Internet facts about UAE
Average Internet speed in UAE is 8.3 MBPS
57% of the web traffic is now served to Mobile Phones in UAE.
Did you know UAE ranks no.1 and has 99% Internet Penetration?
SOURCES: INTERNETWORLDSTATS; INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU); INTERNETLIVESTATS; CIA WORLD FACTBOOK; FACEBOOK; NATIONAL REGULATORY AUTHORITIES.
On an average 3:24 hrs is spent by the Social Media users each day in UAE.
Average hours spent on Internet on Desktop and Mobile phones combined is 4 hrs per day.
Based on a survey 62% of the national population bought something online in the past month.
Compared to Year 2016, year on year there has been an increase of 46% in the number of social media users.
UAE has 99% Social Media Penetration and ranks no.2 in terms of monthy active accounts on the top social network in each country, compared to the population. UAE has a total of 9.2 million users on Top Social Network.
SOURCES: FACEBOOK; TENCENT; VKONTAKTE; LIVEINTERNET.RU; KAKAO; NAVER; NIKI AGHAEI; CAFEBAZAAR.IR; SIMILARWEB; DING; EXTRAPOLATION OF TNS DATA.
For every individual living in UAE there are an average of 2 Mobile Connections and 65% of the people using these connections are on Smartphones or Devices.
So what does all this transpire to, if you are running a business? The traditional markets are losing ground and it is high time you concentrated on places where people spend most of their time. Being present at a place where the client is trying to seek you will be the difference between a successful business and a business which is at the brink of closure in the near future.