Satnews Daily
November 15th, 2017

MENA’s Satellite Pay TV Market is Projected to Pass 10 Million Subscriptions by 2021

A report from the Arab Advisors Group provides detailed analysis and projections of the satellite Pay TV market. The report provides a detailed comparison of the satellite Pay TV providers’ subscriptions’ base, generated revenues, and ARPU for the years 2012 -2021.

As of October 2017, six Satellite Pay TV providers targeted the Arab World. This new report from Arab Advisors Group analyzes the Pay TV market in the Arab World, and covers those six satellite Pay TV providers:

  • OSN
  • beIN
  • Al Majd
  • My-HD
  • GOBX
  • Seevii


The report also provides historical KPI’s for Abu Dhabi Sports before exiting the market. The Arab Advisors Group provides a detailed comparison and projections of the major KPI’s for the main satellite Pay TV providers that broadcast in the region. These KPI’s include number of subscribers for each Satellite Pay TV provider, revenues generated, and ARPU for the years 2012 – 2021.

A new report "Satellite Pay TV in the Arab World: KPIs and Projections" was released to the Arab Advisors Group’s Media Strategic Research Service subscribers on October 8, 2017. This 36-page report, which has 12 detailed exhibits, provides a comprehensive analysis and projections of the Pay TV market channels in the Arab World, and can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group, and upon your request they will provide a copy of the report's Table of Contents.

Any investment in this report will count towards an annual Strategic Research Service subscription should the service be acquired within three months from purchasing the report.

Ms. Hiba Rabadi, Arab Advisors' Senior Research Analyst wrote in the report that the Arab Advisors Group expects the Pay TV market to continue to have a steady paced growth for the years 2017 - 2021. The Arab Advisors Group projects Pay TV’s total market subscribers’ base to grow at a CAGR of 5 percent between the years 2017 and 2021, totaling 10.165 million subscribers by end of 2021. The Arab Advisors Group estimates total market revenues to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent for years 2017 – 2021 totaling US$ 3.766 billion. The Arab Advisors Group’s team of analysts in the region has already produced over 4,800 reports on the Arab World’s communications, media and financial markets. The reports can be purchased individually or received through an annual subscription to Arab Advisors Group’s Strategic Research Services (Media and Telecom).

To date, Arab Advisors Group has served over 900 global and regional companies by providing reliable research analysis and forecasts of Arab communications markets to these clients some of them can be viewed here