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Jordan’s mobile market well serviced by three strong players

Three major mobile network operators offer services across Jordan including Zain, Orange and Umniah, as well as an MVNO, Virgin Mobile MEA. The market is highly competitive with the three major operators all having over 30% market share each, in … Continue reading

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International expansion has strengthened the operations of many mobile operators

In 2017 the global mobile market has its sights firmly set on the opportunities offered through mobile data as well as looking for potential new revenues streams presented by the enterprise sector, data mining, 5G and international expansion. Mobile saturation … Continue reading

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Fingerprinting law impacts upon mobile subscriber growth in Saudi Arabia

The mobile sector has become an important component of Saudi Arabia’s telecom industry and contributes around 75% to overall telecoms revenues. The popularity of mobile technology is also driving up Internet usage as Saudi Arabia has a very high mobile … 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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