The cellular IoT market in the MENA region

The cellular IoT market in the MENA region

Technologies & market forecasts up to 2025

This study analyses the overriding trends and changes taking place in the cellular M2M market in the MENA region.

It explores the driving forces behind the market’s growth and transformation, including an examination of its major tendencies, plus volume and value forecasts up to 2025 across no fewer than nine countries in the region.

Forecasts up to 2025 for the region and by country:

Revenues for all M2M segments (hardware, connectivity and IT)
Installed base of M2M subscribers


1. Executive summary
2. Large local MNOs’ strategies
2.1. Multi-country operators
2.1.1. Zain
2.1.2. Etisalat
2.1.3. Ooredoo
2.2. Selected MNO placements in IoT
3. Deep dive into main countries
3.1. Synthesis by country
3.2. Tunisia
3.2.1. Country profile
3.2.2. Ooredoo Tunisia and Tunisie Télécom
3.3. Algeria
3.3.1. Country profile
3.3.2. State-owned mobile operators: Mobilis and Djezzy
3.3.3. International MNO in Algeria: Ooredoo Algeria
3.4. Egypt
3.4.1. Country profile
3.4.2. Vodafone Egypt
3.4.3. Other IoT connectivity providers: Orange Egypt, Etisalat, Telecom Egypt
3.5. Morocco
3.5.1. Country profile
3.5.2. IAM (Maroc Telecom)
3.5.3. Orange Morocco
3.5.4. Inwi
3.6. Qatar
3.6.1. Country profile
3.6.2. Vodafone Qatar, the second IoT provider in the country
3.7. Lebanon
3.7.1. Country profile
3.7.2. Touch and alfa
3.8. UAE
3.8.1. Country profile
3.8.2. Etisalat UAE and Du
3.9. Saudi Arabia
3.9.1. Country profile
3.9.2. Saudi Telecom Company, Mobilly and Zain KSA
3.10. Israel
3.2.1. Country profile
3.2.2. Cellcom and Pelephone
4. Market estimates for the region
4.1. Drivers and barriers
4.2. Sizing the M2M market in the MENA region
4.2.1. M2M subscriptions, by type of connectivity technology
4.2.2. Revenues from M2M by segment
List of tables and figures
Large local MNOs’ strategies
IoT offering of Zain, by subsidiary
End-to-end IoT offering of Etisalat
Major IoT verticals targeted by Etisalat
Placement of largest MENA MNOs compared to global leaders
IoT/M2M market in the countries of the MENA region
Deep dive into main countries
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Tunisia, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Tunisia, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Algeria, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Algeria, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Egypt, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Egypt, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Morocco, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Morocco, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Qatar, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Qatar, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Lebanon, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Lebanon, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in UAE, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in UAE, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Saudi Arabia, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Saudi Arabia, 2019-2025
Evolution of cellular M2M modules/SIMs in Israel, 2019-2025
Communication and associated services revenue in Israel, 2019-2025
Market estimates for the region
M2M subscriptions in the MENA region by connectivity technology, 2019-2025
M2M revenues in the MENA region by segment, 2019-2025

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