The Asia Pacific pay TV market is tipped to climb from 574 million subscribers last year to 666 million in 2022, according to Digital TV Research. The forecast predicts that China and India together will account for 80% of the region’s pay TV in five years’ time, with China tipped to add 40 million subscribers between 2016 and 2022 and India an extra 30 million. However, five of the 22 countries covered by the report are tipped to see a decline in subscribers between 2016 and
IPTV and video-on-demand (VOD) are driving convergence towards a new commercial phase, Telefónica’s annual ICT report has revealed. While convergent packages have been commercialised by Spanish telcos since late 2012, video has just become a key part of them.
According to Telefónica’s Informe de la Sociedad de la Información en España 2016, 612,000 video convergent packages were subscribed to during the first half of 2016, and 76% of the new broadband subscriptions in June
Consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that 82 per cent of US TV households have a DVR, get Netflix, or VoD from a cable or telco provider — with 30 per cent of households using two of the services, and 14 per cent using all three. The survey also found that 54 per cent of adults report that they have Netflix in their household, while 53 per cent have a DVR. This is the first time that households with Netflix (including those sharing passwords) have s
Millennials – now the largest generational group in the US – have grown alongside advancements in technology and media platforms, placing them in intriguing territory with regard to media habits, reports Nielsen. When it comes to television, their eyes are glued to the screen. With commercials, they’re still tuned in—but their eyes are on their cell phones. Nielsen’s inaugural Millennials on Millennials report offers critical insight into the evolving media habits of this hig