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


  • Kuwait’s telecoms sector market has a highly developed mobile sector, with high mobile penetration. Mobile broadband accounts for the majority of total broadband connections. At end-2016, Kuwait had 7.6 million mobile subscriptions and 160,000 fixed broadband subscriptions.
  • Kuwait’s telecoms sector is characterized by aggressive competition among service providers. Operators in Kuwait are focusing on data services to increase ARPU. They have launched multiple data plans and smartphone bundles to boost data use over their LTE networks.
  • The large operators in the region are now moving toward offering more value-added services as well as technology and network upgrades.

Features and Benefits

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

Key questions answered

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

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Kuwait Update, March 2017

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