Wireless Tower Market in Latin America: Regulatory Changes Coupled with Mobile Data Growth Will Unlock Opportunities
|出版日||ページ情報||英文 34 Pages
|ラテンアメリカのワイヤレスタワー市場：モバイルデータの増加とともに、規制の変更が機会をもたらす Wireless Tower Market in Latin America: Regulatory Changes Coupled with Mobile Data Growth Will Unlock Opportunities|
|出版日: 2015年11月21日||ページ情報: 英文 34 Pages||
ラテンアメリカにおけるワイヤレスタワー (無線サービス向け鉄塔) インフラは、ブロードバンドインターネットアクセスを可能にするために、特に重要な役割を果たしています。ワイヤレスタワー産業は、モバイルオペレーターやタワー企業 (タワー資産のオーナー) によって代表されます。ラテンアメリカでは、モバイルオペレーターとタワー企業が、161,000以上のタワーを操業しています。
Wireless tower infrastructure in Latin America plays a particularly crucial role in enabling broadband Internet access as fixed infrastructure has traditionally been relatively weak and underdeveloped across the region. The wireless tower industry is represented by mobile operators and tower companies as owners of tower assets. In Latin America, mobile operators and towercos operate over 161 thousand wireless towers. With over 50,000 wireless towers deployed, Brazil accounts for close to 31% of Latin America's total wireless towers. Mobile operators continue to almost exclusively build and manage their own tower infrastructure across most markets in the region, with the exception of Brazil and Mexico.
The majority of demand for new wireless towers in the region will be driven by mobile operators' need to augment the capacity of their mobile networks to cope with the sustained growth of mobile data. A growing LTE subscriber base and the explosion of video traffic driven primarily by LTE-capable smartphones is already putting substantial pressure on regional mobile operators' access network (RAN), creating the pressing need for adding wireless tower sites.
Increased 4G spectrum licensing activity in the region since 2012 is also driving the demand for mobile infrastructure as licensees seek to comply with ambitious coverage guidelines. Given the poor propagation quality of the majority of the 4G spectrum allocated in Latin America, operators will be required to deploy a greater number of cell sites to provide the coverage, driving demand for wireless towers.
Though LTE will be the primary technology for investment, most mobile operators in Latin America will continue devoting sizeable resources to extend the reach of their 3G networks to support 2G to 3G migration efforts.
Municipal-level permitting stands as the biggest challenge for the deployment of new wireless tower infrastructure. In recent years governments in Brazil, Colombia and Peru have approved and sanctioned new regulations that seek to standardize and simplify wireless infrastructure permitting procedures, and eliminate bureaucratic obstacles for the timely deployment of wireless infrastructure, including wireless towers.
More recently, mobile operators have increasingly turned to small cells for extending coverage and providing additional capacity. In Latin America, mobile operators such as Avantel in Colombia and TIM in Brazil have announced multi-year small cells roll out plans.
Pyramid Research's report - "Wireless Tower Market in Latin America: Regulatory Changes Coupled with Mobile Data Growth Will Unlock Opportunities" provides an executive-level overview of the wireless tower market in Latin America today. It delivers deep quantitative and qualitative insight into the Latin American wireless tower market, analyzing key trends, drivers, and inhibitors, evaluating market players, based on proprietary data from Pyramid Research's databases.
It provides in-depth analysis of the following:
Facilitates mobile operators and tower companies to gain a context of the wireless tower market in Latin America, to align business strategies.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the main drivers and inhibitors of activity in Latin America, and how this will evolve over the next five years.
Understand the regulatory and support framework for growth in Latin America, as well as the impact of the main regulatory trends in the region.
Identify the countries in Latin America that have recently taken steps to remove barriers and streamline the deployment of wireless towers, so as to enable operators, network equipment vendors and investment banks better asses opportunities in these countries.
Gain an understanding of what regulators, as well as mobile and tower operators can do to make the Latin American wireless tower market more dynamic and take advantage of existing growth opportunities.