BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The entry of LTE service in the Saudi market demonstrates that operators anticipate a continued data demand crush as mobile data grows from US$3.3 billion in 2012 to US$5.3 billion in 2017, according to a new report from Pyramid Research ( www.pyr.com). Saudi Arabia: LTE and Fiber Rollouts Boost Operators and Vendorsoffers a precise profile of the country's telecommunications, media and technology sectors based on proprietary data from Pyramid's research in the market. It provides a detailed competitive analysis of both the fixed and mobile sectors, tracks the market shares of technologies and services and monitors the introduction and spread of new technologies. Download an excerpt or purchase the report here. LTE services in Saudi Arabia began in September 2011 when the country also became the first in the Middle East to make the introduction. Operators, particularly STC and Mobily, are prioritizing LTE, as well as FTTH network rollouts and exploring options for bolstering data-carrying capacity. Operators will need to leverage LTE to their benefit and help customers understand the technology's capabilities in order to drive adoption. Saudi Arabia: LTE and Fiber Rollouts Boost Operators and Vendors is part of Pyramid Research's Africa and the Middle East Intelligence Report Series and is priced at $990. Download an excerpt or purchase the report here. For more information, contact Jarka Justova (for those in EMEA or Asia-Pacific) or Juan Gobbi (for those in Latin America or North America).