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Top TV Stations in Nigeria and Ghana, Q4 2015

Posted by Solum Adoi-Elaigwu on February 29, 2016

Using the daily data collected through Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement, GeoPoll has analyzed the top TV stations in Ghana and top TV stations in Nigeria for Q4 2015. We examined both TV ratings* and share** for the top stations in Kenya and Tanzania. To view more detailed data, filter results by demographics, and plan ad spend based on KGMM’s audience measurement data in Africa please contact us

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Topics: TV, Ghana, Nigeria

Top TV Stations in Kenya and Tanzania, Q4 2015

Posted by Eva Wanjiru on February 17, 2016

Using the daily data collected through Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement, GeoPoll has analyzed the top TV stations in Kenya and top TV stations in Tanzania for Q4 2015. We examined both TV ratings* and share** for the top stations in Kenya and Tanzania. To view more detailed data, filter results by demographics, and plan ad spend based on KGMM’s audience measurement data in Africa please contact us

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Topics: TV, Tanzania, Kenya

Top TV Stations in Uganda and Rwanda, Q4 2015

Posted by Eva Wanjiru on January 29, 2016

Using the daily data collected through Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement, GeoPoll has analyzed the top TV stations in Uganda and Rwanda for Q4 2015, October – December. We examined both ratings* and share** for the top TV stations in Uganda and Rwanda.

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Topics: TV

Kenya's Analogue to Digital TV Switch, Part 4

Posted by John Muthee on January 15, 2016

In February 2015, Kenya TV transmission underwent a transition from analogue to digital signal, a move that required TV owners to acquire a set top box to continue to receive television signal.  

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Topics: TV, Kenya

TV Ratings in Nigeria, Q3 2015

Posted by Eva Wanjiru on December 7, 2015

Using the daily data collected through Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement, GeoPoll has analyzed the top TV stations in several states in Nigeria for the past three months, from July 1st - September 30th. We examined both ratings* and share** for the top stations in the Nigerian states of Lagos, Abuja, Rivers, Edo, Oyo, Kaduna, Abia, and Enugu. The below chart shows the average ratings for the top channels during the day from 6:00 to 20:00.

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Topics: TV, Nigeria

Top TV Stations in Rwanda, Q3 2015

Posted by Chacha Baraka on December 1, 2015

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement collects daily data on TV ratings*, share**, and audience size in Rwanda. This unprecedented, real-time information allows media owners and agencies to make more effective decisions on ad buys and programming.  This report includes data on the top TV stations in Rwanda from July to September. To subscribe to our full product, which includes overnight ratings that can be filtered by demographics, location, and more, register for a GeoPoll account or contact us for more information. 

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Topics: TV, Rwanda

GIBA Partnership and Top TV Stations in Ghana, Q3 2015

Posted by Gordon Biaku on November 26, 2015

GeoPoll is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association in a move that will allow all GIBA members to access GeoPoll and Kantar Media's industry-leading audience data. Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement is the only provider of next-day ratings for TV, radio, and print in Ghana and this partnership will give all GIBA members access to KGMM's quarterly ratings data. This announcement comes at a pivotal time for audience measurement in Ghana, as the country will soon be undergoing an analogue-to-digital switchover of TV signals, which will introduce new stations and increase competition among broadcasters. 

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Topics: TV, Ghana

Top TV Stations in Kenya, July - September 2015

Posted by Patricia Githua on November 13, 2015

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement collects daily data on TV ratings*, share**, and audience size in Kenya. This unprecedented, real-time information allows media owners and agencies to make more effective decisions on ad buys and programming.  This report includes data on the top TV stations in Kenya from July to September. To subscribe to our full product, which includes overnight ratings that can be filtered by demographics, location, and more, register for a GeoPoll account or contact us for more information. 

From July 1st to September 30th, 2015 GeoPoll found that Citizen maintains the highest ratings overall during the evening prime time, seeing their highest viewership at 19:00 and 21:00 when Swahili and English news shows are airing.  During both of these time periods, Citizen has a rating of over 10.0.  KTN comes second in terms of ratings, with ratings peaks of 3.2 at 20:30 and 3.8 at 21:30.  

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Topics: TV, Kenya

Top TV Stations in Tanzania, July - September 2015

Posted by Chacha Baraka on November 10, 2015

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement collects daily data on TV ratings, share, and audience size in Tanzania. This unprecedented, real-time information allows media owners and agencies to make more effective decisions on ad buys and programming.  This report includes data on the top TV stations in Tanzania from July to September. To subscribe to our full product, which includes overnight ratings that can be filtered by demographics, location, and more, register for a GeoPoll account or contact us for more information. 

From July 1st to September 30th, 2015 GeoPoll found that the top two stations were in close competition for viewers: ITV had an audience share* of 19.9%, and Clouds was a very close second with a share of 19.6%. EATV came third with a share of 17.2%. TBC1 and Star had shares of 15.2% and 11.3% respectively, meaning that an average of 83.2% of the those watching TV at any one time were tuned in to one of the top 5 stations, with only 16.8% watching a different station.  Below are the top stations by share in Tanzania for Q3 2015. 


The rankings we observed for Q3 have not changed significantly since our last report, which included ratings and share data from April - June 2015. In Q2, Clouds was number 1 with a share of 19.1%, and ITV was number 2 with a share of 18.3%. EATV was in third both quarters, although it lost 1% in share from Q2 to Q3, going from 18.2% to 17.2% audience share. 

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Topics: TV, Tanzania

Top TV Stations in Uganda, July - September

Posted by Nelson Gumoyesige on October 23, 2015

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement (KGMM) collects overnight data on audience size, ratings, and share for TV and radio, 365 days a year. KGMM uses a 4-hour recall mobile survey methodology to produce the most accurate diary data available in many African countries.  This report includes KGMM data for the top TV stations in Uganda over a 3-month period, from July 1 - September 30, 2015.  You can view more KGMM audience measurement data and filter it by location and demographics by registering for an account here.

Below is a chart showing the top 10 stations in Uganda by audience share. As in the last quarter, NTV is the clear leader in audience share, followed by Bukkede, which dropped in share by 5%.  UBC and NBS, which were ranked third and fourth respectively last quarter, have switched positions with NBS overtaking UBC, although the two stations remain very close in audience share. 

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Topics: TV, Uganda