• Register

Arab Advisors’s survey provides insights in media consumption habits in regular months as well as in Holy month of Ramadan

Jordan: Tuesday, April 10 - 2012 @ 11:45

A new Arab Advisors online Media Survey of Jordan’s Internet users revealed that 47.7% of Jordanian Internet users go to movie theaters. The percentage of female Internet users who go to movie theatres reached 61.3% compared to 42.2% for their male counterparts.

Moreover, the survey revealed that 63.2% of the respondents use DVDs to watch programs. 40.1% of the respondents who buy or rent DVDs use pirated DVD copies, whereas 45.6% stated that they rent and/or buy both copied and original DVDs.

A new major online survey in Jordan was concluded by the Arab Advisors Group in February 13, 2012. The survey report, Jordan Media Survey of Internet Users 2012 was released on March 18, 2012 and provides the results of a major comprehensive online survey of the online community in Jordan. The survey covered television, radio, movie theatres, newspaper and book reading habits and effective type of ads. The report “Jordan Media Survey of Internet Users 2012” has 83 pages and 123 exhibits.

Respondents were randomly targeted by receiving an email shot in their inbox utilizing multiple reputable mailing-list operators in Jordan. The survey results encompass answers from 639 respondents that passed rigorous quality control checks. Quality control was conducted by Arab Advisors Group’s team. The survey was conducted on the general Internet population including both genders and all age groups across Jordan. The online survey yields a confidence level of 99% with a margin of error of less than 6%.

“The survey also had a specific section that probed the viewership of Pay TV channels. The survey revealed that 29.1% of the survey respondents who watch TV watch Pay TV channels. Only 57.9% of the respondents who watch Pay TV had a Pay TV Subscription with the Pay TV provider.” Ms. Dima Abu Rub, Arab Advisors Senior Research Analyst, commented.

The Arab Advisors Group divided the survey questionnaire into five main sections: Television, radio, movie theatres, newspaper and book reading habits, and most effective types of ads.


• General TV viewing habits
• TV viewing habits during the Holy month of Ramadan
• Movies, TV series and programs preferences
• Dubbed programs
• Satellite TV
• Terrestrial TV
• Pay TV
• Purchase and rental of original DVDs versus copies


• Radio listening habits
• Radio programs preferences
• Radio stations tuned to

Movie Theatres

• Going to movie theatres and frequency

Newspaper and book reading habits

• Newspaper reading habits
• Book reading habits
• Book genres and language preference

Most effective types of ads

“9th Convergence Summit” is being held on May 22 & 23, 2012 at the Four Seasons in Amman, and “The 2nd Smart Handheld Summit 2012” to be held on November 26 & 27, 2012 at The Address Dubai Marina Hotel in Dubai – UAE.

STC is the main sponsor of the conference; Motorola, Orange, Qualcomm, Umniah, Zain and Ericsson are among the companies who are sponsoring the event.

The Arab Advisors Group’s team of analysts in the region has produced close to 2,900 reports on the Arab World’s communications and media markets.

To date, Arab Advisors Group has served 665 global and regional companies by providing reliable research analysis and forecasts of Arab communications markets to these clients.

Today's Top Stories

Posted by

Tuesday, April 10- 2012 @ 11:45 UAE local time (GMT+4) Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Mediaquest FZ LLC.

AME Info Services

Business DirectoryVIEW ALL

Search by name

Search by industry

Browse alphabetically


Search for jobs

Latest Jobs