Mobile Subscriber Base to Witness Healthy Growth in Africa

The total number of mobile subscribers, in the top nine African telecom countries is expected to reach 444 Million by 2013, says RNCOS in its latest research.

Online PR News – 17-June-2010 – – Africa is one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world. It has seen tremendous growth over the recent years due to rising demand for telecommunication services. Mobile services are filling the gap created by undeveloped fixed line infrastructure in the African telecommunication market. According to our research report “African Mobile Market Forecast to 2013”, the numbers of mobile subscribers are expected to grow at a CAGR of around 11% during 2009-2013. The growth will be driven by the rising mobile infrastructure investment and strong demand for mobile money services.

Our research has found that several key markets, such as Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, have emerged as the primary growth areas. Although relatively mature market, South Africa is poised to see growth in mobile revenue. The soccer world cup in 2010 will see a massive explosion in the availability and adoption of mobile content and applications throughout Africa. Mobile advertising is expected to be the key driver of the UGC (user generated content) market.

The report states that Nigeria is expected to add more than 58 Million mobile subscribers from 2009 to 2013. The growth will be fueled by third generation mobile services and LTE (Long Term Evolution technology). Mobile number portability and intense competition among mobile service providers will drive the growth of the Nigerian mobile market in the next three to four years.

The report studies the current mobile market trends in Africa and provides a rational analysis of future growth. The report thoroughly analyzes nine African countries including Algeria, Tanzania, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Tunisia. The report provides comprehensive information about mobile markets in these countries with focus on future trends.

“African Mobile Market Forecast to 2013” analyzes the prevailing trends and provides valuable information on key mobile operators and handset manufacturers’ market shares. Our report also studies strengths and weaknesses of key mobile service providers and handset manufacturers in Africa. The report reflects the true picture of the African mobile market to help clients make intelligent investment decisions.

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