African SVOD revenues will reach $1,055 million by 2025; sextuple the 2019 total of $183 million. The author forecasts 9.72 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025, up from 2.68 million at end-2019. South Africa (3.24 million by 2025) will remain the subscription leader, with Nigeria (2.14 million) in second place.
The top six platforms accounted for 86% of the region’s SVOD subscribers by end-2019, with this proportion to climb to 94% by 2025. Netflix will add 3.6 million subscribers to a total 5 million by 2025. Disney+ is not expected to start until 2022 but will have 1.37 million paying subscribers by 2025.
Published in January 2020, this 225-page report covers movie and TV episode developments. It comes in three parts:
- Outlook: Forecasts for 35 countries in a 75-page PowerPoint document full of charts, graphs and bullet points;
- An 80-page Excel workbook covering each year from 2010 to 2025 for 35 countries by household penetration, by SVOD subscribers and by OTT revenues for movies and TV episodes. As well as summary tables by country and by platform;
- Insight: Detailed country-by-country analysis in a 70-page PDF document.