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Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa

  • ID: 2372554
  • January 2013
  • Region: Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 136 Pages
  • Digital TV Research

About 35.3% of TV homes (14.0 million) in Sub-Saharan Africa took digital signals by end-2012. The Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa report forecasts that digital TV penetration will rocket to 95.5% by 2018 – with household numbers quadrupling to 49.0 million. Full digital transition will have been completed in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia by end-2015.

Two-thirds of the region's TV households still received analog terrestrial signals by end-2012, though this proportion will drop to 4.5% in 2018. Two-thirds of television homes will take DTT (pay and free-to-air combined) in 2018, up from only 11.7% at end-2012. Sub-Saharan Africa will have 33.8 million DTT homes by 2018 – 25.7 million FTA and 8.0 million pay – up from 4.6 million in total at end-2012.

The most prominent DTT players are China-based StarTimes (active in 10 countries with about 1.5 million Sub-Saharan Africa subs) and Multichoice's GOtv (operational in five countries).

South Africa's Multichoice also owns DStv, its long-established pay DTH platform that controls valuable exclusive rights deals (such as live English Premier League soccer). Greater competition (especially from cheaper READ MORE >

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Detailed forecasts (2008-2018) for nine countries (Angola, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia) contain the following entries:

- Households (000)
- TV households (000)
- Digital cable subs (000)
- Analog cable subs (000)
- Pay IPTV subscribers (000)
- Pay digital DTH subscribers (000)
- Digital free DTH households (000)
- Analog DTH Households (000)
- Analog terrestrial households (000)
- Primary FTA DTT households (000)
- Primary Pay DTT households (000)

- Digital homes (000)
- Analog homes (000)
- Pay TV subscribers (000)

- Digital cable subs/TV HH
- Analog cable subs/TV HH
- Pay IPTV subs/TV HH
- Pay DTH/TV HH
- Digital free DTH/TV HH
- Analog DTH/TV HH
- Analog terrestrial/TVHH
- Primary FTA DTT/TV HH
- Primary pay DTT/TV HH

- TVHH/HH
- Digital/TV HH
- Analog/TV HH
- Pay TV Subs/TV HH

- Stand-alone digital cable subs (000)
- Dual-play digital cable subs (000)
- Triple-play digital cable subs (000)

- Stand-alone pay IPTV subs (000)
- Dual-play pay IPTV subs (000)
- Triple-play pay IPTV subs (000)

- Revenues (US$ million)
- Stand-alone digital cable revs
- Dual-play digital cable TV revenues
- Triple-play digital cable TV revenues
- Digital cable TV subs revenues
- Digital cable TV on-demand revs
- Digital cable TV revenues
- Analog cable TV subs revs
- Cable TV revenues

- Stand-alone IPTV revenues
- Dual-play IPTV revenues
- Triple-play IPTV revenues
- IPTV subscription revenues
- IPTV on-demand revenues
- IPTV revenues

- DTH subscription revenues
- DTH on-demand revenues
- DTH revenues

- DTT subscription revs
- DTT on-demand revenues
- DTT revenues

- Subscription revenues
- On-demand revenues
- Total revenues

- Average Revenue Per User (ARPU - US$)Stand-alone digital cable subs
- Dual-play digital cable TV subs
- Triple-play digital cable TV subs
- Average digital cable (subs & VOD)
- Analog cable TV subs
- Stand-alone IPTV subs
- Dual-play IPTV subs
- Triple-play IPTV subs
- Average IPTV (subs and VOD)
- Pay DTH (subs)
- Pay DTH (subs and PPV)
- Pay DTT (subs)
- Pay DTT (subs and PPV)
- Average monthly ARPU

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- Angola
- Benin
- Botswana
- Burkina Faso
- Burundi
- Cameroon
- CAR
- Chad
- DR Congo
- Rep Congo
- Cote d'Ivoire
- Eq. Guinea
- Ethiopia
- Gabon
- Gambia
- Ghana
- Guinea
- Kenya
- Liberia
- Madagascar
- Malawi
- Mali
- Mozambique
- Namibia
- Niger
- Nigeria
- Rwanda
- Senegal
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- Tanzania
- Uganda
- Zambia
- Zimbabwe

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