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Kuwait Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

Kuwait Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report


"Kuwait Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report," a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Kuwait today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2025. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics, and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband, and mobile segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

Total telecom services revenue in Kuwait will reach $3.12 billion by 2025, primarily driven by strong growth in the mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data will account for a 58% share of total telecom services revenue in 2025, driven by rising mobile Internet subscriptions and growing data ARPU. Fixed broadband will also experience a significant revenue growth at a CAGR of 25.3% over 2020-2025, on the back of increasing broadband subscriptions as telcos promote higher speed fiber and 5G FWA packages.

The Country Intelligence Report provides in-depth analysis of the following -
- Demographic and macroeconomic context in Kuwait.
- The regulatory environment and trends: a review of the regulatory setting and agenda for the next 18-24 months as well as relevant developments pertaining to spectrum licensing, national broadband plans, tariff regulation, and more.
- Telecom services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, and mobile data markets.
- The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom services market as well as subscription market shares across segments.
- Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications market.
- Underlying assumptions behind our published base-case forecasts, as well as potential market developments that would alter, either positively or negatively, our base-case outlook.


- Overall telecom services revenue in Kuwait will increase at a CAGR of 7.6% over 2020-2025.
- Mobile service revenue will account for 80.3% of total telecom services revenue in 2025.
- 4G will be the most adopted mobile technology till 2023, 5G subscriptions count will surpass 4G subscriptions in 2024 and will go on to account for a 61.9% share of total mobile subscriptions by 2025, driven by the availability of data-centric 5G smartphone bundled plans and ongoing investments in 5G network expansions by operators in Kuwait.
- Zain Kuwait leads Kuwait’s mobile market in terms of mobile subscriptions for 2020, followed by Ooredoo, and Viva (STC) Kuwait.

Reasons to Buy

- This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Kuwait’s telecommunications markets, service providers and key opportunities in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
- Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in Kuwait’s mobile communications, fixed telephony, and broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
- With more than 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
- The report provides an easily digestible market assessment for decision-makers built around in-depth information gathered from local market players, which enables executives to quickly get up to speed with the current and emerging trends in Kuwait’s telecommunications markets.
- The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive, actionable detail will help operators, equipment vendors, and other telecom industry players succeed in the challenging telecommunications market in Kuwait.

Table of Contents
Market highlights
Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context
Demographic and macroeconomic context
Regulatory context
Telecom services market outlook
Total telecom service revenue
Mobile services market
Fixed services market
Competitive landscape and company snapshots
Competitive landscape
Market share overview
Zain Kuwait
Competitive landscape and company snapshots (cont’d)
Ooredoo Kuwait
Viva Kuwait
Additional resources
Baseline forecast assumptions
Data tables
Research methodology
Country Intelligence Report coverage
About GlobalData
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Companies Covered
Zain Kuwait
Ooredoo Kuwait
STC Kuwait