Digital TV Research


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 […]

Pay TV revenues rocket, but cable hits plateau

Worldwide pay TV revenues rocketed to US$184 billion (€141 billion) in 2012, according to new research. Revenues increased sharply – 25.8% globally – in the four-year period to 2012 with cable taking the lion’s share by platform, generating US$87 billion. However, the report from Digital TV Research says that cable revenues are leveling and satellite […]

Global DTH revenues set to overtake cable this year

Global DTH revenues are set to overtake cable TV revenues this year, according to an analysis by Digital TV Research. Satellite TV revenues are expected to account for 45.9% of total pay TV revenues in 2013, rising to 47.6% by 2018, while analogue and digital cable’s share of the pie will fall from 45.9% this […]

Pay TV homes to reach one billion by 2018

Global pay TV households are expected to reach almost one billion by 2018, up from 772 million in 2012, according to the latest report by Digital TV Research. According to the Digital TV World Household Forecasts report, The Asia Pacific region will account for 59% of pay TV homes by 2018, with China expected to […]

Eastern Europe set for digital TV boom

The number of digital TV homes in Eastern Europe will double between now and 2018 and pay TV revenues will increase by almost a third in the same period, according to new research. Digital TV Research is forecasting that the number of digital homes in the region will reach 121 million by 2018, with 13 […]

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