DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Wireless Network Data Traffic in the Middle East and North Africa: Trends and Forecasts 2016-2021" report to their offering.
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.
Key Topics Covered:
- Executive summary
- Worldwide trends
- Worldwide: The rate of growth for cellular data traffic will slow considerably during the forecast period
- Worldwide: Rapid 4G adoption in India and China is driving cellular data traffic growth
- Worldwide: Even in 2021 there will still be some correlation between income levels and monthly handset usage
- Worldwide: Dongle and router traffic is not set to account for a large proportion of traffic across most emerging markets
- Worldwide: Public Wi-Fi traffic's share of total out-of-home traffic is declining in developed markets
- Worldwide: There continues to be little correlation between cellular data traffic growth and operator revenue
- Worldwide: Removing unlimited throttled speed prepaid data quotas can significantly reduce traffic, but its commercial impact has been mixed
- Worldwide: Offering unlimited throttled speed video traffic need not increase video traffic and could be a significant differentiator
- Regional trends
- Middle East and North Africa: GCC markets are showing solid rates of growth
- Middle East and North Africa: There is still significant potential for traffic growth in the region
- Country-level trends
- Oman: Stable market dynamics limit dramatic data traffic growth
- Qatar: Data usage is low compared to average income levels
- Saudi Arabia: Traffic from dongles and routers will become less important
- UAE: Data traffic growth is restricted by the affordability of prepaid data to immigrant groups
- Forecast methodology and assumptions
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