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Analysis of the Broadcast Video Content Marketplace in MENA

Analysis of the Broadcast Video Content Marketplace in MENA
  • Publish Date:September 2016

  • Number of Pages:54

  • Report ID:4208135

  • Format:PDF

  • Publisher:Frost & Sullivan

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Fragmented Demography and Millennial Population Present Vibrant Opportunities for Media Companies

The broadcast video content marketplace in MENA is undergoing a transition in delivery technologies and platforms lately. With revenues from advertisements almost stagnant from free to air channels, broadcasters and content producers are adopting Pay TV platform for content monetization. Though Middle East and North Africa are considered as a single region, the content preferences vary across countries based on the political scenario, socio-economic environment, purchasing power, and demography. Hence there is a need for geo-targeted content strategy to expand in the region. Content licensing trends is undergoing a transition due to the emergence of OTT video and growth of Pay TV. This study presents an overview of the major trends in the media content market place such as viewership across genres, trends during Ramadan, sports content distribution, steps on piracy, OTT video, expat population and content, content licensing and others. It also includes an insight on the major participants in the market.

Table of contents

Executive Summary
Key Findings
Media Content Marketplace Ecosystem

Market Overview
Evolution of TV
Factors that Determine Content Preferences
Key Social Factors for the MENA
Gen Y
Connectivity—Networks and Devices
Viewership Trends
HD-Content—Drivers and Restraints for Broadcasters
Piracy and its Impact on the Business
Government Initiatives

Content Marketplace Trends
Content and Advertising
Content Licensing Trends
Ramadan Season—Busy Time for the Broadcast Industry
Arabic Content
‘Glocal' MENA
Demand for Drama & Movies from Across the World
Content Strategies
International Content VOD—Battle for the ‘Windows'
Football a Religion in MENA
The Football Ground on TV
Sports Content Strategies
beIN Vs OSN—Strategy Comparison

Advertising—The Future
Audience Measurement

OTT Video Services, the MENA—Cord-cutting for Real?
The OTT Landscape, MENA
OTT Video Services in the Middle East

The Last Word—3 Big Predictions
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