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Guinea-Bissau: Investments in Fixed and Mobile Network Infrastructure to Support Telecom Growth

Press Release   •   Jan 02, 2017 05:51 EST has recently announced the addition of a market study “ Guinea-Bissau: Investments in Fixed and Mobile Network Infrastructure to Support Telecom Growth ”, is a comparative analysis of the global market.


The telecommunications market in Guinea-Bissau is estimated to be $73m in service revenue in 2016. The telecom services revenue in Guinea-Bissau is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% during 2016-2021, driven by growth in mobile data and fixed broadband. Mobile data will be the fastest-growing segment in the telecom market. Going forward, operators will focus on network expansion and upgrades, improving Internet connectivity, and value-added services, such as music services and mobile money, providing opportunities for investors.

Key Findings

The overall telecom service revenue in Guinea-Bissau is estimated to generate $73.4m in 2016 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% during 2016-2021, mainly driven by the data segment.

- Operators are focusing on modernizing the existing networks and new service offerings such as value-added services to increase revenue.

- Mobile revenue will account for 93.2% of the total telecom revenue in 2021; mobile data will be the fastest-growing segment over 2016-2021.

- The Guinea-Bissau telecom market will be dominated by MTN Bissau and Orange Bissau. Operators will focus on offering VAS and improving network infrastructure to improve their market position.


"Guinea-Bissau: Investments in Fixed and Mobile Network Infrastructure to Support Telecom Growth," a new Country Intelligence Report by Pyramid Research, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Guinea-Bissau today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2021. 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 sectors, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

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

- Regional context: telecom market size and trends in Guinea-Bissau compared with other countries in the region.

- Economic, demographic and political context in Guinea-Bissau.

- 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, number portability and more.

- A demand profile: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice and mobile data.

- Service evolution: a look at changes in the breakdown of overall revenue between the fixed and mobile sectors and between voice and data from 2016 to 2021.

- The competitive landscape: an examination of key trends in competition and in the performance, revenue market shares and expected moves of service providers over the next 18-24 months.

- In-depth sector analysis of fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice and mobile data: a quantitative analysis of service adoption trends by network technology and by operator, as well as of average revenue per line/subscription and service revenue through the end of the forecast period.

- Main opportunities: this section details the near-term opportunities for operators, vendors and investors in Guinea-Bissau's telecommunication market.

Reasons To Buy

- This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Guinea-Bissau's telecommunications market, service providers and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.

- Accompanying Pyramid Researchs Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Guinea-Bissau'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 Guinea-Bissau's telecommunication market.

- 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 Guinea-Bissau.

Table Of Content

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

List of Tables

Guinea-Bissau telecom market size and growth prospects in a regional context, 2016E

Country indicators

Regulatory structure and policy

Major telecommunications policy issues

Guinea-Bissau communications market revenue , 2014-2021, US$

Segment revenue CAGRs, 2016-2021, US$

Segment revenues 2014-2021

Service revenue mix: voice, data & video, 2016, 2021

Service revenue mix: fixed & mobile, 2016, 2021

Service revenue by operator, 2016

Key telecom market players

Major telecommunications market players

Mobile subscriptions and penetration, 2014-2021

Key mobile market indicators, 2016

Mobile data revenue mix, 2016, 2021

Total mobile ARPS; data percentage of total mobile ARPS, 20142021

Mobile market shares by subscriptions, 2014-2021

Mobile subscriptions by technology family, 2014-2021

Fixed-line penetration of population, 2014-2021

Key fixed market indicators, 2016

Fixed voice revenue, 2014-2021

Internet revenue, 2014-2021

Opportunities in Guinea-Bissau telecommunications market