One third of mobile owners in UAE own Blackberry, which is twice as high as average in the region (11%)
Smartphone applications combined annual revenues in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan is expected to reach US$ 210 million in 2015
43.8% of non-smartphone Jordanian owners plan to get one, compared to 45.9% in KSA and 36% in the UAE
Close to half of smart-phones users in Jordan and the UAE stated having feature phones or were unaware of their handsets’ type
UAE technology and internet startups have attracted the largest amount of investments in 2011 with an overall estimate of 11,000,000$ which accounted for 47% of the total investment flow followed by Jordanian startups at 9,000,000$
47% of the respondents who use applications in Saudi Arabia prefer to use them in the Arabic language compared to 8.2% in each of Jordan and the UAE.
90% of those who use applications prefer the applications in the English language.
Smartphones constitute 43.7% of total cellular handsets in the UAE, 54.6% of total handsets in Saudi and 41.6% in Jordan.