Category: Middle East and North Africa

Delivering mobile connectivity in MENA: A review of mobile sector taxation and licence extension

July 7, 2017 | | Research & Reports | Middle East and North Africa

The report provides an overview of the tax and fee regime applied to mobile services in seven MENA countries: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, covering key ...
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Competition in the Digital Age course delivered in Namibia

October 3, 2016 | | Middle East and North Africa | Emanuela Lecchi

GSMA Capacity Building was invited by the Communications Regulators Association of Southern Africa (CRASA) to deliver the Competition Policy in the Digital Age course at Swakopmund in ...
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Capacity Building Programme delivers taster sessions at Mobile 360 Africa in Tanzania

August 8, 2016 | | Middle East and North Africa | Ronda Zelezny-Green

Last week, the GSMA Capacity Building programme exhibited to over 800 participants at the Mobile 360 Africa event in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. We spoke to many delegates about our programme ...
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Capacity Building courses delivered in Jordan

July 28, 2016 | | Middle East and North Africa | Jawad Abbassi

The Capacity Building programme delivered its first courses in partnership with AREGNET on Competition Policy and Spectrum to regional regulators in Amman, Jordan on 24-26 July. These ...
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Digital inclusion and mobile sector taxation in Tunisia

April 19, 2016 | | Research & Reports | Middle East and North Africa

Mobile services in Tunisia connect over 6.6 million people, equivalent to 58% of the population, and deliver widespread social and economic benefits to the country. However, the sector is ...
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Securing the future of the telecoms and ICT sector in West Africa

April 6, 2016 | | Middle East and North Africa | Belinda Exelby

Last week the GSMA signed an MOU with the Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT) to formalise their partnership on Regulatory Capacity Building, providing mobile ...
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Internet of Things course in Cairo, Egypt

November 17, 2015 | | Middle East and North Africa | Vikram Raval

GSMA Capacity Building was invited by Professor Osman Lotfy El-Sayed of Cairo University to deliver a two-day training course on the Internet of Things (IoT) to delegates from Egypt’s ...
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Digital inclusion and mobile sector taxation in Jordan

May 1, 2015 | | Research & Reports | Middle East and North Africa

Since the launch of the first mobile telecommunication network in Jordan in 1995, the market has grown rapidly. Today 70% of the population in Jordan has at least one mobile subscription ...
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Case Study: Warid Pakistan expects to save more than US$ 6 million per year after trialling energy efficiency solutions

March 24, 2014 | | Case Study | Middle East and North Africa

Cascadiant, Warid Telecom and the GSMA collaborated to perform a MEE Optimisation project in Pakistan in 2013. The project was conducted on ten cell sites across various geographies in ...
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International roaming explained – Arab World

May 1, 2013 | | Brochure | Middle East and North Africa

The Arab World’s mobile market is rapidly expanding, both in subscriber numbers and traffic. Roaming services, however, are still emerging. Countries within the region are in ...
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