription trends
Mobile subscription and user penetration, 2021-2027
Total mobile subscriptions, 2021-2027
Device adoption trends
Mobile subscriptions by device type, 2021-2027
Handset subscriptions by type, 2021-2027
Payment types and technology trends
Mobile subscriptions by payment type
Mobile subscriptions by technology generation, 2021-2027
Churn and usage trends
Market share trends
Subscription market shares, 2022
Pre-/postpaid market shares, 2022
Service revenue trends
Total mobile services revenue by service, 2021-2027
Mobile services ARPU by payment type, 2021-2027
Fixed services market
Fixed service penetration and subscription trends
Voice telephony and fixed broadband penetration, 2021-2027
Total voice telephony and fixed broadband access lines, 2021-2027
Fixed service revenue trends
Total fixed service revenue by service category, 2021-2027
Fixed services ARPU by service category, 2021-2027
Competitive landscape and company snapshots
Product portfolios and positioning, market share overview
Company snapshot (MTN Cameroon, Orange Cameroon, Nexttel Cameroon)
Additional resources
Baseline forecast assumptions
Data tables
Research methodology
Country Intelligence Report coverage
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