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Chart of the Week: Middle East Mobile Subscribers by Country 4Q 2016
Middle East Mobile Subscribers by Country 4Q 2016

Source: industry sources, Blycroft estimates Copyright: Blycroft 2017

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A & ME SUBSCRIBER STATISTICS: Africa Mobile Penetration 4Q 2016
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
The Africa mobile penetration, as expressed in its 'simple' form of the population divided by the number of mobile lines with activity within the last 90-days, was steady at 81 percent at the end of... More

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST: Web browsing favoured by smart phone users 
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
Samsung is the dominant manufacturer in the Middle East with 38 percent market share, followed by Apple with 36 percent, according to a survey conducted by Dubai-based Effective Measure Middle East... More
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AFRICA: Free content distrusted in Nigeria
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
A four-country study,  backed by Mozilla and undertaken by Research ICT Africa on the financial reality of Internet use in Nigeria shows that higher income users pay between USD 3.17 - 9.52 percent... More

AFRICA: Helios Towers sees revenue rises 41% in first half
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
Helios Towers has reported revenue rising by 41 percent in the first half-year ending 30 June to USD 169 million from USD 120 million in the same period of 2016, with 87 percent of revenue coming ... More

KENYA: TerraPay targets East Africa with investment
Published in issue 00781 of 17 Aug 2017
Mobile payments facilitator TerraPay is to invest some KES 300 million (USD 2.9 million) in its East African operations as part of its programme to develop cross-border business, ... More

KUWAIT: Ericsson to provide smart metering technology
Published in issue 00781 of 17 Aug 2017
Ericsson is now a formal member of a consortium for a utilities digital transformation project headed by Zain in Kuwait. The project will be completed by 2024 and Ericsson, as the sole technology partner... More

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Orange signs for hybrid solar tower solution
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
GreenWish Partners, an independent renewable power producer in Africa, is to partner with Orange to implement clean energy solutions for Orange's network of towers. The partnership involves GreenWise... More

EGYPT: Governorates sign for ICT cooperation 
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
On 15 August the Minister of Information and Communication Technologies, Yasser ElKady and Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, Hala Al-Saeed signed a cooperation agreement ... More
GAMBIA (THE): Gamcel pre-paid subscribers barred from topping-up
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
Mobile operator Gamcel, a unit of fixed-line operator Gamtel, have been blocked. The issue relates to a dispute between new Government and telco MGI, which, until last week, managed international ... More

IRAQ: VSAT licence for Speedcast unit
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
Speedcast International has been granted a Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) licence through its locally licensed entity. This has prompted the completion of a new systems integration project ... More

ISRAEL: Internal checks compromised in Bezeq dealings
Published in issue 00782 of 24 Aug 2017
Globes reports 'sources' as saying that Bezeq internal auditor Lior Segal contacted the audit committee of the Bezeq board and proposed writing an audit report on the actions of the company's insti... More

 


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