Based on forecasts for 80 countries, pay TV revenues will climb to US$200 billion in 2017, up by US$23 billion on 2011 but up by only US$2 billion (1%) on 2016, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The forecasts are based on subscription and on-demand revenues.
The Digital TV World Revenue Forecasts report concludes that DTH (DBS) revenues will overtake cable TV revenues in 2015. DTH revenues will reach US$91 billion in 2017, up from US$76 billion in 2011.
Published in July 2012, this 200-page electronically-delivered report comes in two parts: