TITLE

Satellite pay-TV yet to impact on Arab world

AUTHOR(S)
Feuilherade, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Jan2004, Issue 341, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The take-up of satellite television and cable is growing faster in the Middle East than anywhere else in the world. The region currently has about 25m satellite and cable households. However, satellite pay-television is still a niche market, with no more than 1.5%of Arab households subscribing, according to the findings in a specialist report. Most of the Arab world remains tuned to free-to-air satellite television channels which broadcast mainly from Egypt, the UAE and Lebanon, said the Arab Advisors Group, a telecoms and media consultancy based in Jordan.
ACCESSION #
11813018

 

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