Information and communications technology

I. Potentials

  • DRC is a vast solvent market for communication, information and telecommunication companies ;
  • Freedom to operate in the sector for new investors ;
  • Market share available for new investors ;

II. Achievements

The liberalization of the ICT sector to private partners in the framework of the economic reforms initiated by the country’s authorities, enabled it to rank among the growth sectors of the Congolese economy. The development of production evidenced is as follows :

III. Government Vision

    • Construction of modern national telecommunications infrastructure (mobile and broadband internet)

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IV. Market Data

  • The absence of entry barriers for new investors ;
  • The prices are freely set by operators on condition to be oriented to the actual costs incurred ;
  • The supply of services and prices is controlled by the regulatory body for the regulation of wholesale interconnection rates ;
  • High market share available for both mobile telephony and the Internet for new investors ;
  • Workforce : more than 70 million ;
  • Park of subscribers to mobile telephony : 28,231,900 subscribers ;

7 avril 2017