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United Arab Emirates - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

  • ID: 4413438
  • Report
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 50 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • du
  • Etisalat
  • Swyp.
  • Thuraya
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Yahsat
  • MORE
UAE mobile operators strive for revenue growth in a saturated market.

The UAE has a very strong mobile market and it is closely guarded by the two major operators of Etisalat and du. In 2018 both Etisalat and du are demonstrating keen interest in developing 5G technology and are strongly supported by the TRA which has identified the spectrum bands which will be made available for deployment.

Both operators are majority owned by the government. In 2017 the first two MVNOs began offering services in the UAE however this has not impacted upon competition in any significant way as both are wholly owned either by du and Etisalat. The operators however are facing challenges with the saturated mobile market stifling voice growth.

Etisalat and du have both deployed sophisticated HSPA+ and LTE networks that cover most of the population, underpinning growth opportunities centred on mobile broadband, content and applications. Smart phones are becoming increasingly popular, accounting for the majority of the mobile handsets. The growing availability of low cost smart phones has driven mobile broadband penetration up sharply in the last couple of years.

The well-established fibre-broadband network in the UAE is providing the operators with opportunities to grow new services and offerings such as triple-play.

Key Developments:

Recently the TRA was encouraging affordable roaming rates within GCC countries;
In 2018 Etisalat sold its 28% share of Thuraya;
The UAE has attracted international interest from data centre operators;
Licensed VoIP offerings were launched by the operators in 2017;
The UAE hopes to commercially launch 5G in 2020.

Companies mentioned in this report include:

Etisalat; du; Thuraya; Yahsat; Virgin Mobile; Swyp.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • du
  • Etisalat
  • Swyp.
  • Thuraya
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Yahsat
  • MORE
1. Executive summary

2. Key statistics

3. Country overview

4. Telecommunications market
4.1 Historical overview
4.2 Market analysis
4.3 Key recent developments

5. Regulatory environment
5.1 Historic overview
5.2 Regulatory authority
5.3 Draft bill for new authority
5.4 Telecom sector liberalisation
5.4.1 Second operator
5.4.2 Third operator
5.4.3 Satellite licence
5.5 Interconnect and access
5.6 Fibre access
5.7 Number Portability (NP)
5.8 Royalty payments
5.9 Censorship
5.10 Roaming tariff reduction

6. Fixed network operators
6.1 Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat)
6.2 Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company/du
6.3 Yahsat

7. Telecommunications infrastructure
7.1 Overview of the national telecom network
7.1.1 Fixed-line statistics
7.2 International infrastructure
7.2.1 Submarine cable networks
7.2.2 Terrestrial cable networks
7.2.3 Satellites
7.3 Data centres, cloud computing
7.4 Smart infrastructure
7.5 Smart grids
7.6 Smart cities
7.6.1 Masdar City
7.7 Connected homes

8. Fixed broadband market
8.1 Introduction and statistical overview
8.1.1 Market analysis
8.1.2 Broadband statistics
8.2 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
8.3 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
8.4 Other fixed broadband services
8.5 Fixed wireless (WiFi, WiMAX)

9. Digital economy
9.1 e-Health

10. Digital media
10.1 Video-streaming
10.1.1 Media Zones
10.2 VoIP

11. Mobile market
11.1 Market analysis
11.2 Mobile statistics
11.3 Mobile voice
11.3.1 Prepaid
11.4 Mobile data
11.4.1 SMS and MMS
11.4.2 OTT messaging services
11.5 Mobile broadband statistics
11.6 Mobile infrastructure
11.6.1 Brief intro analogue networks
11.6.2 Digital networks
11.7 Major mobile operators
11.7.1 Etisalat
11.7.2 du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company)
11.7.3 MVNOs
11.8 Mobile content and applications
11.8.1 M-commerce
11.8.2 M-payments
11.9 Mobile handsets

12. Related reports

List of Tables
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities United Arab Emirates 2018
Table 2 UAE GDP and inflation 2012 - 2018
Table 3 UAE telecommunications revenue 2007 - 2016
Table 4 Etisalat group revenue and net profit 2005 1H 2018
Table 5 Etisalat UAE fixed broadband subscribers 2010 1H 2018
Table 6 du revenue breakdown and profit/loss 2008 2017
Table 7 du fixed line subscribers 2007 - 2017
Table 8 du fixed line subscriber market share service breakdown 2014; 2016
Table 9 UAE fixed lines in service and teledensity 1995 - 2018
Table 10 UAE domestic and international voice revenue 2008 - 2015
Table 11 UAE international telephone revenues 2008 - 2015
Table 12 UAE monthly fixed-line ARPU and MOU 2008 - 2015
Table 13 UAE internet users and penetration 1998 - 2018
Table 14 UAE fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2001 - 2018
Table 15 UAE international internet bandwidth 2006 - 2016
Table 16 UAE Subscribers to FttH/FttB 2015 - 2017
Table 17 UAE Operators fibre broadband market share 2015 - 2017
Table 18 UAE DSL subscriptions in decline 2008 -2018
Table 19 UAE - Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate - 1995 - 2007
Table 20 UAE - Mobile subscribers and penetration 2005 2018
Table 21 UAE mobile revenue and ARPU 2008 - 2015
Table 22 UAE prepaid vs postpaid revenue 2008 - 2015
Table 23 UAE prepaid subscribers 2005 2018
Table 24 UAE SMS and MMS sent 2007 - 2015
Table 25 UAE mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2010 - 2017
Table 26 UAE is one of the leading countries working towards 5G in the Middle East
Table 27 UAE mobile operators' market share by subscribers 2010 1H 2018
Table 28 Etisalat (UAE) mobile subscribers and blended ARPU 2011 Q2 2018
Table 29 du mobile revenue 2009 2017
Table 30 du mobile subscribers 2010 2017
Table 31 Historical - du mobile minutes of use (MOU) 2010 - 2014
Table 32 UAE handset manufacturers' market share 2013; 2015; 2017

List of Charts
Chart 1 Market share by mobile subscribers Etisalat and du - 2017

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 UAE submarine cable networks
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  • Etisalat
  • du
  • Thuraya
  • Yahsat
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Swyp.
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