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LATAM SVOD revenues to reach US$8.5 billion

Revenues from subscription video services in Latin America are set to exceed US$8.5 billion by 2027. The total of LATAM SVOD revenues will reach US$8.54 billion by 2027, an increase from US$5.01 billion in 2021. Netflix will be the region’s largest player in terms of revenue, with a market share almost double that of second […]

Arabic SVOD base to more than double within five years

The Arabic direct-to-consumer market will surpass 20 million paying SVOD subscriptions in the next five years. According to new stats from Digital TV Research, there will be 21.52 million paying SVOD subscriptions across 14 Arabic countries by 2027. This represents more than double the 2021 total of 9.49 million. The largest player in the region […]

SVOD subscriptions in Africa set to triple

Streaming subscriptions in Africa are set to triple in the next five years. According to a new report from Digital TV Research, Africa will have 13.64 million paying SVOD subscriptions by 2027, up from 4.90 million at end-2021.  The increasing subscriber numbers will see an increasing penetration of SVOD households, though the figure will still […]

OTT revenues set for major growth in 2022

The OTT TV industry’s global revenues are set to increase by US$21 billion in 2022 alone. According to Digital TV Research, global revenues from OTT TV episodes and movies will reach US$224 billion in 2027, up from US$135 billion in 2021.  SVOD revenues are set to increase by US$48 billion between 2021-27 to reach US$136 […]

Disney+ to overtake Netflix for subs within four years

Streaming subscriptions are set to increase by 485 million between 2021 and 2027, with the market set for a new top-dog. According to Digital TV Research, the global total of SVOD subscriptions will reach 1.69 billion within five years, with six US-based platforms having 988 million paying SVOD subscribers by 2027, up from 612 million […]

Global AVOD spend to hit US$70 billion

The global spend on AVOD series and movies is set to approach three quarters of a billion dollars within five years. According to a new report from Digital TV Research, AVOD revenues for TV series and movies will reach US$70 billion in 2027, up from US$33 billion in 2021.  The report notes that 13 of […]

Global pay TV market to add subscribers with revenues to drop by US$25 billion

The global pay TV market is set to add subscribers in the coming years, but revenues are predicted to drop as operators look to remain competitive with cheaper streaming services. According to Digital TV Research, the global market will add 19 million more pay TV subscribers across 138 countries between 2021 and 2027 with revenues […]

Eastern Europe SVOD market set for growth

The Eastern European streaming market is set for explosive growth in the coming years, almost doubling in its number of subscribers. According to Digital TV Research, the region will see its SVOD subscriber numbers increase from 23 million at the end of 2021 to 43 million by 2027. The research firm attributes a significant amount […]

Eastern Europe to add 9 million digital TV subscribers despite overall shrinkage

The Eastern European pay TV market is set to shrink in terms of subscribers across the majority of countries. From a peak of 82 million pay TV subscribers in 2018, the market will see losses to 74 million in 2027.  This degrowth is largely attributed to the continued shutdown of analogue cable services across the […]

APAC set for OTT growth despite Chinese slowdown

OTT revenues for the APAC region are set to surpass US$50 billion within the next five years. According to Digital TV Research, OTT TV episodes and movies revenues for 22 Asia Pacific countries will reach US$52 billion in 2027. This is up by 62% from the US$32 billion recorded in 2021. While by no means […]