Digital TV Research


MEA region pay TV market to be worth US$8 billion in 2014

New research says that digital TV penetration in the Middle East and Africa region will cross the two-thirds mark by the end of this year, according to new research. Fuelled by the growth, pay TV revenues will hit US$8 billion this year compared with US$4.8 billion in 2010. Digital TV penetration only reached 50% in […]

Digital TV to reach 97.9% of homes by 2020

Global digital TV penetration will reach 97.9% of TV households by the end of 2020, up from an anticipated 67.7% at the end of this year, according to a new report by Digital TV Research.  The stats, which are based on forecasts for 138 countries, claim that the number of digital TV homes will reach […]

IPTV subscribers to overtake DTH in Western Europe

The number of paying IPTV subscribers in Western Europe will overtake pay satellite TV (pay DTH) subscribers by 2020, according to a new report by Digital TV Research. The Digital TV Western Europe report claims that IPTV subscription numbers will climb by 38% between 2013 and 2020 to reach 27.01 million. This compares to a […]

Digital pay TV tipped to reach 58% of homes in Eastern Europe

Some 58.2% of TV households in Eastern Europe will subscribe to digital pay TV services by 2020, up from 36.6% in 2013, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The study claims that digital pay TV will “soar” in the region as Eastern Europe moves out of recession, with the overall number of […]

DTT taking off in Latin America

Digital terrestrial television is booming in Latin America and will be in 94.5% of homes by 2020, according to a new report. This means 132 million DTT homes will be added in the region in the decade between 2010 and 2020, according to the Digital TV Latin America report, and that DTT will account for […]

North American pay TV subscribers will continue to grow

The number of North American pay TV subscribers will continue to rise between now and 2020, despite talk of cord-cutting, although overall penetration will fall, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. According to the Digital TV North America report, an estimated five million subscribers will be added to the North American pay […]

MENA pay TV revenues set to jump 83%

Pay TV revenues in the Middle East and North Africa are set to climb by more than 83% between 2010 and 2020, according to new stats by Digital TV Research.  The Digital TV Middle East & North Africa Forecasts report claims that total pay TV revenues in this region will climb from US$3.05 billion (€2.25 […]

Sub-Saharan pay TV numbers to double

The number of pay TV subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will more than double to reach 25.65 million by 2020, according to new stats by Digital TV Research.  The Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa Forecasts report claims there were 11.01 million pay TV subscribers in the region at the end of 2013 – of which 8.5 million […]

Triple-play revenues to reach US$144 billion

Telecoms and cable operators will see their triple-play subscription revenues reach US$144 billion (€106 billion) in 2018, according to new research by Digital TV Research.  The forecast, which covers 97 countries, predicts that triple play revenues – from pay TV, broadband and fixed-line telephony – will increase by US$80 billion compared to the 2012 figure. […]

European pay TV channel revenues to hit US$5.5bn by 2018

Revenues for Europe’s top pay TV channels is expected to grow by 31% to US$5.52 billion by 2018, with Viacom holding onto its slot as the leading international channel provider, according to Digital TV Research. According to Digital TV Research’s TV Channel Revenues in Europe report, Viacom will turn in revenues of US$749 million in […]