Digital TV News: Digital TV Research

beIN dispute hits MENA pay TV subscribers
Jan 21, 2019 – According to Digital TV Research, pay TV revenues for 20 MENA countries fell by 11% between 2016 and 2018 to just under $3 billion. Given the hangover from the beIN ban and falling ARPUs, revenues in 2024 will still be lower than in 2016.
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African OTT TV revenues to reach $1 billion
Jan 14, 2019 – According to Digital TV Research, Sub-Saharan African OTT movie and TV episode revenues will reach $1,018 million by 2024 – up from $223 million in 2018. Despite this quintupling of revenues, Africa still has a lot of potential growth in the long-term.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Ethiopia, Kenya, Market Research, Nigeria, OTT, South Africa, Tanzania

Africa to add 16 million pay TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024
Jan 7, 2019 – Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to add more than 16 million pay TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024 to bring its total to 45.63 million, according to Digital TV Research.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Subscribers

Global SVOD revenues climb to $35 billion
Nov 12, 2018 – Global SVOD revenues will reach $35.04 billion in 2018. That’s $10 billion more than the 2017 total and more than triple the 2015 total. Digital TV Research expects 474 million SVOD subscriptions globally by end-2018.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, China, Digital TV, Germany, Japan, Market Research, OTT, UK, USA, Worldwide

Europe's TV subscriptions reach 262 million
Nov 5, 2018 – According to Digital TV Research, Europe will have 262 million TV subscriptions by the end of 2018; up from 205 million at end-2015. Western Europe has had the most growth. SVOD subscriptions will triple between 2015 and 2018 to 76 million.
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Global TV revenues grow to $265 billion
Oct 22, 2018 – According to Digital TV Research, global revenues from traditional pay TV and OTT TV episodes and movies will reach $265 billion in 2018; up from $254 billion in 2017 and $234 billion in 2015.
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iflix app certified for Vewd-enabled Smart TVs and STBs
Oct 11, 2018 – Vewd and iflix have partnered to make iflix available on Vewd enabled devices. The iflix app has been certified for the Vewd ecosystem, meaning that it can be deployed on millions of connected TVs and STBs without challenging integration.
News categories: Vewd, iflix, Aneesh Rajaram, Mark Britt, Africa, Apps, Asia, Digital TV, Middle-East, OTT, Set Top Box, Smart TV

Western Europe TV revenues to reach $50 billion
Oct 8, 2018 – According to Digital TV Research, Western European TV revenues will reach $50 billion by 2023; up from $39 billion in 2017. OTT revenues for TV episodes and movies (including AVOD) will more than double from $10 billion to $23 billion.
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Global TV subscriptions to grow by 505 million
Oct 1, 2018 – According to Digital TV Research, global pay TV and SVOD subscriptions will reach 1,877 million by 2023. SVOD subscriptions will more than double between 2017 and 2023, but traditional pay TV will only add 94 million subscribers.
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