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Mobile Phone Services in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Authors: Mohammed T. Simsim

Abstract:

This paper discusses telecominication market developments in Saudi Arabia. Empirical research was carried in the holy city of Makkah to study the customer's preference for mobile cellular service and  the factor influencing their subscription of the mobile phone service. Results indicate that the financial factor sicnificantly influence the customer's selection of the service provider.                                                                              

Keywords: Customer, Makkah, Mobile phone, Operator, Saudi Arabia

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1082689

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