Some Middle Eastern countries seem to have a difficult relationship with VoIP services and messenger apps
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Middle East, Africa's mobile giants take first steps on sharing networks to cut costs, boost rural coverage
The region's biggest mobile operators – including Orange, Vodafone and Zain – are forging a new alliance that should help tackle the problem of rural connectivity, as well as swell their own markets.
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From its hunger for mobile data and IPv6 to where it comes in the speed league table, here's the latest on mobile across the large and varied region.
Mobile technology may be experiencing faster growth in the Middle East than in any other world territory but the wider structural issues remain a barrier to progress.
The rise of visually orientated social networks, video, and messaging apps is helping shape usage.
The Middle East and North Africa is a complex region, but mobile usage and services are changing fast.
The Middle East and North Africa had only 19 million total mobile connections in 2002, but over the past decade the market has grown dramatically. Here's a snapshot of where the market's at today.