Digital TV Research


SVoD services set to storm Europe

One in five European homes will take a subscription video-on-demand service by 2020, with Western Europe leading the way in terms of SVOD homes, according to new research. Digital TV Research says that by end-2014, there will be 18 million households in Europe taking an SVOD service, 6.4% of all TV homes in the region. […]

TV ad revenues to hit US$236 billion in 2020

Global TV advertising spend is set to reach US$236 billion in 2020, up by 38% compared to 2013 and by 54% compared to 2010, according to new report by Digital TV Research. The study, which covers 55 countries around the world, claims that in 2014 alone ad spend will climb by 4%, driven in part […]

OTT set to rocket in Asia Pac

Revenues from OTT services will top US$10 billion (€7.4 billion) in the Asia Pacific by 2020 as broadband penetration increases in the region and key players expand internationally, according to new research. Digital TV Research’s 2020 revenue forecast of US$10.2 billion is significant given OTT services in Asia Pacific generated just US$500 million in 2010. […]

Netflix signs French content creator pact

Netflix’s winding path to launch in France has taken a new turn, with the SVoD service signing an agreement that guarantees local creators remuneration for featured content. Netflix has made the agreement with Sacem (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music), which will see Sacem members whose content is featured on the platform paid […]

Satellite TV revenues to hit US$100 billion in 2020

Satellite TV revenues will reach US$99.9 billion (€74 billion) in 2020 and will overtake cable TV revenues this year, according to new stats by Digital TV Research.  The study, which covers 138 countries, claims that satellite TV will account for 46.0% of total pay TV revenues in 2014, rising to 47.8% by 2020. Satellite TV […]

Global IPTV subscriptions to double over seven years

Global IPTV subscriptions will more than double from 90 million at the end of 2013 to 191 million by year-end 2020, according to a new report by Digital TV Research. The study, which covers 138 countries, claims this growth will compare to pay IPTV subscriber numbers of just 36.1 million in 2010. By the end […]

Digital TV homes will top one billion this year

The addition of 130 million new digital TV homes will take the global total to over one billion for the first time, according to new research. Digital TV Research says that digital homes will top one billion by year-end and that global digital TV penetration will reach two thirds of TV households by that point. […]

Flat growth forecast for European pay TV

Pay TV revenues will increase just 0.6% this year as subscribers move to bundled services, according to new forecasts from Digital TV Research. As customers sign up for double and triple play services, operators generate higher overall revenues per user, but the proportion commanded by TV decreases. Digital TV Research forecasts that region-wide revenues will […]

Russian digital TV penetration to hit 98% by 2020

Digital TV penetration in Russia will reach 98% by 2020, up from just under 50% at the end of 2013, according to figures from Digital TV Research.  The stats predict that nearly a third of homes in the country will be primary DTT households by 2020, up from just 7.5% at the end of 2013, […]

Fast growth ‘over’ for the global pay TV industry

Global pay TV’s “fast growth years are over” with industry revenues due to climb from US$193 billion (€142 billion) in 2013 to only US$209 billion in 2020, according to new research.  The Digital TV Research report claims that pay TV revenues – including subscription and on-demand fees – will fall between 2013 and 2020 by […]