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Algeria telecoms market report 2019

Andrew Yi-Ju Chern Research Analyst

This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Algeria'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 telecoms markets, and includes market share data and operators' infrastructure status.

Company coverage

This report includes information on the following companies:

  • Djezzy (Optimum Telecom Algeria)
  • Groupe Telecom Algérie (including Algérie Télécom and Mobilis)
  • Icosnet
  • Ooredoo (Wataniya Télécom Algérie)
  • Smart Link Communication (SLC)


Data coverage

Analysys Mason's country report data annexes provide a range of key metrics for each country's telecoms market. Figures are supplied for each year since 2007. The data annex was last updated in April 2019 to include 4Q 2018 data. Metrics include the following.

Fixed telecoms market


Mobile telecoms market


  • voice
  • broadband (split by access technology: DSL and BFWA)
  • dial-up Internet.



  • total and penetration
  • split by prepaid and contract; handset and broadband; and 2G.


  • service revenue: total, as a percentage of GDP and per capita per month
  • retail revenue ('spend')– for voice, dial-up Internet, broadband, DSL, FTTB/LAN Ethernet, BFWA and business network services.



  • service revenue, total and split by: prepaid and contract; as a percentage of GDP; per capita per month; voice, non-voice, P2P messaging, and content and data (for handset-based service revenue); and mobile broadband
  • ARPU, total and split by: prepaid and contract; and handset voice and non-voice services
  • data revenue (and as a percentage of service revenue).


  • fixed-originated minutes
  • fixed-originated minutes of use per active connection per month.



  • mobile-originated minutes
  • mobile-originated minutes of use per active connection per month.

Operator-level metrics/market share

  • broadband subscribers by major broadband operator (and associated market shares and year-on-year changes).


Operator-level metrics/market share

  • active subscribers (and associated market shares and year-on-year changes).