Telecoms


BMI-TechKnowledge telecoms expertise centre is the leading telecoms-focused advisory service in South Africa, with over 20 years of experience in the field, and is in the forefront of new developments in the market.

Through both our in-house resources, GIS mapping techniques and our extensive network of analysts and consultants spread across the African region and the globe, we advise and assist a diverse range of clients, including the leading mobile and fixed line telecoms operators in the region, regulators and government agencies, investors and infrastructure providers.

We advise top-management in these organisations on key strategic issues and assist in tactical implementation at all levels. Leveraging our in-house research capabilities, we conduct an extensive array of customised and syndicated research. Though our global network of consultants we derive global benchmarks, integrate this with our deep local insights, and advise and assist our clients accordingly.

Publications: 

Bandwidth Demand Forecast for SA and Neighbouring Countries

BMI-T’s bandwidth model is designed to assist in investment planning, by providing a quantification and forecast of the growth in demand for bandwidth at the access, long distance and international

Outlook for LTE in South Africa, Africa: Issues and opportunities

Following the first wave of commercial LTE deployments in South Africa in late 2012, decision makers are facing tough decisions in the boardroom about their response to the market, and how to posit

Public and Commercial Wi-Fi in South Africa

Wi-Fi has become well known to consumers as a low-cost and prevalent high-speed internet access mechanism.

SA Data Services Market Forecast & Analysis

This study provides an analysis of the South African fixed line data services market in respect of services and technologies in use by the business customer segment, including an

SA Gated Communities and Multiple Play Market

The Multiple Play and Gated Communities report specifically looks at multiple play and gated communities in terms of fibre to the home and alternative ‘last mile’ technologies.

SA Internet Services Market Forecast & Analysis

The focus of this report is on South Africa's retail internet services market, covering the broad range of services provided by internet service providers.

SA Telecommunications Services Changing Landscape

Intensifying competition and regulatory changes are on-going in the South African telecommunications market, driven by amongst other factors, convergence and the emergence of new

SA Voice Services Market Forecast & Analysis

This study provides a quantitative analysis and forecast of the South African fixed line and mobile voice services markets as a whole, and a more detailed focus on the largest seg

South African PBX, Hosted PBX and UC Market

This study focuses on the South African PBX, Hosted PBX and Unified Communications (UC) marke

The Fibre Land Grab: the Status of FTTx in South Africa

Following the first wave of FTTx deployments in South Africa, decision makers are now deploying fibre access at an exponential rate, sometimes likened to a new ‘land grab’, which

The Future of Broadband in South Africa

The study focuses on the deployment and uptake of broadband access networks and services in South Africa, including both fixed line and wireless access technologies.

Wi-Fi 2.0 Global and South African Market Impact

Despite its humble origins within the office environment, WiFi has become a disruptive technology, having grown by stealth to dominate the global wireless data domain in terms of the number and ran