We have been operating in the Middle East for the last 30 years, and established a local presence with our Dubai office in 2007. Over this time, we have advised operators, investors, regulators and governments across the region on corporate strategy, M&A, commercial performance improvement and regulatory support. We maintain our position as thought-leaders in the TMT space through work in emerging areas such as the digital economy and smart cities.

Notable assignments include providing commercial and technical advisory support for one of the first, and largest, tower divestment projects in the Middle East, and for Etisalat's USD6 billion acquisition of Maroc Telecom.

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Operational planning for global procurement and sourcing

We developed and implemented a group procurement strategy for a major incumbent operator with operations in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.

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  • Arm is investing heavily now to achieve long-term IoT revenue growth

    IoT devices represent a significant new revenue opportunity for Arm and its ecosystem. Indeed, the company believes that a trillion IoT devices will be produced by 2035. Arm has become SoftBank’s vehicle for innovation and revenue growth in IoT since its acquisition in 2016, and SoftBank has provided Arm with the resources to capture a large share of the predicted trillion-device opportunity.

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  • Digital economy initiatives tracker 4Q 2019

    Analysys Mason's 'Digital economy initiatives tracker' covers operator-led digital initiatives worldwide in key industry verticals, including payments, banking and financial services, Fintech, identity management, advertising and marketing, and ecommerce. It provides a comprehensive overview of the state of operators' digital economy strategies, and illustrates the challenges and opportunities of operator involvement in high-impact digital verticals.

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  • A low Net Promoter Score masks a more-promising picture for operators and their IT ambitions

    Operators often have a relatively low Net Promoter Score. However, this result masks a more positive message.

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