Facts & Figures:

  • Iraq population in 2019 is 40.23 million. The total number of subscriptions per network is 16 million for Zain Iraq, 12.5 million for Asiacell and 7 million for Korek Telecom. The penetration rate is 96%.
  • According to the data provided by the World Bank there are 87 mobile subscriptions per 100 people in Iraq.
  • There are three mobile network operators: Asiacell (Ooredoo), Korek Telecom and Zain Iraq, each operator has its own guidelines and regulations.

Flows & Rules:

  • All VAS landing pages are hosted by the merchants and payment pages are hosted by either the operator or aggregator.
  • Major aggregators operating in Iraq are: SLA Digital, Iraqcom, MobiMind, Actel and Tpay.
  • The subscription flows are click2sms, PIN or 2clicks flow, as at May 2019.
The information above is correct at the time of publication, but seek specific advice prior to launching or running a service.