Digital TV News: iROKO

African SVOD subscribers to more than quadruple
Oct 1, 2020 – Africa will have 12.96 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025, up from 2.75 million at end-2019, according to Digital TV Research. Of the 10 million additions, South Africa will supply 3 million and Nigeria 2.1 million.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Subscribers

African SVOD revenues to sextuple
Jan 13, 2020 – Digital TV Research forecasts 9.72 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025, up from 2.68 million at end-2019. South Africa (3.24 million by 2025) will remain the subscription leader, with Nigeria (2.14 million) in second place.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Subscribers

Africa to reach 10 million SVOD subscribers by 2023
Jun 26, 2018 – Digital TV Research has forecast that there will be 9.99 million SVOD subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023, up from 1.56 million at the end of 2017. However, revenues will only be $775 million as some platforms are very cheap.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Subscribers

Middle East & Africa SVOD subscriptions to climb fivefold
Oct 5, 2016 – Although there have been many launches in the last couple of years and more to come, the Middle East & Africa SVOD sector will still be very immature with only 20 million paying SVOD subscribers by 2021.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Mobile, Streaming, Subscribers

IROKO+ Nollywood app launches in Francophone Africa
Feb 22, 2016 – CANAL+ GROUP and iROKO are launching the IROKO+ SVOD service for French-speaking Africa. The Android app will be available across all of French Speaking Africa, bringing Nollywood and Télénovela content to millions of Francophone entertainment fans.
News categories: CANAL+ GROUP, iROKO, Africa, Apps, Mobile, Nigeria, Streaming

Entropic Communications' Multi-Mode Hybrid Silicon Tuner to be Deployed by ROBUST Electronics in Europe
Sep 9, 2010 – Entropic Communications (Nasdaq:ENTR) has announced that its EN4020 multi-mode hybrid RF CMOS silicon tuner has been selected by ROBUST Electronics for the Company's MINERVA television product line.
News categories: Entropic Communications, ROBUST Electronics, Cable TV, Europe, IBC2022, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Terrestrial

FIFA and Sony to Launch First Ever Global 3D Experience of the FIFA World Cup
Apr 8, 2010 – Following the initial announcement to make the FIFA World Cup available in 3D, FIFA and Sony (Tokyo: 6758; NYSE: SNE) have unveiled insights into what football fans can expect from the undertaking to add a third dimension to the football viewing experience.
News categories: Sony Corp, FIFA, Content Distribution, Metaverse, South Africa