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Middle East and Africa (MEA) Fixed Broadband Market Trends and Opportunities, 2023 Update

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  • 34 Pages
  • October 2023
  • Region: Africa, Middle East
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5897335
'Middle East and Africa (MEA) Fixed Broadband Market Trends and Opportunities, 2023 Update,' a new Telecom Insider Report by the analyst, provides an executive-level overview of the fixed broadband market in AME. It delivers quantitative and qualitative insights into the fixed market, analyzing key trends and growth drivers in the region.

AME as a region is largely a developing fixed broadband market.

Governments and regulators are working in tandem to drive and develop fixed broadband infrastructure and adoption.

Major government-backed national broadband plans will support the expansion of fiber coverage, faster Internet speeds, boost competition, and increased fixed broadband adoption.

Fixed broadband development also provides more service bundling and monetization opportunities for telcos - e.g., OTT video, cloud gaming, home office solutions (e.g., UC&C), and smart home services.

It provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • Section 1: AME in a Global Context: This section provides a comparison of AME's macro-economic KPIs, fixed telecoms market size, and trends with other regions.
  • Section 2: Regional Market Trends and Competitive Dynamics: This section analyzes the competitive dynamics that have been shaping the AME an fixed broadband markets over the past few years, including market entries, market exits, consolidations, and M&A activities.
  • Section 3: Fixed Broadband Subscription Trends: Provides analysis, historical figures, and forecasts of fixed broadband subscriptions and usage trends in the region as well as their growth drivers.
  • Section 4: Fixed Broadband Revenue Trends: Examines changes in the breakdown of overall revenue and ARPU over 2023-2028.
  • Section 5: Key Findings: A summary of key findings and growth opportunities for AME's fixed broadband market.


  • Fixed broadband lines penetration of the population in the AME region will reach an estimated 7.2% in 2023, and will grow to 10.7% by 2028.
  • Between 2023 and 2028, operators in AME region will generate a cumulative US$130.8 billion in fixed broadband services revenue.
  • xDSL will remain the leading fixed broadband technology during 2023-2028. Fiber will be the fastest growing technology for fixed broadband, over 2023-2028, driven by FTTH/B network expansions across many countries in the region and national fiber rollouts.

Reasons to Buy

  • This Insider Report provides a comprehensive examination through forward-looking analysis of AME's fixed broadband market trends in a concise analytical format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • Accompanying the analyst's Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in AME's fixed broadband markets.
  • The report is designed for an executive-level audience, with charts and tables boasting presentation quality.
  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive actionable insights will help operators, equipment vendors, and other telecom industry players better position to seize the growth opportunities in AME's evolving fixed broadband market.

Table of Contents

  • List of Exhibits
  • AME’s Fixed Broadband Markets - Key Takeaways
  • AME Highlights
  • Section 1: AME in a Global Context
  • AME’s Demographics at a Glance
  • AME in a Global Context
  • Section 2: Competitive Dynamics
  • Regulatory Drivers of Fixed Broadband in AME
  • Major Competitive Changes in AME
  • National Broadband Plans: A Key Growth Driver of Fixed Broadband in AME
  • AME’s Main Competitive Market Trends
  • Section 3: Fixed Broadband Subscription Trends
  • Internet User Trends in AME
  • Fixed Broadband Technology Trends in AME
  • Section 4: Fixed Broadband Revenue Trends
  • Fixed Broadband ARPU in AME
  • Fixed Broadband Revenue Trends in AME
  • Section 5: Key Findings and Recommendations
  • Key Findings and Recommendations
  • Appendix
  • Acronyms and Definitions
  • Companies Mentioned
  • Related research
List of Figures
  • Population, 2023-2028 (Millions)
  • Nominal GDP, 2023-2028 ($ Billions)
  • Real GDP Growth, 2023-2028
  • Voice Lines Penetration, 2023 (% of Total Population)
  • Internet Users Penetration as a % of Total Population
  • Broadband Lines Penetration, 2023
  • Internet Users, AME, 2023-2028 (Millions)
  • Fixed Broadband Lines and Penetration in AME, 2023-2028
  • Fixed Broadband Lines by Technology, AME, 2023-2028
  • Select AME Markets in Terms of FTTH/B as a % of Total Fixed Broadband Lines, 2023-2028
  • Fixed Broadband ARPS in AME ($), 2023-2028
  • Fixed Broadband Revenue, AME, 2023-2028
  • Select AME Fixed Broadband Market Sizes and Growth Prospects, 2023

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • African Development Bank
  • Africell
  • Altice Telecom
  • Bayobab
  • BNET
  • Camtel
  • Deutsche Glasfaser
  • Disney+
  • Du
  • Etisalat
  • Grid Telecom
  • Hot Telecom
  • Huawei
  • Link
  • Maroc Telecom
  • Meta
  • MTN Group
  • MTN South Africa
  • Oman Broadband Company
  • Omantel
  • Ooredoo Oman
  • Ooredoo Qatar
  • Paratus Zambia
  • STC
  • Sub.Co
  • SudaChad
  • Sudatel
  • Tanzania Telecommunication Company
  • Telecom Egypt
  • Viva
  • Vodacom Tanzania
  • Vodafone
  • Vodafone Egypt
  • Zain Bahrain
  • Zain Group
  • Zain KSA