Telecoms


IDC: global pay TV and telecom service revenues to grow 0.6% this year

Worldwide spending on telecom and pay TV services will increase by 0.6% in 2018 in constant dollar terms to reach US$1.65 trillion, according to the IDC Worldwide Telecom Services Database. Although IDC reported a “notable decrease in the growth rate” compared to the 1.2% recorded in 2017, it attributed this to new accounting rules that […]

Telcos to account for over half of Western Europe, Lat Am pay TV

Telecoms companies will account for over half of all pay TV subscriptions in Western Europe and Latin America within five years, according to new research. Research house Ovum forecasts that over a quarter of all global pay TV subs will be through telcos, with additions largely going to be driven by organic expansion of IPTV […]