South Africa Telecom Services Forecast, 2022–2027

South Africa Telecom Services Forecast, 2022–2027

This IDC Market Forecast examines the outlook for the South African telecom market across the 2022–2027 period. The study analyzes the provision of consumer and business connectivity (voice and data) services and discusses the key trends, challenges, and competitive dynamics shaping the market."Consumer uptake of FWA and mobile data services will continue to fuel the growth of the telecom services market in South Africa over the next few years. Organizations in South Africa will also shift from focusing on digital transformation to operating as full-fledged digital businesses. Reliable connectivity will remain essential for their key digital-first investments. As such, existing telcos should start developing compelling value propositions that speak to both consumers and businesses." — Mervin Miemoukanda, senior research analyst, IDC Middle East and Africa

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Network Expansions
Implementation of Digital-First Initiatives
Bleak Economic Outlook
Limited Government Support
Significant Market Developments
Mobile Private Network Developments
More 5G Spectrum Allocation
Open RAN Developments
Launch of Telkom's Commercial 5G Services
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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