Third-quarter results for US multichannel video subscriptions cut short a brief wave of optimism for the sector, according to Kagan.
OTT video trend core to operators’ service strategies, spotlights fibre needs, according to Kagan, the TMT arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence, in its just published its report looking into the fibre landscape of Western Europe.
Nigeria has become the largest pay-TV market in Africa in terms of subscribers and continues to have a strong growth potential, according to the latest country profile report from Kagan, S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The pressure on traditional multichannel subscriptions abated in the second quarter, a positive direction that is further supported by the forwarded momentum of virtual services Sling TV and DirecTV Now, according to the Q2 2018 US Multichannel Subscriber Report by Kagan.
With growth fuelled by the demand for triple-play services and premium content, the Balkan market of Bosnia and Herzegovina has grown by 60% over the last five years.
Traditional multichannel video losses in the first quarter in 2018 showed modest improvement over the same period in 2017.
Vodafone, which is Germany’s second-largest mobile network behind Deutsche Telekom, entered the fixed-line market through a 2013 takeover of Kabel Deutschland, then Germany’s largest cable network, for $10 billion.
International content owners go direct-to-consumer in Western Europe , according to the latest report from Kagan, the TMT research arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The Nordic market for S-VOD services has grown considerably over the last few years in both subscriptions and revenues.
Subscription losses slowed for traditional multichannel video providers in Q4 2017 (quarter ended Dec. 31, 2017), but the sector still tumbled for the full year, according to data compiled by Kagan, a group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.