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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) […]

Dataxis: DVB-T2 to reach 72% of European homes by 2022

By 2022 some 72% of European households will receive digital terrestrial television (DTT) using the DVB-T2 standard, according to Dataxis. The research firm emphasised the growth in DVB-T2 implementations in Europe, claiming these will increase from a footprint of roughly 30% of households in 2017. “This increase is primarily due to the switchover planned in […]

Android TV adoption still at an early stage

Only 1% of European TV pay TV subscribers are currently using Android OS-powered set-top boxes, according to research by Dataxis, with about 40 pay TV service worldwide having deployed Android TV-based platforms through the third quarter. Despite the relatively now numbers, the research group believes that Android TV will gain traction both with operators and […]

African pay TV subscriptions reach 23.7m

The total number of pay TV subscribers in Africa reached roughly 23.7 million in the second quarter of 2017, according to Dataxis. The research firm said that this compares to 20.2 million pay TV subscribers in Q2 2016, representing 18% year-on-year growth. Quarter-on-quarter the number of subscribers was up 2%. “The market remains highly concentrated, […]

Dataxis: global pay TV subscribers up 60m in a year

The global number of pay TV subscribers climbed by 60 million between Q2 2016 and Q2 2017, driven by growth in Asia Pacific, according to Dataxis. The research firm said that global pay TV subscribers reached 1.05 billion in the second quarter of 2017, having crossed the one billion mark during 2016. The Asia-Pacific TV […]