Telecom services revenue growth in Egypt over 2018-2023 will be driven by development in mobile data, mobile messaging, fixed broadband and pay-TV segments. Mobile voice accounted for a 58.0% of total telecom service revenue in 2018 and will remain the largest revenue contributing segment till 2021. Mobile data revenue will grow at a CAGR 22.4% over 2018-2023 and will overtake mobile voice to become the biggest revenue contributor in 2022.

The report “Egypt: Country Intelligence Report” provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Egypt today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2023. 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, mobile and pay-TV segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

The report “Egypt: Country Intelligence Report” provides in-depth analysis of the following -

  • Demographic and macroeconomic context in Egypt
  • 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 and pay-TV services market outlook: analysis as well as historical figures and forecasts of service revenue from the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile voice, mobile data and pay-TV markets
  • The competitive landscape: an examination of the positioning of leading players in the telecom and pay-TV services market as well as subscription market shares across segments
  • Company snapshots: analysis of the financial position of leading service providers in the telecommunications and pay-TV markets
  • 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

Companies mentioned: Vodafone Egypt, Orange Egypt, Etisalat Egypt, Telecom Egypt (WE), ART, OSN, beIN Sports


  • Overall telecoms service revenue in Egypt will grow at a CAGR of 5.7% in terms of US$ (10.4% in local currency) during 2018-2023.
  • Mobile revenue will account for 81.9% of total telecom revenue in 2023, driven by rising data consumption in line with increasing coverage of high-speed 4G networks and MNOs’ growing focus on data-centric offers.
  • 3G will be the most adopted mobile technology over the 2018-2023 period. We expect 4G subscriptions to grow at a CAGR 48.2% over the forecast period.
  • The top two mobile operators, Vodafone Egypt and Orange Egypt will account for 75.2% share of overall mobile subscriptions in 2018.

Reasons To Buy

  • This Country Intelligence Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of Egypt’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 Egypt’s mobile communications, fixed telephony, broadband markets and pay-TV, 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 Egypt’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 Egypt.