Asia Pacific SVOD overtakes North America

Monday, October 9th, 2017 
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SVOD [subscription video on demand] subscriptions are forecast to reach 546 million by 2022; double the 263 million recorded by end-2016, according to the Global SVOD Forecasts report which covers 621 platforms in 138 countries.

SVOD subscriber forecast by platform - Netflix, Amazon, Others - 2016, 2017, 2022
Source: Digital TV Research

Subscriptions in the Asia Pacific region will overtake North America in 2017. Asia Pacific will account for 43% of global SVOD subs by 2022, with North America supplying 31%. These proportions were 35% and 43% respectively in 2016.

Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: “Netflix’s dominance of global SVOD is falling – from a third the global subscribers in 2016 to a quarter by 2022. However, the company will enjoy considerable growth – adding 28 million subs between 2017 and 2022.”

Netflix’s share of global SVOD revenues will fall from 45% in 2017 and to 40% by 2022. Despite the falling market shares, Netflix’s revenues will increase by 55% between 2017 and 2022. Total global SVOD revenues will more than double from $17 billion in 2016 to $41 billion in 2022.

For more information on the Global SVOD Forecasts report, please contact: Simon Murray, [email protected], Tel: +44 20 8248 5051

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