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Wireless & Mobile Landscape

Middle East and Africa Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2015-2020

Mobile subscribers in Middle East and Africa increasingly depend on a variety of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and connected cars, to stay connected. At the same time, they are increasing their usage of mobile data.

This market study overviews the Middle East and African mobile market and includes detailed information and a five-year forecast for the following areas of the market:

• Mobile Connections

• Smartphone Sales

• Tablet Sales

• Mobile Data Traffic.


Key Questions Answered

  • What is the population of the Middle East and Africa and what is its mobile penetration?
  • How many mobile connections exist and how are they expected to grow between 2015 and 2020?
  • What is the split of those connections by technology type (GSM, CDMA, UMTS/HSPA and LTE) and generation (2G, 3G and 4G)?
  • What are the anticipated global handset and smartphone sales for 2015 to 2020?
  • What are the anticipated tablet sales for 2015 to 2020?
  • What is mobile data usage today and at what rate is mobile data usage expected to grow over the forecast period?
  • How does mobile data usage differ between quartiles?

Who Should Read

  • Mobile operators
  • Device OEMs
  • Mobile infrastructure and equipment OEMs
  • Content providers and distributors
  • Financial analysts and investors.

Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Executive Summary
  • Methodology
  • Middle East and Africa Mobile Connections Forecast, 2015-2020
  • Middle East and Africa Smartphone Sales Forecast: 2015-2020
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Middle East and Africa Handset Sales Forecast by Type
    • Middle East and Africa Smartphone Sales Forecast by Operating System
  • Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales Forecast: 2015-2020
    • Tablet Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales
    • Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by Operating System
    • Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales By Form Factor
    • Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales By Connectivity Option
  • Middle East and Africa Mobile Data Usage Trends by Mobile Operator
    • Etisalat
    • Ooredoo
    • Turkcell Group
  • Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Methodology
    • Assumptions Around Data Traffic
    • Connections, not Subscribers
    • Quartiles
  • Middle East and Africa Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2015-2020
    • Mobile Data Traffic by Connections
  • Definitions
    • General
    • Device Types
    • Services
    • Network Technology
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Middle East and Africa Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2015-2020
  • Table 2: Middle East and Africa Connections by Technology Generation 2015-2020 (000)
  • Table 3: Middle East and Africa Connections by Technology, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Table 4: Middle East and Africa Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020
  • Table 5: Middle East and Africa Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 6: Middle East and Africa Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 7: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 8: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by OS, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Table 9: Middle East and Africa Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 10: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2015-2020
  • Table 11: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2015-2020
  • Table 12: Middle East and Africa Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2015-2020 (000s
  • Table 13: Connections per Quartile in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020 (000s)
  • Table 14: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020
  • Table 15: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020
  • Table 16: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Middle East and Africa Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure B: Middle East and Africa Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure C: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020
  • Figure 1: Middle East and Africa Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 2: Middle East and Africa Connections by Technology Generation, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 3: Middle East and Africa Connections by Technology, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 4: Middle East and Africa Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 5: Middle East and Africa Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 6: Middle East and Africa Mobile OS Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 7: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 8: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by OS, 2015-2020 (units)
  • Figure 9: Middle East and Africa Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2015-2020 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 10: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2015-2020
  • Figure 11: Middle East and Africa Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2015-2020
  • Figure 12: Middle East and Africa Connections and Population, 2015-2020 (000)
  • Figure 13: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020
  • Figure 14: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020
  • Figure 15: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Middle East and Africa, 2015-2020

For additional information on the Middle East and Africa Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2015–2020 market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.