Mobile Broadband Trends in Africa and Middle East

Mobile Broadband Trends in Africa and Middle East

  • GlobalData
  • September 2020
  • ICT
  • 37 pages

Report Description

Mobile Broadband Trends in Africa and Middle East


Mobile Broadband Trends in Africa and Middle East' a new Telecom Insider Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the mobile broadband market in Africa & Middle East. It delivers quantitative and qualitative insights into the mobile market, analyzing key trends in the region.

Mobile user penetration reached 61.9% in 2020, and it will reach 74.1% by the end 2025 supported by mobile coverage expansion in under-penetrated countries.

Mobile subscriptions in AME will reach 1.53 billion by 2020. Smartphone subscriptions will continue to drive growth, adding 656.6 million subscriptions over 2020-2025.

It provides an in-depth analysis of the following -
- Section 1: Africa & Middle East in the global context; this section provides a comparison of Africa & Middle Eastern mobile telecom market size and trends with other regions.
- Section 2: Competitive dynamics; this section provides competitive analysis of various MNOs and MVNOs in Africa & Middle East's mobile market.
- Section 3: Mobile broadband subscription trends in Africa & Middle East; it provides analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of mobile subscriptions, users, and penetration along with device and traffic trends.
- Section 4: Mobile broadband revenue trends in Africa & Middle East; this section examines changes in the breakdown of overall revenue and ARPU over 2018-2023.
- Section 5: Key findings; a summary of key findings for Africa & Middle East mobile broadband market.


- Mobile data services revenue will account for 63.1% of total mobile service revenue by 2025 up from 49.4% in 2020 as mobile video consumption and network capacity (4G) increases.
- 4G LTE subscriptions reached 424.4 million in 2020 and will expand to 1.05 billion in 2025.
- 5G subscriptions will reach 117.1 million by 2025, with the launch of 5G across most of the MENA region.

Reasons to Buy

- This Insider Report provides a comprehensive examination through forward-looking analysis of Africa & Middle East's mobile telecommunications markets trends in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
- Accompanying GlobalDatas Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Africa & Middle East's mobile communications markets.
- With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
- The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in Africa & Middle East.

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