ICT Market

SA ICT Market Sizing and Overview – 2024 Update

The purpose of this research study is to investigate major trends that impact the South African ICT market, including the key drivers and challenges that inhibit this market. The research study also aims to determine the size of the ICT market in South Africa, as well as the future outlook and market forecast expenditure over the next five years.

Key research components

Market sizing, segmentation, and forecasts, key trends in pricing, competitive dynamics, and technology and infrastructure availability. A high-level review of the global market as context for local trends.


The report is a compilation of quantitative and qualitative information from a number of sources, and includes face-to-face interviews with leaders of various ICT organisations as well as online Industry and Market surveys in South Africa.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Glossary and acronyms
  • Taxonomy of Technologies
Macro-environmental trends influencing SA’s ICT sector
  • Overview of macro-environmental trends
  • Economic factors – Economic Growth and Stability
  • Economic factors – growth contribution of categories.
  • Capital investment prospects
  • Economic factors – BMIT’s view of historic and projected growth in the ICT Sector
  • Economic factors – key drivers in South Africa
  • Economic factors – the Future of Work
  • Social factors
  • Technological factors
  • Environmental factors
  • Political factors
International ICT Market Trends
  • Global ICT spend
  • IT priority areas and barriers
  • IT high-level trends
General ICT Market Trends
  • ICT Industry Trends
South African IT Market
  • Key IT market drivers
  • Overall IT Market Sizing
  • Hardware Market Dynamics
  • Hardware Market Sizing and Forecast
  • Software Market Dynamics
  • Software Market Sizing and Forecast
  • IT Services Market Dynamics
  • Services Market Sizing and Forecast
South African Telecoms Market
  • Overall Telecoms Context
  • Overall Telecoms Market Sizing
  • Fixed Voice Telecoms Market Dynamics
  • Fixed Voice Telecoms Market Sizing and Forecast
  • Fixed Data Telecoms Market Dynamics
  • Fixed Data Telecoms Market Sizing and Forecast
  • Mobile Telecoms Market Dynamics
  • Mobile Telecoms Market Sizing and Forecast
2024 Technology Survey
  • Local IT Market Study Methodology
  • Market respondent classification
  • Respondent business revenues
  • Respondent business outlook
IT Market Survey Results
  • Key business drivers of technology adoption
  • Key challenges with technology adoption
  • Cloud adoption
  • AI adoption
  • Primary functions or benefits sought from AI
  • IT Security adoption
  • VPNs and WAN adoption, including SD-WAN

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Further information

For further information and details on how to subscribe to this research, please contact Anita Mathews at 011 540 8000 | 082 466 2317