The number of pay-TV subs in North America is predicted to fall by 10 million by 2022.
The interest for e-sports and gaming is growing rapidly in Sweden. An increasing number of consumers are drawn to this type of online content. Almost 400,000 Swedes watch e-sports or gaming daily, making it considerably more popular than traditional sports online.
A new online consumer piracy survey from Irdeto found that over half of respondents polled in MENA – 59% in Egypt and 53% in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – admitted to watching pirated video content.
Mexico overtook Brazil in 2016 to become Latin America’s largest pay-TV market, despite Brazil having twice as many TV households.
20% of US pay-TV subscribers say they are dissatisfied with their pay-TV service, representing a 100% increase since early 2013.
The largest pay-TV providers in the US, representing about 95% of the market, lost about 795,000 net video subscribers in 2016, compared to a pro forma loss of about 445,000 subscribers in 2015.
According to the latest data by Dataxis for the year ending 2016, the number of pay-TV subscribers in Africa stood at approximately 18.7 million.
A rapid rise in consumption of eSports and streamed games content will drive $3.5 billion in revenues by 2021, up from $1.8 billion in 2017.
The share of Dutch households with a smart TV has more than doubled in the past two years, to 48% from 20%.
For the first time ever, the percentage of free or paid streaming video subscribers in the US (68%) has caught up to the number of paid TV subscribers (67%), according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).