Western European SVOD revenues will increase to $6.5 billion by 2022, up from $2.8 billion in 2016.
Although Netflix and Amazon Prime Video should boost the SVOD sector in Central Eastern Europe considerably, the former is likely to leave Russia.
The North American SVOD sector is by far the most mature in the world, with 112 million SVOD subscribers to movie and TV episode platforms by end-2016.
Revenues from OTT TV episodes and movies for 19 Latin American countries will reach $4.60 billion in 2022; up from the $1.87 billion recorded in 2016.
RealNetworks has partnered with CIBN Oriental Network, one of the seven broadcasting networks that is licensed to distribute OTT content in China, to enhance the company’s TV and mobile video streaming capabilities.
Asia Pacific OTT revenues from TV episodes and movies will reach $24.41 billion in 2022; triple the $8.27 billion recorded in 2016. The total will increase by nearly $3 billion in 2017 alone.
Middle East & North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022; more than quadruple the $428 million recorded in 2016.
Pay TV subscriptions for 522 operators reached 839 million in 2016 – or 87% of the 959 million global subscribers.
Sub-Saharan Africa OTT TV and video will still be a very immature sector by 2022, with movie and TV episode revenues reaching $640 million for 35 countries.
Pay-TV revenues for 138 countries increased by $32 billion between 2010 and 2016 to reach $202 billion.