United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sports Broadcasting Media (Television and Telecommunications) Landscape
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UAE Sports Broadcasting Market Overview
The UAE telecom and pay-TV service market size was $8 billion in 2021. The market is expected to achieve a CAGR of more than 2% during the forecast period primarily supported by revenue growth in mobile data, fixed broadband, and pay-TV segments.
The UAE sports broadcasting media research report provides an overview of the television and telecommunications market in relation to sports broadcasting in UAE today, with top-level data and detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2026. The report analyses the television, mobile handset, and residential fixed-line broadband sectors, as well as a review of major sports media rights.
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UAE Sports Broadcasting Media Market Segmentation by Broadcasters
The key broadcasters in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry are Abu Dhabi Sports (AD Sports), BeIN Sports, Dubai Sports, and Starzplay Arabia.
BeIN Sports: BeIN Sports is the dominant sports broadcaster in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). BeIN has an unparalleled sports portfolio across the region, which also includes exclusive rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022.
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UAE Sports Broadcasting Media Market by Sectors
The key sectors in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry are the TV services market, Pay TV services market, SVOD services market, mobile services market, and fixed broadband services market.
Pay TV: Pay-TV operators massed more than 1 million subscribers in 2021 supported by subscriptions gains across both IPTV and DTH. IPTV was the leading platform in the UAE to deliver pay-TV services in 2021. The growth was supported by improving fixed broadband infrastructure in the country and including IPTV in bundled packages by service providers. Etisalat was the leading pay-TV service provider in the UAE, followed by Du, BeIN, and OSN.
SVOD Services: UAE had more than 1 million SVOD accounts at the end of 2021, which shows a significant increase from 2020. SVOD subscriptions will continue to grow over the forecast period owing to increased adoption of broadband services, and consumer take-up of existing and new services. Starzplay Arabia, the UAE-based streaming platform, was the leading SVOD service in the country
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UAE Sports Broadcasting Media Market Report - Competitive Landscape
The key players in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry are Etisalat, Du, BeIN, OSN, and others. Etisalat is the market leader across all three segments – mobile, fixed broadband, and pay-TV in 2021 and is expected to maintain its leading position in all service segments over the forecast period.
UAE Sports Broadcasting Media Market Analysis by Companies
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UAE Sports Broadcasting Media Market Report Overview
|Market Revenue (2021)
|TV Services Market, Pay TV Services Market, SVOD Services Market, Mobile Services Market, and Fixed Broadband Services Market
|Etisalat, Du, BeIN, OSN, and Others
- Pay-TV household penetration will increase, which will be supported by growth in IPTV and DTH subscriptions.
- SVOD growth will be supported by increased adoption of broadband services, and consumer take-up of existing and new services such as BeIN’s TOD and Walt Disney’s Disney+.
- Over 2021-2026, the total mobile subscription will grow significantly. This growth will be supported by a continuous rise in smartphone subscriptions, growth in mobile internet subscriptions, as well as rising M2M/IoT adoption in the country.
Reasons to Buy
- This Sports Broadcasting Media Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of the UAE television and telecommunications markets, and service providers in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
- Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in the UAE pay-TV, SVOD, mobile handset, and residential fixed broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
- With various charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
Table of Contents
Population and household context
Television services market
SVOD services market
Mobile services market: Handsets
Fixed broadband services market: Residential
Frequently asked questions
What was the UAE total telecom and pay-TV market revenue in 2021?
The UAE telecom and pay-tv service market size was $8 billion in 2021.
What is the growth rate of the UAE sports broadcasting media market?
The UAE sports broadcasting media market is projected to achieve a CAGR of more than 2% during the forecast period.
What are the key sectors in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry?
The top sectors in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry are the TV services market, Pay TV services market, SVOD services market, mobile services market, and fixed broadband services market.
Who are the leading players in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry?
The leading players in the UAE sports broadcasting media industry are Etisalat, Du, BeIN, OSN, and others.
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