Tunisia ICT Articles & Analysis

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Tunisia is working to gradually improve its economic indicators by means of tough yet necessary structural reforms. Although significant strides have been made since 2011, the country continues to face acute macroeconomic imbalances, while coincident reforms have suffered from changing administrations in the years following the revolution, negatively affecting economic growth.

 

How can future investment in Tunisia’s telecommunications and IT sectors be ensured?

 

Over the years Tunisia has become a regional hub for ICT thanks to a strong array of comparative advantages: a well-educated and competitive IT workforce, relatively low operating costs, close proximity to Europe, and a strong network of IT and telecoms infrastructure.

 

The Tunisian telecommunications market is seeing large increases in mobile phone plans over fixed-line subscriptions as smartphones continue to offer voice-over-IP (VoIP) services and messaging applications that enable consumers to call and text using their mobile internet. Though the sector has been liberalised for many years, Tunisie Telecom...

 

Tunisia is known for having a large number of available and highly qualified professionals in the ICT sector, with an estimated 10,000 IT engineers graduating each year. Thanks to this, the country has become a well-known offshoring centre for many foreign ICT companies. Additionally, in an attempt to curb unemployment among young Tunisian...

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Tunisia 2017

The Tunisian telecommunications market is seeing large increases in mobile phone plans over fixed-line subscriptions, as smartphones continue to offer voice-over-IP services and messaging applications that enable consumers to call and text via mobile internet. Though the sector has been liberalised for many years, Tunisie Telecom remains the dominant operator; however, competing operators...