Mixed fortunes for pay TV in the Asia Pacific region

Thursday, March 30th, 2023 
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Mixed fortunes for Asia Pacific pay TV

Asia Pacific pay TV revenues will reach $26 billion by 2028 – $1.6 billion less than 2022. Pay TV revenues will fall in 10 countries, including Japan (down by $889 million) and China (down by $309 million), between 2022 and 2028. Conversely, India will add $153 million.

Asia Pacific pay TV revenues by platform - Satellite TV (DTH), IPTV, Digital cable TV, Analog cable TV, DTT - 2022, 2023, 2028

Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: “IPTV revenues will overtake digital cable in 2023. IPTV revenues will climb by $481 million between 2022 to 2028 to $11.26 billion.”

Digital cable will lose $1.15 billion between 2022 and 2028, with analog cable down by $382 million. Satellite TV will also fall – by $494 million.

Links: Digital TV Research