Digital TV Europe

US pay TV revenues set for $26.6bn drop – forecast

The number of traditional pay TV subscribers in the US peaked in 2012 and will drop by 20% between 2012 and 2023, with revenues set to fall US$26.6 billion, according to a new study. Digital TV Research’s North America Pay TV Forecasts report claims that traditional pay TV subscriber numbers in the US hit a […]

Endemol Shine International boss Cathy Payne in profile

Cathy Payne was the first winner of the Content Innovation Awards’ Content Leader of the Year award in October last year. The Endemol Shine International CEO tells Jesse Whittock about her philosophy towards selling programming in the modern era and how distribution is getting creative. Cathy Payne’s career has been on an upward trajectory for […]

Study: pay TV subs hit 969m in 2016

The global number of pay TV subscribers climbed by 35%between 2010 and 2016, taking the figure to 969 million at the end of last year, according to Digital TV Research. The new report estimates that operators added 254 million pay TV subscribers across 138 countries between 2010-2016, with customer growth in digital cable TV offsetting […]

Amazon launches subscription TV in UK, Germany

Amazon has launched its Amazon Channels offering in the UK, Germany and Austria, allowing Prime users to add live and on-demand TV as part of their subscription package. Amazon Channels launches with a line-up of more than 40 channels in the UK and more than 25 in Germany and Austria, with Amazon promising more additions […]

Pay TV outshines piracy in MENA

Piracy remains a major problem in the Middle East and North Africa, despite the many efforts to eradicate it. Digital TV Research principal analyst Simon Murray showcases the latest data and forecasts relating to piracy and the wider pay TV market in the MENA region. According to the latest Digital TV Middle East & North […]

Digital pay TV tipped to boom in Eastern Europe

Digital pay TV services are set to boom in Eastern Europe, according to a new report. Some 58.2% of TV households in Eastern Europe will subscribe to digital pay TV services by 2020, up from 36.6% in 2013, the report from Digital TV Research suggests. The study claims that digital pay TV will “soar” in […]

Euro hitches restrict global TV ad recovery

Global TV advertising spend is forecast to reach US$219 billion in 2018 but growth in European growth will lag behind the rest of the world, according to new research. This would represent a US$53 billion jump from the 2012 figure of US$167 billion, which was up 4.4% year-on-year, according to the TV Advertising Forecasts report […]