The Arab States ITU region comprises North African, Gulf, and Middle Eastern countries. Mobile cellular penetration has exceeded saturation, reaching 110.5% in 2017. Internet access penetration increased from 41.6% of individuals in 2016 to 43.7% in 2017. International internet bandwidth increased from 15 kb/s/user in 2016 to 39 kb/s/user in 2017.
Deployed LTE Networks
The following chart shows the number of active 4G LTE networks, distributed by LTE frequency band. These data are rendered live and may update unexpectedly.
Deployed IoT Networks
The following chart shows the distribution of active Internet of Things networks by wireless network technology. Our database is a work in progress, data may be incomplete.
Countries in this Geographical Region
There are 22 unique countries, territories, and/or sovereign states in this geographic region.