TECH SUPPLIER Oct 2020 - Market Perspective - Doc # META46907020
5G Monetization Opportunities for Operators in the GCC Region
By: Hyder AftabSenior Research Analyst, Krishna ChintaProgram Manager, Telecommunications and IoT, IDC Middle East and Africa, Jawad KhalilProgram Manager – Telcom and IoT, Saudi Arabia, IDC, Tolga YalcinProgram Manager, Telecoms & Networking, Saudi Arabia
This IDC Market Perspective examines potential 5G monetization opportunities for operators in GCC countries. It addresses new market developments and dynamics as well as emerging opportunities in individual countries.
"Telecom operators in the GCC have not had a large presence in or impact on the enterprise digital technology value chain. However, 5G will provide them with a perfect opportunity to make up for missed opportunities in the past. With their growing ICT infrastructure investments, well-established contacts with enterprise and government clients, and ability to integrate billing processes, telecom operators should be able to establish and cement their positions in the enterprise value chain going forward." Krishna Chinta, Program Manager, IDC Middle East and Africa.