Jordan ICT Sector Presentation - Oct 2014

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Published on October 23, 2014

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Jordan ICT Sector Presentation - Oct 2014

1. Jordan’s ICT Industry ICT Association of Jordan – int@j October 2014

2. int@j Background Driven by His Majesty’s vision for a strong private ICT Sector Established in 2000 as the ICT industry-support association under the REACH Initiative Lead with MoICT implementation of the REACH Initiative (2000- 2006), National ICT Strategy (2007-2011) and (2013 – 2017) •Includes more than 200 companies in IT, Telecom, Outsourcing, Content, Internet and Mobile businesses, membership is open to all ICT companies •Focuses on advocacy, promotion and marketing, capacity building, research and publications, and ICT Clusters

3. Sector Vision Jordan to become a major regional ICT leader and an internationally recognized exporter of ICT products & services, capitalizing on its core human capital advantage

4. Jordan’s ICT Sector Started back in 1999 (REACH Initiative) followed with the National ICT Strategies (2007 – 2011) and (2013 – 2017) Fastest growing sector in Jordan's economy (Avg. 25% growth) More than 84,000 jobs in total (direct/indirect/induced) Contribution of 12% to GDP (10% direct, 4% indirect) On the ground international companies (Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, HP, Yahoo, Intel, Ericsson)

5. Strong ICT Sector accomplishment (12% to 14% of GDP) ICT Average salaries is JD 800 to JD 900 (upper middle class) ICT is an enabler of the whole economy and creator of wealth ICT is a pillar of Jordan’s Economy Source: -Manufacturing, Construction, and Agriculture GDP and Employment: Department of Statistics -ICT: int@j Industry Classification and Statistics 201 -Tourism: Ministry of Tourism Manufacturing Tourism ICT Construction Agriculture 17.70% 14.30% 12.00% 4.30% 2.30% 10.60% 3.28% 1.23% 4.50% 2.80% GDP Contribution Direct Employment

6. $210 $202 $231 $300 $324 16,253 15,574 17,090 14,597 15,835 442 456 490 495 540 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 IT Export Revenue Total ICT Employment Number of Companies Good News – Growing Sector Increasing Companies Increasing Exports Stable Employment CAGR +5.1% CAGR +7.4%

7. Amman is the 10th best place to start a technology company in the world 4th Oasis500 Angel Network 11 References: - - Sindibad Business Report for Good News – Int’l Recognition

8. $685 $530 $508 $317 $313 $895 $732 $738 $617 $638 $1,538 $1,637 $1,721 $1,691 $1,582 $2,433 $2,369 $2,459 $2,308 $2,220 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 IT Domestic Revenue IT Total Revenue Telecom Revenue ICT Revenue Some Bad News Declining Telecom Revenue Overall Declining ICT Revenue Declining Domestic IT Revenue 52 Companies closed in 2011, and 48 closed in 2012 83 Companies closed in 2013 CAGR +0.56% CAGR -14.5% CAGR -6.5% CAGR -1.8% Declining total IT Revenue

9. Sources: -Telecom: Telecommunications Regulatory Commission -IT: int@j Industry Classification and Statistics 2013 ICT Sector Landscape •540 Companies in Telecom, IT, Online and Mobile Content, Outsourcing, and Games •All Number in USD million IT Export Revenue IT Domestic Revenue IT Total Revenue Telecom Revenue ICT Sector Revenue $12 $48 $60 $500 $560 $324 $313 $638 $1,582 $2,220 2000 2013

10. •Exporting to more than 40 countries •Major Export Markets –Saudi Arabia $86m (26%) –USA $69m (21%) –Iraq $41m (12%) –Nigeria $23m (7%) –UAE $21m (6%) Regional Opportunities –Saudi Arabia (Over $4b IT spending) 50% of GCC –UAE (Over $1b IT spending Annually) –Qatar (Over $500mn IT spending Annually) ICT Sector Exports

11. Segments and Companies

12. Sector Segments •Operators •ISPs/ASPs Telecom •Hardware •Networking IT Infrastructure •Enterprise Solutions •Emerging Applications IT – Software •Content •Applications Online and Mobile •IT Outsourcing •Business Process Outsourcing •Knowledge Process Outsourcing Outsourcing •Online and Mobile •Console Games

13. Sample Companies Banking: CCS, Progress Soft, ManafSoft, EastNets, Focus Solutions Payment: STS, Gate2Play, Jabbar, Access2Arabia, MEPS, Madfo3at Insurance: Eskadenia, TechnoSys, KeySoft, NatHealth Health: EHS, ATS, Optimiza, NatHealth, N2V, AlTibbi, Eskadenia Education: ITG, Rubicon, Al-Hudhod, Eskadenia Telecom: Globitel, Eskadenia Gov: Estarta, Savvytek, Optimiza, SSS Process, Offtec, Primus, ITG HR: MenaITech ERP: Sermon, Savvytek, Intracom CRM: Eskadenia, MenaITech VAS: Info2Cell, MIT, BeeCell, Access2Arabia, PACT, Javna Web: Dot.Jo, Primus, Imagine Online: D1G, Jeeran, Maktoob, Jabbar Games: Quirkat, Maysalward, Beladcom, Mixed Dimension Animation: Rubicon, Kharabeesh, CurleStone, Media Plus Outsourcing: Aspire, Extensya, CrysTelCall, Primus, KeySoft, 4th Dimension

14. Opportunities

15. More Opportunities E-Learning: Jordan Education Initiative Local firms delivering world-class products –ITG - EduWave Platform, World Summit Award Winner –Rubicon, Math Curricula with Cisco New models: Al-Hudhud, Nibras, Darebni Recently established Jordan’s ICT for Education Cluster to promote Jordan’s ICT capabilities in Education

16. More Opportunities E-Health: Electronic Health Solutions Royal Initiative Based on VistA with pilot in 3 Public Hospitals and to build on and replicate in other countries Opportunity to build health applications (Cloud, Mobile, Infrastructure) Established Jordan’s Healthcare ICT Taskforce as an open group to develop Health ICT

17. Opportunities Telecommunications: Liberalized Telecom Sector –Liberalized mobile telephone subsector –Liberalized fixed line subsector Independent regulator – TRC Licensed WiMAX & 3G Infrastructure More than 9 million mobile phone subscribers

18. Opportunities Business Process Outsourcing: 9th globally in AT. Kearny Global Services Location Index (2009) Availability of necessary ingredients –Manpower and human talent –The “right” Arabic and English dialect –An alternative destination –The right telecom infrastructure –The investment climate –The political and economic stability

19. Online/Mobile Content and Gaming 3% Arabic content in the world – Jordan is the largest contributor Neutral Arabic speaking community Mobile: – Applications, Games, and Content •Multiplatform applications, content, and games (including iPhone and Blackberry) Online –Applications and Gaming Solutions (example online payment) –Communities (example web forums, football sites) –Media and Content (example Online Newspapers, social media, and directories)

20. Thank You

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