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While the overall number of internet users in Mongolia grew eight-fold from 2009 to mid-2014 – from just over 100,000 to more than 1m, according to the Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia (CRC), the nation’s telecommunications regulatory organisation – most locals spend their time online at foreign websites. As of mid-2014 Mongolian internet content was rare...

Over the past five years, Mongolia’s ICT industry has experienced rapid growth. As of the first half of 2013 the nation was home to more than 1m internet subscribers, up from fewer than 200,000 as of the end of 2010, for example. As in many other nascent technology markets around the world, the majority of this growth has taken place in the mobile segment. Almost 80% of...

 

How are changing trends in mobile usage impacting the profitability of the telecoms industry?

The deployment of the fibre-optic cable network in Mongolia requires a huge amount of investment, as the country has a vast territory and a scattered population. To that end, the government of Mongolia has undertaken several master plans, programmes and projects to develop the ICT sector. The deployment activities for the backbone of the fibre-optic network are...

Rapid economic expansion in Mongolia over the past half-decade has played out across many of the country’s constitutive industries, and construction is no exception. According to the National Statistical Office (NSO), works carried out in 2014 totalled MNT2.2trn ($1.3bn), up 16.3% on 2013. Much of this growth took place in the residential segment, which has been the...

 

What is the importance of increasing Mongolia’s cement production capacity?