The analysis, based on recent data from Business Monitor International (BMI) and Euro monitor International, was released during the ongoing Gitex Technology Week 2017 in Dubai, which represented the ICT sector sales in 2016. UAE’s ICT Sector Sales Reached $4 billion During 2016
According to the new analysis, UAE’s ICT sector sales extended $4 billion in 2016. The main focus of this analysis is on the growing demand for products and services within the country. The data presented sales within product categories such as computer hardware, and software, as well as IT, communication, and telecommunication services.
UAE’s ICT Sector Sales Reached $4 billion During 2016
The analysis shows the sales within the UAE’s computer hardware and peripheral devices reached around 3.5 million units last year. While tablet computer sales accounted forb UAE’s ICT Sector Sales Reached $4 billion During 2016. 67 per cent of the total volume of computer sales in 2016.
The data from trademap.org shows that the UAE exports of automatic data-processing machines and units were value at around $1.17 billion in 2015, while imports were value at around $2.49 billion. Another important development is the increasing demand for new technologies that can be use for Smart City solutions.
Analysis also presented the spending on cloud computing in the UAE that increased from $51 million in 2011 to $381 million in 2016. The factor of network security and mobile computing is also growing. The mobile computing segment is rising with the number of mobile subscribers in the UAE. The number of subscribers are increasing from about 11.6 million in 2011 to about 19 million in 2016.
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