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The Nigerian government has realized the importance of ICT as a viable platform to transform the country’s economy into knowledge-based economy. The telecom sector is presently undergoing speedy transformation on account of explosive growth and rapid infrastructure development. The liberalization of the telecom sector along with increased competition among players have brought substantial benefits to consumers in terms of lower subscription rates and enhanced choice. ( )

“Nigeria Telecom Sector Analysis” provides in-depth research and extensive analysis on the Nigerian telecom market. The research provides a deep insight into the trends currently dominating the telecom market in the country and substantiates the data with relevant statistics. The report provides industry forecast on various telecom segments based on feasible telecom industry environment in Nigeria including fixed-line subscribers and penetration, mobile subscribers and penetration, Internet users, and broadband subscribers and penetration. The report also provides thorough analysis on the current and future outlook of various emerging technologies, such as 3G and WiMAX.

Our research identifies that allowance of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in future along with issuance of 3G licenses (2006) will also play an important role in driving the future growth of the country’s telecom sector. According to our research, the mobile market of the country has tremendous growth potential given the fact that penetration rate was just around 50% at the end of 2009. With rapidly improving mobile infrastructure and intense competition among mobile operators, the number of mobile subscribers will grow at a CAGR of over 14% between 2010 and 2013, with the penetration rate exceeding 75% by the end of 2013.

The research also finds that competition among various telecom operators is increasing as they are now looking for new business expansion and customer retention strategies to sustain and gain higher chunk of the market. As a result, operators are aggressively pushing the deployment of network infrastructure which is driving the investments in the country’s telecom sector that is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 11% between 2009 and 2013.

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