Telecom operators have massive opportunities in the era of smart IoT solutions

11 Sep 2017

Arab Advisors Group released a new report covering smart initiatives carried out by governments in the Electricity, Transport, and Water sectors in seven countries. The report also analyzed IoT offerings by telecom operators and the preparations carried out by them for the introduction of advanced IoT solutions in the Arab World.

The Arab Advisors Group analyzed smart initiatives carried out by governments in seven countries. These countries are: Australia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US). The report covered smart initiatives carried in three sectors: Electricity, Transport, and Water. The report also shed the light on the operators’ network investments aimed to keep up with the developing technologies. Such investments include trials, deployment, and launches of business and personal Internet-of-things (IoT) services and infrastructure.

A new report, Connected Solutions: IoT in Solving MENA’s Pressing Issues was released to the Arab Advisors Group’s Telecoms Strategic Research Service subscribers on August 2, 2017. This report can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group for only US$ 2,500. The 53-page report contains 26 detailed exhibits. In addition to governmental smart initiatives, the report sheds the light on smart solutions and services offered by a selection of cellular operators in the MENA region.


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“In parallel with the development in the ICT sector and the emergence of IoT, governments took the lead in incorporating such technologies to empower traditional sectors.”  Mrs. Dalia Haddad, Arab Advisors Group Senior Research Analyst commented. “Several governments initiated smart solutions to support these traditional sectors.” Mrs. Haddad added.

“Arab Advisors Group’s report also focuses on IoT solutions and services offered by some of the cellular operators in the MENA region.” Ms. Hiba Rabadi, Arab Advisors Group Senior Research Analyst commented. “Operators are investing in their networks to keep up with the developed technologies through trials, deployment, and commercially launching IoT services and infrastructure.” Ms. Rabadi added.

The Arab Advisors Group’s team of analysts in the region has already produced over 4,800 reports on the Arab World’s communications, media and financial markets. The reports can be purchased individually or received through an annual subscription to Arab Advisors Group’s ( Strategic Research Services (Media and Telecom).

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