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.
60 million pay-TV subscribers were added to the global total between Q3 16 and Q3 17, according to Dataxis.
As any other Asian regions, South East Asian markets consist mainly of cable and satellite connections.
Dataxis’ latest research sheds light on the importance that DVB-T2, the extension of the television standard DVB -T, will acquire in the upcoming years.
According to Dataxis latest analysis, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica, are the top leading telecom groups in Europe in term of revenues for the second quarter of 2017.
Around 40 worldwide pay-TV operators have deployed Android STBs for the third quarter of 2017, according to Dataxis research.
Broadband TV news talks to Pascal Orhan, founder and principal analyst of Dataxis and organiser of the NexTV conference series. On December 6 and 7, the company organises and event in Berlin, covering the CEE and DACH markets.
The Pay TV market in Latin America reached 74.3 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, according to Dataxis research.