TV channels in Africa (2016)
Document type: Report
Publication date: 1 August 2016
Number of pages: 4 Tabs
This excel table provides the list of
1.Key free to air analogue and digital terrestrial TV channels available in Africa by country.
2.Some web TV channels by country, where information is available
3.The top Pay TV platforms by country, the top 10 pay TV platforms in Africa by no. of subscribers
Excel fields include :
- status: operational or not
- Free to Air or pay TV, transmitted via satellite, web T, MMDS, cable, DTT, etc. (where the information is available)
- Public or private
- content genre: generalist or themed channels (news, religion, entertainment, etc.)
- update date.
Note: where the information is available.
It also provides a list of:
. Major International television broadcasters present in Africa
. African diaspora TV channels
. The list of TV regulators by country
Why should you read this report?
The report will save research time and money to anyone trying to identify existing TV channels across Africa. It is an essential tool for anyone involved, or planning to engage in the African TV sector. This research is part of standard market intelligence for audiovisual professionals in the region.
Who should read this report?
Triple play services and equipment providers, telecoms operators, telco vendors, IT and audiovisual solution suppliers, investors, marketers, government and development agencies, media regulators, CDN providers, content aggregators, audiovisual content suppliers, film makers, producers and distributors, IT integrators and digital home services suppliers.
In August 2015, there were over 650 FTA TV channels and over 50 pay TV platforms operating across Africa. In February 2016, there were 720 FTA TV channels on the continent.
About 2000 TV channels also air via satellite on the African continent.
With the arrival of DTT (digital terrestrial TV), the number of channels should continue to increase in the most liberalised countries.
Research has been updated between 2011 and February 2016 depending on countries and channels.
This report can be updated and customised upon request for additional fees to cover research costs.
Please note that you will be able to choose the currency you want to pay in when you reach the payment stage. The total amount of your order will be automatically recalculated in the currency that you have selected.