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Qatar Telecommunications Report Q4 2017

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We have a positive outlook for Qatar's telecoms market. High levels of disposable income and astrong influx of migrants will drive demand for services at both ends of the market, with service andapplication adoption set to be the main barometers of growth rather than user numbers. There is untappeddemand for advanced data services, particularly among businesses. Operators are investing heavily intoLTE-Advanced Pro services and setting the stage for their 5G platforms already. Furthermore, growinginterest in video content is also evident, boding well for service diversification strategies.

Latest Updates And Industry Developments

The number of mobile subscriptions contracted by 1.1% during Q217 as the market reached maturity andoperators closed inactive accounts as they pursued improved operating efficiencies. Although limitedsubscription growth is foreseen, it is 3G/4G migration that will drive market growth; 3G/4G penetrationwill reach 100% by 2020.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Telecoms
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: Telecoms Sector - Historical Data And Forecasts (Qatar 2014-2021)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Middle East And North Africa Risk/Reward Index
Table: MENA Telecoms Risk/Reward Index, Q417
Qatar Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Market Drivers & Trends
Mobile
Wireline Voice & Broadband
Pay-TV/Convergence
Regulatory Development
Regulatory Overview
Industry Risks
Main Developments: Reference Offers Approved
e-Commerce Roadmap Published
National Spectrum Plan
Additional Developments
Table: GCC's Roaming Caps
Competitive Landscape
Table: Key Players - Qatar Telecoms Sector
Table: Mobile Market Overview
Table: Ooredoo Qatar
Table: Vodafone
Table: Ooredoo Wireline Data
Company Profile
Ooredoo
Vodafone Qatar
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Qatar 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Qatar 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Qatar 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Qatar 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Qatar 1990-2025)
Glossary
Table: Glossary of Terms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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