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Sub-Saharan Africa set for world's fastest TV growth but low incomes hamper digital switch

Thursday 18 January 2018 | 10:46 CET | News
Between 2016 and 2021, Sub-Saharan Africa will be the world's fastest-growing TV market, according to a regional report by IABM published by CommsMEA. The switch to digital broadcasting is being hampered by low incomes, as many viewers would be unable to afford new receivers.Some MEA broadcasters backed by state aid have seen their budgets cut following the decline in oil prices, says Lorenzo Zanni, lead research analyst at IABM.

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