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Latin America to add just five million pay TV subscribers by 2024

Latin America is expected to add around five million pay TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024, bringing the total to 77 million, according to Digital TV Research. The report estimates that pay TV penetration in the region will not climb beyond the current 44% of TV households and that revenues will fall by 2.1%, some […]

Asia Pacific VOD subscriptions tipped to reach 407 million by 2024

Asia Pacific video-on-demand subscriptions are set to climb from 221 million in 2018 to 407 million by 2024, according to Digital TV Research predictions. The research firm estimates that China will account for 289 million SVOD subscriptions in 2024, with India and Japan providing a further 31 million each. “Three Chinese companies will top the […]

Chinese cable cord-cutting means IPTV will ‘lead’ APAC pay TV growth

Asia Pacific pay TV growth over the next five years will be robust but will likely be softer than previously thought because of Chinese cable subscribers cutting the cord in favour of OTT TV services, according to Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit, APAC pay TV subscribers will rise by 68 million over […]

VOD subscriptions in MENA to more than double by 2024

Subscription video-on-demand use will more than double in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Turkey, between 2018 and 2024, according to Digital TV Research.  The company predicts there will be 26.51 million SVOD subscriptions by 2024, up from 11.31 million at the end of 2018, where an SVOD subscriber can have more […]

Digital TV Research: MENA pay TV impacted by BeIN dispute

Pay TV revenues have declined in the Middle East and North Africa over the past two years thanks in to piracy, competition from OTT providers, falling revenue per user, and the Saudi-led ban on BeIN Media. This according to Digital TV Research’s latest ‘Middle East and North Africa Pay TV Forecasts’ report, which said that […]

Digital TV Research: African OTT revenues to reach US$1bn by 2024

Over-the-top movie and TV revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa will climb from US$223 million in 2018 to US$1.018 billion in 2024, according to Digital TV Research stats. The research states that subscription video-on-demand revenue is already the main driver for OTT TV and video “by some distance” and that SVOD revenues will reach US$782m by 2024 […]

Digital TV Research: Sub-Saharan pay TV numbers to climb 61% by 2024

Sub-Saharan Africa will add more than 16 million pay TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024 to reach a total of 45.63 million, according to Digital TV Research. The company’s ‘Sub-Saharan Africa Pay TV Forecasts’ report predicts that subscriber numbers will climb 61% over the forecast period but that pay TV revenues will increase by just […]

SVOD revenues tipped to reach US$35bn this year

Global subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) revenues are due to reach US$35.04 billion this year, according to new stats from Digital TV Research. The report covers 138 countries and estimates that the SVOD revenues will climb by US$10 billion compared to 2017 and will more than triple compared to 2015. In terms of subscriber numbers, Digital TV […]

European SVOD subscriptions tipped to triple over four years

The number of SVOD subscriptions in Europe will triple between 2015 and 2018 to reach 76 million this year, according to Digital TV Research. The latest stats indicate that SVOD’s share of European TV subscriptions will climb from 13% in 2015 to 29% in 2018, with traditional pay TV still making up the bulk of […]

Digital TV Research: OTT to spur TV revenue growth in 2018

Global revenues from pay TV and over-the-top services are set to climb this year, with OTT gains more than compensating for a decline in pay TV revenues, according to Digital TV Research. The report claims that global revenues from traditional pay TV and OTT TV episodes and movies will climb from US$254 billion in 2017 […]