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Global OTT revenues to more than double between 2017 and 2023

Global over-the-top (OTT) TV and movie revenues will more than double from US$53 billion in 2017 to reach US$129 billion in 2023, according to Digital TV Research. The report indicates that around US$16 billion in OTT revenues will be added this year alone, while OTT revenues will exceed US$1 billion in 17 countries by 2023 […]

SVOD use in Western European tipped to reach 69% of homes by 2023

Some 69.3% of Western European TV households will take a subscription video-on-demand service by 2023, up from 38.4% at the end of 2017, according to Digital TV Research. The ‘Western Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts’ report claims that the number of SVOD subscribers will almost double from 50.34 million at the end of 2017 […]

IHS Markit: Netflix and Amazon account for just 5% of Turkey’s OTT market

Netflix and Amazon accounted for just 5% of the Turkish subscription-video market in 2017 in terms of subscribers, placing them behind a number of Turkish players, according to IHS Markit. The research firm said that Turkcell, Türk Telekom and Vodafone Turkey captured 77% of the Turkish over-the-top subscription video market for non-multiscreen service subscriptions in […]

Eutelsat unveils hybrid satellite-OTT solution Cirrus

Eutelsat has unveiled a hybrid satellite-OTT delivery solution called Cirrus, which is designed to let broadcasters offer a seamless content experience across multiple screens. Eutelsat said Cirrus will provide a content delivery solution via satellite and OTT to operators seeking to launch or upgrade their service – offering the benefits of quickly deployed video services, […]

Deutsche Telekom to offer EntertainTV via OTT

Deutsche Telekom is due to launch its EntertainTV service for customers that use another internet provider for the first time this autumn. The operator is launching EntertainTV as an over-the-top package for iOS and Android, with full details of the offer to be released in October. Deutsche Telekom said that EntertainTV OTT users will be […]

Eastern Europe OTT revenues to triple by 2023

Over-the-top revenues from TV episodes and movies in Easter Europe will more than triple from US$1.01 billion in 2017 to US$3.51 billion in 2023, according to Digital TV Research estimates. The research firm said that subscription video-on-demand was the region’s largest OTT revenue source in 2017 accounting for US$515 million or 51% of total OTT […]

Global TV and video service revenue to reach US$559bn in 2022

Consumer and advertising spend on TV and video services will grow 14% globally from US$490 billion in 2017 to US$559 billion (€491 billion) in 2022, with OTT video to account for 90% of this growth. This is according to Strategy Analytics, which estimates that consumer spend and digital ad revenues for over-the-top video services will […]

IHS: linear TV viewing down as online time increases

Linear TV viewing time declined year-on-year across the top five European markets in 2017 as the share of viewing time for online platforms increased, according to IHS Markit. The research firm noted that video consumption is changing across the leading five European markets – the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – with time-shifted viewing […]

SVOD subscribers in Latin America tipped to double by 2023

The number of SVOD subscribers in Latin America is set to more than double between 2017 and 2023, according to Digital TV Research stats. The report predicts that the number of subscription video-on-demand subscribers across 19 countries will increase from 21.14 million at the end of 2017 to 48.24 million by 2023. “By 2023, 28.4% […]

Discovery appoints Amazon exec as first global direct-to-consumer CEO

Discovery has appointed Amazon executive, Peter Faricy, to the newly created role of chief executive officer (CEO), global direct-to-consumer. Faircy will oversee Discovery’s global digital and direct-to-consumer businesses, which includes Discovery’s GO TV Everywhere products, Motor Trend, Eurosport Player, Discovery Kids, Dplay and its forthcoming PGA Tour-branded OTT golf service. Reporting directly to Discovery president and […]

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