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Mobile technologies and services add USD 191 bln to MENA economy in 2018 - study

Tuesday 26 November 2019 | 13:35 CET | News
Mobile technologies and services added USD 191 billion to the Middle East and North Africa's economy in 2018, equivalent to about 4.5 percent of regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to GSMA's two new reports released at the annual 'GSMA Mobile 360' in Dubai, UAE. By 2023, mobile's economic contribution is expected to reach over USD 220 billion as countries increasingly benefit from the improvements in productivity and efficiency brought about by the increased uptake of mobile services, and 5G and IoT networks are widely deployed.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GSMA
Countries: Africa / Middle East
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