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Sub-Saharan Africa to add more than 16 mln pay-TV subscriptions by 2024

Tuesday 8 January 2019 | 09:52 CET | News
Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to add more than 16 million pay-TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024, bringing the total to 45.63 million, according to Digital TV Research. Its 'Sub-Saharan Africa Pay TV Forecasts' report says subscriber numbers will climb by 61 percent over this period but pay-TV revenues will rise by only 42 percent, indicating lower ARPU. Pay-TV revenue will reach USD 7.72 billion by 2024, up by USD 2.3 billion on 2018. 

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