Pay TV

Q&A: Simon Trudelle, NAGRA

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Simon Trudelle, senior director, product marketing at NAGRA, talks about the opportunities and threats to the pay TV industry. What are the main opportunities and… Read more

Sport key to pay TV subscriptions, says survey

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Pay TV subscribers are highly likely to churn in the absence of premium sports rights being part of their service, according to a UK survey… Read more

Pay TV revenues in German-speaking countries surpass €3bn


Europe’s German-speaking countries generated pay TV revenues of over €3 billion last year, up 11%, with growth of between 10-12% expected again for 2017, according to… Read more

New Dutch DTH platform Joyne taps Eutelsat 9B

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Joyne, a new Dutch satellite pay TV offering with low-cost flexible packages and a sport-skewed line-up of channels, has tapped Eutelsat to provide capacity via… Read more

US pay TV market declines in Q1


The US pay TV market declined by 612,000 subscribers in the first quarter of this year, according to research group Dataxis. According to Dataxis, US… Read more

Global pay TV revenue growth slows significantly

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Global pay TV revenue growth slowed significantly last year, with North American revenues peaking in 2015 and emerging markets contributing much of the growth between… Read more

TiVo: 93% of North American pay TV subscribers use SVOD


Some 93% of pay TV subscribers in North America also use one of more subscription video-on-demand services, according to TiVo research. TiVo’s Q1 2017 Video… Read more

Pay TV subscriber numbers grow 35% between 2010-2016


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… Read more

Global pay TV revenues to stay flat, despite subscriber increases


Subscription and pay-per-view revenues for the top 522 pay TV operators globally will remain flat at around US$185 billion between 2016 and 2022, according to… Read more

US pay TV industry reports ‘first ever Q1 subscriber loss’

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The largest pay TV providers in the US – representing 95% of the market – lost some 410,000 net video subscribers in 1Q 2017, according to… Read more