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Innovation Accelerators Update: Aerial Drone Regulations in the Middle East and Africa

Innovation Accelerators Update: Aerial Drone Regulations in the Middle East and Africa

This IDC Insight provides an overview of the regulations and the current use cases relating to drone technology across the Middle East and Africa. It provides evidence that shows the necessity for governments in the region to formulate strong drone regulations and policies. It further outlines the current state of regulations in the UAE and South Africa, two leaders in the drone field whose examples are likely to influence the development of legislation in nearby countries. This report also looks at different use cases for drone technologies that are either being researched or currently implemented. It concludes by providing essential guidance to drone vendors about how best to penetrate the MEA market and offers advice to regional companies about the steps required to successfully adopt drone technology within their existing structures.


IDC Opinion
In This Insight
Situation Overview
State of Regulations in the Middle East and Africa
Use Cases
Future Outlook
Advice for Tech Suppliers
Cooperate with Governments
Invest in Commercial Product Positioning and services
Emphasize Modularity
Advice for Tech Buyers
Make Use of Workflow Mapping
Understand Regulation
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