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3Q15 Middle East Mobile Operator Forecast, 2003 – 2017

3Q15 Middle East Mobile Operator Forecast, 2003 – 2017

IEMR’s Middle East Mobile Operator Forecast is the most comprehensive forecast of its kind in the world. This report provides operational and financial metrics for wireless markets across the region and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. We provide two-year forecasts at the operator level going out to 2017. We also provide quarterly historical and forecast data starting in 1Q2003 and ending in 4Q2017. Our forecast contains separate data for each country and their mobile operators. Our Mobile Operator Forecasts are updated quarterly and are available for one-time delivery or through regular updates.

By purchasing this report, you will receive an Excel file with 76 datasheets of operational and financial metrics such as post-paid subscribers, prepaid subscribers, subscriber growth, net subscriber adds, monthly churn, monthly ARPU, ARPU growth, data ARPU, MOU per subscriber, service revenue, EBITDA and CAPEX.

In this regional report, each datasheet covers 46 mobile operators in 15 countries. It is the most extensive company-specific and country-specific forecast of its kind.

Countries Covered in this Middle East Mobile Operator Forecast

Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates

Companies Covered in each of the Regional Mobile Operator Forecasts

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco)
Viva Bahrain (Saudi Telecom Company)
Zain Bahrain (Zain Group)
MTCE (Mobile Telecommunications Company of Esfahan)
MTN Irancell (MTN Group)
Taliya (Rafsanjan Industrial Complex Islamic Cooperative Company)
TCI (Telecommunication Company of Iran)
Asiacell Telecommunication LLC
Korek Telecom Ltd.
Orascom Iraq (Iraqna) - acquired by Zain in 2007
Sanatel Telecommunication Ltd.
Zain Iraq (Zain Group)
Cellcom Israel Ltd.
Mirs Communications Ltd.
Partner Communications Co. Ltd. (Orange)
Orange Jordan (France Télécom S.A.)
Umniah (Bahrain Telecommunications Company)
XPress (New Generation Telecommunication Company Ltd.)
Zain Jordan (Zain Group)
Kuwait Telecom Company (Viva Kuwait)
Wataniya Telecom
Zain Kuwait (Zain Group)
Alfa Telecom (Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.)
MTC Touch (Zain Group)
Nawras (Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOC)
Omantel (Oman Telecommunications Company)
Palestinian Cellular Communications Company (Al-Jawwal)
Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunications Company
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C.
Vodafone Qatar (Vodafone Group)
Saudi Arabia
Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company)
PTC (Public Telecommunications Company Ltd.) (Bravo)
Saudi Telecom Company (STC)
Zain Saudi Arabia (SMTC)
MTN Syria (MTN Group)
Syriatel Mobile Telecom S.A.
Avea (Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. (Turk Telekom))
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (Turkcell)
Vodafone Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC)
Etisalat UAE (Emirates Telecommunications Corporation)
MTN Group (Spacetel)
Sabafon (Yemen Mobile Phone Company)
TeleYemen (Yemen International Telecommunications Co.)
Unitel Yemen Telecom Company

Annual Results & Forecasts for each of the above operators is covered in this report for: CY 2003-CY 2017. Quarterly Results & Forecasts are covered for: March 2004 –December 2017

Please note: this is delivered as an Excel file.

Subscribers (000)
Subscriber growth (YoY %)
Net subscriber adds (000)
Net subscriber adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly churn (%)
Post-paid subscribers (000)
Post-paid subcriber growth (YoY %)
Prepaid subcribers (000)
Prepaid subscriber growth (YoY %)
Post-paid % of total subs
Prepaid/wsl % of total subs
Post-paid net adds (000)
Post-paid adds growth (YoY %)
Prepaid/wsl net adds (000)
Prepaid/wsl adds growth (YoY %)
Monthly ARPU (USD)
Monthly ARPU (EUR)
ARPU growth (YoY %)
Data % of service revenues
Data revenue as a percentage of service revenue
Non SMS data revenue as a percentage of total revenue
Data Revenue USD
Data Revenue EURO
Data Revenue Local Currency
Data Revenue non SMS USD
Data Revenue non SMS EURO
Data Revenue non SMS Local Currency
Data Revenue SMS USD
Data Revenue SMS EURO
Data Revenue SMS Local Currency
Voice Revenue USD
Voice Revenue EURO
Voice Revenue Local Currency
SMS data revenue as a percentage of total data revenue
Voice revenue as a percentage of service revenue
Incoming MOU
Outgoing MOU
MMS Traffic
SMS Traffic
Voice Traffic
Monthly data ARPU (USD)
Data ARPU growth (YoY %)
Monthly voice ARPU (USD)
Voice ARPU growth (YoY %)
Voice rev per minute (USD)
Voice RPM growth (YoY %)
MOU per sub (mins/month)
MOU/sub growth (YoY %)
Share of total subscribers
Share of net adds
Share of post-paid net adds
Share of prepaid/wsl net adds
Share of service revenue
YoY change in revenue share (bps)
Reported revenue (USD mn)
Reported revenue (EUR mn)
Reported revenue growth (YoY %)
Service revenue (USD mn)
Service revenue (EUR mn)
Service revenue growth (YoY %)
EBITDA growth (YoY %)
Capex (USD mn)
Capex (EUR mn)
Capex growth (YoY %)
EBITDA / reported revenue
EBITDA / service revenue
Incr EBITDA / Incr service rev
Capex / reported revenue
Capex / service revenue
(EBITDA-capex) / reported revenue
(EBITDA-capex) / service revenue
EBITDA margin expansion/contraction (bps)

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