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This report is an analysis of the South Africa mobile, fixed broadband, fixed voice, and pay TV forecasts for 2017–22.


  • The country's number of connections will pass the 100 million mark in 2018, driven by a rise in the number of affordable devices in the mass-market segment, migration to new technologies, and high demand for broadband connectivity.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses opportunities in the South African telecoms and media market.
  • Compares South Africa's telecoms and media market with global and regional performances.

Key questions answered

  • How fast is the South African telecoms and media market transitioning to a digital environment?
  • Which of the South African telecoms and media segments present the greatest potential over the next five years?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: South Africa Telecoms & Media Outlook: 2017–22

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