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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Online Population Forecast 2023-28

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In January 2023, the United Arab Emirates had approximately 8.9 million internet users, representing a high internet penetration rate of 93.6% of the total population.

In the United Arab Emirates, the median mobile internet connection speed via cellular networks was 139.41 Mbps, showing a modest increase of 3.08 Mbps (2.3%) over the twelve months leading up to the start of 2023, according to Ookla's data. Meanwhile, the median fixed internet connection speed in the UAE was 186.76 Mbps, which experienced a substantial growth of 83.05 Mbps (80.1%) during the same period.

These statistics highlight a significant improvement in fixed internet speeds compared to mobile internet speeds in the UAE. The rapid increase in fixed internet speeds indicates ongoing efforts to enhance broadband infrastructure and provide faster connectivity to residents and businesses in the country.

Online population. Total number of individuals or users who have access to the internet and regularly use it for various purposes, such as communication, information gathering, entertainment, shopping, and more (at least once in a month)
Additional Notes
Release Date: April 2024
Region: UAE
Time Period: 2009 to 2028
Author: Datum Research Team
Source: Datum Global Online Population Forecast 2023-28
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