Regional - Broadband - WiMAX - Africa, Middle East - 2007

Synopsis

Archived report. This report was archived in 2008 and has not been updated since. With standardised WiMAX finally arriving there will be several opportunities for this new technology. It still can position itself as an alternative broadband customer access technology. The longer it takes for incumbents to roll out true broadband networks (10Mb/s-plus) the more chance wireless broadband (WiMAX and meshed WiFi) has of securing a position in this market. In the end it will depend on whether the technology case and the business case for WiMAX will stand up against alternative offerings from fixed and other mobile systems. The future of WiMAX however might be more in the area of Mobility and WPANs. This report covers the developments in WiMAX developments in Africa and the Middle East in current and recent years.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Africa
    • 2.1 The future of WiMAX in Africa
    • 2.2 Developments in various African markets
      • 2.2.1 Algeria
      • 2.2.2 Angola
      • 2.2.3 Cameroon
      • 2.2.4 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
      • 2.2.5 Egypt
      • 2.2.6 Ghana
      • 2.2.7 Kenya
      • 2.2.8 Madagascar
      • 2.2.9 Malawi
      • 2.2.10 Mauritius: the world’s first nationwide WiMAX network
      • 2.2.11 Morocco
      • 2.2.12 Mozambique
      • 2.2.13 Namibia
      • 2.2.14 Nigeria
      • 2.2.15 Rwanda
      • 2.2.16 South Africa
      • 2.2.17 Tanzania
      • 2.2.18 Tunisia
      • 2.2.19 Uganda
      • 2.2.20 Zambia
  • 3. The Middle East
    • 3.1 Bahrain
      • 3.1.1 WiFi
      • 3.1.2 Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) licences
      • 3.1.3 Internet via satellite
    • 3.2 Egypt
      • 3.2.1 Wireless broadband
      • 3.2.2 WiFi
      • 3.2.3 WiMAX
      • 3.2.4 CDMA2000 1x EV-DO
      • 3.2.5 Broadband via satellite
    • 3.3 Iran
      • 3.3.1 Internet via satellite (Ka band services)
    • 3.4 Iraq
      • 3.4.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
      • 3.4.2 Northern Iraq
      • 3.4.3 US reconstruction contract awards
      • 3.4.4 Internet via satellite
    • 3.5 Israel
      • 3.5.1 WiFi
      • 3.5.2 WiMAX
    • 3.6 Jordan
      • 3.6.1 WiFi
      • 3.6.2 WiMAX licences
      • 3.6.3 Internet via satellite
    • 3.7 Kuwait
      • 3.7.1 WiFi
      • 3.7.2 WiMAX
      • 3.7.3 Internet via satellite
    • 3.8 Lebanon
      • 3.8.1 Local Multipoint Distribution System (LMDS)
      • 3.8.2 WiFi
      • 3.8.3 WiMAX
      • 3.8.4 iBurst
      • 3.8.5 Internet via satellite (Ku band services)
    • 3.9 Oman
      • 3.9.1 WiFi
      • 3.9.2 Wireless local loop
    • 3.10 Qatar
      • 3.10.1 WiFi
      • 3.10.2 WiMAX
    • 3.11 Saudi Arabia
      • 3.11.1 WiFi
      • 3.11.2 WiMAX
      • 3.11.3 Internet via satellite
    • 3.12 United Arab Emirates
      • 3.12.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
      • 3.12.2 WiFi
      • 3.12.3 WiMAX
      • 3.12.4 Internet via satellite
    • 3.13 Turkey
      • 3.13.1 WiFi
      • 3.13.2 WiMAX
      • 3.13.3 Internet via satellite
  • 4. 2007 Global Wireless Broadband - Focus Shifts to Mobile Sector Report
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Last updated 6 May 2008
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