The global installed base for 4K Set-top Boxes have grown to 31 million units, at the end of 2017, compared to only 3 million units in 2015, according to Data’s.
According to Dataxis, as at Q1 2018 pay-TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers, which represented a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017.
The European pay-TV market reached 185 million subscribers during the first quarter of 2018 and grew only by 0,3% compared to Q4 2017. This is the lowest net add ever observed by Dataxis.
Pay TV and OTT subscribers in SAARC countries is projected to reach 371 million in 2023, growing at a CAGR of 7.4% compared to 226 million in 2017,according to Dataxis.
The Pay-TV market in the former USSR countries in Europe will grow at a 1.6% CAGR between 2017 and 2023 to reach 59.7 million subscribers, according to Dataxis research.
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.
Pay-TV numbers in Sub-Saharan Africa will continue to grow to reach around 46% of total households, forecasted to increase their reach in African homes with more than 37 million subscribers in 2023, according to Dataxis.
Pay-TV operators continue to invest in advanced STBs worldwide, according to Dataxis.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in Asia owning a 4K set top box reached 53.6 million at the end of 2017. according to Dataxis.
South East Asian countries amounted to 1.82 million paid SVOD accounts at the end of September 2017, most of the growth coming from Malaysia and Indonesia, according to Dataxis research.