The HD channels offered in the MENA region is one of the richer in the world. We explain the reasons behind this trend, the platforms used to deliver the HD channels as well the operators, pay and free, that provide the content. The HD equipment in MENA households is also expanding especially in the Gulf States. Finally, a brief presentation of the content genre of HD channels and a comparison with the equivalent offer in some European countries is being provided.
Associate Director, Service Providers & Platforms
Mr. Constantinos Papavassiliopoulos, associate director at IHS Markit, is responsible for covering TV and online video market developments.