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Subscription Video on Demand Trends in North America

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According to a recent study, North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers — that’s for movie and TV services only; excluding sports — by end-2016, which is up by 19 million when compared with 2015. Moreover, the SVOD total is forecast to climb to 138 million by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Pay-TV High Cost Continues to Drive Shrinking Demand

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The traditional pay-TV industry is anxious to appeal to young consumers, who subscribe at much lower rates than other age groups. This market segment includes both cord-cutters, who have dropped pay-TV, and cord-nevers, who have never subscribed (and likely never will, given the current cost of pay-TV services).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

LatAm Pay-TV Subscribers to Reach 83.56 Million in 2021

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Twenty-five pay-TV operators will generate 88 percent of the Latin American subscribers by end-2016 – again this share will be maintained until the end of the forecast period. The regional pay-TV subscriber total will climb from 72.02 million by end-2016 to 83.56 million by 2021.

Source: Digital TV Research

Asia-Pacific Subscription TV Revenue will Reach $31 Billion

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Pay-TV subscriptions for the top 65 operators across 17 countries covered in the Asia-Pacific Pay-TV Operator Forecasts report will increase by nearly 100 million from a collective 438 million in 2015 to 536 million by 2021, according to the latest study by Digital TV Research.

Source: Digital TV Research

More Pay-TV Providers in Europe Offer Streaming Video Services

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Streaming video entertainment services, such as those available from Netflix and Amazon, have already had a significant impact on the pay-TV sector in North America. As a result, European pay-TV operators that witnessed this disruption are eager to consider options that would enable them to transform their business.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Mobile Drives the Global Digital Video on Demand Market

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Consumers around the globe are tuning in to digital video in increasing numbers. According to an April 2016 report from Nielsen, 65% of internet users worldwide watched some type of video-on-demand (VOD), including both short-form and long-form content.

Source: eMarketer

Video Games Software Revenue to Reach $116 Billion by 2020

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Games M&A hit another record this month, topping $25 billion to July 2016 with the $4.4 billion acquisition of Playtika by a Chinese consortium led by Giant. Digi-Capital forecasts total games software revenue growth slowing to 7% CAGR from $91 billion in 2016 to $116 billion by 2020.

Source: Digi-Capital