Our Telecoms Profiles for Middle East and North African countries provides in-depth coverage of the telecoms policies, regulatory frameworks and markets in 13 countries.
Four countries (Bahrain, Jordan, Oman and Qatar) have or plan to establish national broadband networks.
Nearly all countries have adopted a competition law and consumer protection rules that apply to the telecoms sector.
The regulator in Kuwait launched a tender to license MVNOs while United Arab Emirates adopted a national cybersecurity strategy.
21 October 19
Interested in EU countries’ views following the implementation of the GDPR?
Ahead of the 2020 review of the GDPR, Cullen International has published a report summarising EU member states’ experience implementing the Regulation.
11 October 19
New benchmark on the EECC transposition status
This new benchmark tracks the EU member states' progress in transposing the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) into national law.
07 October 19
Cullen cheat sheet on new Colombian ICT modernisation law
As of 25 July 2019, the new ICT modernisation law is applicable in Colombia. The new law creates a converged regulator responsible for the telecoms and media sectors, aiming also to provide more legal certainty and improved conditions for new ICT investment. Cullen International has developed a handy summary of the new situation.