Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market are segmented by Component Type (Product and Services), by End User (Residential and Enterprise), and by Country.

Market Snapshot

Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market
Study Period: 2020-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 7.6 %

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Market Overview

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market registered a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period 2021 - 2027. The increased application of data and internet services in the region would be driving the growth prospects for Wireless Routers in the Middle East and North Africa region until the forecast period.

  • Wireless routers include wireless access points that are used to provide access to the internet or a private computer network. Depending on the manufacturer and model, it functions in a wired local area network, wireless-only LAN, or mixed wired and wireless networks.
  • The major factor for the growth of wireless technology over the years has been the regularly changing standards set for improving the features of the routers. Wireless router technology has evolved steadily over the past decade, keeping pace with advances in standards set by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). These standards are updated regularly to improve network throughput in terms of maximum speeds and transmission capabilities.
  • These upgrades have given the companies in the market the means to strive for innovation and have been successful in satisfying the customers’ demand for higher bandwidth and faster internet. Increasing consumer demand for web-enabled devices and growth in IP traffic are the key market drivers.
  • Moreover, the increasing demand for faster internet connectivity among consumers has deteriorated due to the high rise in the number of effective devices being connected, and this is spurring the demand for wireless routers with appropriate connectivity.

Scope of the Report

A wireless router is a device that performs the functions of a router and also includes the functions of a wireless access point with the help of a single, dual, and tri-band. Both residential and enterprise wireless routers are considered in the scope of the study. ​

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market are segmented by Component Type (Product and Services), by End User (Residential and Enterprise), and by Country (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Libya, Israel, Rest of MENA).

By Component Type (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD billion as a part of the Market study)
Product
Services
By End User (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD million as a part of the Market study)
Residential
Enterprise
By Country (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD million as a part of the Market study)
Saudi Arabia
UAE
Qatar
Bahrain
Oman
Libya
Israel
Rest of MENA

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Key Market Trends

Growth in Internet Traffic and Increasing Consumer Demand for Internet-enabled Devices

  • The Middle East and North Africa internet traffic are growing rapidly, driven by new internet users with increasing Wi-Fi expansion and high demand for video services activity.
  • With the rise in high internet traffic and devices, average fixed broadband speed, along with average internet users, the Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market are expected to grow exponentially during the forecast period.
  • Further, with the advent of IoT and changing consumer preferences toward the purchase of various gadgets and wearables capable of operating and performing a plethora of functions with internet connectivity, it is also set to propel the growth of the wireless router market over the forecast period.
  • In the residential sector, the wireless traffic jam will only worsen as an expanding array of smart devices is placing an increased demand on home Wi-Fi networks, from garage door openers to bathroom scales.
  • According to Cisco, The number of devices connected to IP networks will be more than three times the global population by 2023. There will be 3.6 networked devices per capita by 2023, up from 2.4 networked devices per capita in 2018.
Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market

Increase in the bandwidth requirements across Enterprises owing to Digitization

  • With the work from home (WFH) becoming the new trend during the COVID-19 pandemic, players and individual consumers can be seen occupying to secure their various IT products for their employees.
  • As a result, supplies of IT peripherals, including wireless routers, are leading to a sharp spike in demand moreover, as everyone navigates through this unprecedented COVID-19 situation.
  • With IoT and Industry 4.0 norms gaining popularity, industrial users are expected to replace cabled networks with wireless connections, up to and including closed-loop, real-time control.
  • For businesses, priorities differ from most consumer users: security, support, remote access, business-grade VPN, WAN redundancy, connectivity options, and scalability rank higher than absolute raw speed, value for money, or quality of service.
  • Moreover, companies are introducing new products and strategizing for expansion to leverage the growing demand in the market.
  • For instance, in March 2021, Netgear launched its Nighthawk RAX20 wireless router in India, which connects with more than 20 devices in a home or small office. The Nighthawk RAX20 provides consistent and powerful signal strength to multiple devices at the same time so that users can experience smooth gaming and 4K UHD video streaming, faster file transfers and backups, and boosts overall work productivity.
Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market

Competitive Landscape

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market are quite competitive with the presence of diverse firms of different sizes. This market is anticipated to encounter a number of partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions as organizations continue to invest strategically in offsetting the present slowdowns that they are experiencing. The market comprises key solutions and service providers, Cisco, Nokia, D-Link, Huawei, and ASUS.

  • In June 2021, Cisco announced a new portfolio of Catalyst industrial routers to extend the power of the enterprise network to the edge with the flexibility, security, and scalability needed for IoT success.

Recent Development

  • January 2021, Netgear introduced an all-purpose Wi-Fi 6E router, the Nighthawk RAXE500 Tri-band Wi-Fi router. The Nighthawk RAXE500 Tri-band Wi-Fi router can provide speeds up to 10.8Gbps. The Router is designed to provide the fastest Wi-Fi speed possible with higher capacity, lower latency, and the latest WPA3 security. The new Wi-Fi 6E router from Netgear also allows for 4K/8K video streaming. Around the same time, Netgear also introduced two new mobile products the Nighthawk 4G LTE Wi-Fi 6 Router (LAX20) and the Netgear 4G LTE Modem (LM1200).

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Introduction

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET INSIGHTS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.2.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.2.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.2.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 4.2.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Value proposition of broadband and Wi-Fi in the MENA countries

  5. 5. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 5.1 Market Drivers

      1. 5.1.1 Increasing internet and broadband penetration

      2. 5.1.2 Supportive Government initiatives and roll out of Wi-Fi 6

    2. 5.2 Market Restraints

      1. 5.2.1 Lack of advanced infrastructure in North Africa

  6. 6. Market segmentation

    1. 6.1 By Component Type (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD billion as a part of the Market study)

      1. 6.1.1 Product

      2. 6.1.2 Services

    2. 6.2 By End User (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD million as a part of the Market study)

      1. 6.2.1 Residential

      2. 6.2.2 Enterprise

    3. 6.3 By Country (Market Size and Market Forecast in USD million as a part of the Market study)

      1. 6.3.1 Saudi Arabia

      2. 6.3.2 UAE

      3. 6.3.3 Qatar

      4. 6.3.4 Bahrain

      5. 6.3.5 Oman

      6. 6.3.6 Libya

      7. 6.3.7 Israel

      8. 6.3.8 Rest of MENA

  7. 7. KEY VENDOR PROFILES

    1. 7.1 Cisco

    2. 7.2 Nokia

    3. 7.3 D-Link

    4. 7.4 Huawei

    5. 7.5 HPE

    6. 7.6 ASUS

    7. 7.7 LINKSYS

    8. 7.8 TP-Link

    9. 7.9 Ubiquity

    10. 7.10 STC

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market market is studied from 2020 - 2027.

The Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market is growing at a CAGR of 7.6% over the next 5 years.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., D-Link Systems, Nokia Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc. are the major companies operating in Middle East and North Africa Wireless Routers Market.

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