Digital TV News: SkyShowtime

Demand expected for ad-supported streaming subscriptions in Sweden
Feb 19, 2024 – A survey by Mediavision suggests that if the five largest streaming services in Sweden were to launch cheaper subscriptions with ads, they could add up to 1.8 million new subscriptions.
News categories: Mediavision, Fredrik Liljeqvist, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Sweden

Hybrid AVOD-SVOD revenues to triple to $20 billion by 2029
Sep 19, 2023 – According to Digital TV Research, Netflix, Disney+, HBO and Paramount+ will together create hybrid AVOD-SVOD revenues of $20 billion by 2029, up from $6 billion in 2023.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Eastern Europe to add 27 million SVOD subscriptions
Aug 31, 2023 – According to Digital TV Research, Eastern Europe will have 68 million SVOD subscriptions by 2029, up 27 million on 2023. Russia will add 12 million, with Poland bringing in 6 million more.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, Streaming

SkyShowtime now available on MEO's platform in Portugal
Jun 21, 2023 – MEO and SkyShowtime have announced a distribution agreement that will bring SkyShowtime to MEO's platform, representing SkyShowtime’s first MVPD relationship in Portugal.
News categories: SkyShowtime, MEO, Monty Sarhan, Raquel Berzosa, João Epifânio, Apps, Digital TV, IPTV, Portugal, Set Top Box

SkyShowtime completes Europe roll-out with Spain and Andorra launches
Feb 14, 2023 – SkyShowtime will complete its European roll-out in 2023, bringing its offering to the final markets of Spain and Andorra on February 2th. The streaming service will have launched across more than 20 markets in just five months.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Monty Sarhan, Andorra, Digital TV, Spain, Streaming

SkyShowtime announces line-up ahead of launches in Central & Eastern Europe
Jan 31, 2023 – SkyShowtime is continuing its roll-out with a set of launches in Albania, Czechia, Hungary, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia, bringing the number of live markets for the streaming service to twenty.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Monty Sarhan, Gabor Harsanyi, Albania, Czech Republic, Digital TV, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Streaming

SkyShowtime to launch in the Netherlands and Portugal on 25 October
Oct 18, 2022 – SkyShowtime will become available in both the Netherlands and Portugal on 25 October 2022 following the launch in the Nordics last month. Expansion into Spain and Central and Eastern Europe is next.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Monty Sarhan, Digital TV, Netherlands, Portugal, Streaming

Western Europe to add 73 million SVOD subscribers by 2027
Sep 12, 2022 – According to Digital TV Research, Western Europe will have 238 million SVOD subscriptions by 2027, up from 165 million at end-2021. Six US-based platforms will account for 81% of all the SVOD subscriptions by 2027.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, Streaming

SkyShowtime rollout to begin in the Nordics on September 20th
Sep 5, 2022 – SkyShowtime will launch in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on September 20th, before expanding into the Netherlands in Q4. The rollout will continue across Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and Central & Eastern Europe over the following months.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Monty Sarhan, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, Norway, Sweden