Advanced Television

MyCanal

Forecast: African OTT to generate $2bn in 2027

African OTT movie and TV episode revenues will reach $2 billion (€1.75bn) by 2027 – triple from $623 million in 2021, according to the Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. South Africa and Nigeria will together account for 56 per cent of the total by 2027, leaving $896 […]

February 11, 2022

Canal+ achieves low-latency and UHD streaming with Ateme’s NEA solution

Ateme, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced that Canal+ has launched one of the world’s first deployments of OTT low-latency streaming on AppleTV 4K thanks to Ateme’s NEA solution.The project enables Canal+ subscribers to watch sports events via HD and UHD low latency streaming through […]

January 11, 2022

France: Canal+ launching Champions League package

Canal+ is launching a dedicated Champions League TV package to celebrate the return of the competition to its screens after it acquired the rights in November 2019. The Canal+ channels, as well as 100 per cent of the Champions League matches on Canal+ and beIN Sports are available for €25.99 per month in the twelve […]

September 2, 2021From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Forecast: African SVoD subscriptions to triple

Digital TV Research forecasts 15.06 million paying SVoD subscriptions in Africa by 2026, triple from the 5.11 million expected at end-2021. From the 10 million additions, South Africa and Nigeria will each supply 2.3 million, according to the firm’s Africa SVOD Forecasts report . These two will be the only countries with more than 1 […]

August 26, 2021

Analyst: African OTT revenues at $1.7bn by 2026

African OTT movie and TV episode revenues will reach $1.725 billion (€1.4bn) by 2026 – up from $392 million in 2020, according to the Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. South Africa will contribute a third of the region’s revenues by 2026, with Nigeria bringing in a further […]

January 11, 2021