Europe and North America account for over 80 per cent of the global DTH Satellite TV revenues. However, as the major markets mature, focus is seemingly shifting towards developing markets such as Asia-Pacific and East European countries. Driven by the increasing number of subscribers for DTH services, in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Central and Eastern European regions, the global market for the DTH satellite TV services market is projected to be around $51.2 billion in 2009.
DTH pay TV services comprise nearly 60 operating platforms all over the world. Revenue is growing faster than subs numbers as ARPU increases.
DTH satellite TV subscribers worldwide, are projected to be over 133 million in 2010, says Global Industry Analysts.
World DTH satellite TV services market is projected to grow at compounded annual rate of over 9.6 per cent. DTH satellite TV subscribers in Europe account for nearly 50 per cent of the total subscribers globally. However, as the North American and West European markets mature, focus is seemingly shifting towards developing markets such as Asia-Pacific and East European countries. Asia-Pacific represents the fastest growing market for DTH satellite TV services, registering a CAGR of nearly 23 per cent.