Disney+ strong in Southern Asia

Disney+’s rollout in Southern Asia is going strongly. According to research from Dataxis, the region has already amassed 30 million Disney+ subscribers – approximately 30% of all subscribers worldwide. This is spread across India (where Disney+ launched in April 2020), Indonesia (September 2020) and Singapore (February 2021). The report notes that this strong performance can […]

Smart TV on the up in Latin America

Smart TV penetration has experienced significant growth in Latin America, according to research by Dataxis, which calculates that there will be 111 million devices installed across the continent by the end of this year. According to the research outfit, the rapid progress of Smart TVs in Latin America is caused by a number of factors. […]

European AVODs still in consolidation phase with limited growth claims report

Ad-supported streamers in Europe are some way behind their counterparts across the world, a new study claims. According to a report from Dataxis, YouTube is still the dominant force in ad-supported video platforms in Europe while its share is in decline in the US. The report notes that the European AVOD market is mostly comprised […]

Nordics ahead of rest of Europe on pay TV ARPU and OTT adoption

The average revenue per user for pay TV in the Nordics is at record levels, a new report claims. According to new figures from research firm Dataxis, pay TV subscribers in the region are generating an ARPU of €40 per month, putting it far ahead of other countries in Central and Western Europe. The region […]

Dataxis: pay DTH on the slide, IPTV eclipses cable and OTT surpasses DTT

DTH satellite remains the most-used technology for subscription TV in Europe by revenue, but its prominence has declined since 2015, with cable now turning in less revenue than IPTV and DTT pay TV turning in less than OTT TV, according to research by Dataxis. According to the research outfit, total total subscription revenues of the […]

Dataxis: European pay TV experiences lowest net additions in Q1

The European pay TV market grew by 0.3% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2018, the “lowest net add ever observed” by research firm Dataxis. The research firm said that the total pay TV market reached 184.8 million subscribers in Q1 2018, up just slightly from 184.3 million in Q4 2017. Year-on-year the total pay TV subscriber number […]

Dataxis: South Asian pay TV and OTT growing by 7.4%

The number of pay TV and over-the-top (OTT) video subscribers in South Asia is due to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% between 2017 and 2023, according to Dataxis. The research firm estimates that subscribers in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region will increase from 226 million in […]

Dataxis: Global pay TV, OTT and telecom operator revenue reaches US$410bn

Global revenue for pay TV, over-the-top and telecom operators reached US$410 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to Dataxis stats. The research covered 80 operators, including major US and European players such as AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica and Vodafone. Dataxis said that revenues have grown at a compound annual growth rate […]

Linear OTT pay TV subscriptions reach 7.4m in Europe

The linear, over-the-top (OTT) pay TV market in Europe reached 7.4 million subscribers at the end of September 2017, according to research by Dataxis. The research firm said that this represents a jump of 13% compared to the previous quarter, with growth in the market driven by an increase in specialised, web-delivered sports and kids services in […]

Dataxis: global pay TV subscribers grew by 60m last year

Global pay TV subscriber numbers grew by 60 million between the third quarter of 2016 and Q3 2017, according to new research by Dataxis. The study said that the total worldwide number of pay TV subscribers climbed from 1.013 billion in Q3 2016 to 1.073 billion in Q3 2017, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) […]