MUMBAI: By 2016 satellite TV revenue will overtake cable TV
revenue for the first time.
research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its
November 2012 Pay TV Services and Subscribers report, which
forecasts and analyzes the telco Internet protocol television
(IPTV), cable video, and satellite video services markets.
global pay-TV market (cable, satellite, and telco IPTV) totaled
$137 billion in the first half of 2012 (1H12), a 9.4 per cent
increase over the same time last year. Global pay-TV service
revenue is forecast by Infonetics to grow at a seven per cent
CAGR from 2011 to 2016, spurred by emerging markets India,
Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Russia and China.