MENA pay-TV spikes in 2015

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According to a report from IHS, in the 13 countries covered by the annual report, revenues from pay-TV passed the billion-euro mark for the first time. Revenues from primary households’ subscriptions grew 37 per cent, from €852 million in 2014 to €1.17 billion in 2015.

“Pay-TV in the Middle East and North Africa region is growing rapidly and faster than any other region we analyse,” said Constantinos Papavassilopoulos, senior analyst, IHS Technology.

IHS forecasts that pay-TV subscribers will increase to 6.54 million by the end of 2020, up 32 per cent on the end of 2015 and representing a CAGR of six per cent over the five-year period.
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Source: Screen Africa