HDTV progressing well in the Arab World

Monday, April 6th, 2015
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High Definition TV is progressing well in the Arab World

By March 2015, the satellites covering the Arab World carried 195 HD channels up from 134 HD channels by February 2014.

A new report from Arab Advisors Group overviews the High Definition TV channels landscape in the Arab world by March 2015. The report covers seven satellite operators that target the Arab World: Arabsat, Es’hailsat, Eutelsat, Gulfsat, Nilesat, Noorsat, and Yahlive, and the number of HD channels broadcast on each satellite platform. In the report, Arab Advisors Group provides a comparison between the satellites, and a projection of the number of satellite TV channels serving the Arab World.

The number of HD channels constituted around 18% of the total number of satellite channels carried by the seven satellite platforms covering the region.

A new report “High Definition TV in the Arab World 2015” was released to the Arab Advisors Group’s Media Strategic Research Service subscribers on March 25, 2015. This report can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group for only US$ 1,400. The 17-page report, which has 8 detailed exhibits, provides a comprehensive analysis of the HD channels in the Arab world, their presence on satellites covering the region, and a description of the HDTV technology’s features.

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; or could count towards attending Arab Advisors’ “The 12th Convergence Summit 2015” on June 1st, 2nd 2015 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Amman – Jordan; or towards attending “The Electronic & Mobile Payments Conference in The Arab World” on April 21st, 2015 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Amman – Jordan.

“Arab Advisors research and analysis shows that the number of HD TV channels has grown by 45% between Feb 2014 and March 2015” Ms. Noor Asmar, Arab Advisors’ Research Analyst wrote in the report. “By March 2015, Arabsat had the largest number of HD channels with more than 85 channels available on the platform. Nilesat followed.” Ms. Asmar added.