DBS Revenue to Pass Cable This Year

June 18, 2013
According to Digital TV Research forecasts for 97 countries, global pay TV revenues will climb to $203 billion in 2018, up by $19 billion on 2012. The research house believes the fast growth years for the sector are over, with annual growth expected to hover bel...
According to Digital TV Research forecasts for 97 countries, global pay TV revenues will climb to $203 billion in 2018, up by $19 billion on 2012. The research house believes the fast growth years for the sector are over, with annual growth expected to hover below 2% from 2015 on. Growth in 2013 is expected to be 3.2%.Satellite TV, DTH or DBS, revenues are expected to overtake cable TV revenues in 2013. Satellite TV is expected to account for 45.9% of the total in 2013, rising to 47.6% by 2018. Cable (both analog and digital) is expected to drop from 45.9% in 2013 to 40.7% in 2018. Telco IPTV is expected to climb from 7.5% in 2013 to 10.5% by 2018.

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