The MENA broadcast market is undergoing transformation to suit the evolving social, political and economic trends. Adoption of HD/UHD, OTT video services, advanced transcoding, digitisation of workflow and adoption of IP for production are the major trends that are shaping the broadcast industry worldwide and also MENA to some extent. Though there are a number of challenges such as the fluctuation in oil price and weariness in terms of returns on investments, major broadcasters are investing in technological advancements along with the existing legacy set ups.
GCC countries are advanced in term of technology adoption followed by Levant and North Africa. Major broadcasters in GCC are investing in improving the workflow and making it suitable for multi-platform delivery. Technology providers are sensing green field opportunities in North Africa since their broadcast systems have just started to develop and broadcasters open to innovation.
The MENA technology trends market insight analyses the trends that are shaping the broadcast industry, factors affecting technology investments and regional trends on technology investments. The report also presents the broadcast technology index for all the countries in the MENA region.