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Mobile to make up 40% of SVOD subscriptions by 2025

Mobile will provide 40% of the global total of SVOD subscriptions by 2025, claims a new report.  According to Digital TV Research, there will be a total of 1.16 billion SVOD subscriptions by 2025 around the world – up from a total of 642 million by the end of 2019. However, indicating the growing role of […]

Mobile SVOD subscribers to reach 170 million

The number of SVOD users paying for their subscription via mobile operators is expected to reach 170 million by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, the gross number of smartphone SVOD subscribers will double across 138 countries between 2019-25, with the total climbing by 25 million in 2020 alone. Telcos are increasingly […]

Two thirds of pay TV operators ‘set to gain subs’ over next five years

Despite the well-documented trend towards cord-cutting in developed markets, two-thirds of the world’s pay TV operators will gain subscribers between 2019 and 2025, according to Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit’s Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts report, which covers 502 operators across 135 countries, some 59% will also increase their revenues over the […]

US overtakes China as home of AVOD, with spending to top US$53 billion by 2025

The US has overtaken China to become the biggest spender on AVOD services, with global spending set to more than double by 2025. Global AVOD expenditure is predicted to double to more than $53bn by 2025, according to the latest findings from Digital TV Research, which also reported that China’s spending had dropped by 8.9% […]

Pay TV revenues to fall to US$150 billion by 2025

Global pay TV revenues are set to take a nosedive to US$150 billion by 2025 claims a new report. According to Digital TV Research, global pay TV revenues for 138 countries peaked in 2016 at US$202 billion. This is estimated to fall to US$150 billion in 2025 in spite of the fact that the number […]

OTT market to hit US$167 billion by 2025

The OTT market is set to reach US$167 billion in revenue by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research, this total will be double the revenue of 2019 (US$83 billion) with an estimated US$16 billion to be added in 2020 alone. The report notes that SVOD will continue to be the dominant force […]

Pay TV subscribers to reach 1.06 billion by 2025

The total number of pay TV subscribers around the world is set to top 1.06 billion by 2025. According to new figures from Digital TV Research for 138 countries, the industry will see an increase of 35 million additional pay TV subscribers between 2019-25, building on the milestone of 1 billion passed in 2018. Digital […]

Coronavirus accelerates global SVOD growth

Global SVOD subscriptions will grow by 519 million between 2019 and 2025 to 1,161 million – an increase of 81% – according to forecasts released by Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit, the total number of SVOD subscriptions will climb by 170 million in 2020 alone as numbers jump thanks to coronavirus-related lockdowns […]

Western Europe SVOD ‘set to double’ by 2025 as coronavirus boosts numbers

Western Europe is set to see SVOD subscriptions double to over 197 million SVOD by 2025, up from 88 million at end-2019, with the coronavirus lockdown providing a major boost, according to data from Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit, about 45 million SVOD subscribers will be added in 2020 alone as the […]

Western European pay TV households to dip below 100 million

Pay TV subscriber numbers in Western Europe will drop below 100 million by 2025 claims a new report. According to Digital TV Research, while the figure is a milestone it is “no step decline” with subscriber numbers only dropping by 2.67 million between 2019 and 2025 – a drop of 2.6%. This will leave the […]

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