Mobile-Phone Users' Attitudes Towards' Mobile Commerce & Services in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Case Study

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As the number of mobile phone users is growing, purchasing products and services using mobile phones and other mobile devices are also increasing. The purpose of this study was to provide the status of mobile-commerce in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in term of consumers' attitudes towards mobile commerce and mobile services provided by mobile operators. Oman, one of the GCC countries is used as the case study. The theoretical background of the study was drawn from Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). This study showed that there is a promising future for mcommerce in Oman as above 66 percents of respondents said that they are willing to buy products and services using their mobile phones.