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Costa Rica: Country Intelligence Report

Costa Rica: Country Intelligence Report

Summary

Costa Rica: Country Intelligence Report, a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Costa Rica today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2023. 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, mobile and pay-TV segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

The telecom service revenue growth in the Costa Rica over 2018-2023 will be driven by mobile data, fixed broadband, and pay-TV segments. Mobile data revenue will be driven by increasing data consumption, especially over smartphones and M2M, and the expanding coverage of high-speed LTE/LTE-A networks in the country. Fixed broadband revenue will be led by broadband network investments from Tigo and ICE and regulatory push to extend internet connectivity to underserved localities.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following -

  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in Costa Rica.
  • 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 and pay-TV services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, mobile data, and pay-TV markets.
  • The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom and pay-TV services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications and pay-TV 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.
Scope
  • Overall telecom service revenue in Costa Rica will grow at a CAGR of 5.2% over 2018-2023.
  • Mobile revenue will account for 58.4% of total telecom revenue in 2023.
  • Mobile data revenue will increase at a CAGR 12.9% over the forecast period.
  • The top two mobile operators, ICE (Kolbi) and Movistar Costa Rica, will account for 77.6% of total mobile subscriptions estimated 2018.
Reasons to buy
  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of the Costa Rica’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 the Costa Rica’s mobile communications, fixed telephony and 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 the Costa Rica’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 the Costa Rica.


Market highlights
Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
Demographic and macroeconomic context
Regulatory context
Telecom and pay-TV services market outlook
Total telecom service revenue
Mobile services market
Fixed services market
Pay-TV services market
Competitive landscape and company snapshots
Competitive landscape
ICE (kölbi)
Movistar Costa Rica
Claro Costa Rica
Tigo Costa Rica
Additional resources
Baseline forecast assumptions
Data tables
Glossary
Research methodology
Country Intelligence Report coverage
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