Fiber-optic Cables

Fiber-optic Cables

Opportunity Overview & Value Propositions

Fiber-optic cables consist of very thin flexible fibers through which light signals can be sent such as internet

Value Propositions:

  • Concentrated demand and potential offtake from ICV participating entities (e.g., Etisalat)
  • Availability of raw material in steel, mechanical, and electrical equipment
  • UAE ranked 16th globally in Ease of Doing Business (WB)
  • UAE ranked #10 globally for world class infrastructure in (LPI)
  • Strong logistics infrastructure – UAE has busiest port in MENA
  • High quality of life attractive for skilled talent
  • 100% foreign business ownership and low VAT (5%)

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350 Mn

Investment size (AED) for a typical facility

100 KT

Plant capacity per year


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Value Chain

Value Chain Analysis

  • High
    localization in UAE
  • Limited
    localization in UAE
  • Mid
    localization in UAE
Design & Engineering
Input materials
Testing & QA services
EPC and other services

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Global and UAE market size
2022-2032 (Bn AED)

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Success Stories

Electrical Equipment and Electronics Success Story

"The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) is spearheading the UAE’s transformation into a global manufacturing hub for Industry 4.0, leveraging advanced technologies to create future-proof industries, including the manufacture of electrical equipment and electronics. With the focus on sustainability and building energy and water-efficient factories, we are fully supportive of these initiatives and are proud to partner with MoIAT to make the UAE the home of the factories of the future".

Ahmed Khashan
President Gulf Countries, Schneider Electric

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