El Salvador Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

El Salvador Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report


Summary

El Salvador Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report, a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in El Salvador 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, mobile, and pay-TV markets, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

Total telecom and pay-TV service revenue in El Salvador will increase at a CAGR of 3.2% over 2022-2027, supported by revenue growth in mobile data, fixed broadband, and pay-TV segments. Mobile data service revenue will grow from $337.9 million in 2022 to $500.2 million in 2027, at a five-year CAGR of 8.2%, driven by increasing smartphone subscriptions, more data consumption, growing adoption of 4G services, projected adoption of 5G services, and increasing mobile data ARPU over the forecast period.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following -
  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in El Salvador.
  • 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, DTT migration, IoT regulations, etc.
  • 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
  • The overall telecom and pay-TV services revenue in El Salvador will increase at a CAGR of 3.2% during 2022-2027.
  • Mobile data service revenue will grow at a five-year CAGR of 8.2%, driven by increasing smartphone subscriptions, growing data consumption, growing adoption of 4G services, projected growth in adoption of 5G services, and increasing mobile data ARPU over the forecast period.
  • Fixed broadband service revenue will also grow from $260.6 million in 2022 to $297.3 million in 2027, at a CAGR of 2.7%, supported by increasing adoption of broadband accounts over cable and fiber (FTTH/B).
Reasons to Buy
  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of El Salvador’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 El Salvador’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 El Salvador’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 El Salvador.


Market highlights
Key takeaways, telecom services revenue outlook, revenue CAGR by service type, 2023 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, Social Digital Connectivity Program, National Digital Agenda 2020 2030, Spectrum Auction, Educational System Transformation
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 suscriptions, 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
Churn, voice usage, data usage
Market share trends
Subscription market shares, 2022
Pre-/postpaid market shares, 2022
MVNO subscription market share, 2022
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 penetration and subscription trends
Voice telephony lines by technology, 2021-2027
Broadband lines by technology, 2021-2027
Market share trends
Fixed voice telephony access line market shares, 2022
Fixed broadband access lines market shares, 2022
Fixed service revenue trends
Total fixed service revenue by service category, 2021-2027
Fixed services ARPU by service category, 2021-2027
Pay-TV services market
Penetration and subscription trends
TV and pay-TV household penetration, 2021-2027
Total pay-TV subscriptions by type, 2021-2027
Market share trends
Total pay-TV subscription market shares, 2022
Service revenue trends
Total pay-TV service revenue, 2021-2027
Pay-TV services ARPU by type, 2021-2027
Competitive landscape and company snapshots
Product portfolios and positioning, market share overview
Company snapshot (Claro El Salvador, Tigo El Salvador)
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