Sub-Saharan African OTT movie and TV episode revenues will reach $1,018 million by 2024 – up from $223 million in 2018.
Econet Media has pulled the plug out of its Kwese satellite DTH platform following a review of its business strategy and service offerings.
Naspers has announced the executive leadership team for the newly formed MultiChoice Grou, (formerly Naspers’ Video Entertainment business.
Africa and the Middle East pay-TV household penetration is expected to outpace all other major regions between 2017 and 2022.
France 24 has signed new distribution agreements in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Swaziland and Zambia, significantly increasing its presence across English-speaking Africa, where it now reaches over 14 million households.
Africa’s newest entertainment channel Scoop Network Africa will launch on pan-African satellite TV broadcast network Kwesé TV on 26 July 2018.
The African TV and OTT video markets are poised for growth despite the challenging environment, according to IHS Markit.
Digital TV Research forecasts 9.99 million SVOD subscribers across 35 Sub-Saharan Africa countries by 2023, up from 1.56 million at end-2017.
Médiamétrie and Omedia are launching the first DTT barometer in Africa, covering French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.
DIFFA and Lagardère Studios Distribution (LSD) are consolidating their collaboration in order to respond to the expansion of the African audiovisual market and to the growing demand for quality content.