Opportunities and Obstacles to Deploy Internet of Things Services by Telecom Operators in Developing Countries (Case Study Telecom Operators in Yemen)

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Mansoor N. Ali
Manal A. Alareqi
Ammar T. Zahary

Abstract

Internet of Things (IoT) plays a vital role in the modern life. The authors see that offering IoT services by telecom operators better than others, especially in developing countries, where the concern of the community related to security issues is the most prominent obstacles. This paper addressed a future vision of IoT services in developing countries by telecom operators. This paper identified the possible opportunities, and obstacles for telecom operators to offer these services. This paper also presented a case study for telecom operators in Yemen. The case study has been taken from MTN and Yemen Mobile operators. The study's samples includes 73 engineers and SPSS has been used to analyse data. The results showed that (91.35%) from MTN's respondents and (81.14%) from Yemen Mobile's respondents agree that offering IoT services by the operator create new opportunities for profit. Also, results concerning to present services that can be provided are eleven services by MTN and seven services by Yemen Mobile operator.

Keywords:
Internet of Things (IoT), telecom IoT, developing countries, opportunities, obstacles, telecom operators.

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Ali, M. N., Alareqi, M. A., & Zahary, A. T. (2019). Opportunities and Obstacles to Deploy Internet of Things Services by Telecom Operators in Developing Countries (Case Study Telecom Operators in Yemen). Asian Journal of Research in Computer Science, 3(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajrcos/2019/v3i130085
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Case study