Advanced Television


Report: Croatian pay-TV market worth €31m in Q2

The Croatian pay-TV market earned €31.3 million in revenues during the second quarter of 2023, down 1.21 per cent on the previous quarter but up 4.84 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM). IPTV services led with €18.1 million (+9.67 per cent year-on-year), followed by cable TV […]

October 10, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Forecast: Subs payments market growth marches on

The revenues of the Recurring Payments market were estimated at $130.2 billion (€115.8bn) in 2022 and are anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.9 per cent from 2023 to 2033, according to a Fact.MR report. By the end of 2033, the market is expected to reach a valuation ofS $268.7 billion. Recurring Payments for […]

July 19, 2023

Viaplay downgraded: ‘Retrenchment likely’

Investment bank Jefferies has downgraded Scandinavian streamer Viaplay to an ‘Underperform’ rating. The bank’s note to Viaplay investors does not make pleasant reading. Jefferies says that incoming CEO Jorgen Lindemann must deal with the new reality of large programming commitments, higher sports rights competition, higher funding costs, a lack of scale and a diminished consumer […]

June 26, 2023

Fubo reports 1.28m paid subs in US

FuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, has announced its Q1 financial results for the quarter ended March 31st 2023. Fubo’s North American streaming business exceeded guidance, posting double digit year-over-year (YoY) growth in total revenue ($316.5 million, up 34 per cent YoY) and paid subscribers (1.28 million, up 22 per cent YoY). The company […]

May 5, 2023

Report: Digital services drive US consumer tech market

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has released its first US Consumer Technology Software and Services Industry Forecast. The report shows that software and services account for 31 per cent ($151 billion) of the US consumer technology market in 2023. The sector’s rise is driven by a broadening portfolio of subscription services including new offerings like […]

April 14, 2023

Report: Pricing, packaging, promos key to sub retention

Recurly, a direct-to-consumer subscription management and recurring billing platform, has released its 2023 State of Subscriptions report, based on data from more than 2,200 Recurly merchants that support more than 55 million active monthly subscribers around the globe. Subscriber retention remains a primary focus area for subscription-based businesses. Given that churn rates are a reflection […]

January 24, 2023

Report: Newer forms of streaming on the rise

Digital product expert Candyspace has launched The Streaming 100 — a report detailing the top 100 streaming platforms across multiple verticals in the UK – in partnership with VOD Professional. The paper evaluates over 200 digital products that each have a significant streaming element to their product from categories including video, audio, online newspapers, sports […]

November 22, 2022

Survey: 72% say there’s too many subscription services

Nearly three quarters of subscription users (72 per cent) say there are “too many” subscription services available today. To address the issue, 78 per cent would like a single platform to manage all of their subscriptions (TV, Music, Gaming, Fitness, etc). Despite feeling overloaded with options, 63 per cent of subscribers say they would pay […]

November 21, 2022

Forecast: ⅔ of pay-TV operators to gain subs

Two-thirds of the world’s pay-TV operators will gain subscribers between 2019 and 2025 according to the Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Covering 502 operators across 135 countries, the report estimates that 59 per cent will also increase their revenues over the same period. The top 50 operators accounted for

June 8, 2020