Uganda: Mobile Money, Mobile Data and Fixed Infrastructure Developments to Drive Telecom Market

Uganda: Mobile Money, Mobile Data and Fixed Infrastructure Developments to Drive Telecom Market
Octobre 2015
Type de Produit
Country profile
Description du rapport

The telecom market in Uganda is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.9% during 2015-2020 to reach $1.7bn by 2020. Mobile voice will continue to be the largest revenue generator, contributing 68.0% to overall revenue in 2015. The top two operators, MTN and Airtel, will account for 88.9% of overall service revenue in 2015. 2G will be the most dominant technology in 2015, accounting for 78.7% of subscriptions. However, its share of total subscriptions will decrease over the forecast period due to the increasing popularity of 3G and 4G services. Mobile services will continue to dominate the market, accounting for 92% of total service revenue in 2020. Data will increasingly contribute to total revenue, generating more than half of telecom revenue in 2020.

Key Findings

- The telecom market in Uganda is expected to generate service revenue of $1.1bn in 2015, a 2.4% increase from 2014, driven by growth in mobile services revenue. Total market revenue will grow at a CAGR of 8.9% during the forecas

Table des matières

Executive summary

Market and competitor overview

Regional context

Economic, demographic and political context

Regulatory environment

Demand profile

Service evolution

Competitive landscape

Major market players

Segment analysis

Mobile services

Fixed services

Identifying opportunities

Overall market opportunities

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