Global pay-TV revenues reached their peak in 2016 at $202 billion and are expected to fall to $152 billion in 2025.
Subscription video on demand revenues are tipped to reach $100 billion by 2025.
Western Europe is expected to add another 101 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025 more than double the total at the end of 2019.
Asia Pacific will have 467 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025, up from 267 million in 2019, according to Simon Murray’s Digital TV Research.
Latin America will have 100.35 million SVOD subscriptions by 2025, or more than double the 42.15 million recorded at the end of last year, according to Digital TV Research.
The pay-TV sector is expected to add a further 35 million more subscribers over the next five years, according to Digital TV Research.
Subscription video-on-demand services in Western Europe are expected to grow by around 45 million subscribers in 2020, with the Covid-19 outbreak providing a significant boost to the figures.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in Western Europe will fall to below 100 million by 2025.
Having peaked at $112 billion in 2015, pay-TV revenues in Canada and the US are set to fall by $50 billion to $62 billion in 2025.
Digital TV Research has upgraded its forecasts for new entrant streaming service Disney+.