Digital TV News: Simon Murray

Nearly 700 million SVOD subscribers for Asia Pacific in 2026
Sep 9, 2021 – According to Digital TV Research, the Asia Pacific region will have 698 million SVOD subscriptions by 2026, up from 502 million at end-2021. China will be providing 354 million of the subscriptions in 2026.
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Latin America SVOD subscriptions to exceed 130 million by 2026
Sep 6, 2021 – Digital TV Research expects that, despite several poor economies, Latin America will have 131 million SVOD subscriptions by 2026; up from 76 million at end-2021. Brazil will remain the market leader.
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U.S. SVOD subscriptions to grow to 450 million in 2026
Sep 2, 2021 – Digital TV Research expects SVOD subscriptions in the US to climb by 33% from 338 million at end-2021 to 450 million in 2026, with about 87% of TV households subscribing to at least one SVOD platform by then.
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15 million Arabic SVOD subscribers by 2026
Aug 31, 2021 – According to Digital TV Research, there will be 15 million SVOD subscriptions across 13 Arabic countries by 2026, up from 8.61 million in 2021. Netflix will bring in more subscribers than second-place OSN and third-placed StarzPlay combined.
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SVOD subscriptions in Africa to triple
Aug 26, 2021 – Digital TV Research forecasts 15.06 million paying SVOD subscriptions in Africa by 2026, nearly triple the 5.11 million expected at end-2021. From the 10 million additions, South Africa and Nigeria will each supply 2.3 million.
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A divided picture for pay TV subscriptions globally
Jun 1, 2021 – According to Digital TV Research, the top 50 will lose 20 million subscribers over the next five years. However, operators beyond the top 100 will gain subscribers over the same period.
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Global AVOD revenue to grow 144% from 2020 to 2026
May 24, 2021 – According to Digital TV Research, global AVOD spending will climb by 144% between 2020 and 2026 to reach $66 billion. AVOD growth dipped to 9.2% in 2020, but high growth will resume from 2021.
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Global pay TV revenues to drop by $30 billion
May 17, 2021 – Global pay TV revenues peaked in 2016 at $201 billion, accccording to Digital TV Research. Revenues will fall to $143 billion in 2026 from $173 billion in 2020, despite the number of pay TV subscribers rising.
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Global SVOD subscriptions to grow to 1.5 billion by 2026
May 10, 2021 – Global SVOD subscriptions will increase by 591 million between 2020 and 2026 to reach 1,495 million, according to Digital TV Research. The average SVOD subscriber will then have 2.14 SVOD subscriptions.
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