MENA Broadband Subscribers To Reach 27 Million By 2014

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

According to Informa Telecoms & Media’s new Middle East & North Africa Broadband report, the MENA region will continue to experience some of the world’s highest growth rates in broadband subscriber numbers. The report states that the 66 percent growth that the region witnessed in 2008 will be leveling out at around 24.9 percent (compound [...]

Total Country Connectivity Measure For The Arab World

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

The annual results of Arab Advisors Group’s Total Country Connectivity Measure (TCCM) reveal substantial –mostly cellular service driven- improvements in overall scores. The Arab broadband Internet markets also registered very positive growth. The United Arab Emirates is the most connected country in the Arab World according to the Arab Advisors Group’s annual report; Bahrain and [...]

TeleGeography: Middle East Sees Growth In Broadband Numbers

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

The Middle East has witnessed a growth in wireless and broadband subscribers despite the global market showing a decline in 2009, a new research has found. According to TeleGeography, a telecommunications research, analysis and consulting company, wireless subscribers in the Middle East at the end of Q1 2009 were at 232 million, which is a [...]

Mobile Subscribers Sector In Saudi Arabia To Expand By 27%

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

The mobile subscribers sector in Saudi Arabia will expand by over 27 per cent in 2008, lifting the official mobile penetration rate to 144 per cent, according to Business Monitor International (BMI). The launch of commercial services by new entrant Saudi Zain is expected to further stimulate the market. The BMI report, made available to Khaleej [...]

Broadband Subscribers Increase By 48% In The Middle East

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

The number of broadband subscribers in the Middle East increased by 48 per cent in 2007 compared to 2006, according to a new report published by industry research company RNCOS.

Broadband Internet Penetration In The Arab World

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

According to recent studies by Arab Advisors Group, here are some numbers that give us an idea about the penetration rates of broadband internet access around the Arab world. By end of 2007, fixed line broadband penetration as a percent of total population ranged from 8% in Qatar to a mere 0.02% in Sudan. Qatar, [...]

Almost One Million Egyptians Have Broadband Internet Access

Monday, April 28th, 2008

In a new survey of connectivity among Egyptian urban households, titled ‘Egypt Households Telecoms and Media Survey Report 2008‘, in which the Arab Advisors Group sampled 700 households in urban areas of the country, the results show almost a million Egyptian households have access to broadband connections. According to official figures from the Ministry of [...]

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