Dublin, Nov. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
This report provides valuable information, analyses, statistics and insights into the mobile infrastructure in markets of the Middle East, including the countries of Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Mobile infrastructure in the Middle East has by far the highest population coverage compared to fixed broadband and the region is highly dependent on mobile services. In times of crisis, the ability to remain connected becomes even more essential to society and the economy in general.
This reliance on telecommunications infrastructure and services has been highlighted throughout the world during the COVID-19 outbreak, including in the Middle East where many countries have required citizens to shelter-at-home. This has placed increased demand on telecoms infrastructure with people working and studying remotely. The operators have experienced a surge in demand for bandwidth and this, in turn, has led to a renewed push to either upgrade 4G networks or fast-track 5G developments.
In order to roll-out new networks efficiently and in a cost effective manner, the publisher observes that many operators in the Middle East are beginning to utilise the benefits of infrastructure sharing. Mobile tower sharing, for example, has become a viable strategy in countries like Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Investing in 4G LTE networks is a key area of focus in the Middle East.
Many existing 4G networks are being upgraded in both preparation for 5G and to also meet the demands created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By 2025 the market share of connections to smart phones will reach almost 75% across the larger MENA region, according to the GSMA.
Key Topics Covered:
1 Impact of COVID-19
2 Regional market comparison
2.2 Infrastructure sharing
2.3 Mobile broadband infrastructure coverage
2.4 Mobile and mobile broadband penetration
2.5 Mobile subscriber statistics
3 Countries leading 5G developments
3.1 United Arab Emirates
3.3 Saudi Arabia
Mobile Telecommunications Co (MTC)/Zain
Ooredoo Kuwait (previously National Mobile Telecommunication Co (NMT)/Wataniya Telecom)
Kuwait Telecom Company (KTC)/Viva
Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI)
Mobile Communications Iran (MCI)
Tamin Telecom (Rightel)
Mobile Telecommunications Company of Isfahan (MTCE)
Telecommunication Kish Company (TKC)
Iraqi Telephone and Postal Company (ITPC)
Jordan Telecom Group/Orange
Saudi Telecom Company (STC)/Bravo
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC)/Bayn Consortium
GO Telecom/Etihad Atheeb
Mobily/Ettihad Etisalat/Bayanat Al-Oula
Lebara KSA/Etihad Jawraa
Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (Virgin Mobile MEA)
Jordan Telecom Group/Orange
Majan Telecom (Renna)
Syrian Telecommunication Establishment (STE)
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