According to Dataxis’ latest quarterly research (Q1 2017), the top five groups of Pay-TV operators (America Movil, AT&T, Televisa Group, Telefonica Group and Clarín Group) account for almost two-thirds of the market. The top three capitalizes on more than half of the market.
According to Dataxis’ research, Pay-TV piracy reached 7% of TV households in Latin America, with 11.8 million consumers. Total illegal access to Pay-TV could be positioned as the third largest player on the market, behind América Móvil and DirecTV.
US Pay-TV market in the United States started 2017 with a slight decline. According to Dataxis, the total number of subscribers reached 100.3 million for the first quarter of 2017, which represent a fall of -0.61% (-612 000 subscribers) compared to Q4 2016. This trend of the market shows an erosion from several quarters.
According to latest research conducted by Dataxis, fixed broadband connections for Latin America in the first quarter of 2017 reached 68.11 million. The market recorded an increase of 5.9% from Q1 2016 and reached 35.8% household penetration.
According to the recent quarterly update of Dataxis’ global database, Latin America and the Caribbean reached 72.6 million Pay TV legal subscribers for the first quarter of 2017.
HD subscribers continues to grow significantly into the Pay-TV market in Latin America. Following research conducted by Dataxis, the penetration rate of HD over the total Pay-TV subscribers reached 37.5%.
Following the recent data published on broadband connectivity in Africa, Dataxis predicts that 20 million households and businesses will have wired internet connection by 2022 in Africa, compared to 11 million in 2016.
Following latest research conducted by Dataxis, FTTx (FTTH/B) development has picked up in the past years. Dataxis estimates that in 2016 Europe has reached 53 million FTTx (FTTH/B) subscribers from only 15 million in 2010.
According to Dataxis, Subscription Video on Demand(SVOD) services are showing great potential growth in Latin America and is expected to reach 17.4 million in 2017
Digital Pay-TV continues to expand in Latin America. According to Dataxis, by 2016 digital TV was up to 85% of total TV subscribers and is expected to reach 94% by 2022, thus, making analog Pay-TV increasingly marginal. Growth is driven by the progression of DTH, a 100% digital technology currently used by 50.8% of the […]