BMI View: Sri Lanka ranks as the least attractive market in the Asia Pacific region. The rollout of a
national broadband network by incumbent SLT offers some upside to growth by opening up access to
broadband services and infrastructure. However, low returns are compo ..."
BMI View: Sri Lanka has huge potential as one the APAC markets with the lowest penetration rates for
hardware, software and services - along with a robust economic outlook. We believe this will enable
spending to increase at a CAGR of 12.1% over 2016-2020 to a total o ..."
BMI View: Improvements in broadband coverage and speed are vital to the future of the telecoms industry
in Sri Lanka, and there is pressure on SLT to complete its fibre-optic network on time by end-2016.
Consolidation in Sri Lanka's crowded mobile market would benefit ..."
BMI View: Sri Lanka is one of the lowest income and least developed economies in Asia Pacific and this is
reflected in a small IT market and industry. However, with a positive economic outlook this means there is
low-hanging fruit for vendors as household incomes rise ..."
This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Sri Lanka's telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country's fixed and mobile telecom ..."
BMI View: Our positive medium-term outlook for the Sri Lankan IT market is maintained in the Q216
update, though there was a small downgrade to the 2016 outlook. Regional economic uncertainty and our
expectation for more extensive rupee depreciation against the US dol ..."
Improvements in broadband coverage and speed are vital to the future of the telecoms industry in Sri
Lanka, and there is pressure on SLT to complete its fibre-optic network on time by end 2016.In 2013, SLT
secured a 10-year licence from the Telecommunications Regulato ..."
BMI View: We hold a positive outlook for the Sri Lankan IT industry as we forecast IT spending in the
country to be driven by strong economic growth and government support for digitalisation. We forecast a
CAGR of 14.2% for the IT market spending in 2014-2019. We beli ..."
BMI View: Prepaid subscribers dominate the mobile market and ARPU has been trending lower as
operators engage in price competition to retain their subscriber market share. Although 4G LTE and LTE
Advanced technology is now present in the market, we believes that take- ..."
BMI View: We have a bullish outlook for Sri Lankan IT spending and industry development over the
medium term based on our outlook for strong economic growth combined with a government supportive of
digitalisation. We forecast a CAGR of 14.2% for IT market spending 201 ..."