Egypt Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

"Egypt Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report," a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Egypt 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, mobile and pay-TV segments, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

'Total telecom and pay-TV service revenue in Egypt will grow at a CAGR of 2.1%, supported by revenue growth in the mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data service revenue will grow at a CAGR of 12.7%, driven by increasing data ARPS and growth in smartphone subscriptions for accessing online video content and social networking applications. Fixed broadband revenue will increase at a CAGR of 0.8% (7.3% on a local currency basis), driven by strong growth in FTTH and steady growth in DSL and fixed wireless subscriptions on the back of ongoing coverage expansion by the government.

The 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.


– Overall telecom service revenue in Egypt will grow at a CAGR of 2.1% during 2020-2025 when valued in terms of US$.

– Mobile service revenue will account for 86.2% of total telecom service revenue in 2025, driven by rising mobile Internet subscriptions and growing data ARPS over the forecast period.

– Vodafone Egypt leads the Egyptian mobile market in terms of mobile subscriptions, followed by Orange Egypt and Etisalat Egypt.

– 3G accounts for the largest share of mobile subscriptions, with 57.4% of total mobile subscriptions in 2020. However, 3G will be surpassed by 4G technology in 2024.

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, fixed broadband, and pay-TV 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 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.

Companies mentioned

Vodafone Egypt

Orange Egypt

Etisalat Egypt

Telecom Egypt (WE)



beIN Sports





Mwasalat Misr

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Market highlights

Demographic, macroeconomic, and regulatory context

Demographic and macroeconomic context

Regulatory context

Telecom market outlook

Total telecom service revenue

Mobile services market

Fixed services market

Pay TV service market

Competitive landscape and company snapshots

Competitive landscape

Telecom Egypt

Vodafone Egypt

Orange Egypt


Additional resources

Baseline forecast assumptions

Data tables


Research methodology

Country Intelligence Report coverage

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