National Geographic SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of National Geographic analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. In National Geographic SWOT Analysis, the strengths and weaknesses are the internal factors whereas opportunities and threats are the external factors.

SWOT Analysis is a proven management framework which enables a brand like National Geographic to benchmark its business & performance as compared to the competitors and industry. National Geographic is one of the leading brands in the media & entertainment sector. The table below also lists the top National Geographic competitors and elaborates National Geographic market segmentation, target group, positioning & Unique Selling Proposition (USP).

National Geographic SWOT, Competitors, Marketing STP & Brand analysis Table
National Geographic Brand Analysis
Parent Company

National Geographic Television & Film ; Fox Cable Networks (News Corporation); National Geographic Channel U.K. Owned by: Fox Entertainment Group (News Corporation)


Knowledge Based Channel


Media & Entertainment

Tagline/ Slogan

Live Curious; Think again; Dare to Explore


Great knowledge enchancing programs thoroughly researched

National Geographic STP

15+ (male & female)

Target Group

Individual, SEC A,B,C


National Geographic channel helps the viewer explore the world

National Geographic SWOT Analysis

Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of National Geographic. Strengths are:

1. Wide range of programmes
2. Available in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, English
3. Some shows target kids 4. Some series entirely dedicated to Indian audience 3. Also available in HD


Here are the weaknesses in the National Geographic SWOT Analysis:

1. Unwanted tickers during the programme irritate viewer
2. some of the tickers have extremely large size and covers almost 1/4th of the screen


Following are the Opportunities in National Geographic SWOT Analysis:

1. Can go in other linguals eg. Marathi, Gujrati, Kannada


The threats in the SWOT Analysis of National Geographic are as mentioned:

1. Internet is reducing curiosity about particular topic
2. Knowledge based tv channels need to reorganize and re-strategize themselves
3. Majority of the shows are freely available on the internet without ad breaks

National Geographic Competition

Below are the top 4 National Geographic competitors:

1. Discovery Channel
2. Animal Planet
3. History Channel
4. Discovery Science

The brandguide table above concludes the National Geographic SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.

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