skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration

Introduction

This report analyzes the major recent developments in the telecoms market in the Middle East, as well as assessing the prospects for the sector in the region.

Highlights

  • As Middle East telecoms markets have matured and competition has intensified, operators have had to focus more on improving business efficiency as well as customer experience. But there are still big opportunities in providing data connectivity as well as in developing new digital services.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes Ovum's historical and forecast market data for the Middle East so that the reader can understand financial, subscription, and technology trends in the region, and make comparisons between markets within the region.
  • Assesses the strategies of operators in the Middle East and makes recommendations about what operators and other participants in the market should do next.

Key questions answered

  • How does the level of broadband development in the Middle East compare to the rest of the world?
  • What are Middle East operators doing to develop data and digital services?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Financial outlook

  • Recent results
  • M&A in Middle East telecoms subdued
  • Regional forecast

Fixed and mobile market assessment

  • Recent results
  • Mobile broadband subscription trends
  • Mobile and fixed broadband development
  • Major vendor deals in 2015

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Additional data tables
  • Further reading
  • Author

Recommended Articles

  • Service Provider Markets, Consumer & Entertainment Services,...

    MWC 2018 Highlights

    By Ronan De Renesse 27 Feb 2018

    Over 20 of our senior Ovum analysts and consultants attended this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February. In between meetings, briefings and presentations, our analyst team were blogging and tweeting about key developments, trends and rumors. Have a look through our daily MWC 2018 Highlights to find out what happened.

    Topics 5G AI IoT Cloud Payments SDN/NFV Smart home

  • Internet of Things

    IoT Viewpoints 2018

    IoT Viewpoints explore the IoT opportunity in 2018 and beyond. Download our latest e-book to get our newest collection of thought leadership articles on the emerging IoT trends, technologies and opportunities.

    Topics IoT

  • Consumer & Entertainment Services

    US pay TV: Is it facing an existential threat?

    By Adam Thomas 28 Mar 2018

    With US pay TV having endured the worst year in its history, thoughts have inevitably turned to the future. The likelihood remains that the immediate future will remain highly uncomfortable for everyone except the scaled multinational digital platforms.

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

Email us at ClientServices@ovum.com

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 788 597 5160 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - 
marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now