Oman Information Technology Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Oman Information Technology Report 2015

Oman Information Technology Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Oman Information Technology Report 2015
Published Dec 06, 2014
77 pages — Published Dec 06, 2014
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Strengths The relatively affluent population should support demand for new and innovative services. ...Oman Mobile s dominance in the prepaid sector will do little to relieve eroding domestic revenues. Opportunities The mobile market has received increased competition since the arrival of several mobile resellers in ----. Privatisation of -- of Omantel to a major investor. ...Mobile resellers could force down prices and lower average revenue per user (ARPU) levels. Mobile number portability could possibly lead to a price war, affecting operator revenues.

...Strengths As one of the smaller Gulf oil producers, Oman has had to diversify its economy earlier than most. A wealth of historical sites � in contrast to some Gulf neighbours � provides a good basis for tourism expansion. ...Construction is booming around the industrial port of Sohar, though most services depend on a healthy oil economy. Major tourism investments aim to attract visits from the rising numbers of tourists travelling to and within the Middle East and North Africa region. Threats There is a widening price differential between Oman s sour-grade crude oil and OPEC producers grades. ...Lower oil prices will result in less room to manoeuvre for the government, and have negative repercussions for consumer spending and investment.

...Strengths Oman s location, just across the Arabian Sea from India, next door to the other Gulf states and close to the Horn of Africa, is attractive to global vendors. One of the most politically stable countries in the region. ...The small size of domestic market and the economy s dependency on oil revenues. Opportunities The FTA with the US should increase opportunities for global vendors and drive liberalisation in several sectors, as well as strengthening copyright protection. Likely diversification of economy and the growth of service sectors such as tourism, creating new sources of demand. ...

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