On the 25 th July 2011 , Abu Dhabi-based Al ittihad , wrote :
Region’s Smart Card Market Set to Hit USD 328.5 Million by 2014
Telecommunications Account for 64.4% of Regional Smart Card Sales, According to
Recent Market Research;
GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2011 Launches Card Technology Segment
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) smart cards market will reach USD 328.5m by 2014, with the telecommunication sector accounting for 64.4% of all smart card sales, according to market research by Frost and Sullivan.