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The Arab World has thirteen competitive fixed voice markets by August 2013

United Arab Emirates: Sunday, September 01 - 2013 @ 16:37

A new report from Arab Advisors Group analyzes and ranks 20 fixed voice service operators in fourteen Arab countries by end of March 2013. Telecom Egypt, Saudi Telecom (STC) and Syrian Telecom (STE) stand out as the largest Arab fixed voice operators in terms of subscriptions.

By August 2013, thirteen out of the nineteen Arab countries had liberalized fixed voice markets. Out of these thirteen, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia had competitive fixed voice markets, while Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Sudan and the UAE had duopoly fixed voice markets. The remaining six countries, namely: Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Yemen had not liberalized their fixed voice markets by August 2013.

A new report, “A Scorecard of Key Performance Indicators of Fixed Voice Operators in the Arab World 2013” was released to the Arab Advisors Group’s Telecoms Strategic Research Service subscribers on August 21, 2013. This report can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group for only $1,250. The 27-page report, which has 25 detailed exhibits, provides a comprehensive analysis of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the fixed voice operators in the Arab region. The KPIs are for the year 2012 and Q1 2013. The report covers nineteen countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen.

Any investment in this report will count towards an annual Strategic Research Service subscription should the service be acquired within three months from purchasing the report, or could count towards attending Arab Advisors’ 2nd Smart Handheld Summit 2013 on November 26 & 27, 2013 in Dubai – UAE. Telecom and Media operators can send up to 2 delegates to attend at no charge. Press members can also attend at no charge.

“The combined mainline revenues of seven examined fixed voice operators amounted to US$ 556 million during the first three months of 2013. Maroc Telecom generated the largest (29%) share of the total mainlines revenues among the seven analyzed operators.” Mr. Zaid Abawi, Senior Research Analyst at Arab Advisors Group stated in the report.

The Arab Advisors Group’s team of analysts in the region has already produced close to 3,675 reports on the Arab World’s communications, media and financial markets.

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