At the end of June 2017, more than three quarters of homes in the 28 countries in the European Union (EU28) had access to high-speed broadband services.
IHS Markit: out of home video viewing on the rise
More than half of internet users surveyed in the US, UK, Brazil, Japan and Germany watched video content out of their homes at least once a month, according to IHS […]
IHS Markit: cord cutting takes toll in 14 markets
The cord-cutting trend that threatens the future of the global pay-TV industry was not confined solely to the US in 2017; total pay-TV subscriptions also declined in 13 other markets.
Analysis: political shockwaves reversed MENA pay TV growth
Online subscription video market in MENA grew at a rate that was six times faster than pay TV in 2017, as political shockwaves reversed pay TV growth, according to Constantinos […]
Starz Play claims SVOD market leadership in MENA
Starz Play Arbia is leading the SVOD market in the MENA region with 26% of market share compared to Netflix at 16% and Icflix at 11%, according to a study […]
Global digital pay TV subs exceeded one billion in 2017
Digital pay TV subscriptions around the world, including cable, satellite and IPTV, exceeded one billion for the first time in 2017.
Television content producer M&As more than doubled between 2013 and 2017
With ownership of TV programming rights becoming a vital asset in the international TV market, production company mergers and acquisitions have continued to rise over the past five years.
Record number of OLED TVs shipped before the holidays
With consumer television prices falling, global shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TVs grew 133 percent year over year, reaching a new monthly record of 270,000 units in November 2017, […]
EU cable industry hits €23.5 billion
The European cable industry continued to show resiliency and steady growth in 2016, increasing 4% from the prior year, to €23.5 billion, according to the latest findings from the European […]
IHS Markit: Flat panel demand to grow 7.2% in 2018
Global demand for flat panel displays by area is forecast to grow 7.2% to 210 million square meters in 2018 compared to 2017, according to IHS Markit. That will be […]