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Global pay TV subscribers to remain at around one billion
Sep 26, 2022 – According to Digital TV Research, the number of pay TV subscribers across 138 countries will reach 1.03 billion by 2027; slightly up on 2021 as pay TV continues to grow in developing countries.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Satellite, Subscribers, Terrestrial, Worldwide

Netflix to remain SVOD world leader
Sep 20, 2022 – According to Digital TV Research, global SVOD subscriptions will increase by 475 million between 2021 and 2027 to reach 1.68 billion. Six US-based platforms will account for 47% of the world’s total in 2027.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

1.7 million subscribing households for Disney+ in the Nordics
Sep 13, 2022 – On September 15th in 2020, Disney Plus entered the Nordic region. According to Mediavision, after only 24 months, the service has attracted more than 1.7 million subscribing households on the fiercely competitive Nordic market.
News categories: Mediavision, Natalia Borelius, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, Norway, Streaming, Subscribers, Sweden

U.S. SVOD revenues expected to plateau from 2024
Aug 30, 2022 – According to Digital TV Research, U.S. SVOD revenues will grow by $14 billion to $56 billion in 2024. However, growth is expected to be almost flat from 2024 to 2027 due to price competition and lower ARPUs from Netflix's hybrid AVOD-SVOD tier.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

SVOD subscriptions in Africa to triple by 2027
Aug 18, 2022 – According to Digital TV Research, Africa will have 13.64 million SVOD subscriptions by 2027, up from 4.90 million at end-2021. Only 6.6% of TV households will pay for at least one subscription by 2027 – up from 3.9% at end-2021.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Streaming, Subscribers

Major U.S. pay TV providers lost ~1,925,000 subscribers in 2Q 2022
Aug 12, 2022 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. lost about 1,925,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2022, compared to a pro forma net loss of 1,235,000 in 2Q 2021.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

BARB releases Establishment Survey data for the UK for Q2 2022
Aug 4, 2022 – BARB has released data from its UK Establishment Survey for Q2 2022, showing a decline in the number of UK households with access to SVOD services. In Q2 2022, 19.19 million UK homes had access, a decrease of 382k from 19.57 million in Q1 2022.
News categories: BARB, Justin Sampson, Digital TV, Streaming, Subscribers, UK

Altice USA residential video RGUs down 85,000 in 2Q 2022
Aug 3, 2022 – Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) has reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. Altice finished with 2,574,200 residential video RGUs, down 85,000 in the quarter, compared to a loss of 48,000 in Q2 2021.
News categories: Altice USA, Cable TV, Digital TV, Results, Subscribers, USA

DISH Network pay TV subscribers down 257,000 in 2Q 2022
Aug 3, 2022 – DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) has reported results for the quarter ending June 30, 2022. The company closed with 9.99 million pay-TV subscribers, including 7.79 million DISH TV and 2.20 million SLING TV subscribers.
News categories: DISH Network, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers, USA