Intelligence


Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts

Despite adding 84 million subscribers between 2017 and 2023, subscription and PPV revenues for the world’s top 517 pay TV operators will fall by $18 billion to $183 billion. From the total, 29 pay TV operators earned more than $1 billion in revenues in 2017, but this total will drop to 25 by 2023.

About $20 billion of the revenue losses will fall to the top 10 players; bringing their total down to $87 billion. The pay TV revenue share for the top 10 operators will fall from 53% in 2017 to 48% in 2023.

Published in April 2018, this 344-page electronically-delivered report comes in two parts:

  • A 112-page PDF giving a global executive summary and forecasts. NEW FOR 2018: Profiles for the top 10 countries (Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, UK and USA)
  • An excel workbook giving comparison tables and country-by-country forecasts in detail for 517 operators across 135 territories for every year from 2010 to 2023. The report covers 747 platforms: 286 satellite TV; 132 digital cable; 126 analog cable; 137 IPTV; and 66 DTT.

Find out more here.