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Global pay TV revenues will top US$147 billion by 2016


Cumulative global pay TV revenues will increase from US$147.5 billion (€111.2 billion) at end-2011 to US176.8 billion by 2016, according to new forecasts.

Research from Informa Telecoms & Media shows that the western European pay TV revenue total will increase from US$28.4 billion to US$30.7 billion across the same period. Eastern European revenues, meanwhile, will increase from US$5.2 billion to US$6.8 billion.
By region, North America will remain the largest revenue generator through to 2016, ahead of Asia Pacific, western Europe and Latin America.