Global $250+ Billion Pay TV Market 2017-2025

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Dublin, Oct. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Pay TV Market Analysis by Technology (Cable TV, Satellite TV, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)), by Country (U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Mexico) and Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global pay TV market is expected to reach USD 254.77 billion by 2025

Pay TV refers to subscription-based television services offered to subscribers. The development of new platforms based on satellite and cable distribution technologies, coupled with wider options of content as compared to traditional free-to-air terrestrial broadcasters, has driven the pay TV market growth.

The move to digital from analog delivery methods has been a key trend among traditional television platforms since digitization offers less constraint on the number of channels made available to viewers. The last few years have witnessed a gradual transition in the viewing preferences towards a medium where content is available on demand and in a device-agnostic manner.

The pay TV market is projected to grow significantly in Asia Pacific and some parts of Latin America, such as Brazil. On the other hand, the market has already reached maturity in most parts of the U.S. and the UK. This may be attributed to the preference of viewers in these countries to opt for services, such as Netflix, YouTube Originals, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, which allow them to watch programs on demand and at the desired time.

Prominent IPTV operators have started employing new delivery architectures for addressing the threat posed by OTT providers. Set top boxes, media players and gaming consoles have been increasingly used for the efficient delivery of native broadcast channels, making them accessible to viewers over closed IP networks.

Key players in the industry include British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), Charter Communications, Comcast Corporation, DirecTV (AT&T), and Foxtel.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • In terms of number of subscribers, the IPTV subscription segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% over the forecast period
  • Satellite TV is expected to continue being the preferred pay TV medium for a large portion of viewers globally.
  • In 2016, the Asia Pacific region accounted for the largest revenue share of the global pay TV industry with a large number of subscribers situated in India and China.
  • OTT is emerging as a favored medium of consuming content, particularly in the U.S, the UK, and Germany
  • Key players in the industry include British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), Charter Communications, Comcast Corporation, DirecTV (AT&T), and Foxtel.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope

Chapter 2. Executive Summary

Chapter 3. Pay TV Industry Outlook

Chapter 4. Pay TV Technology Estimates & Trend Analysis

Chapter 5. Pay TV Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis

Chapter 6. Competitive Landscape

  • Airtel Digital TV
  • British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB)
  • Comcast Corporation
  • DISH Networks
  • DirecTV
  • Dish TV
  • Fetch TV Pty Ltd.
  • Foxtel
  • Rostelecom PJSC
  • Spectrum (Charter Communications)
  • Tata Sky Ltd.
  • Tricolor TV
  • Videocon d2h

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d9m67h/pay_tv_market


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