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GT&T and Digicel represent the largest companies in Guyana's mobile market


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2014-01-07 16:26:04 - Guyana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com

Guyana´s fixed-line teledensity is above average for Latin America and much higher than would be expected given the country´s poor economic indicators. Mobile and broadband penetration, however, are well below the regional average.

Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T), controlled by Atlantic Tele-Network Ltd (ATN), has a monopoly over fixed-line services, but it competes with Digicel in the mobile market.
GT&T´s fixed-line monopoly was renewed for 20 years in December 2010, but before renewing it the government drafted a new Telecommunications Reform bill aimed at opening the telecom sector to competition. The bill was submitted in October 2010 to GT&T and Digicel for their comments, but was abandoned in September 2011 shortly before the national elections.

The new government continues to negotiate telecom reform

 

 

with GT&T and Digicel, asserting that the international voice and data market will be liberalised in the near future, though no schedule has been set and the outcome remains uncertain.

GT&T´s exclusivity does not extend to the broadband retail market, but the company is the only DSL operator, and the only competition comes from fixed-wireless broadband providers. Mobile companies have not yet launched mobile broadband in Guyana and therefore that option remains unavailable.

Although fixed broadband services have improved, especially since the opening of the SG-SCS submarine cable in mid-2010, they are still comparatively slow and expensive, and the number of broadband subscribers is small.

In the mobile sector, GT&T´s mobile unit, Cellink, competes with Digicel Guyana for market share. Both companies operate GSM/GPRS networks.

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