"The overall development levels of telecom industry in Western Asia countries vary greatly due to these countriesâ€™ large gap in oil resources, population and political stability.
This report focuses on the telecom development in the 10 West Asian countries (Iran, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, The United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrain) and Pakistan; meanwhile it reveals the main businesses and operational statistics of key operators.
In the Arabic States, multinational telecom giants such as Zain and MTN play very important role. For example, Zain ranks the first market position in both Kuwait and Iraq, second place in Bahrain and also accounts for the third largest market share in Saudi Arabia. 1. PAKISTAN
1.1 CURRENT STATUS OF TELECOM MARKET
1.1.2 Cellular Telephony
1.2ANALYSIS ON MAJOR TELECOM OPERATORS