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Africa & Middle East Telecom Insider / Vol. 1, No 1, Edition 2 - Pay-TV in Africa and the Middle East: Early-Stage Market Prepares for Expansion Product Image

Africa & Middle East Telecom Insider / Vol. 1, No 1, Edition 2 - Pay-TV in Africa and the Middle East: Early-Stage Market Prepares for Expansion

  • Published: February 2009
  • Region: Africa, Middle East
  • 14 Pages
  • Pyramid Research, Inc

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  • 21st Century
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Due to rising incomes and greater competition, the pay-TV market in Africa and the Middle East will enjoy the world's highest growth rate over the next five years, with subscriptions increasing at a CAGR of 13 percent and total regional pay-TV revenue to almost double 2008 levels by year-end 2013, according to this latest report.

Pay-TV in Africa and the Middle East: Early-Stage Market Prepares for Expansion analyzes the growth potential for pay-TV services in AME, as well as the influence of current market conditions, new licensing regulations, and new technologies. This 14-page report identifies the main obstacles to pay-TV adoption in the region and points out the key market developments that would enable more aggressive growth, outlining some of the initiatives taken by regulators and operators in three African and Middle Eastern markets: Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa.

Pay-TV in Africa and the Middle East: Early-Stage Market Prepares for Expansion marks the debut of our new Telecom Insider series. This brand-new product line delivers concise and timely data and analysis covering telecom trends in key regional emerging markets, including:

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Introduction
Pay-TV’s potential in Africa and the Middle East
A. Pay-TV in AME is hampered by insufficient competition, content and infrastructure
B. Pay-TV markets are poised on the edge of a new period of growth
C. Obstacles will not disappear overnight, but we expect strong growth in 2009-2013 Market detail
CASE STUDY: Pay-TV in Nigeria
CASE STUDY: Pay-TV in Saudi Arabia
CASE STUDY: Pay-TV in South Africa
Conclusions
Key findings
Recommendations

Table of exhibits
1. Pay-TV market size, penetration and growth rates for key markets
2. Main obstacles to pay-TV growth in AME
3. Pay-TV penetration for selected markets in AME, 2008
4. Selected licenses recently issued in AME
5. Household TV penetration and pay-TV penetration in selected AME markets
6. Pay-TV subscriptions by technology and pay-TV household penetration
7. Pay-TV subscriptions by technology and pay-TV household penetration
8. Vodacom pay-TV and video packages
9. Pay-TV subscriptions by technology in South Africa, 2008-2013

- 21st Century
- Arab Radio and Television Network (ART)
- DSTV
- e.tv
- Globacom
- HiTV
- Millicom
- Mobily
- MTN
- MultiChoice
- On Digital Media (ODM)
- Orbit
- Saudi Telecom Company (STC)
- Showtime Arabia
- Telkom Media
- Telkom South Africa
- Verizon Communications
- Vodacom
- Vodafone Live!
- WOWtv

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