Argentina Telecom & Pay-TV Sector Revenue Stood at USD 13.3 billion in 2015, Says Pyramid Research in Its Report Available at MarketPublishers.com

12 May 2016 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – The revenue generated by the vendors in the Argentinean telecom and pay-TV industry stood at USD 13.3 billion as of 2015, up 2.9% YoY, a slight expansion given the country's inflation in the double-digit range. The revenue generated by the mobile voice and data service segments together accounted for 54.5% of the total, with the pay-TV segment following after grabbing 18.7% of the overall service revenue. With a strong devaluation for Argentina’s peso projected for 2016, the majority of the telecom segments are set to see revenue decreases going forward.

Incumbent telecom operators Telecom Argentina/Personal and Telefónica/Movistar accounted for close to 53% of the overall telecom and pay-TV service revenue as of 2015. Their combined share has been decreasing by progressive stages recently, mostly due to the growing competition from cable television provider Cablevisión Fibertel.

Broadband penetration was estimated at 18.4% in 2015, several percentage points above the Latin American average of 11.6%. Moving forward, fixed broadband penetration is set to keep on growing to reach 25% by 2020-end, underpinned by higher service adoption levels amid residential clients and the deployment of a public owned fiber-optic backbone network targeted to enhancing connectivity on underserved territories.

In-demand study “Argentina: New Regulatory Framework and Recent MandA Activity Will Boost Competition in Telecom and Media Markets” elaborated by Pyramid Research reviews the telecom universe in Argentina as of now, alongside offering extensive forecasts of key performance indicators till 2020. The publication compares the country in terms of market size and trends with other countries in the region; provides insights into its economic, political and demographic landscape; takes a shrewd look at the regulatory environment and prevalent trends. It provides detailed historical data and forecasts of the service revenue coming from fixed telephony (comprising VoIP), mobile voice & data, broadband, and pay-TV segments. The study analyses the evolution in the breakdown of the total revenue by mobile and fixed/pay-TV sectors and by data, voice and video. The report scrutinises key trends in the competition and the top players’ performance; gives an extensive analysis of the main market sectors; and reveals the opportunities for players in the domestic telecom and pay-TV marketplace.

More publications by the publisher can be found at Pyramid Research page.

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