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Sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms Market Trends and Forecasts 2018-2023 -


The "Sub-Saharan
Africa Telecoms Market: Trends and Forecasts 2018-2023"
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There are strong revenue growth opportunities in some of the telecoms
markets in Sub-Saharan Africa; more than 1.0 billion mobile connections
and a total service revenue of over USD46 billion are expected in the
region by 2023.

Telecoms operators in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are increasingly focused
on developing and monetising data services as the growth of legacy
services starts to slow down and consumers increasingly adopt digital
services. This report presents core forecasts for the region, analyses
the key trends and assesses their impact during the next 5 years.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • A 5-year forecast of more than 180 mobile and fixed KPIs for SSA, as a
    whole and for 11 key countries
  • An in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions
    for each type of mobile and fixed service, and for key countries
  • An overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, in
    order to highlight similarities and differences by means of a
    cross-country comparison
  • A summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile
    and fixed operators.

Key performance indicators



  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone


  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up
  • Narrowband voice, VoBB
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, 5G, other

Voice traffic

Fixed and mobile

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU



  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data


  • Service, retail
  • Voice, broadband, IPTV, dial-up, business services
  • DSL, FTTP/B, cable, BFWA, other



  • SIMs, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

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