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Research and Markets: Bangladesh - Mobile Market Overview, Forecasts, and Broadcasting - 2012


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Bangladesh - Mobile Market Overview, Forecasts, and Broadcasting" report to their offering.

Following deregulation of the mobile market and the entry of two new operators (bringing the total number of mobile providers to five) in 2005, Bangladesh has witnessed a period of booming growth in mobile subscriber numbers. While growth has slowed slightly over the last two or three years, the market continues to expand in a healthy fashion. Foreign investment interest has also continued to be high. This report describes how the mobile market is growing and the impact this growth is having on the developing nation, as well as providing an outline of the main players. The report also has a brief overview of the TV broadcasting sector.

Key Developments:The first 3G licence in the country had been awarded to state-owned operator Teletalk, but the licensing process had become bogged down in red tape; other operators keen to get 3G licences start; overall mobile subscriber growth remains strong (nearly 30% annually) as penetration continues to rise; government reduces SIM tax from BDT800 to BDT606 in what is clearly a major development for the market; mobile ARPU starting to increase after bottoming out' in 2009.

Companies Covered in This Report Include:

- GrameenPhone

- CityCell (PBTL)

- Orascom Telecom Bangladesh (formerly Sheba Telecom)

- Banglalink

- Robi Axiata (formerly Aktel)

- Teletalk (Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board)

- Airtel Bangla (formerly Warid Telecom)

Key Topics Covered:

1. Synopsis

2. Mobile communications

2.1 Overview of Bangladesh's mobile market

2.2 Mobile statistics

2.3 Forecasts - mobile services - 2015; 2020

2.4 Regulatory issues

2.5 Major mobile operators

2.6 Mobile data services

3. Broadcasting

3.1 Overview of broadcasting market

3.2 TV Channels

3.3 Free to Air (FTA) broadcasting

3.4 Cable TV (CATV)

3.5 Satellite TV

3.6 Consolidation and convergence

4. Notes on scenario forecasts

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Wireless

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