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Saudi Arabia telecoms market report 2014

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Market Study
Published: October 2014
Pages: 39 slides
Research from: Analysys Mason
Sector: Broadband & Fixed

From: GBP 1247.00
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Research programme: MEA   This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Saudi Arabia's telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country's fixed and mobile telecoms markets, and includes market share data and operators' infrastructure status. It also includes an analysis of the market outlook, focusing on the following trends and emerging opportunities.

•MVNOs will finally launch in Saudi Arabia in 2014.
•The LTE market is heating up as operators race to gain market share.
•STC still dominates the fixed market, as efforts to increase competition stall.

Company coverage
This report includes information on the following companies.

•Bayanat Al Oula
•Etihad Atheeb Telecom Company (GO Telecom)
   •Etihad Etisalat (Mobily)
•Integrated Telecom Company (ITC)
   •Saudi Telecom Company (STC)
•Zain Saudi Arabia

Data coverage
Analysys Mason's country report data annexes provide a range of key metrics for each country's telecoms market. Figures are supplied for each year since 2007. The data annex was last updated in September 2014 with 2Q 2014 data. Metrics include the following.

Fixed telecoms market
 
 Mobile telecoms market
 
Connections

•Total voice (narrowband and VoBB)
•Narrowband
•VoBB
•Total broadband
•Broadband split by access technology: DSL, cable modem, FTTH/B, BFWA and other
•IPTV
•Dial-up Internet
•Household penetration (for voice and broadband)
 
 Connections

•Total (handset plus mobile broadband, excluding M2M)
•Split by prepaid and contract, and prepaid share
•Population penetration for total, prepaid and contract
•3G
•Handset, and split by smartphone and basic
•Handset population penetration
•Broadband
•Broadband population penetration
 
Revenue and ARPU

•Service revenue
•Service revenue as percentage of GDP
•Service revenue per head of population per month
•Retail revenue (defined as service revenue minus wholesale revenue)
•Retail revenue as percentage of GDP
•Retail revenue per head of population per month
•Retail revenue split by type of service: voice, dial-up Internet, broadband services, business network services
•Voice ARPU per month
•Broadband ARPU per month
 
 Revenue and ARPU

•Service revenue
•Service revenue as percentage of GDP
•Service revenue per head of population per month
•Service revenue split by prepaid and contract, and prepaid share
•Service revenue split by voice and data, and data as percentage of service revenue
•Retail revenue (defined as service revenue minus wholesale revenue)
•Retail revenue as percentage of GDP
•Retail revenue per head of population per month
•Split by voice and data
•ARPU per month (total, prepaid and contract)
 
Traffic

•Fixed-originated minutes
•Outgoing MoU per active connection
 
 Traffic

•Mobile-originated minutes
•Outgoing MoU per active connection
 
Operator-level metrics/market share

•Broadband subscribers by major broadband operator (and associated market shares and year-on-year changes)
 
 Operator-level metrics/market share

•Connections (and associated market share
 
Total telecoms market (fixed and mobile)
 
•Voice connections
•Broadband connections
•Service revenue
•Service revenue as percentage of GDP
•Service revenue per head of population per month
•Retail revenue (defined as service revenue minus wholesale revenue)
•Retail revenue as percentage of GDP
•Retail revenue per head of population per month
•Retail revenue split by voice and data
•Originated minutes
 

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