Ukraine Telecommunications Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecommunications industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, BMI Industry Forecast Scenario, Telecommunications Risk Reward Index, Market Overview, Regulatory Environment, Company Profiles and Competitive

Why you should buy this report

  • Benefit from the latest market opportunities
  • Understand the threats to your operations and investments and protect your company against future risks
  • Gain insight on emerging trends that could support, strengthen or disrupt your activities in the market
  • Get a full view of the competitive landscape to assess your market position.
×

Sign up to download the Ukraine Telecommunications Report

By submitting this form you are acknowledging that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy.

Thank you for your interest

You will shortly receive your free executive summary by email.

Ukraine Telecommunications Report
Product Price
$1,295.00

BMI View: The Ukrainian telecoms market faces strong growth headwinds, ranging from the uncertain political climate through to low consumer spending power and market saturation. The move to 3G has begun in earnest and mobile ARPUs have either stabilised or beg un to tick upwards. A lthough the wireline market is shrinking due to mobile substitution and the retirement of ageing infrastructure, FTTx investments come in response to rising demand for premium digital content. The mar ket will support existing players , but there are few opportunities for new entrants.

3G Migration Underpins Growth In Saturated Market
Ukraine Mobile Market Forecasts
f = BMI forecast. Source: BMI, Operators

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

  • The mobile market served 61.385mn subscriptions by end-2015, down by 1.566mn y-o-y. We have made further downwards adjustments to our mobile forecasts to reflect these losses.

  • 3G uptake over the 2016-2020 period will be strong and constitute the primary engine of mobile growth in the mobile market. The real opportunities in this segment lie in content and services.

BMI Industry View
5
SWOT
7
Industry Forecast
9
ARPU
10
Fixed Line
10
Broadband
11
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Ukraine 2012-2019)
13
Industry Risk Reward Index
15
Table: Central And Eastern Europe Telecoms Risk/Rewards Index, Q1 2016
18
Market Overview
20
Market Drivers & Trends
20
Mobile
20
Regulatory Development
29
Table: Regulatory Body Responsibilities
30
Regulatory Developments
32
Table: Selected Regulatory Developments
33
Company Profile
34
Astelit
34
MTS Ukraine
38
Ukrtelecom
41
VimpelCom (Kyivstar)
45
Demographic Forecast
49
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Ukraine 1990-2025)
50
Table: Key Population Ratios (Ukraine 1990-2025)
50
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Ukraine 1990-2025)
51
Table: Population By Age Group (Ukraine 1990-2025)
51
Table: Population By Age Group % (Ukraine 1990-2025)
52
Glossary
54
Table: Glossary Of Terms
54
Methodology
56
Industry Forecast Methodology
56
Sources
58
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
58
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
59
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
60

The Ukraine Telecommunications Report features BMI Research's independent industry forecasts on the future strength of Ukraine's ICT market, covering the fixed-line, mobile and internet segments and analyses latest regulatory developments and corporate news, including investment activity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships. Leading operators and manufacturers are fully profiled, highlighting their quarterly financial performance, capital expenditure plans and latest contracts.

BMI's Ukraine Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and researchers, operators, equipment suppliers and vendors, corporate and financial services analysts and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecoms industry in Ukraine.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent telecoms industry forecasts for Ukraine to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Ukrainian telecoms market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Ukraine's telecoms sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Ukraine.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering the ARPU, fixed-line, mobile (including 3G & 4G), internet and broadband markets.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the wireline and wireless sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecast Scenario

Historic data series (2010-2013) and forecasts to end-2019 for all key industry indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast.

  • Fixed-line Telephony – Telephone lines (‘000); telephone lines/100 inhabitants.
  • Cellular Telephony – Mobile phone subscribers (‘000); mobile phone subscribers/100 inhabitants; and where available, 3G & 4G subscribers (‘000); 3G & 4G subscribers/100 inhabitants; 3G & 4G subscribers as a percentage of overall mobile market.
  • Internet Markets – Internet users (‘000); internet users/100 inhabitants; broadband internet subscribers (‘000); broadband internet subscribers/100 inhabitants.

BMI’s Telecommunications Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (vendors, operators and suppliers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide an Indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Market Data Analysis

Detailed market analysis of the mobile, mobile content, fixed-line and internet segments, broken down into:

  • Market Data – Analysis of market size, operator shares, dominant trends, competitive landscape and key quarterly data.
  • Technology/Service Rollout – Analysis of rollout/adoption of new technology, such as 3G & 4G, WiMAX, IPTV, pay-TV, LTE and valueadded handset services (gaming, music, video, apps etc.).
  • Mobile Content – The latest trends in content and services available and being introduced by mobile operators, including a timeline of all the latest major mobile content developments.
    Company Database – A comprehensive breakdown of KPIs of the leading mobile operators, including subscriber figures by type (pre-paid and post-paid); 3G & 4G subscriber figures; net additions; market share; ARPU; churn rates; minutes of use; voice and non-voice revenue; financial figures (including operating revenues, net profits and EBITDA).

Regulatory Environment

Details of the regulatory bodies and their responsibilities, as well as a special focus on the rules surrounding competition and interconnection. Also covers the latest updates in the market’s development and regulatory rulings.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate Company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Telecommunications Reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.