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El Salvador Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

"El Salvador Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report", a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in El Salvador today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2025. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the pay-TV, fixed telephony, broadband, and mobile segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

'The total telecom services revenue in El Salvador will increase from $1 billion in 2020 to $1.3 billion by the end of 2025, at a CAGR of 4.1%, supported by increasing service revenues from mobile data, fixed broadband, and pay-TV segments. Mobile data service revenues will grow at the fastest CAGR of 13.1% over 2020-2025, increasing from $294.3 million in 2020 to $544.7 million by 2025, majorly driven by growing mobile internet subscriptions and improving mobile data ARPUs over the forecast period. Whereas fixed broadband revenue will grow at a CAGR of 6% over 2020-2025, driven by increasing xDSL, cable and fiber-optic (FTTH/B) subscriptions.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following –

– Demographic and macroeconomic context in El Salvador.

– The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to spectrum licensing, national broadband plans, tariff regulation, and more.

– Telecom services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the pay-TV, fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, and mobile data markets.

– The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.

– Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications markets.

– Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook.


– The overall telecom service revenue in El Salvador will grow at a CAGR of 4.1% over 2020-2025.

– Mobile services revenue is estimated to be 68.2% of the total telecom service revenue in 2020.

– Mobile voice accounted for a majority 39.3% of the total telecom service revenue in 2020.

– Top three operators Tigo El Salvador, Claro El Salvador, and Movistar El Salvador accounted for 88.1% of the total mobile subscriptions in 2020.

Reasons to Buy

– This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of El Salvador's telecommunications markets, service providers and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.

– Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in El Salvador's mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets, pay-TV services, including the evolution of service provider market shares.

– With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.

– The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in El Salvador's telecommunications markets.

– The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in El Salvador.

Key Players

Tigo El Salvador

Claro El Salvador

Movistar El Salvador

Digicel El Salvador

Americatel El Salvador

Sky El Salvador

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Market highlights

Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context

Demographic and macroeconomic context

Regulatory context

Telecom services market outlook

Total telecom service revenue

Mobile services market

Fixed services market

Pay TV services market

Competitive landscape and company snapshots

Competitive landscape

Claro El Salvador

Tigo El Salvador

Additional resources

Baseline forecast assumptions

Data tables


Research methodology

Country Intelligence Report coverage

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