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Peru - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
Peru - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
  • SKU: PB-RK-22 | Pages: 69 | Published: Dec-16
  • Published by: Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

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Details: Peru nears completion of National Fibre-Optic Backbone projectPerus fixed-line teledensity is among the lowest in South America, at about 9.8%. Obstacles to fixed-line growth include widespread poverty, fixed-to-mobile substitution, expensive telephone services, and geographical inaccessibility in the rugged Andean mountains and lowland Amazon jungles. Nevertheless, the government continues to address these shortcomings through ambitious investment projects aimed at extending telecom infrastructure and services to underserved areas. Contracts have been awarded to develop telecom services to the regions, and by mid-2017 eight regional fibre-based networks will be connected to the National Fibre-Optic Backbone.
TelefOnica del PerU dominates the telephony market though the companys subscriber base has fallen in recent quarters. America MOvils Claro occupies a distant second place but its share is growing steadily, reaching about 21% by mid-2016. Americatel Peru, a subsidiary of Entel Chile, is third with about 1.3% market share.
Broadband subscriber penetration in Peru, at about 7% at the end of 2016, is considerably lower than the Latin American average. The shortcoming in broadband penetration is partly due to socio-economic barriers and rugged topography which has made the extension of fixed-line infrastructure in some areas difficult. Perhaps the biggest problem is the lack of market competition, which has made broadband services in Peru among the slowest and most expensive in the region. Solutions are being found in mobile broadband alternatives. In May 2017 spectrum in the 700MHhz band was auctioned, enabling licensees to improve connectivity in urban areas. Licence conditions will deliver mobile broadband to 195 unserved or underserved communities.
Perus mobile penetration, broaching 113% by the end of 2016, is on a par with the regional average though this hides the fact that about a fifth of the population has no mobile phone at all, while many Peruvians - especially urban dwellers - have multiple mobile subscriptions.
There is effective competition in the mobile market, with four companies competing: Movistar PerU is the leading player with about 48% of the market, followed by Claro PerU and Entel PerU. Viettel, trading as Bitel, is the fourth mobile network operator. Having launched services in mid-2014 the company had signed up about 2.5 million subscribers by June 2016. Further developments are expected in the MVNO sector, following the launch of services by Virgin Mobile (first MVNO in the country) in September 2016.
This report provides an overview of Perus telecom infrastructure, together with profiles of the major fixed-line operators. It includes a wide range of relevant statistics and analyses. The report also reviews the broadband and digital media markets, as well as the mobile voice and data markets, including an assessment of technologies, a profile of operators performance and strategies, and subscriber forecasts to 2021.
Key developments:

Government signs remaining contracts for regional broadband projects;
Additional non-validated SIM cards disconnected in October 2016 in an ongoing process;
Virgin Mobile Latin America sets up as an MVNO;
Growth in number portability stimulating competition;
Claro PerU and Movistar PerU extend TD-LTE in remote areas;
Regulator claims MNOs need to provide an additional 7,145 base stations by 2025;
Movistar PerU launches VoLTE services;
Regulator auctions 700MHz spectrum for LTE services;
Olo launches LTE services as a replacement for WiMAX offering;
Movistar to deploy converged DOCSIS3.1 and FttP network;
Report update includes the regulators data updates to June 2016, telcos financial and operating data to Q3 2016, recent market developments.Companies mentioned in this report:
TelefOnica del PerU (Movistar PerU), America MOvil PerU (Claro PerU), Americatel PerU, Gamacon, IDT, Convergia, Gilat To Home PerU, Rural Telecom, Valtron, and Nextel PerU, Terra PerU, EMax, Olo del PerU (Olo), VelaTel/Perusat, Star Global Com, Best Cable PerU, DirecTV, Entel PerU, Viettel Peru (Bitel), Virgin Mobile.


