Regional - Digital Media - Triple Play & IPTV - Africa, Middle East - 2006

Synopsis

Archived report. This report was archived in 2006 and has not been updated. The media market is on the verge of massive changes. With the convergence of telecoms, media and IT, we see the arrival of Digital Media. DSL and cable based-broadband networks are rapidly moving into triple play models, delivering voice, data and video services. Broadband TV (IPTV), Digital and Personal Video Recorders (DVR or PVR) and Video-on-Demand (VoD), are a few of the prominent services which promise fresh opportunities for emerging digital media companies.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Africa
  • 3. Converging infrastructure
  • 4. Pay TV in Africa
    • 4.1 Overview
    • 4.2 Egypt
      • 4.2.1 Cable Network Egypt (CNE)
      • 4.2.2 NileSat
      • 4.2.3 Egyptian Satellite Channel (ESC)
    • 4.3 South Africa’s MIH Group
      • 4.3.1 MultiChoice Africa pay TV platform
    • 4.4 Other pay TV operators
  • 5. Digital TV in Africa
  • 6. Interactive TV
    • 6.1 MIH OpenTV
    • 6.2 Interactive TV using SMS
    • 6.3 Business TV
  • 7. Broadband TV, Triple-Play
    • 7.1 Video-on-Demand (VoD)
  • 8. Digital/personal video recorders (DVR/PVR)
  • 9. Convergence developments in various African markets
    • 9.1 Botswana
    • 9.2 Egypt
    • 9.3 Kenya
    • 9.4 Mauritius
      • 9.4.1 The world’s first nationwide WiMAX network
    • 9.5 Nigeria
    • 9.6 Senegal
    • 9.7 South Africa
      • 9.7.1 Triple-Play
      • 9.7.2 Broadcast signal distributors
      • 9.7.3 Digital TV
      • 9.7.4 Mobile TV
      • 9.7.5 HDTV
  • 10. Middle East
    • 10.1 Overview
    • 10.2 Israel
      • 10.2.1 Overview
      • 10.2.2 High broadband Internet penetration
      • 10.2.3 Triple play
      • 10.2.4 Broadband TV (IPTV)
      • 10.2.5 Digital TV
      • 10.2.6 Video on Demand
      • 10.2.7 Personal Video Recorders
    • 10.3 United Arab Emirates
      • 10.3.1 Overview
  • 11. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Naspers pay TV subscribers in Africa – 2003 - 2004

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Broadcasting
Digital Media
Telecoms Infrastructure

Number of pages 17

Status Archived

Last updated 3 May 2006
Update History

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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