Kagan: US operators lose 860,000 subscribers in Q2

The traditional cable, satellite and telco multichannel TV providers in the US lost 860,640 video subscribers in the second quarter, according to a Kagan report. The S&P Global Market Intelligence company said that the satellite TV portion of the market logged its “second largest quarterly decline on record,” losing 478,000 customers. Cable recorded its largest […]

Top 10 pay TV operators ‘to lose US$20bn in revenues by 2023’

The world’s top 10 pay TV operators by revenue will experience losses of US$20 billion (€16 billion) between 2017 and 2023, according to Digital TV Research. The new report claims that each of the top 10 global operators will be affected and that collectively they will see their revenues diminish from US$106.8 billion in 2017 […]

Global pay TV revenues to stay flat, despite subscriber increases

Subscription and pay-per-view revenues for the top 522 pay TV operators globally will remain flat at around US$185 billion between 2016 and 2022, according to new research. Digital TV Research’s Global Pay TV Operator Forecast report claims that the revenue figure will stay static despite these 522 operators adding some 120 million subscribers over the […]

Nordija launches customisable Android TV platform

Denmark-based middleware provider, Nordija, has launched an operator-focused, customisable platform for Android TV boxes. Nordija said that by integrating with Android TV, its fokusOn software will allow operators have a branded interface and also give access to third party apps, games and services – like Netflix, HBO and YouTube – via the Google Play Store. […]

IHS: 25 pay TV operators have now struck Netflix deals

A total of 25 pay TV providers now have active partnerships with Netflix, with more to follow following the SVOD’s global expansion earlier this year, according to IHS. In research presented at the IHS Technology London Media Seminar last week, IHS senior principal analyst, Ted Hall, said that Netflix’s pay TV partners are typically operators […]

TiVo to ‘chart new path’, launch new consumer products

TiVo has said that it needs to “chart a new path” and will launch new consumer products to adapt to changing viewer behaviour, amid reports that it is cutting 50 jobs. Announcing its fiscal fourth quarter and full year results, TiVo’s interim CEO Naveen Chopra said that the company will adopt a “simplified, pragmatic focus” […]