Oman Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

Oman Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report


Oman Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report, a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Oman today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2028. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics, and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband, and mobile segments as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

The total telecom service revenue will grow at a CAGR of 4.5% over the 2023-2028 period, driven by steady growth in the mobile data segment. Mobile data services revenue will increase at a CAGR of 8%, supported by increasing smartphone subscriptions, growing data consumption, and growth of 5G subscriptions that will yield higher data ARPUs over the forecast period. Moreover, fixed broadband service revenues will also increase at a CAGR of 4.7%, driven by increasing FTTH subscriptions and ongoing fixed broadband coverage expansion plans announced by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following:
  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in Oman.
  • The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to spectrum licensing, national broadband plans, tariff regulation, and more.
  • Telecom services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, and mobile data markets.
  • The competitive landscape: - an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications markets.
  • Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook.

The overall telecom service revenue in Oman will grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during 2023-2028.
Mobile data will remain the largest contributor to the total telecom service revenue over 2023-2028. Mobile data services revenue will increase at a CAGR of 8%, driven by increasing smartphone subscriptions, growing data consumption, and growth of 5G subscriptions that will yield higher data ARPUs over the forecast period.
Ooredoo Oman led the Oman’s mobile market in terms of mobile subscriptions for 2023, followed closely by Omantel.

Reasons to Buy

This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Oman’s telecommunications markets, service providers, and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.

Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Oman’s mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.

With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.

The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in Oman’s telecommunications markets.

The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in Oman.

Market Highlights
Key takeaways
Country telecom market snapshot 2023-2028 (revenue and penetration)
Operating Environment
Economic outlook (population, GDP, CPI, and exchange rate)
GlobalData country risk index (GCRI) Q3 2023
Country risk analysis - Oman compared to the AME and the world
Regulatory highlights and developments
ESG highlights and developments
Telecom Services Market Outlook
Total telecom services revenue by category, 2022-2028
FX impact on total telecom services revenue by category
Mobile Services
Mobile subscription penetration and subscription by device type
Mobile subscriptions by payment type and mobile subscriptions by technology generation, 2022-2028
Data usage & traffic
Mobile ARPU by payment type and service revenue by type
Fixed Services
Fixed service penetration and subscription
Voice telephony lines by technology, fixed broadband lines by technology
Fixed ARPU and service revenue by service type
Subscription Market Share by Service Area
Competitive Landscape & Company Snapshots
Product portfolios and positioning, service offerings by service provider, 2023
Company snapshot: Omantel
Company snapshot: Ooredoo Oman
Company snapshot: Vodafone Oman
Baseline forecast assumptions
Data tables
Research methodology
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