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Wireless network data traffic in the Middle East and North Africa: trends and forecasts 2016–2021

14 March 2017 | Research

Stephen Wilson

Forecast report | PPTX and PDF (33 slides); Excel | Network Traffic


"Cellular data traffic in the Middle East and North Africa will be 484% higher in 2021 than in 2016 – mobile operators must monetise this growth."

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Mobile network operators in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) hope that cellular data traffic growth will drive increases in their revenue.  This report analyses traffic growth over the period until 2021 and the constraints on this growth.

This report provides:

  • 5-year forecasts of wireless data traffic for MENA as a whole, and for selected countries
  • worldwide context and specific country commentary for four key countries: Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE
  • analysis of the key trends in, and drivers and inhibitors of, data traffic
  • a discussion of the enablers of future capacity on wireless networks and the cost of supplying that capacity
  • analysis of the trends in private and public usage, and their effect on the use of mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity.

USD 7999

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