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Eastern Europe pay TV set to slide despite digital boost

Eastern Europe will add nearly 10 million digital pay TV subscribers over the next five years, according to a study by Digital TV Research – but the total number of pay TV customers in the region, including analogue customers, will decline as declining birth-rates and migration take their toll on the size of the population. […]

APAC SVOD subs to hit 417 million by 2025

The Asia Pacific region will exceed 415 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, the APAC region will reach 417 million SVOD subscribers by 2025, up from a 2019 year-end total of 269 million. China will make up 65% of that total (269 million), while India will reach 45 […]

APAC ‘most vibrant pay TV region in the world’ claims new report

The pay TV sector in the Asia Pacific region is set to add 45 million subscribers over the next five years.  According to Digital TV Research, the region is the “most vibrant in the world”, with revenues also set to grow by US$1.4 billion by 2025 and pay TV penetration remaining stable at around 69%. […]

SVOD subscriptions in Latin America to double by 2025

The number of paid subscriptions to OTT services in the Latin American market is set to almost double by the mid-point of the decade. According to Digital TV Research, the region will see subscriber numbers skyrocket from 42 million at the end of 2019, to 81 million by 2025. More impressive is the fact that […]

LatAm recession hitting pay TV

The ongoing recession has heavily impacted the pay TV market in Latin America. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, the number of pay TV subscribers in the region fell by 4 million in 2019. Furthermore, this trend will continue downwards to reach a low of 67 million by 2025 – down from 72 […]

US SVODs to top 300 million subs by 2025

Paying subscribers to VOD services in the US will exceed 300 million by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, the number of US SVOD subscribers (not including sports services) will climb from 199 million in 2019 to 307 million by 2025. Netflix will continue to be the leading player with 65.68 million […]

Digital TV Research: North American pay TV revenues to fall by US$50 billion

Pay TV revenues in North America are set to decline by US$50 billion by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, revenues will reach US$26 billion by the midpoint of the decade, down from their peak of US$112 billion in 2015. The report notes that revenues will drop across the board. Cable revenues […]

Disney+ to add 105 million subscribers by 2025

Disney+ will reach 126 million subscribers globally by 2025, new analyst estimates suggest. During its quarterly earnings call, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the service currently has 28.6 million paid subscribers across the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands as of February 3. With better-than-expected results, Digital TV Research has upgraded its […]

Pay TV in MENA continues to suffer

Pay TV revenues in the MENA region are not expected to grow in the immediate future, and actually saw a significant decline to 2019. According to figures from Digital TV Research, revenues in the 20 MENA countries fell by 12% between 2016-19. This left revenues at just under US$3 billion. For the 13 Arabic-speaking countries, […]

SVOD subs to increase by six times in Africa 

Revenues from African SVOD services are set to skyrocket over the next five years.  According to a new study from Digital TV Research, revenues will reach US$1.06 billion by 2025, up from US$183 million in 2019. This includes the likes of native streamers iRoko and Showmax along with big international players from Disney and Netflix. […]

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