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Mobile penetration to reach 130% of population in Middle East by 2015

04-09-2010 09:42 AM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: Dataxis

Mobile penetration to reach 130% of population in Middle East

Dataxis Intelligence, the leading market research company in communications industry has recently released data of its latest forecasts for regional mobile telecommunications markets. It comes out that Middle East, which is one of the most penetrated markets on a regional basis is still a land of great potential growth for the forthcoming five years.

While the mobile penetration was at 53% of the population in 2005, it stood at 88% at the end of 2009, and is expected to soar up to 130% by 2015, meaning that on average every inhabitant of the region will be using at list one SIM card to communicate by that time.

In absolute terms, the mobile subscribers in Middle East rose from 53 million in 2005 to over 185 million in 2009, and are expected to cross the 200 million milestone this year before skyrocketing at 296 million in at the end of 2015 according to Dataxis Intelligence latest predictions.

DATAXIS, is an international market research and statistical intelligence company that covers 4 play markets worldwide. Our online database: www.dataxis.com contains detailed and up to date data on subscribers, revenues and ARPUs as well as annual forecasts on major operators and technology suppliers. Our news website: www.dataxisnews.com is a great tool to keep telecom professional up to date on the latest developments of the industry. In addition, we also publish our own analyses and Press Releases, under the Dataxis Views Section, that cover different regions worldwide: Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and Latin America.

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