Fixed-mobile Convergence in Middle East and North Africa

2017-08-07
Price :
Published : Aug-2017
No. of Pages : 32

Fixed-mobile Convergence in Middle East and North Africa

Summary

Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) has emerged in some competitive markets as a strategy for operators looking for new sources of growth. It is a way for operators to differentiate, bringing potential benefits from churn reduction, customer acquisition effect, and synergies. Compared to certain markets in Europe, APAC, and North America, MENA has in general seen low levels of FMC activity. However, some markets have already begun the process of convergence, or are showing signs that further development may take place.

In the process of FMC, operators often start by offering price discounts, eventually typically moving to more segmented FMC bundles, with the most advanced operators seeking revenues from adjacent industries. However, the specific offer with which an operator embark upon the path of convergence depends on specific conditions of each market and operator. Operators without fixed infrastructure have also been known to compete in convergence by offering wireless broadband solutions instead of fixed solutions.

In MENA, FMC is still largely nascent and limited to a handful of markets: Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, and Turkey. In Bahrain, Batelco has begun offering an FMC bundle, which includes an option for the market’s first quadplay offer. In Egypt, meanwhile, Vodafone offers converged bundles under the Red brand, while Orange offers a pick-and-mix approach to convergence. In Turkey, both Turk Telekom and Turkcell offer converged services.

FMC has emerged primarily in mature markets, where competition is intense and ARPUs are often falling. Specifically, FMC has disrupted several markets in Western Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific (e.g., France, Canada, and Singapore). Orange has adopted convergence as a central strategy in some of its markets. France and Spain, in particular, have become highly converged.

The report “Fixed-mobile Convergence in Middle East and North Africa” provides an overview of the state of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) in the MENA region. The report draws from examples of fixed-mobile convergence from operators around the world to understand the market conditions which lead to convergence.

In particular, this report provides the following –
– Provides an overall introduction to FMC and a comparison of FMC development in different regions. It offers an analysis of the pathway in which operators converge, and examines the benefits of convergence, with examples from operators.
– Provides an overview of the MENA region in terms of FMC, and analyzes the conditions for those markets which have already seen convergence, as well as those who have not. Looking at 11 MENA markets in particular, the report provides and in-depth comparison of different conditions relevant to FMC development.
– Dives into three case studies of fixed-mobile convergence in MENA: Bahrain, Egypt, and Turkey.

Companies mentioned in this report: Orange, Proximus, KPN, MEO, PCCW, Plus Poland, Ooredoo, Turk Telekom, Turkcell, Batelco, Vodafone, Mobily, Zain, Comcast

Scope

– Compared to Europe, where some operators have pursued fixed-mobile convergence as their central strategy, MENA has seen relatively few cases of convergence, and all of them relatively recent or at an early stage.
– The state of competition, regulation, and base of subscribers bi-equipped for both fixed and mobile services are key for the development of convergence.
– There is scope for more fixed-mobile convergence development in MENA. However, the feasibility and entrance point of convergence depends on the unique conditions of each market and the profile of each operator.

Reasons to buy

– This Insider Report provides a comprehensive examination of the market conditions and business models for fixed-mobile convergence, to help executives fully understand market dynamics, determine what works and what doesn’t, formulate effective product development plans and optimize resource allocation and return on investments.
– Three case studies illustrate the findings of the report, providing insight into particular situations in the fixed-mobile market in MENA; this will help the reader understand both the challenges confronted in the real world and the strategies employed to overcome those challenges.
– The report discusses concrete opportunities in fixed-mobile convergence in MENA, providing a number of actionable recommendations for operators.
– Eleven MENA markets are compared in terms of market competition, regulation, and subscriber base; providing an overview of the conditions facilitating and hindering convergence for the region.

Filed in: Information Technology
Publisher : GlobalData
More Reports
Title Price Buy Now

DRC: Country Intelligence Report

DRC: Country Intelligence Report Summary Total telecom service revenue in the DRC reached $1.4 billion in 2018 and will continue to increase at a CAGR of 9.5% over 2018-2023 to reach $2.2 billion by 2023, led by robust growth in the mobile data segment. Mobile voice and fixed broadband segments will also contribute to the revenue growth over the forecast period. Mobile data revenue will grow at a CAGR of 19.2% to reach $873 million by 2023, driven by rising smartphone penetration and the projected growth in the adoption of high-speed 3G/4G services over the forecast period. "DRC: Country Intelligence Report," a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in DRC today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to......
$990

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series – American International Group

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series - American International Group Summary American International Group (AIG) is a multi-line insurance group. The group provides a range of life insurance, property, and casualty insurance solutions; retirement products; and other financial services to individuals and businesses. Scope The report provides information and insights into American International Group, including - - Insights of its digital transformation strategies - Details of various partnerships, acquisitions, ventures, netwrok map, in-house launches, and other industry engagement programs - Detailed overview of American International Group's venture arm and financial highlights. Reasons to buy - Gain insights into American International Group technology innovations. - Gain insights into......
$1295

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series – Merck & Co Inc.

