MENA Pay TV Market Monitor 2017

April 10, 2017  | Subscribers Only

Constantinos Papavassilopoulos Constantinos Papavassilopoulos Principal Research Analyst, Service Providers & Platforms
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A detailed, updated and in-depth report of the status of the pay TV market in the MENA region in 2016. The Market Monitor provides a wealth of data, enriched with insight, analysis and forecasting on the state of the market, the major players, the significant developments that took place in 2016, the strategic positionning of the top operators and the future shape of the market.

Highlights:

  • In 2016, pay TV households went over 5 million (5.35 m) for the first time in MENA's pay TV market history.
  • The revenues from households’ pay TV subscriptions rose to $2.27 billion in 2016.
  • Growth was based on: premium content offering \ targeting of ex-pats \ monetization of HD content \ offering more local content \ launch of international SVoD services
  • beIN Media and OSN dominate the market in susbcribers and revenues.
  • Total online video revenues in 2016 were $500 million with 2/3 coming from advertising.
  • Satellite remains the dominant platform in free and pay TV with over 75% of pay homes choosing satellite reception.

 List of tables and charts:

  • Chart: Pay TV households in the MENA region, 2007 - 2016
  • Chart: Pay TV Revenues in MENA 2010 - 16 (in $m)
  • Chart: Pay TV Households will grow with a 5% CAGR till 2021
  • Chart: Pay TV penetration rate grow 50% between 2010 and 2016
  • Chart: The split of Pay TV Platforms in 2016 in MENA
  • Chart: OSN & beIN Sports control >50% of MENA Market in subscribers and revenues
  • Chart: High FTA HD content offer in MENA but in 2016 Pay HD is taking the upper hand
  • Chart: The subscribers of Pay TV Operators in MENA in 2016
  • Chart: The split of Pay TV Households by Operator in 2016
  • Chart: The split of Pay TV Households by Operator in 2021
  • Chart: The split (%) of 2016 Pay TV revenues by operator
  • Chart: The split (%) of 2021 Pay TV revenues by operator
  • Chart: Subscribers and Net Additions (in %) for the period 2010-16
  • Chart: beIN Media Revenues & Monthly ARPUs in $ 2010 - 16
  • Chart: Growth levels for OSN subscribers drop after 2013 (Pehla acquisition)
  • Chart: OSN Media Revenues & Monthly ARPUs in $ 2010 - 16
  • Table : Content offer: how beIN Media and OSN stack up against each other
  • IPTV subscribers and Market share
  • MENA: Online video market revenues by business model ($m)
  • Online video subscribers by service (m)
  • 2016 Netflix subscribers by territory
  • Qatar: Pay TV Operators and Subscribers in 2016
  • Qatar: Pay TV Subscriptions and Revenues 2012 - 2016
  • Qatar: The split of Revenues from Households Subscriptions in 2016
  • Kuwait: Pay TV Operators and Subscribers in 2016
  • Kuwait: Pay TV Subscriptions and Revenues 2012 - 2016
  • Kuwait: The split of Revenues from Households Subscriptions in 2016
  • Algeria: Pay TV Operators and Subscribers in 2016
  • Algeria: Pay TV Subscriptions and Revenues 2012 - 2016
  • Algeria: The split of Revenues from Households Subscriptions in 2016
  • Jordan: Pay TV Operators and Subscribers in 2016
  • Jordan:Pay TV Subscriptions and Revenues 2012 - 2016
  • Jordan: The split of Revenues from Households Subscriptions in 2016

Number of Pages: 25

Number of Tables and Charts: 33

 

Constantinos Papavassilopoulos

Principal Research Analyst, Service Providers & Platforms

Mr. Constantinos Papavassiliopoulos, principal research analyst at IHS Markit, covers television market developments.

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