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Africa is poised for 5G - But 3G and 4G will be the main drivers of mobile broadband in Africa over the coming years

By Matthew Reed 08 Nov 2018

Advanced operators and markets in Africa are poised for early 5G launches, with South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Mauritius expected to launch mobile 5G services by 2022, according to recent forecasts by Ovum.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Streaming growth boosts R&B/Hip-Hop share of global recorded music sales

24 May 2018

New research published by the Ovum newsletter Music & Copyright has revealed that retail sales of R&B/hip-hop jumped 24.1% in 2017, to $2.59bn, from $2.08bn in 2016.

World Broadband Information Service

East Africa will have 186 million mobile broadband connections by 2022

18 May 2018

Mobile data will be the key growth driver for the East African telecoms market in the next five years to 2022, per Ovum’s new Forecaster data service. The forecast for mobile broadband (MBB) in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda is 112 million subscriptions at end-2022 (see infographic below and attached), while the forecast for MBB in all nine East Africa countries is 186 million subscriptions at end-2022.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

UMG and WMG make recorded music market share gains in 2017; Sony outperforms the market in publishing

18 May 2018

Ovum publication Music & Copyright's annual survey of the recorded-music and music-publishing sectors has revealed that UMG maintained its position last year as the world’s biggest record company, with Sony remaining the publishing leader in terms of corporate music publishing control, after registering the best year in the company's history.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Youtube Red's global expansion will boost revenue, but won't be the next #netflixeverywhere

16 May 2018

Google’s YouTube Red, the online video platform’s premium ad-free subscription-based offering, is soon heading for global expansion, bringing its global market availability in line with Netflix and Amazon Video. 

Topic Video

World TV Information Service

Ovum Study identifies mobile as the key growth channel for paid OTT video partnerships

10 May 2018

Ovum’s newly updated report ‘Global OTT Video Bundling Deals and Service Partnerships: 2H17’ examines the proliferation in alliances between traditional operators and third party providers of paid online video services since. 

Ovum forecasts that by 2022 business use of sms will generate more revenues for telcos than person-to-person sms

10 May 2018

Ovum’s Mobile Messaging Traffic and Revenue Forecast: 2017-22 calculates that global revenues from application-to-person (A2P) SMS will finally exceed revenues from person-to-person (P2P) SMS by 2022, totalling $43bn, even though A2P SMS traffic will be less than half of P2P SMS traffic by that time.

World Broadband Information Service

New Ovum forecast highlights power of next-gen broadband access, supporting residential and 5G wireless

09 May 2018

Ovum’s Fixed Broadband Access Equipment Forecast 2017-2023: PON, xDSL, CMTS/CCAP report, an annual study of the global fixed broadband access equipment market, shows growth across all next-gen technologies. According to Ovum, by 2023, next-gen will account for 83% of global broadband access equipment revenues. 

Topic 5G