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Report: Western Europe pay-TV revenues flat despite sub growth
EMEA, IPTV, Pay TV
Report: Western Europe pay-TV revenues flat despite sub growth
Apr 27 2015 7:30 AM

While U.S. operators wring their hands over the continued erosion of their subscriber bases because of cord cutting, operators in Western Europe are actually seeing household penetration by pay-TV increasing.

A new study says pay-TV penetration is expected to grow from 56.7% at end-2014 to 60.4% in 2020.

4X growth in Cloud TV revenues by 2019; IPTV revenues to more than double
OTT, Cloud TV, IPTV
4X growth in Cloud TV revenues by 2019; IPTV revenues to more than double
Apr 22 2015 5:15 AM

Over-the-top (OTT) and cloud TV providers like Netflix and Amazon Prime are forecast to see revenues increase nearly 300% to $31.6 billion, new research says, up from just less than $8 billion last year.

APAC, IPTV, Pay TV
Report: SAARC countries interest in IPTV expanding
Apr 21 2015 4:00 AM

A new report says Sri Lanka and Pakistan are showing high interest in expanding IPTV as a technology of choice, with Nepal’s Internet service providers planning to launch commercial IPTV services this year.

Nevertheless, the adoption of IPTV won’t happen over night, with just more than a quarter-million subscribers (270,000) currently in The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), where IPTV is still evolving, but not yet widely accepted as a pay-TV model.

Pay TV, IPTV
Canada’s Bell ringing up IPTV growth
Apr 20 2015 7:45 AM

Canadian telco Bell says its IPTV offering has reached a milestone: One million customers.

The company says the mark puts its Fibe TV and FibreOP TV among the fastest growing product lines in its 135-year history.

Bell, the second-largest television provider in Canada, has more than 2.65 million TV customers through its IPTV and satellite businesses.

Swisscom looks to younger, savvy consumers with new Internet play
EMEA, Broadband, IPTV
Swisscom looks to younger, savvy consumers with new Internet play
Apr 02 2015 5:15 AM

Operators and content owners increasingly are taking different product paths to the same target: Millennials, those tech savvy, mega-consumers of online content who are between the ages of 18 and 35.

Case in point: European telco Swisscom this week started offering a no-frills high-speed Internet product, Wingo, that it’s selling only online and only as a self install. Even assistance via telephone carries a fee.

Canadian IPTV operator Telus puts Netflix on its set-top boxes
Pay TV, SVOD, IPTV
Canadian IPTV operator Telus puts Netflix on its set-top boxes
Feb 13 2015 6:00 AM

Netflix has made another friend in Canada, this time IPTV provider Telus, which has made Netflix available directly to its Optik TV customers.

Optik TV subs will be able to access Netflix directly from their set-top box, which means no more switching hardware and source inputs or using additional remotes; more importantly, it also eliminates one more reason cited by users for cutting the cord or churning their pay-TV service.

MENA sees 2X pay-TV growth, 10X IPTV revenue growth by 2020
EMEA, Pay TV, IPTV
MENA sees 2X pay-TV growth, 10X IPTV revenue growth by 2020
Feb 03 2015 5:45 AM

Piracy may be a major stumbling block for the expansion of OTT services around the globe, but a new report says that demand for pay-TV services in the Middle East and North Africa is creating a boom economy for operators, with pay-TV households expected to reach 21.3 million by 2020, twice the number of HH in 2010.

Digital TV Research said Turkey will help lead the market expansion and make up 37% of the 2020 total.

EMEA, IPTV, Broadband
Competition in Moscow IPTV market heats up as Rostelecom launches
Dec 09 2014 7:15 PM

IPTV expansion in Russia is getting a boost from Rostelecom, which this week is deploying its OnLime IPTV service in Moscow.

Rostelecom’s IPTV service is now available nationwide.

IPTV has taken off in Russia, growing market share at the expense of cable.

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