Table of Contents:


1. Key statistics
1.1 Country overview
2. Telecommunications market
2.1 Historical overview
2.2 Market analysis
3. Regulatory environment
3.1 Historical overview
3.2 Regulatory authorities
3.2.1 Ministry of Transport, Communications, Housing and Construction (MTC)
3.2.2 Osiptel
3.3 Telecommunications Investment Fund (FITEL)
3.4 Multicarrier system
3.5 Interconnect
3.6 Differentiated interconnection charges
3.7 Access
3.8 Number Portability (NP)
3.9 Fixed-line tariffs
3.10 Single concession regime
3.11 TelefOnica del PerUs contract
4. Fixed network operators
4.1 Introduction
4.1.1 Local fixed-line service
4.2 Movistar PerU (TelefOnica)
4.3 Claro PerU (America MOvil)
4.4 Americatel PerU
4.5 Gilat To Home PerU (GHP)
5. Telecommunications infrastructure
5.1 National telecom network
5.1.1 Fixed-line statistics
5.1.2 Public payphones
5.1.3 Rural telephony and FITEL
5.2 International infrastructure
5.2.1 Submarine cable networks
5.2.2 Satellite networks
5.3 Infrastructure developments
5.3.1 Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
5.3.2 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
5.3.3 CDMA 450
5.4 Wholesale
6. Broadband market
6.1 Introduction and statistical overview
6.1.1 Market analysis
6.1.2 Broadband statistics
6.2 Forecasts - fixed broadband market - 2016; 2018; 2021
6.2.1 Cabinas pUblicas
6.2.2 Government initiatives
6.3 Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
6.4 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
6.5 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
6.6 Other fixed broadband services
6.6.1 Fixed wireless
6.6.2 Satellite broadband
7. Digital media
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Cable TV
7.3 Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
7.4 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
7.5 Communications: VoIP
8. Digital economy
8.1 e-Commerce
9. Mobile communications
9.1 Market analysis
9.2 Mobile statistics
9.2.1 General statistics
9.2.2 Mobile voice
9.2.3 Mobile data
9.2.4 Mobile broadband
9.2.5 Forecasts - mobile subscribers - 2016; 2018; 2021
9.3 Regulatory issues
9.3.1 Spectrum regulations
9.3.2 Spectrum auctions and awards
9.3.3 Mobile licence renewals
9.3.4 SIM card registration
9.3.5 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
9.3.6 Roaming
9.3.7 Infrastructure deployment
9.4 Mobile infrastructure
9.4.1 Introduction
9.4.2 Digital networks
9.4.3 Other infrastructure developments
9.5 Major mobile operators
9.5.1 Movistar PerU (TelefOnica MOviles PerU)
9.5.2 Claro PerU (America MOvil)
9.5.3 Entel PerU
9.5.4 Viettel Peru (Bitel)
9.5.5 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
9.6 Mobile content and applications
9.6.1 m-commerce
Table 1 - Country statistics Peru - 2016 (e)
Table 2 - Telephone network statistics - 2016 (e)
Table 3 - Internet user statistics - 2016 (e)
Table 4 - Broadband statistics - 2016 (e)
Table 5 - Mobile statistics - 2016 (e)
Table 6 - National telecommunications authority
Table 7 - Evolution of GDP in Peru - 2000 - 2015
Table 8 -GDP and telecom revenue (S/.) - 2006 - 2015
Table 9 - Fixed and mobile subscribers - 2005 - 2017
Table 10 - Historic - Fixed and mobile market share - 1997 - 2009
Table 11 - Fixed and mobile market share - 2004 - 2017
Table 12 - Percentage of households with access to ICT services - 2005 - 2015
Table 13 - Operator concessions by service - 2007 - 2015
Table 14 - Telecommunications revenue - 2001 - 2016
Table 15 - Telecommunications sector investment - 2010 - 2014
Table 16 - Annual change in telecom service connections, by type - 2010 - 2015
Table 17 - Fixed lines in service - operator market share - 2001 - 2016
Table 18 - Movistar financial data by service (S/.) - 2014 - 2016
