Mobile Phones in South Africa

Mobile Phones in South Africa industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

- The Mobile Phones market includes mobile phone service revenues and average minutes of use (MOU). Market values are made up of total mobile revenues containing revenues from mobile service providers and other members of the mobile service value-chain for the provision of mobile telephony services, excluding revenues from the sale of devices. Market volumes are made up of two segments: prepaid and postpaid, which consist of prepaid average monthly MOU and postpaid average monthly MOU. Minutes of use are made up from the average of voice minutes used in mobile subscriptions, including both incoming and outgoing calls, but not including M2M/IoT voice services.

- The South African mobile phones market had total revenues of $8.3bn in 2018, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.1% between 2014 and 2018.

- Market consumption volumes declined with a CARC of -2% between 2014 and 2018, to reach a total of 234.3 average MOU in 2018.

- Consumers tend to buy second-hand or used mobile phones from online retailers as a cheap alternative, while other consumers tend to keep their mobile phones for more than five years due to them not being that different from the newest models, decreasing market growth overall.

Scope

- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the mobile phones market in South Africa

- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the mobile phones market in South Africa

- Leading company profiles reveal details of key mobile phones market players’ global operations and financial performance

- Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the South Africa mobile phones market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Reasons to buy

- What was the size of the South Africa mobile phones market by value in 2018?

- What will be the size of the South Africa mobile phones market in 2023?

- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the South Africa mobile phones market?

- How has the market performed over the last five years?

- What are the main segments that make up South Africa's mobile phones market?

Companies mentioned

Apple Inc

BlackBerry Ltd

Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Apple Inc

BlackBerry Ltd

Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Market value

Market value forecast

Market volume

Market volume forecast

Geography segmentation

Market rivalry

Market Overview

Market definition

Market analysis ...

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Market value

Market value forecast

Market volume

Market volume forecast

Geography segmentation

Market rivalry

Market Overview

Market definition

Market analysis

Market Data

Market value

Market volume

Market Segmentation

Geography segmentation

Market Outlook

Market value forecast

Market volume forecast

Five Forces Analysis

Summary

Buyer power

Supplier power

New entrants

Threat of substitutes

Degree of rivalry

Leading Companies

Apple Inc

BlackBerry Ltd

Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Macroeconomic Indicators

Country data

Methodology

Industry associations

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Appendix

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List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: South Africa mobile phones market value: $ billion, 2014-18

Table 2: South Africa mobile phones market volume: Average MOU, 2014-18 ...

List of Tables

Table 1: South Africa mobile phones market value: $ billion, 2014-18

Table 2: South Africa mobile phones market volume: Average MOU, 2014-18

Table 3: South Africa mobile phones market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2018

Table 4: South Africa mobile phones market value forecast: $ billion, 2018-23

Table 5: South Africa mobile phones market volume forecast: Average MOU, 2018-23

Table 6: Apple Inc: key facts

Table 7: Apple Inc: key financials ($)

Table 8: Apple Inc: key financial ratios

Table 9: BlackBerry Ltd: key facts

Table 10: BlackBerry Ltd: key financials ($)

Table 11: BlackBerry Ltd: key financial ratios

Table 12: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: key facts

Table 13: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: key financials ($)

Table 14: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: key financials (CNY)

Table 15: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: key financial ratios

Table 16: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key facts

Table 17: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financials ($)

Table 18: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financials (KRW)

Table 19: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financial ratios

Table 20: South Africa size of population (million), 2014-18

Table 21: South Africa gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2014-18

Table 22: South Africa gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2014-18

Table 23: South Africa inflation, 2014-18

Table 24: South Africa consumer price index (absolute), 2014-18

Table 25: South Africa exchange rate, 2014-18

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: South Africa mobile phones market value: $ billion, 2014-18

Figure 2: South Africa mobile phones market volume: Average MOU, 2014-18 ...

List of Figures

Figure 1: South Africa mobile phones market value: $ billion, 2014-18

Figure 2: South Africa mobile phones market volume: Average MOU, 2014-18

Figure 3: South Africa mobile phones market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2018

Figure 4: South Africa mobile phones market value forecast: $ billion, 2018-23

Figure 5: South Africa mobile phones market volume forecast: Average MOU, 2018-23

Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the mobile phones market in South Africa, 2018

Figure 12: Apple Inc: revenues & profitability

Figure 13: Apple Inc: assets & liabilities

Figure 14: BlackBerry Ltd: revenues & profitability

Figure 15: BlackBerry Ltd: assets & liabilities

Figure 16: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: revenues & profitability

Figure 17: Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd.: assets & liabilities

Figure 18: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: revenues & profitability

Figure 19: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: assets & liabilities

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