Digital TV Research


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 […]

Online TV and video revenues to hit US$35 billion

Global revenue for online TV and video over fixed broadband networks will reach US$34.99 billion (€25.8 billion) in 2018, according to new forecasts by Digital TV Research.  The research predicts revenues in this space to almost double in the next five years, with the revenue to climb from just US$3.98 billion recorded in 2010 and […]

Connected sets to account for 27% of TVs by 2018

The number of TV sets that are connected to the web will reach 759 million by 2018, accounting for 26.8% of global TV sets, according to a new study by Digital TV Research.  The Connected TV Forecasts report, which covers 40 countries, anticipates a “massive boom” in connected televisions, with this figure due to climb […]

IPTV subscriber numbers to climb by 100 million

The number of homes paying for IPTV services is set to grow by almost 100 million between the end of 2012 and the end of 2018, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.  The TV industry research firm predicted that pay IPTV subscriber figures will go from 69.4 million at the end of […]

Euro hitches restrict global TV ad recovery

Global TV advertising spend is forecast to reach US$219 billion (€164 billion) in 2018 but growth in European growth will lag behind the rest of the world, according to new research. This would represent a US$53 billion jump from the 2012 figure of US$167 billion, which was up 4.4% year-on-year, according to the TV Advertising […]

One in four homes to receive satellite TV by 2018

By 2018 almost 400 million homes will receive TV signals via satellite, up by almost 100 million compared to the end of 2012, representing a quarter of global TV households. According to the new Digital TV Research stats, the number of pay satellite TV (DBS or DTH) homes will reach 251 million by 2018, up […]

On-demand TV revenues on course to hit US$6 billion

Forecasts for almost 100 countries show that revenues from on-demand TV shows and movies will hit US$6 billion (€4.5 billion) by 2018. That compares with the US$4.2 billion generated in 2012. The latest projections, from Digital TV Research, exclude sport and adult programming and revenues from SVOD packages and OTT services. They show that the […]