Andre Prahl will stay the Chairman of German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform for two more years.
Online subscription video market in MENA grew at a rate that was six times faster than pay TV in 2017, as political shockwaves reversed pay TV growth, according to Constantinos Papavassilopoulos, principal research analyst, IHS Markit.
9.5 million French people are watching live and catch-up viewing on internet screens and catch-up viewing on a TV set, according to the Global TV survey from Mediametrie.
According to Dataxis latest research, on 80 pay-TV/OTT and telecom players, the global revenues has reached to US$ 410 billion in 2017 for Q4.
Despite adding 84 million subscribers between 2017 and 2023, subscription and PPV revenues for the world’s top 517 pay TV operators will fall by $18 billion to $183 billion.
The continual expansion of display real estate, faster data speeds, specialised data plans and improved video displays, presents a real opportunity for live TV streaming services like Sling TV to be marketed as mobile.
German cable operators gained around 500,000 new internet customers last year and currently provide broadband internet access to a total of 7.7 million households.
Starz Play Arbia is leading the SVOD market in the MENA region with 26% of market share compared to Netflix at 16% and Icflix at 11%, according to a study by IHS Markit.
Global pay-TV revenues peaked in 2016 at $205 billion. Revenues will fall by 11% to $183 billion in 2023, despite the number of pay-TV subscribers rising by 9%.
More households in the Netherlands are taking their fixed and mobile services from the same provider, according to Telecompaper’s latest multiplay report.