Ericsson: growing expectation for smart phone users in Saudi Arabia




Concluded the latest consumer lab reports from the company Ericsson “growing expectations” that the behavior of the use of broadband networks in Saudi Arabia is witnessing a clear distinctive when compared to global markets.

The reason behind it, according to Ericsson, the high rates of ownership of smart phones, and access to fourth generation networks, the great interest in the new service.

According to the Swedish telecommunications company said the study provides in-depth results represent a summary of the views of more than 2,000 users of smart phones, are using mobile communications networks. It sheds light on the emergency-use changes and the behaviors associated with broadband networks in Saudi Arabia.

The study revealed that the time people spend watching videos through mobile devices rate of 62%, which is high clearly in the UK when compared to countries like the United Arab Emirates, United States, England, and Germany.

Users occupies in Saudi Arabia arranged very close with men in Western countries in the field of use of the Internet during the day, has 66% of the respondents indicated that they use the Internet on an ongoing basis during the day. He explained that 54% of the Internet is the main source of news and entertainment for them, a rate superior to England and the United States.

In a related context, expectations of users experiencing continued growth are the other over time. The report revealed that with the increase in user experiences and knowledge of broadband networks services, rising expectations, too. This is reflected in the low levels of satisfaction among experienced users of the fourth-generation networks, compared to new users of these networks.

The report also revealed a 10% growth to own tablet computers among smart phone users, and 17% growth in the use of fourth-generation networks, during the past two years. It also revealed that 43% of smart phone users aged between 16 to 29 years, to watch a video “And- demand” every week. The proportion Videos using smart phones and tablets 62% in Saudi Arabia, compared with 40% in the United States.

According to the report, showing 54% of smart phones who are between the ages of 16 and 24-year-old users, and a clear interest in social discovery services, while 64% (between 25 and 29 years old) say they are interested in home networking-related services. In the same context, there are 49% between 30 and 39 years old interested in airing music services, such as application Spotefaa.

In all sites, 66% of respondents feel that the Wi-Fi networks provides desirable performance to watch the video, compared with 23% saying the same thing with respect to mobile communications networks. And communications networks vary depending on the network preferences which they believe is best for their needs and expectations in different locations.

In spite of the presence of high levels of experience of high-quality broadcast video, showing only 57% satisfaction with broadcast video services over the Internet, compared with 88% who are satisfied with their chat and instant messaging services.

All are linked to the causes of transmission of 79% of smartphone users to another operator the problems of mobile data communication such as communication capabilities unstable data, slow networks, and weak levels of customer support for data services.

According to the report, highlighting the case of customers from the growing interest in obtaining more streamlined services, and they are considered simplicity pivotal factor for them. As is the trust and integrity, and presentations of the most important factors associated with the simple, when it comes to the selection of the operator of mobile communication services.


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