Pay TV revenues in German-speaking countries surpass €3bn

Europe’s German-speaking countries generated pay TV revenues of over €3 billion last year, up 11%, with growth of between 10-12% expected again for 2017, according to German commercial broadcasters organisation the VPRT. VPRT’s Pay TV in Germany 2017 report said that revenues in the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region grew from €2.7 billion to over […]

European TV plan risks ‘stunting growth in the sector’

Europe’s commercial broadcasters have said proposed changes to to the main directive covering content and distribution risk stunting growth in the sector, reducing consumer choice, and putting a brake on investment in local programming. Europe is in the throes of revising the AVMS Directive with a view to fostering the digital economy in the region. […]

VPRT: German audiovisual market to exceed €11bn in revenues

The German audiovisual media market will generate revenues of more than €11 billion for the first time this year, according to the VPRT. The German commercial broadcasters’ association said in its annual report that revenues across TV, video, radio and audio will grow 6.2% this year or €650 million to a total of €11.1 billion. […]

German area pay TV revenues set to pass €3bn

Pay TV and paid video-on-demand revenues in Europe’s German-speaking countries is forecast to pass the €3 billion threshold this year, according to German commercial broadcasters’ association the VPRT. According to the organisation, pay TV and paid VoD revenues grew by 12% in Germany last year to reach €2.5 billion, while revenues across Germany, Austria and […]

German TV and video advertising market set for growth

The German audiovisual advertising market should see growth of between 3% to 4% this year, taking total sales to €5.7 billion, with TV advertising growing by between 2% and 3% to €4.5 billion, according to figures compiled by the country’s commercial broadcasters’ association, the VPRT. The TV forecast is on the low side relative to […]

German audiovisual media to pass €10bn milestone this year

Audiovisual media services in Germany will generate revenues of over €10 billion for the first time this year, according commercial broadcasters association the VPRT. The passing of the €10 billion milestone comes after a year of strong growth for the audiovisual media, driven by growth in pay TV and video-on-demand. The overall market will grow […]

Pay TV subscriptions up 10% in Germany

Pay TV is booming in Germany with subscriptions up by almost 10% in 2014, according to new research by German broadcast body VPRT. The Association of Commercial Broadcasters and Audiovisual Services in Germany (VPRT) said that pay TV subscriber numbers reached 7 million in the country and 7.7 million across the entire German-speaking area. The […]

German video ad market to reach €4.7 billion this year

Video advertising in the German market – including both TV advertising and video streaming – is expected to grow by about 4% to €4.7 billion this year, according to the country’s commercial broadcasters’ association, the VPRT.  According to the VPRT, TV remained the most important ad medium in 2014, with revenues of €4.3 billion, up […]

Pay TV and VOD tipped to grow strongly in Germany

The latest forecasts for German TV market revenues suggest that the country’s pay TV market will grow 12% this year and that the VOD sector will report an 18% uptick in revenues. The Association of Commercial Broadcasters and Audiovisual Services in Germany’s pay and VOD forecasts mean those sectors will bring in a €2.3 billion […]

German pay TV revenues pass €2 billion

Pay TV revenues in Germany passed €2 billion for the first time in 2013, according to new stats by Germany’s commercial broadcasters association the Verband Privater Rundfunk und Telemedien (VPRT). The VPRT said that in Germany, pay TV and paid VOD revenues came in last year at €2.05 billion – an increase of 11.4% year-on-year […]