IDATE report unveils strong growth for FTTH across Europe

The number of fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe has increased by an impressive 15.7% since September 2017, according to a new report from IDATE released during the 2019 FTTH Conference on behalf of the FTTH Council Europe. According to IDATE, there were more than 59.6 million […]

MEA TV market set for massive growth

The TV market in the Middle East and Africa is set to grow by 30% between 2016-21, delivering revenues of €13.3 billion, according to research by IDATE. According to IDATE, growth is being driven largely by sub-Saharan Africa, which it says will be the world’s fastest-growing TV market over the next five years. The figures, […]

TV revenues to reach €424.7 billion in 2018 

Global TV revenues will climb from €368.9 billion in 2014 to €424.7 billion in 2018, marking an average annual growth rate of 3.6%, according to new stats by research and consultancy organisation IDATE. According to IDATE’s TV and video services report, pay TV will continue to be the main source of TV revenue up to 2018, […]

Ultra-fast broadband revenues to double in five years

Ultra high-speed lines represented 22% of broadband subscriptions globally in mid-2013 and revenues from ultra-fast broadband will grow by 95% over the next five years to reach €182 billion by 2017, according to research by IDATE. According to the French research group, eastern Europe will see its take-up rate increase from 28% at the end […]

Video distribution market set for ‘middle of the road’ growth

The video market on fixed and mobile networks worldwide is likely to grow by an average of 3.2% between now and 2025, according to French research group IDATE. The estimated growth figures include average 2% growth for live TV and 14% annual growth for on-demand services. Growth will be lower in developed markets, according to […]

Eighty billion things to connect to internet by 2020

Eighty billion things will be connected to the internet by 2020, according to research by France-based IDATE. According to IDATE’s Internet of Things report, 15 billion things – including machines, connected devices and objects connected via an intermediary – were connected to the internet in 2012, up from four billion two years earlier. IDATE predicts […]

Global video and TV market to reach €483 billion by 2017

Worldwide video and television revenues will grow from €392 billion in 2012 to €483 billion in 2017, according to France-based research group IDATE. According to IDATE’s latest World TV & New Video Services Market study, pay TV revenue will grow by 22.7% between 2012-17 to reach €210.2 billion, representing an average annual growth rate of […]

TV holds its own as global digital markets see continued growth

The global TV services market grew by 4.1% last year, according to France-based research group IDATE’s Digiworld Yearbook, published this week. The TV service market totaled €329 billion in 2012 and outperformed the consumer electronics market, which fell 7.1% year-on-year to €260 billion. The top 10 media companies in 2012 were all US-based, led by […]