Tunisia ICT Articles & Analysis

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Tunisia has successfully navigated the difficulties of the post-revolutionary period by capably establishing robust democratic institutions. However, the country faces macroeconomic challenges since the 2011 revolution. Budgetary pressures, combined with a devaluation of the dinar and a rise in the level of business informality, have made the current environment a complex one.

La Tunisie poursuit de plus belle la diversification de son économie avec l’introduction d’une nouvelle législation destinée à soutenir l’entreprenariat dans le secteur des TIC.

 

Cultural and geographic proximity to European markets and a qualified workforce have helped Tunisia secure its position as a preferred location for competitive IT services. As a result, the country has developed a solid offshoring cluster, which has helped create employment opportunities. Extending this performance into other segments of the...

 

Following global trends, the Tunisian telecoms industry has continued to move from fixed telephony into mobile, sustained by a rise in data use and the ongoing expansion of smartphone penetration rates. This has opened up the sector to new product development and expansion opportunities, despite the market’s small size relative to some of its...

 

To accelerate the development of the IT sector, the authorities launched the Tunisie Digitale 2020 programme, which is part of the National Strategic Plan (Plan National Stratégique, PNS) to develop and support the economy. Tunisie Digitale was initially meant to cover the 2014-18 period, although authorities extended its implementation to...

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Tunisia 2018

Following global trends, the Tunisian telecoms industry has continued to move from fixed telephony into mobile, sustained by a rise in data use and the ongoing expansion of smartphone penetration rates. This has opened up the sector to new product development and expansion opportunities, despite the market’s small size relative to some of its regional neighbours. The telecommunications sector...