North America already had 50.6 million SVOD homes [for movie and TV services only – excluding sports] by end-2014 – or 38.8% of TV households and 48.1% of fixed broadband homes, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
By April 2015, fourteen service providers in nine countries in the Arab World were offering IPTV services.
The worldwide pay-TV market surpassed more than 900 million subscribers in 1Q 2015, representing 48% penetration—the market is likely to grow steadily over the next five years, mainly boosted by emerging markets.
Arris’ acquisition of Pace created the largest set-top manufacturer, with 22% worldwide market share of the set-top box market.
Latin America is poised to become a significant market for OTT video, with use especially prominent among younger adults, according to new research from TDG.
The UK video market is in good health, driven by the growing appetite for digital video services, the resilience of packaged video retail and a healthy box office, according to Futuresource Consulting.