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This is an update of the Iran telecoms market, covering mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, consumer market trends, and regulation. It includes subscriptions and revenue forecasts for mobile and fixed broadband.


  • Iran had 123.7 million mobile subscriptions at end-2Q17, up from 117.6 million at end-2Q16. In 2Q17, Iran's cellular penetration was at 154.66%, one of the highest in the Middle East & North Africa, but unpredictable conditions and a lack of effective regulations have constrained the development of mobile infrastructure.
  • Iran has an autarkic TV industry; its content is not widely exported, mainly because of political considerations.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the current state of Iran's broadband market.
  • Assesses operator moves, innovation, and strategies.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the market leaders in the fixed and mobile markets?
  • How will revenues grow in the next five years?
  • What are the market shares of the key players?
  • What are the major operator initiatives in Iran?
  • Which technologies will drive revenue growth in Iran?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Iran Update, October 2017

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