Leading operator MTN Ghana plans to launch 4G services in June 2016 , following its licence and spectrum acquisition in December 2015. The operator has built infrastructure in Ghana's regional capitals and is currently swapping SIM cards to get customers ready for the launch. According to MTN, data prices will remain unchanged when the service launches. BMI expects the operator to concurrently develop its VAS offerings to monetize the advantage of having the country's only 4G voice licen c e.
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The Ghanaian mobile market grew to 36.1mn subscriptions in Q116, according to the regulator. The penetration rate reached 131.0% and MTN commanded a market share of 47.1%.
The mobile data market for mobile phones grew to 18.8mn in Q116, which translates to a penetration rate of 68.2%, according to the regulator. In comparison, 101,851 subscribers used broadband wireless access, which provides fixed access points over 4G technology. Approximately 75,000 customers had wireline broadband subscriptions.
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The Ghana Telecommunications Report features BMI Research's independent industry forecasts on the future strength of Ghana's ICT market, covering the fixed-line, mobile and internet segments and analyses latest regulatory developments and corporate news, including investment activity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships. Leading operators and manufacturers are fully profiled, highlighting their quarterly financial performance, capital expenditure plans and latest contracts.
BMI's Ghana Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and researchers, operators, equipment suppliers and vendors, corporate and financial services analysts and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecoms industry in Ghana.
Benchmark BMI's independent telecoms industry forecasts for Ghana to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Ghanaian telecoms market.
Target business opportunities and risks in Ghana's telecoms sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Ghana.
Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).
BMI Industry View
Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering the ARPU, fixed-line, mobile (including 3G & 4G), internet and broadband markets.
Industry SWOT Analysis
Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the wireline and wireless sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.
BMI Industry Forecast Scenario
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