Africa: Next-Gen Pay-TV and the role of Sports in OTT Adoption
In Africa, with new middle classes emerging, the demand for pay-TV services is growing. But, with mobile penetration an increasing feature in many countries in Africa, how will this impact the pay-TV market and how will satellite pay-TV providers counter the competition from others? Will OTT make a big impact, given the lack of terrestrial infrastructure in many countries? There are many directions in which the pay-TV market in Africa could go, and in this panel we look at whether it is possible for OTT to have the same impact in Africa as in other regions around the world, and whether sports will be a content driver across the region.