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Kagan: European SVOD revenues to reach $6.8bn in 2022

The European subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) market is due to reach revenues of US$6.8 billion in 2022, up from US$3.9 billion in 2017, according to Kagan research. The S&P Global Market Intelligence research group said that Netflix’s localised presence throughout Europe was one of the “main factors” contributing to this growth. Other cited factors were the […]

US pay TV subs ‘fall by 800,000 in Q1’

US pay TV subscriber numbers declined by 802,000 in Q1, a traditionally strong three-month period for the industry, according to new research. SNL Kagan’s First Quarter US Multichannel Subscriber report estimated that the total traditional multichannel subscriptions fell to 97.0 million in Q1. It attributed the decline to the impact of new streaming options “rather […]

Record US multichannel TV losses in 2016

The first nine months of 2016 have seen the biggest ever drop in US multichannel TV customers, according to new research by SNL Kagan. The combined US cable, broadcast satellite and telco TV sectors lost 430,000 video customers year-on-year in Q3 – a drop that was “slightly worse year-over-year”. Meanwhile, a year-to-date decline of 1.3million […]

Next 10 years ‘upbeat for US cable market’

The next ten years “look upbeat” for the US cable industry, with its broadband footing and ability to bundle expected to enhance revenues, according to SNL Kagan. The research firm said that the ten-year outlook is “bright” for the US cable market, despite an anticipated decline in video subscriptions. SNL Kagan predicted that residential cable […]

Analysts predict CEE consolidation

A combination of high pay TV penetration and industry fragmentation mean that the central and eastern European operator market is ripe for further consolidation, according to a report by SNL Kagan. According to SNL Kagan’s analysis, Bulgaria was the hottest market for mergers and acquisitions in 2015, thanks to Telekom Austria’s acquisition of Blizoo and […]

US multi-channel firms shedding subs, data shows

US multi-channel service providers lost more than 600,000 video subscribers in the three months ended June 30, according to SNL Kagan. The research firm said that combined residential and commercial subscribers for US cable, satellite and telco platforms fell to 100.4 million at the end of the second quarter, following an “uncharacteristically weak first quarter”. […]

US retrans fees ‘to reach $10bn’

Retransmission fees for US TV station owners could reach US$10.3 billion annually by 2021, according to new research. This is in comparison with an expected figure for 2015 of US$6.3 billion, SNL Kagan’s industry retransmission fee projects suggests. Retransmission fees, which see cable and satellite platforms pay networks to broadcast their channels, have become a […]

Euro pay TV boom ‘attracts US’

The pay TV channel business in Europe is continuing to grow in revenue terms in key markets, according to analysis by SNL Kagan. This is leading to increased interest in the European market from US programmers facing a slowing ad market and rising programming costs, the analysis showed. Research group SNL Kagan estimated that basic […]

Netflix global growth ‘dramatic’

US-based streaming service Netflix has seen its international subscriber base “dramatically” grow since debuting outside the States in 2010, according to analysts. Research from SNL Kagan showed 30% of broadband homes in Netflix’s first international launch territory, Canada, now have the service, with the UK coming a “close second” in terms of penetration, and Brazil […]