Table 19 - Movistar financial data (Euro-) - 2013 - 2016
Table 20 - Movistar - fixed-line accesses - 2001 - 2016
Table 21 - Claro - fixed lines in service - 2001 - 2016
Table 22 - Claro - fixed-line revenue - 2009 - 2016
Table 23 - Americatel Peru revenue ($) - 2011 - 2015
Table 24 - Americatel Peru revenue (ChS/- 2012 - 2015
Table 25 - Fixed-line subscriptions - 2001 - 2017
Table 26 - Public telephones - 1998- 2016
Table 27 - International bandwidth -2000 - 2015
Table 28 - Fixed wireless lines in service -2008 - 2016
Table 29 - Broadband market share by operator - 2007 - 2016
Table 30 - Historic - Internet users and user penetration rate - 1997 - 2009
Table 31 - Internet users and user penetration rate - 2010 - 2017
Table 32 - Historic - Broadband subscribers and penetration rates - 1999 - 2009
Table 33 - Fixed-line broadband subscribers and penetration rates - 2010 - 2017
Table 34 - Fixed broadband technologies - market share - 2000 - 2016
Table 35 - Forecast broadband subscribers - higher growth scenario - 2016; 2018; 2021
Table 36 - Cable modem subscribers - 2000 - 2017
Table 37 - DSL subscribers - 2000 - 2017
Table 38 - TelefOnica broadband subscribers - 2005 - 2016
Table 39 - WiMAX broadband subscribers - 2010 - 2016
Table 40 - Satellite broadband subscribers - 2010 - 2016
Table 41 - Historic - Pay TV subscribers - 1994 - 2009
Table 42 - Pay TV subscribers - 2010 - 2017
Table 43 - Pay TV operators market share - 2002 - 2016
Table 44 - Pay TV subscribers by operator - 2002 - 2016
Table 45 - Movistar pay TV subscribers - 2013 - 2016
Table 46 - Cable TV penetration - 2005 - 2016
Table 47 - Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 1997 - 2009
Table 48 - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 2010 - 2017
Table 49 - Mobile market share by operator - 2001 - 2016
Table 50 - Mobile prepaid/postpaid ratio - 2004 - 2016
Table 51 - Mobile prepaid/postpaid subscribers - 2004 - 2016
Table 52 - Historic - SMS by operator - 2004 - 2012
Table 53 - Active mobile broadband subscribers (modem, USB) and penetration - 2009 - 2016
Table 54 - Mobile internet penetration by population - 2014 - 2016
Table 55 - Forecast mobile subscribers - 2016; 2018; 2021
Table 56 - Movistar Peru - mobile subscribers - 2001 - 2016
Table 57 - Movistar Peru mobile revenue - 2001 - 2016
Table 58 - Claro Peru mobile revenue - 2009 - 2016
Table 59 - Claro Peru - mobile subscribers - 2001 - 2016
Table 60 - Entel Peru subscribers - 2001 - 2016
Table 61 - Entel Peru subscribers by type - 2013 - 2015
Table 62 - Entel Peru revenue (ChS/.) - 2013 - 2016
Table 63 - Entel Peru revenue ($) - 2013 - 2016
Table 64 - Viettel Peru mobile subscribers - 2014 - 2016
Chart 1 - Fixed and mobile subscribers at a glance - 2005 - 2017
Chart 2 - Percentage of households with access to ICT services - 2005 - 2015
Chart 3 - Fixed lines in service - operator market share - 2001 - 2016
Chart 4 - Fixed-line subscriptions - 2000 - 2017
Chart 5 - Operators market share at a glance - 2007 - 2016
Chart 6 - Internet users and user penetration rate - 2005 - 2017
Chart 7 - Broadband subscribers and population penetration - 2005 - 2017
Chart 8 - Fixed broadband technologies - market share at a glance - 2003 - 2016
Chart 9 - Pay TV market share at a glance - 2009 - 2016
Chart 10 - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 2005 - 2017
Chart 11 - Mobile market share by operator - 2001 - 2016
Exhibit 1 - Map of Peru
Exhibit 2 - TelefOnica del PerU at a glance
Exhibit 3 - Movistar rebranding
Exhibit 4 - Claro PerU at a glance
Exhibit 5 - America MOvil PerU/Telmex PerU - company history
Exhibit 6 - Bands and spectrum
Exhibit 7 - Mobile PerU at a glance