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series - Merck & Co Inc. Summary Merck & Co Inc. (Merck) is a biopharmaceutical company focusing on discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of prescription medicines, biologic therapies, vaccines, and animal health products. Scope The report provides information and insights into Merck & Co Inc., including - - Insights of its digital transformation strategies - Details of various partnerships, acquisitions, ventures, netwrok map, in-house launches, and other industry engagement programs - Detailed overview of Merck & Co Inc.'s venture arm and financial highlights. Reasons to buy - Gain insights into Merck & Co Inc. technology innovations. - Gain insights into its Digital Transformation Strategy - Gain insights into various product launch......
$1295

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series – Tesco PLC

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series - Tesco PLC Summary Tesco PLC (Tesco) is a multinational general merchandise retailer. The company carries out business through multi-format stores and online channels. Scope The report provides information and insights into Tesco PLC, including - - Insights of its digital transformation strategies - Details of various partnerships, ventures, netwrok map, in-house launches, and other industry engagement programs - Detailed overview of Tesco PLC's venture arm and financial highlights. Reasons to buy - Gain insights into Tesco PLC technology innovations. - Gain insights into its Digital Transformation Strategy - Gain insights into various product launches, venture, partnership strategies of Tesco PLC - Gain insights into various disruptive technologi......
$1295

AI chips – Thematic Research

AI chips - Thematic Research Summary Moore's law is broken. It's time for a new generation of silicon. Over five decades, Moore's law has held sway in the chip industry. Since the 1970s the performance capabilities of microprocessors and other silicon chips has roughly doubled every two years. That era is now over. Transistors are now so tightly packed onto chips that they are barely a couple of atoms apart, and the amount of power generated within a square millimeter of silicon now produces more heat than it is possible to efficiently dissipate. The entire chip industry is changing direction. Abandoning the single-minded, "double-everything" approach, chip designs are becoming more sophisticated and complex. We are entering a new era of microprocessor design which will lead to new chip......
$1950

Industrial Internet – Thematic Research

Industrial Internet - Thematic Research Summary The Industrial Internet, a market General Electric (GE) once predicted would account for $15 trillion of global GDP by 2030, will redefine the way much of the global industrial economy operates. It is part of a fast-evolving ecosystem of intelligent machines running their own logic and communicating with each other. However, a key use case - predictive maintenance - has so far failed to take off, with organizations struggling to integrate it into their existing operations environments. Several manufacturers are also fretting about putting sensor data in the cloud. Cyber threats are also a concern. Factory floor legacy systems were never intended to be externally linked and operations managers tend to think about site safety before cyber saf......
$1950

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series – McDonald’s Corporation

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series - McDonald's Corporation Summary McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's) is a food service retail chain owner. The company operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants that serve a locally-relevant menu of food and beverages. Scope The report provides information and insights into McDonald's Corporation , including - - Insights of its digital transformation strategies - Details of various partnerships, ventures, acquisitions, in-house launches, and other industry engagement programs - Detailed overview of McDonald's Corporation's financial highlights. Reasons to buy - Gain insights into McDonald's Corporation technology innovations. - Gain insights into its Digital Transformation Strategy - Gain insights into various product launches, acquisition, ven......
$1295

Colombia: Country Intelligence Report

Colombia: Country Intelligence Report Summary Total telecommunications and pay-TV services revenue in Colombia will increase from $7.9 billion in 2018 to $8.4 billion by year-end 2023, at a five-year CAGR of 1.3%. Growth will by supported by mobile data, fixed broadband, and pay-TV segments. Mobile data revenue will increase from $1.7 billion in 2018 to $2.3 billion in 2023, at a CAGR of 6.7%, led by steady growth in smartphone subscriptions, growing data traffic over video, social media and other web browsing platforms, and the proliferation of high-speed LTE/LTE-A networks in the country. "Colombia: Country Intelligence Report," a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Colombia today, with detailed forec......
$990

Disruptor Profile: TripActions Inc.

Disruptor Profile: TripActions Inc. Summary TripActions, Inc. (TripActions) is a travel startup that offers corporate travel management platform, which combines data science and innovative services to provide exclusive travel experiences to business travelers. Scope The report provides information and insights into TripActions Inc.'s, including - - Overview of the company and its product offering - Detailed insight into its business model, company type and headquarter - Information on partnership and funding - Biography of top management Reasons to buy - Gain insights into TripActions, Inc.'s business operations. - Gain insights into funding and partnerships - Gain understanding about its technology focus.......
$350

Disruptor Profile: VChain Technology Limited

Disruptor Profile: VChain Technology Limited Summary VChain Technology provides a SaaS verification solution designed for strategic data sharing using its proprietary blockchain back-end technology. It offers services to airlines, authorities, and passport control facilities. Scope The report provides information and insights into VChain Technology Limited's, including - - Overview of the company and its product offering - Detailed insight into its business model, company type and headquarter - Information on partnership and funding - Biography of top management Reasons to buy - Gain insights into VChain Technology's business operations. - Gain insights into funding and partnerships - Gain understanding about its technology focus.......
$350
We use cookies to deliver the best possible experience on our website.
By continuing to use this site, or closing this box, you consent to our use of cookies. To learn more, visit our Privacy Policy