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Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts

Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts

Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV and video will still be a very immature sector by 2022, with movie and TV episode revenues reaching $640 million for 35 countries. However, this total is up by a multiple of 12 on 2016’s $52 million, according to the Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV & Video Forecasts report. South Africa will account for 40% of the region’s revenues by 2022, with Nigeria bringing in a further 21%. 

SVOD is already the main revenue driver for OTT TV and video. SVOD revenues will reach $475 million by 2022 (or 74% of the OTT total); up by 22 times on the 2016 total (40% of OTT revenues). 
by 2022. 

Digital TV Research forecasts 10.12 million SVOD subs by 2022, up from 525,000 at end-2016. South Africa (2.70 million by 2022) will remain the leader, but Nigeria (2.64 million) will be close to taking top slot.


Published in June 2017, this 168-page PDF and excel report combines the relevant countries from two of last year’s reports: Middle East & Africa OTT TV & Video Forecasts and Middle East & Africa SVOD Forecasts in one convenient place. The report comes in six parts:

• Executive summary and regional forecasts, with handy comparison tables to reveal the best growth prospects;
• Major SVOD platforms, including market share for each;
• Regional forecasts summary from 2010 to 2022 by platform, by household penetration, by SVOD subscribers and by OTT revenues;
• Top-line forecasts (population, population per household, households, TV households, fixed broadband homes, smartphone users, tablet users) for 35 countries;
• Country profiles for 35 territories;
• Detailed country forecasts for 35 nations

Forecasts for the following 35 countries:
Country SVOD ops SVOD Platforms
Angola 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Benin 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Botswana 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Burkina Faso 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Burundi 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Cameroon 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
CAR 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Chad 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
DR Congo 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Rep Congo 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Cote d’Ivoire 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Eq. Guinea 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Ethiopia 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Gabon 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Gambia 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Ghana 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Guinea 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Kenya 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Liberia 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Madagascar 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Malawi 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Mali 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Mozambique 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Namibia 4 Netflix; Amazon; Showmax; Iroko
Niger 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Nigeria 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Rwanda 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Senegal 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Sierra Leone 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
South Africa 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Tanzania 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Togo 4 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko
Uganda 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Zambia 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax
Zimbabwe 5 Netflix; Amazon; Iflix; Iroko; Showmax

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