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Introduction

This is an update of Ghana’s telecoms market, covering fixed broadband and mobile market trends and regulation. It includes service provider performance, multiplay services and bundling, fixed broadband pricing, and operator initiatives.

Highlights

  • Ghana's telecoms market recorded 12% year-on-year (YoY) growth in mobile subscriptions to reach 33.3 million by end-September 2015. The country's mobile penetration increased by 10 ppt over the same period to reach 123%, with the growth mainly supported by increased multi-SIM practices as subscribers seek to enjoy offers from different operators.
  • Ghana has made progress in LTE with three commercial deployments by the end of 2015, and a couple of others in various stages of deployment. MTN Ghana has recently won the 800MHz spectrum auction and has plans to launch soon.
  • The increased deployment of LTE services is driven by high demand for high-speed mobile broadband services from customers who desire to access rich-content digital services via smartphones and other smart devices.

Features and Benefits

  • This report analyzes Ghana's telecoms market while providing key statistics such as subscriptions and revenues.
  • The report also identifies the key operator and regulator strategies to support the growth of the market.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key operator strategies driving the growth of Ghana's telecoms market?
  • What are the key regulatory changes and how will they impact on the Ghana telecoms market growth?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Ghana Update, March 2016

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