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Sub-Saharan Africa to add 17.4 million pay-TV subscribers by 2023

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The number of pay-TV subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase by 74 percent between 2017 and 2023 to reach 40.89 million, according to a report by Digital TV Research. The Sub-Saharan Africa Pay TV Forecasts report estimates that subscriber growth will outstrip revenue progress. Revenues will climb by 41 percent to USD 6.64 billion by 2023, up by USD 2 billion from 2017. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / MultiChoice / StarTimes / Vivendi
Countries: Africa
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