Global revenues from traditional pay TV and OTT TV episodes and movies will reach $265 billion in 2018; up from $254 billion in 2017 and $234 billion in 2015.
According to the latest SVOD Barometer conducted by Médiamétrie, 30% of French online users aged six years and older used an SVOD service during the past 12 months, which is 10 points higher than in December 2017.
The use of live television via streaming (OTT) on smart TV sets continues to grow.
With regards to online video, Netflix grows and Facebook declines, according to Ampere Analysis.
After declining unit-shipment volumes in 2017, global TV shipments are forecast to grow 3.6% year over year in 2018, with additional 1.4% growth in 2019.
OTT video trend core to operators’ service strategies, spotlights fibre needs, according to Kagan, the TMT arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence, in its just published its report looking into the fibre landscape of Western Europe.
Western European TV revenues will reach $50 billion by 2023; up from $39 billion in 2017.
The top three OTT video services, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Netflix, maintain significant market share, with 91% of OTT subscribers getting at least one of these services, according to Parks Associates.
Netflix has emerged as the most popular streaming service for children’s and family content in the Swedish TV market, knocking public broadcaster SVT Play into second place.
Netflix is 15% of the total downstream volume of traffic across the entire internet, while all video services take up almost 58% worldwide.