Overall spend on video entertainment in Canada remained flat in 2018 at CA$11.3 billion.
The German video market stepped up its dynamic transition in 2018, driven by subscription spending.
The overall US video and Pay-TV market continues its healthy overall growth and is set to reach $140 billion by the end of 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting.
4K Ultra HD (UHD) as a home entertainment format has firmly planted its stake in the market, according to Futuresource Consulting, but it remains some way off reaching levels of mass market adoption.
After a 2% decline in worldwide TV shipments last year, 2016 is showing signs of a turnaround, with the market flattening out to end the year on 225 million units, achieving a value of $86 billion according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.
The uptake of Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) continues to rise across all countries, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Free and live TV remain the favourite choice of consumers, but wider availability of OTT services are fuelling popularity and usage.
The UK video market is in good health, driven by the growing appetite for digital video services, the resilience of packaged video retail and a healthy box office, according to Futuresource Consulting.
A sustained flow of 4k content, driven by OTT services, is expected to lead to shipments of 11.6 million 4k sets when 2014 data is released.
The worldwide television market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting.