Advanced Television


Report: Fibre Optics leads broadband market in LatAm

At Q2 2021, the Latin American broadband market exceeded the 100 million connections mark, reports Dataxis. Fibre reached a 39 per cent market share and, for the first time, became the option with the greatest diffusion rate in the region. The biggest group behind this technology deployment was Telefónica with a market share of 16.4 […]

September 23, 2021

Report: 25% of global advanced STBs running on Android TV

At Q2 2021, the Android TV middleware could be found on around 26 per cent of the global advanced set-top box installed base (around 5 per cent of total boxes, including legacy devices) reports Dataxis. Although striking, this figure hides a disputed position: the share of Google’s platform in the total advanced installed base actually […]

September 21, 2021

Report: Japan’s 6G race has already begun

On August 23rd, Japanese mobile operator Softbank announced its plan for future 6G rollout. Said to be 100 times faster than 5G, 6G is expected for 2030 and is “a technology for the 2030s,” according to Ryuji Wakikawa, Vice President and Head of the Advanced Technology Division at SoftBank. This anticipation comes as an unexpected […]

August 27, 2021

Analyst: NENT sees potential in Poland OTT market

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has announced that Viaplay will launch in Poland on August 3rd. The Nordic media company initiated an ambitious international expansion plan to roll out its flagship platform in 10 new markets by the end of 2023. In their last quarterly report, notes Dataxis, they announced having gathered 27,000 new paying viewers […]

July 28, 2021

Report: Podcast ad opportunities in Europe and US

There are significant opportunities in podcast advertising in Europe and the US, according to Dataxis. In terms of audiences, the two continents have experienced strong growth since 2015. The podcast penetration of podcast listeners in Europe tripled between 2015 and 2020, reaching almost 25 per cent of the European population in the US, the penetration […]

June 8, 2021

Research: Broadcast infrastructure revs remain stable

Terrestrial broadcast network infrastructure operators in Europe have garnered revenues exceeding €2.3 billion for TV and radio transmission in 2020, a stable amount compared to previous years, according to findings from research firm Dataxis. The result excludes revenues from diversifications in OTT, telecommunications and IoT. Subsequently, revenues are expected to remain essentially flat up to […]

June 4, 2021

Report: TV landscape moving towards digital ads

Last year, the media industry was strongly hit by the economic crisis following the outbreak of the pandemic. Revenues from TV advertising in Europe, which were already reaching a stagnation point in most advanced markets, decreased significantly due to advertisers retracting their campaigns and to reluctance in investing in marketing during lockdown measures and following […]

May 19, 2021

Report: W Europe TV sports subs returning to pre-Covid levels

In Western Europe at the end-2020, the number of subscribers to premium sports channels has almost returned to its pre-covid levels, reports Dataxis. Sports broadcasters had been stripped of live programming because of the cancellation of almost all live sports events for several months last year. However, the churn and the loss in subscribers did […]

May 17, 2021

Analyst: Disney+ rollout a success in SE Asia

The rollout of Disney+ in Southeast Asia is going strong, as the streaming platform launched in India in April 2020, followed by Indonesia in September 2020 and more recently Singapore in February 2021. With approximately 30 millions subscribers already (30 per cent of all Disney+ subscribers), Disney surpassed its own previsions. Different factors can explain […]

April 8, 2021

Analyst: Has América Móvil found key to OTT growth?

The growth observed in OTT pay-TV remains slow in Latin America. At end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2 per cent of the pay-TV market, reports Dataxis. A review of DirecTV, Telefónica and América Móvil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low prices and alliances […]

February 25, 2021