Myanmar (Burma) Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Five years ago, Myanmar remained one of the last underdeveloped telecommunication markets in Asia, however this gap is being bridged quickly with a focus on mobile and mobile broadband services and exploding growth in that sector. By 2019 Myanmar was four years into a telecoms boom that has dramatically changed the physical and technological landscape of the country, since the sector was opened to foreign competition in 2014.

Fixed broadband penetration in Myanmar remains extremely low mainly due to a limited number of fixed lines as well as the dominance of the mobile platform and an unwillingness by operators to invest in fixed broadband infrastructure. However, by 2019 a number of new fixed broadband service providers were emerging, installing fibre below or above ground for fixed line broadband access.

One factor behind home broadband pricing falls is the entry of the telcos into the home broadband market to compete directly with existing ISPs. Over the next five years to 2023 the market is expected to grow very strongly but overall market penetration will remain extremely low compared to other nations.

Mynanmar's mobile market has experienced very rapid growth in recent years, driven by the entry of three new competitors in the market, increasing the number of operators from just one to four. This has dramatically increased market competition.

By 2019 the mobile market was approaching saturation and was seeing increased competition over data prices. Average revenue per user dropped further with the entry of a fourth operator- Mytel.

Mobile broadband has experienced rapid growth over the past five years, driven by rapid growth in the mobile sector. Because telco reform came very late Myanmar, it has essentially leap frogged past fixed broadband access to mobile devices access for internet services.

Strong growth is predicted over the next five years however at a slower rate due to increasing maturity in the market. The mobile broadband market will be driven by increasingly faster speeds offered by the mobile operators as they roll out 4G and eventually 5G networks.

Key Developments:

  • Telenor Myanmar and Ericsson trialled NB-IoT on Telenor's LTE network in Mandalay,
  • Ruckus Networks installed a Wi-Fi-based fixed-wireless network for Myanmar Net.
  • The number of mobile operators has increased from one to four over the past few years.
  • This has dramatically increased market competition.
  • The fixed broadband market remains highly underdeveloped, but is now gaining momentum
  • Mobile broadband has experienced very strong growth over the past few years.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive summary

2. Key statistics

3. Country overview

4. Telecommunications market

4.1 Market Overview and Analysis

4.2 Regional Asian Market Comparison

5. Regulatory environment

5.1 Regulatory authority

5.2 Market liberalisation process

5.3 Telecommunications Law - 2013

5.4 Telecom Master Plan

5.5 Licensing Fixed Services

6. Telecommunications infrastructure

6.1 Fixed-line statistics

6.2 Fibre networks

6.3 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)

6.4 National backbone network

6.5 Universal Service Strategy

6.6 International infrastructure

6.6.1 Satellite

6.6.2 Submarine

6.6.3 Terrestrial cables

6.6.4 Other developments

7. Fixed-line broadband market

7.1 Market Overview and Analysis

7.2 Broadband Statistics and Forecast

7.3 Fixed Broadband Service Providers

7.4 Fixed Wireless Broadband Service Providers

7.5 Fixed-line broadband technologies

7.5.1 WiMAX

8. Mobile market

8.1 Mobile Statistics and Forecast

8.2 Mobile Broadband Statistics and Forecast

8.3 Regulatory issues

8.3.1 SIM cards

8.3.2 Spectrum

9. Mobile infrastructure

9.1 3G

9.2 4G LTE

9.3 Mobile towers

10. Major mobile operators

10.1 Operators

10.2 Myanmar P&T (MPT)

10.3 Ooredoo

10.4 Telenor

10.5 Myanmar National Tele & Communications (Mytel)

11. Digital economy

11.1 Overview

11.2 e-Banking

11.3 e-Payments

11.4 Online shopping

12. Digital Media

12.1 Online Video

12.2 Broadcasting market

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Related Topics: Telecommunications and Networks, Broadband, Mobile Networks