Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

36 Pages - GLDATA70470


"Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report," a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in DRC today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2024. 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 segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

Total telecom service revenue in the DRC reached US$1.3 billion in 2019 and will continue to increase at a CAGR of 15.8% over 2019-2024 to reach US$2.8 billion by 2024, supported by revenue growth in the mobile data, mobile voice, and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data revenue will be the fastest-growing segment with a CAGR of 25.1% in 2019-2024. Rising mobile Internet subscriptions and growing data consumption over the forecast period will drive mobile data revenues up. Fixed broadband revenue will grow from US$60.7 million in 2019 to US$97.4 million by 2024, driven by ongoing deployment of fixed broadband networks across the country.

The Country Intelligence Report provides an in-depth analysis of the following -
- Demographic and macroeconomic context in DRC.
- 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.


- Overall telecom service revenue in the DRC will grow at a robust CAGR of 15.8% during 2019-2024.
- Mobile services revenue will account for 95.3% of total telecom service revenue in 2024.
- Mobile data revenue will be the fastest-growing segment with a CAGR of 25.1% in 2019-2024. This is supported by the increasing adoption of smartphones and larger data bundles. Mobile data revenues will grow from US$380 million in 2019 to US$1.16 billion by 2024.
- Top three operators Vodacom, Airtel, and Orange accounted for a 89.1% share of total mobile subscriptions in the country in 2019.

Reasons to Buy

- This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of the DRC’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 DRC’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 DRC’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 DRC.


Table of Contents
Market highlights
Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
Demographic and macroeconomic context
Regulatory context
Telecom services market outlook
Total telecom service revenue
Mobile services market
Fixed services market
Competitive landscape and company snapshots
Competitive landscape
Vodacom DRC
Airtel DRC
Orange DRC
Africell DRC
Additional resources
Baseline forecast assumptions
Data tables
Research methodology
Country Intelligence Report coverage
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