SVOD subscribers in SAARC countries have reached 2.8 million at a quarter on quarter rate of 89%, compared to 1.5 million in the second quarter of 2016.
Advertising expenditure attributed to OTT TV episodes and movies (AVOD) will double between 2017 and 2022 to reach $29 billion for 138 countries, according to the Global AVOD Forecasts report.
Taiwan, Israel, Portugal and Greece all recorded meaningful gains in September as Netflix released its latest ISP Speed Index.
SVOD [subscription video on demand] subscriptions are forecast to reach 546 million by 2022; double the 263 million recorded by end-2016, according to the Global SVOD Forecasts report which covers 621 platforms in 138 countries.
The total number of pay-tv subscribers in Africa reached approximately 23.7 million at the end of the second quarter, according to Datxis. This represents a quarter on quarter growth of +2%, and a year on year growth of +18%, compared to the second quarter of 2016.
The informitv Multiscreen Index of 100 leading pay television service providers saw an increase of just under four million subscribers worldwide in the second quarter of 2017.
Today’s consumers not only expect high-quality streaming capabilities; they are beginning to expect even more from their access points. As more content providers begin to offer 4K, high dynamic range and other ultra-high definition (UHD) video experiences, consumers expect that Wi-Fi will be able to meet ever-increasing requirements for throughput and reach.
Online TV episode and movie revenues for 138 countries will reach $83 billion in 2022; more than double the $37 recorded billion in 2016. The Global OTT TV & Video Forecasts report estimates that $9 billion will be added in 2017 alone.
The pay-TV market in the US fell to 0.1% to reach 100.2 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the previous quarter, according to Dataxis.
Telenet objects to the draft decisions concerning the broadcasting and broadband market, formulated by the Belgian telecom and media regulators.