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This is an update of the Saudi Arabia telecoms market, covering mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, and regulation. It includes subscriptions and market share forecasts for mobile and fixed broadband.


  • In June 2015, Zain completed a carrier aggregation trial project with Nokia Networks. It combined FDD-LTE bands at 1800MHz and 2100MHz to produce speeds up to 150Mbps.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the current state of Saudi Arabia's telecoms market.
  • Evaluates examples of operator best practice.

Key questions answered

  • How important is price competition in Saudi Arabia's telecoms market?
  • How are operators looking to further develop the data market to boost subscription count and revenues?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Saudi Arabia Update, October 2015


  • Further reading
  • Author

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