59% of pay-TV subscribers in US broadband households are bothered by the fact that advertisers use their personal viewing data to push personalized ads to them, according to Parks Associates.
The major SAARC countries (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka) plus Myanmar will see their pay-TV market doubled by 2021, to reach US$ 16 billion compared to just US$ 8 billion in 2016, according to Dataxis.
The pay-TV market in the Middle East and North Africa saw record growth in 2016 despite harsh economic conditions, according to new analysis released by IHS Markit.
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.
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).
M7 Deutschland has created a new pay-TV package for platform operators.
Unlike most of the rest of the world, the Asia Pacific pay-TV sector is vibrant, with subscribers and revenues forecast to rise over the next five years.
Pay TV revenues for the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa covered in the new edition of the Middle East and North Africa Pay TV Forecasts report will reach $4 billion in 2021 – down from $5 billion forecast in the last edition.