Frost & Sullivan Information and Communication Technologies   Individual voices in Africa      Next billion mobile subscri...
Africa – the dark continent?
ICT Major Opportunities                      Data Centre:  Data Centre                     2012 - $ 2 billion             ...
The penetration in the mobile broadband and internetusers is still in nascent phase                                       ...
Mobile broadband is the key driver for growth into the  regionThe Mobile broadband will be the key internet services growt...
By 2020, over 1 bn people are expected to invest in amobile deviceMobile Telephony Penetration Rate, Africa, 2010         ...
Blackberry has the highest penetration in Africa and isconsidered a status symbol in a number of countries               S...
A number of local manufactured tablets are entering theAfrican market such as Inye and Wise Touch               Source: Fr...
With the increase of connectivity, data centres acrossAfrica is becoming paramount    Data Centre Market, Africa, 2011    ...
The changing eco system?Key Players                            IBM                         Skype                          ...
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Gil 2012 Africa: Mega Trends Africa Telecoms and iIT by Chantel Lindeman

  1. 1. Frost & Sullivan Information and Communication Technologies Individual voices in Africa Next billion mobile subscribers
  2. 2. Africa – the dark continent?
  3. 3. ICT Major Opportunities Data Centre: Data Centre 2012 - $ 2 billion Unified Comms: Unified 2012 - $3 billion Communications 2020 - $ 6 billion Data Centre hardware and 2020 - $8 billion services spend Unified communications hardware, software and Mobile and Wireless : services spend 2012 - $180 billion Cloud and Virtualisation: 2020 - $300 billion 2012 - $2 billion Cloud and Mobile and wireless telephonyMobile & Wireless spend 2020 - $10 billion Virtualisation Internal and external cloud spend Broadband 2012 - $12 billion 2020 - $30 billion Bandwidth and Africa – The Summary broadband spend BPO / Contact Centres: Broadband Contact Centres 2012 - $3 billion Communications 2020 - $10 billion Contact centre and BPO markets
  4. 4. The penetration in the mobile broadband and internetusers is still in nascent phase Telecommunication Penetration in Africa vs. the World in 2011 600 Number of * per 100 inhabitants 525 450 375 300 225 150 75 0 Active mobile Fixed (wired) Households with Fixed Telephone Mobile Cellular broadband Internet users* broadband Internet access at Lines* Subscriptions* subscriptions* subscriptions* home*Africa 1.4 53 3.8 12.8 0.2 5.7The Americas 28.5 103.3 30.5 56.3 15.5 49.7Asia and Pacific 13 73.9 10.7 27.2 6.2 24.9Europe 39.1 119.5 54.1 74.4 25.8 72.2Arab States 9.7 96.7 13.3 29.1 2.2 26.1CIS 26.3 143 14.9 47.6 9.6 38.5 Source: ITU 4
  5. 5. Mobile broadband is the key driver for growth into the regionThe Mobile broadband will be the key internet services growth driver in Africa, however this hinges on operator commitment to advanced technology platforms. Fixed access services to be revived through convergence strategies Technology Adoption Trends (2011 to 2015) Introduction Growth Maturity Decline DSL access High Satellite Mobile Adoption Rate broadband WiMAx Wireless technology will Fixed remain the primary driver Broadband Microwave for telecommunications services in Sub Saharan Africa Convergence VoIP/mobile VoIP Low Ethernet Technology Status Stage of Development Source: Frost & Sullivan Bubble size represents adoption rates 2014M576-65 5
  6. 6. By 2020, over 1 bn people are expected to invest in amobile deviceMobile Telephony Penetration Rate, Africa, 2010 Mobile Telephony Penetration Rate, Africa, 2020 Morocco 31.5 million Mobile Phone Subscriptions • In 2010, African mobile penetration Libya Algeria Egypt is just less than 50 per cent 4.5 36 million 76 million • That said, several countries have million reached saturation Senegal 10.5 Uganda • By 2020 we expect a 90 per cent million Sudan 23 million mobile penetration rate 34 million Nigeria 150 million Ghana Cameroon Dem. 23 million 13 million Republic Congo Kenya 80–100% 35 $80 billion investment in 32 million 60–80% million networks Tanzania 40–60% Angola 30.5 million 16.1 20–40% million <20% Low cost mobile phones Namibia 2.1 million Value-added Services South Mozambique Africa 50 milion 18.6 million 500 million 1,170 million Source: Frost & Sullivan, 2011
  7. 7. Blackberry has the highest penetration in Africa and isconsidered a status symbol in a number of countries Source: Frost & Sullivan, 2012
  8. 8. A number of local manufactured tablets are entering theAfrican market such as Inye and Wise Touch Source: Frost & Sullivan, 2012
  9. 9. With the increase of connectivity, data centres acrossAfrica is becoming paramount Data Centre Market, Africa, 2011 Data Centre Market, Africa, 2020 Ghana Ghana $3 million Nigeria Nigeria $6 million $21 million $45 million Uganda Uganda $3 million $8 million Kenya Kenya $5 million Expansion into new $25 million Tanzania Tanzania $3 million regions $12 million Virtualisation options Lack of infrastructure is an South Africa opportunity South Africa $250 million $420 million $2 Billion $6 Billion Source: Frost & Sullivan, 2011
  10. 10. The changing eco system?Key Players IBM Skype DSTV EThekwini Municipality BCX Google IBM Johannesburg City Didata Facebook Webstorm Cape Town City T-Systems Amazon MWEB System Application and ContentService Providers Integrators/Internet Over-the-top Providers Public Entities Service Providers Providers Communication Service Providers End-Users Enterprises Consumers New players representing potential threats to telcos

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