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This report sets out and analyzes major recent developments in the Middle East telecoms market, assesses the outlook for the region, and provides strategic recommendations for key players.


  • Middle East operators are at a crossroads. The growth of the telecoms market has slowed, and operators need to decide what to do next. Digital strategy will be central to the operators' next moves, and this report looks at the options that are available.

Features and Benefits

  • This report provides and analyzes metrics and forecasts for the Middle East telecoms market.
  • This report analyzes the development of digital strategies and services in the Middle East.
  • This report makes strategic recommendations for Middle East operators.

Key questions answered

  • What are the most important developments in the Middle East telecoms market?
  • What are the prospects for digital services in the Middle East?
  • How should operators in the Middle East develop their digital strategies?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Financial outlook

  • Recent results
  • M&A update
  • Revenue forecast

Fixed and mobile market assessment

  • Recent results
  • Broadband development
  • Mobile and broadband outlook
  • Vendor deals

Digital strategies

  • Content services
  • Mobile financial services
  • M2M/IoT services
  • ICT services
  • E-commerce and venturing


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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