23 Nov 2016, Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor
IDC says Middle East, Africa, Turkey to raise ICT spending 3.6% in 2017
In the next five years, the hardware sector in the region is expected to grow 1.7%, software 7%, and IT services by 8.6%.
IDC expects that next year the IT spending is expected to be flat at $6.2 billion in the UAE, to increase to $7.5 billion in Saudi Arabia and $10.5 billion in South Africa. The other Gulf Cooperation Council countries are expected to spend a total of $3.5 billion on ICT next year.
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