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WiMax In Africa - The Next Billion Users
[August 04, 2010]

WiMax In Africa - The Next Billion Users

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WiMax In Africa - The Next Billion Users The Report provides newly researched analysis highlighting the potential for mobile broadband internet subscriber growth in Africa, critically evaluating WiMax's potential against other technologies such as HSPA. The Report draws out the full potential of mobile broadband by contextualising our forecasts against country-by-country projections for wireless subscribers (2007-2012) in over 20 African states. The value of this strategic intelligence is further enhanced by current operator data on subscriber numbers and market share in each mobile market.

The Report covers Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.

The Report's principal conclusion is that the market for mobile broadband in Africa will exceed 70mn by 2012, with user numbers tripling annually over this period. Given the potential it will be vital for operators to focus resources. The principal markets - South Africa and Nigeria - are well-known, but we believe that participation in Kenya, Ghana and DR Congo - the others likely to make the top-5 in 2012 - will be key to success.

WiMax in Africa: the Next Billion Users features It's independent 5-year industry forecasts for mobile subscriber numbers for 20 African markets to end-2012. Crucially, our medium term market views are supported by our unique Business Environment Rating - a numerically-based risk-reward evaluation of the competitiveness of the regulatory and business operating environment for each of the 20 telecoms markets, a vital tool for benchmarking both the rewards available in each state and the risks of market entry.

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