Canada Telecommunications Report Q3 2016

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Date: 03-Sep-2016
No. of pages: 67

BMI View: If the deal between Bell and MTS is approved, we will see more consolidation in the Canadian

telecoms market driven by the 'big three': Bell, Rogers and Telus. Scale is required to make necessary

network investments, and the national mobile market is a core driver towards transforming the legacy

provincial fixed market structure.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

? Approximately 988,720 new mobile subscriptions were added throughout 2015, taking the total to

29.4mn. This was better than expected and we forecast the figure to reach 29,7mn by the end 2016.

The focus is on 3G/4G migration and customer numbers will reach 21.1mn by December 2016 and

27.9mn by 2020.

? In the wireline arena, the focus is on rolling out fibre-based high-speed access, upon which operators

can deliver multiple high-value services. Triple-play services are becoming commonplace; there is

little appetite for basic or 'no frills' services outside urban areas. There were about 14.7mn broadband

connections by the end of 2015, and this is expected to rise to 16.1mn by 2020.

Canada Telecommunications Report Q3 2016

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View 7
Industry Forecast 9
Latest Updates 9
Structural Trends 9
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Canada 2013-2020) 12
Industry Risk/Reward Index 13
Adjustment Towards Connected Strategies A Core Growth Driver 13
Table: Developed Markets Risk/Reward Index, Q316 14
Industry Risk/Reward Index 15
Market Overview 17
Market Drivers & Trends 17
Mobile 17
Wireline Voice & Broadband 22
Pay-TV/Convergence 24
Table: Pay-TV Subscribers By Platform ('000) 25
Table: Pay-TV Subscribers By Operator ('000) 26
Table: Pay-TV ARPU (CAD/month) 26
Regulatory Development 27
Wholesale Wireline Services Framework 28
Spectrum 28
Competitive Landscape 31
Table: Key Players - Canada Telecoms Sector 31
Mobile Operator Data 32
Table: Mobile Market Overview 32
Table: Rogers Wireless 32
Table: Bell Wireless Alliance (BCE and Virgin Mobile) 33
Table: TELUS Wireless 34
Table: MTS Mobility 36
Table: SaskTel Mobility 37
Table: Videotron Telecom 37
Table: WIND Mobile 38
Wireline Operator Data 39
Table: Bell Canada 39
Table: TELUS Communications 40
Table: Rogers Cable 41
Table: Cogeco 41
Table: Videotron Telecom 42
Table: Shaw Communications 43
Company Profile 44
Bell Canada Enterprises Inc (BCE) 44
SWOT Analysis 44
Company Overview 44
Strategy 45
Developments 46
Financial Data 46
Operational data 46
Rogers Communications 48
SWOT Analysis 48
Company Overview 48
Strategy 49
Developments 50
Financial Data 50
Operational Data 50
Telus 52
SWOT Analysis 52
Company Overview 52
Strategy 53
Developments 53
Financial Data 54
Operational Data 54
Demographic Forecast 56
Demographic Outlook 56
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Canada 1990-2025) 57
Table: Key Population Ratios (Canada 1990-2025) 57
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Canada 1990-2025) 58
Table: Population By Age Group (Canada 1990-2025) 58
Table: Population By Age Group % (Canada 1990-2025) 59
Glossary 61
Table: Glossary Of Terms 61
Methodology 63
Industry Forecast Methodology 63
Sources 65
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 65
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators 66
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 67

List of Tables

Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (Canada 2013-2020)
Table: Developed Markets Risk/Reward Index, Q316
Table: Pay-TV Subscribers By Platform ('000)
Table: Pay-TV Subscribers By Operator ('000)
Table: Pay-TV ARPU (CAD/month)
Table: Key Players - Canada Telecoms Sector
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Table: Rogers Wireless
Table: Bell Wireless Alliance (BCE and Virgin Mobile)
Table: TELUS Wireless
Table: MTS Mobility
Table: SaskTel Mobility
Table: Videotron Telecom
Table: WIND Mobile
Table: Bell Canada
Table: TELUS Communications
Table: Rogers Cable
Table: Cogeco
Table: Videotron Telecom
Table: Shaw Communications
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Canada 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Canada 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Canada 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Canada 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Canada 1990-2025)
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
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