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Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things?

 

The internet of things (IOT) is a system of connected sensors, devices, and machines that create a “network of networks” that communicate and share data with each other and users without human interference. IOT applications range from smart appliances to fully integrated smart cities.

Internet of Things Qatar

What is the Internet of Things Market Size in Qatar?

The IOT market size in Qatar was estimated at US$172.5 million in 2018, and is expected to grow by 35% annually to reach US$573 million in 2022, with the Qatar’s smart city initiatives such as Tasmu Smart Qatar program being a major driver of this growth.

172.5 m USD

2018

Why invest in Internet of Things in Qatar?

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    IOT is a component is 40% of the Tasmu Smart Qatar use cases. The government has committed to spending QAR 6b over the next 5 years to implement the Tasmu program. Other smart city initiatives that will draw heavily on IOT in their development:

    • Lusail, a greenfield smart city with a target population of 260,000 to be completed in 2020 for $45 billion.
    • Msheireb, a regeneration project of Doha’s downtown area with focus on connectivity for $5.5 billion.
  • 02

    Qatar leads the region in connectivity and telecommunications infrastructure

  • 03

    Ooredoo is a world leader in the drive to launch commercially-ready 5G. It is leveraging 5G to drive IOT innovation with two key technology elements: network traffic prioritization based on the priority of the industry vertical, and lower latency for critical applications such as smart and connected transportation, retail, energy, healthcare, education, and entertainment

Internet of Things players already in Qatar:

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IoT Qatar Market Size (US$Mn)

Internet of Things Qatar
Source: Monitor Deloitte Analysis