New Market Report: Sri Lanka Telecommunications Report Q2 2016
New Fixed Networks market report from Business Monitor International: "Sri Lanka Telecommunications Report Q2 2016"
[USPRwire, Tue Feb 16 2016] Improvements in broadband coverage and speedare vital to the future of the telecoms industry in Sri Lanka, and there is pressure on SLT to complete its fibre-optic network on time by end 2016.In 2013, SLT secured a 10-year licence from the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) to operate Sri Lanka's national National Backbone Network (NBN) which is to drive the SMART revolution within the countryThe company has already lain over 20.000km of fibre network and the roll-out is ongoing. Consequently, competition in the business services sector is developing with SLT having launcheda national cloud platform, dubbed Akaza, to offer cloud computing services for enterprisesin December 2015 while Dialog bough a 26% share in the e-learning content providerHeadStart (Pvt) Ltd.in January 2016.
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Over 80% of mobile phone subscriptions remain prepaid which limits the market for premium services, and average ARPU not increased although 3G and 4G services have been launched as operators compete aggressively on price.
Consolidation is likely in the mobile market with telecoms tax eroding operator revenues and consequently, SLT and Dialog are looking to acquire Hutchinson Lanka and Airtel, repestively.
Dialog Axiata continues to dominate the mobile market with an estimated 41.8% share of subscriptions in H115.
The Sri Lanka Telecommunications Report features BMI Research's independent industry forecasts on the future strength of Sri Lanka'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 Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.
Benchmark BMI's independent telecoms industry forecasts for Sri Lanka to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Sri Lankan telecoms market.
Target business opportunities and risks in Sri Lanka's telecoms sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Sri Lanka.
Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).
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