New Zealand pay TV revenues to decline in spite of rising subs

The pay TV market in New Zealand is set for revenue decline in spite of steady growth in overall subscriptions. According to GlobalData, pay TV services revenue in the country will decline by a CAGR of 3.1% over the next five years. The firm bases this prediction due to loss in cable and DTH subscriptions, […]

DTH and IPTV to emerge strongest post-Covid in the Philippines

The pay TV market in the Philippines is set to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic in a healthy position. According to new figures from GlobalData, the market will see its revenue increase from US$451.1 million in 2020 to US$550.0 million in 2025 at a CAGR of 4.0%. The research firm has attributed this growth to […]

Pay TV set for modest growth in Japan despite cord cutting

The pay TV sector in Japan is set for modest growth in the coming years. According to the Japan Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report from analytics firm GlobalData, pay TV in the country will register a CAGR of 1.9% between 2019-2024, increasing from US$8.9 billion to US$9.8 billion by the end of the five year […]

Malaysia pay TV segment expects minimal growth in coming years

Malaysia’s pay TV services revenue is set for sluggish growth in the coming years. According to GlobalData, the country’s pay TV sector will only grow from US$1.07 billion in 2019 to US$1.08 billion in 2024 – a CAGR of only 0.2%. This is partly because the ARPU in the country will drop between 2019-2021 with only […]

Telco and pay TV revenues set for growth in Japan

Telecom and pay TV revenues in Japan will reach US$153.1 billion in 2024, up from US$124.1 billion last year, according to research by GlobalData. According to the latest Japan Telecom Country Intelligence Report, the 4.3% compound annual growth rate in revenue will be driven by growth in mobile data, fixed-broadband and pay TV. The report’s […]

UK to double number of SVOD subscribers by 2024

The UK’s increasing dependency on SVOD services has been laid bare with a new report estimating that the number of subscribers in the country is estimated to double in the next five years. According to new figures from GlobalData, the total number of SVOD subscriptions is expected to rise from 22.4 million to 44.6 million […]

TV industry feeling ‘devastating impact’ as advertisers slash budgets

The coronavirus has felt a “devastating impact” on the TV broadcasting industry with companies less willing to spend, claims a new report.  Almost every company in the world has had to take steps in order to limit the impact of the coronavirus on their business, leading to most tightening their purse strings. But while layoffs […]

Telco and pay TV revenues to increase in US despite cord cutting trends

Despite ongoing subscriber losses, revenues from telco and pay TV services in the US are predicted to rise over the next five years.  According to new research from GlobalData, revenues are predicted to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% between 2019 and 2024 to reach US$419.4 billion by 2024. The short-term […]

Japan set for moderate telco and pay TV growth

Japanese telco and pay TV services are set to grow at a moderate CAGR of 2.3% between 2018-23. According to data and analytics company GlobalData, this is mainly supported by the  rising adoption of mobile data, fixed broadband and pay-TV services. Mobile data will be the fastest growing and largest revenue-contributing segment. Mobile data’s revenue […]

Cord-cutting to cause pay TV decline in APAC

Pay TV penetration in APAC is set to decline through 2023 as a result of cord cutting. According to new research from analytics firm GlobalData, household pay TV penetration will drop from 67.4% in 2018 to 67.0% by the end of 2023.  The report also found that China and India are currently the largest pay-TV […]