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Report: UK, Germany lagging in European fibre rollout

Fibre is increasingly taking root in the five largest European markets. Since the first quarter of 2021, 1.8 million broadband FTTx subscriptions have been taken on average each quarter to reach more than 37 million subscriptions across 146 million households at Q2 2022 in those five countries, reports Dataxis. The technology has disrupted the broadband […]

December 8, 2022

Report: OTT ARPUs not improving in LatAm

At the end of 2021, a new phase of competition began in the Latin American OTT SVoD market, reports Dataxis. Three major US studios launched their platforms in the region: Disney+ and Star+ (Walt Disney Company), HBO Max (WarnerMedia Discovery), and Paramount+ (Viacom). They joined Netflix, the historical leader, and Prime Video (Amazon), the main […]

December 6, 2022

Report: How resilient is DTT is Europe?

As more than 90 million households, or 30 per cent of European TV homes, still rely exclusively on free-to-air channels for their TV consumption, the ongoing evolution of DTT transmission standards could be seen as a way to rejuvenate a TV access mode which does not appear as prosperous as it was in the past, […]

November 30, 2022

Report: Which technology will connect African homes?

In November 2022, Paratus Zambia, a pan-African broadband connectivity company, announced that it had signed an agreement with Meta to build 900 kilometres of fibre optic cable across 10 Zambian cities by the end of 2023. The demand for connectivity has been accelerating in Africa for several years now, reports Dataxis. Yet, the pandemic between […]

November 23, 2022

Report: What is holding back European TV projects?

As traditional TV networks revenues continue their decline in favour of digital, global groups from the US reach records in attention captured across OTT platforms in Europe: Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Warner Bros Discovery and Comcast together gathered 73 per cent of European SVoD subscriptions and Alphabet and Meta alone concentrated around half of Europe’s […]

November 8, 2022

Forecast: Central Europe to gain 5m SVoD subs in 2022

This year is marking a significant milestone for the OTT ecosystem in Central Europe. An estimated 5 million new paid subscriptions on VoD services will be activated during 2022, forecasts Dataxis. This uptake is largely attributed to the launch of two major services in the region this summer: HBO Max, which replaces HBO Go, and […]

November 2, 2022

Report: Freevee the future FAST window of Prime Video?

Amazon will soon publish its Q3 2022 results. The end of the health crisis, at least in terms of movement restrictions and business operations, the inflationary pressures and the subsequent decrease in purchasing power have significantly impacted the e-commerce giant and hence, its profitability. While Amazon still announced a 7 per cent growth in Q2 […]

October 27, 2022

Report: Is Africa ready for Sky Glass?

Following the launch of the Sky Glass Smart television in various European countries (UK, Italy, Ireland), it is now the turn of the South African group MultiChoice, which has announced the launch of its connected TVs in 2023. The aim is to bolster its streaming offering by giving access to TV channels, streaming platforms and […]

October 24, 2022

Forecast: 25% of European pay-TV on OTT by 2027

Traditional pay-TV accesses in Europe have been stagnating over the last few years and are expected to reach just above half of the region’s households in the next five years, forecasts Dataxis. This decline can be largely attributed to an ever rising number of cord-cutters among European TV audiences, switching off traditional pay-TV accesses at […]

October 5, 2022

Report: Multichoice, Canal+ the future giant of African pay-TV?

Maxime Saada, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Canal+ Group, confirmed earlier this month at a press conference that Bollore’s subsidiary has increased its stake in the capital of Multichoice, the leading South African pay-TV operator in Africa, to reach 26.26 per cent of the capital. The French group first took a 6.5 per […]

September 29, 2022