Advanced Television


Report: Wholesale model reshaping fibre rollout in W. Europe?

The expansion of fibre networks is progressing fast in Western Europe, where an average of 7 million premises were connected each quarter over the last year, reports Dataxis. When considering the five biggest consumer markets in the region, it is clear that the deployment of fibre infrastructures widely varies in each country. The market is […]

January 27, 2022

Report: 2022 decisive for Smart TV OS market

At the end of last year, Samsung announced it would open its own operating system to other TV manufacturers. This decision came only a few months after LG started to license its webOS TV platform to third-party TV makers, that would consequently be allowed to integrate LG’s operating system into their TV sets. LG already […]

January 13, 2022

Report: Decline in turnover of FSS operators

Dataxis has published its latest report on the Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) civil communications market. After years of significant growth, the decline in traditional video activity in the most developed countries is being sustained, resulting in a limited but steady decline in the turnover of FSS operators. The outlook for the future is equally becoming […]

December 15, 2021

Report: European AVoD market still fledging

Over the last three years, the number of AVoD users has significantly increased in Europe. If the lockdown context between Q1 2020 and Q2 2020 assuredly had a massive impact in terms of traffic – with growth rates twice as high as the previous trends – it remained limited, as growth rates eventually retrieved their […]

December 10, 2021

Report: Is SVoD undermining MENA pay-TV market value?

In advanced TV markets, OTT developments have initially entailed revenue losses for operators who had been counting on high pay-TV penetrations for years, often associated with a preponderance of expensive cable offers, as is the case in North America, reports Dataxis. In MENA, the TV market follows an opposite model, characterised by the predominance of […]

December 1, 2021

Forecast: Viaplay at 6m subs by 2025

Anders Jensen, NENT’s President & CEO, recently expressed his confidence in Viaplay’s ability to reach its 500,000 international subscribers target by the end of 2021, notes Dataxis, the global market research firm. After a successful launch in the Baltics and in Poland this year, Viaplay will be looking at riding the expansion wave by entering […]

November 10, 2021

Report: Digital Audio market gaining momentum in LatAm

Digital Audio (streaming radio and podcasts) currently represents a limited market in Latin America. In 2020, it generated only $25 million (€21.4m) in advertising; a figure that, comparatively, was equivalent to 5 per cent of the total income of traditional radio stations. However, a wide range of regional media types have started to embrace digital […]

October 21, 2021

Analysis: OTT driving slow growth in operators’ revenue

Analysis from research firm Dataxis suggests the pay-TV market in Europe is expected to recover slowly from the blow it suffered during the pandemic, with the growing availability of cheaper and more flexible OTT pay-TV plans pushing historic operators into adopting new strategies. According to Ophélie Boucaud, Analyst, despite an unchallenged domination in terms of […]

October 14, 2021

Report: Will pandemic boost OTT take-up in Australia/NZ?

If historically the Australian and New Zealander pay-TV markets have mainly been counting DTH homes, things could significantly change in the next five years, predicts Dataxis. Similar to other regions of the world, the pandemic could have set the cat amongst the pigeons when it comes to cord-cutting and OTT adoption. Despite being available for […]

October 5, 2021

Analyst: Does Netflix have the right Africa strategy?

The recent launch of a free offer in Kenya in this exemplifies the recent change in Netflix’s strategy to address the African market’s peculiarities. Over the last few years, OTT and SVoD platforms have been growing steadily on the African continent but not as fast as expected, notes a report from Dataxis analyst Louise Jianoux. […]

September 28, 2021