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Ovum's TV data and forecasts for the Asia-Pacific region include a full update of detailed metrics for digital cable, analog cable, pay DTH, free DTH, IPTV, analog terrestrial, and digital terrestrial (DTT). The forecasts also include pay-TV revenues, bundle splits, ARPU, operator forecasts, a breakdown between subscription and on-demand revenues for 15 countries, and premium UHD/4K service forecasts.


  • Ovum forecasts over 13 million MENA households will be paying for pay-TV services by 2021, up from 10 million in 2015.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain detailed data and forecasts showing how the pay-TV and free-to-air sectors are progressing in the MENA region.
  • Assess how pay-TV ARPU is faring against growing competition from OTT video services such as Starz and Netflix.

Key questions answered

  • Which traditional TV platform is Ovum forecasting to best succeed over the next five years?
  • Which pay-TV companies will be leading the way in 2021?
  • How will 4K technology be monetized in MENA?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Middle East and North Africa: Pay-TV & FTA Forecasts to 2021

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700

Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

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