Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The "price war" between operators leaves 5G and new business models in the background

The local regulator called Entel, Claro, Movistar and Bitel to compete in quality of service and overcome the constant competition to capture more portability additions. Telefónica leads the segment with a 35.34% share, closely followed by Claro, with 28.75%; Entel, with 19.23%; and Bitel, with 16.64%.

The Peruvian market stood out during 2019 for regulatory advances in terms of spectrum and the establishment of bases for an eventual transition to 5G. On the one hand,  the start of the rearrangement in 3,5 GHz; and the new guidelines for the development of new services and digital technologies were published for commentss, which contemplate the eventual shutdown of 2G, the sharing of infrastructure and the migration to new technologies. This scenario confronts a highly competitive mobile segment, marked by a “price war” that does not stop and a distribution that reached its lowest historical scale among the four main operators: Telefónica with 35.34%, Claro with 28.75%, Entel with 19.23% and Bitel with 16.64%, according to Osiptel data as of September 2019.

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