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Ovum's TV data and forecasts for the Middle East and North Africa region include a full update of detailed metrics for digital cable, analog cable, pay DTH, free DTH, IPTV, analog terrestrial, and digital terrestrial (DTT).


  • Digital TV homes are expected to surpass 100 million during 2022, representing 89% of all TV households in the region.
  • As the addressable pay-TV market in the GCC markets saturates, the North African segment is primed as the next growth area in MENA.
  • OSN and beIN are battling it out for regional supremacy.

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 markets in MENA carry the most potential for growth?
  • What are the trends in revenue and ARPU growth/decline across the GCC, North Africa, and the non-Arab market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Middle East and North Africa: Pay-TV & FTA Forecasts to 2022

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