This study covers the state of the Northern Sudan and independent Southern Sudan telecom market, examining challenges, drivers and restraints for growth, pricing, distribution, technology, legislation, demand and geographical trends. Following from these, market growth for regional and market segments are forecasted. In addition, an in-depth analysis of the competitive situation including operators' market shares is performed, along with detailed profiles of the key operators in the industry. The base year is 2011 with forecasts running through 2018. The market is further divided into three segments including mobile telephony, fixed-line telephony and broadband.