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Iran to see arrival of MVNOs amid other reforms to telecoms sector

Mobile services are widely available in Iran with services on offer from three major mobile network operators which are able to offer services on a national basis. These include MCI, MTN Irancell and Rightel. In March 2017 competition in the … Continue reading

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Mobile network operators in the Middle East rise to the challenges

Many Middle Eastern mobile operators are facing increased challenges in the mobile sector, due primarily to regulatory reforms, liberalisation, Over-The-Top providers, economic and civil conditions, the lifting of sanctions (Iran) and mobile market saturation. Competition in particular has grown in … Continue reading

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Mobile broadband revenues rising in the Middle East

For those countries of the Middle East which have reached mobile saturation; we are beginning to see positive signs that mobile broadband revenues are beginning to grow. In Bahrain, for example, revenues from mobile broadband are continuously rising and now … Continue reading

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Fixed broadband deployment still gaining ground in in the Middle East

Many countries from the Middle Eastern region are aware that fixed broadband infrastructure is important for economic growth and keeping pace with technological advancements. While mobile broadband is often the leading access technology in many markets – there are still … Continue reading

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Lifting of sanctions expected to assist telecoms sector in Iran

Iran has become one of the most interesting telecoms markets in the Middle East to watch with the lifting of economic sanctions in 2016. This development paves the way for increased foreign investment in Iran and in turn for Iran … Continue reading

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