DTH

Pay-TV: India among four countries which contributed $16 bn rev between '10 & '16

MUMBAI: In 138 countries, pay-TV revenues increased by $32 billion (Rs 2063 billion) between 2010 and 2016, to reach $202 billion. However, according to the Global Pay TV Revenue Databook from Digital TV Research, only $1.23 billion was added last year (in 2016).

Almost 50 per cent of the $32 billion additional revenues came from four countries: the US provided $7 billion, Brazil $3 billion, China $4 billion, and India $2 billion, Advanced Television reported. Revenues, however, declined in nine countries, primarily owing to subscribers converting from standalone TV to bundles (which are less lucrative for TV). Between 2010 and 2016, revenues of pay-TV more than doubled in 59 countries.

Digital TV Research principal analyst Simon Murray said that, although no decline was recorded, European pay-TV revenue growth had slowed down considerably. Despite its pay-TV revenues being higher in 2016 than in 2010, North America had peaked in 2015, Murray added.

The Asia Pacific region positively added $10.21 billion between 2010 and 2016 – increasing by 42 per cent to $34.38 billion. Latin America hiked by 78 per cent to $18.44 billion. Sub-Saharan Africa more than doubled its total revenues to $4.20 billion.

In all 49.5 per cent global pay-TV revenues in 2016 came from the US; for the first time falling below the halfway median. The 2016 total -- 54.5 per cent in 2010 -- is down. The US is followed by far by China, the UK, Japan, and Canada. Two-thirds of global pay-TV revenues in 2016 was generated by these five nations.

Also Read :

Pay TV-DTH gains: Airtel leads subs race as Jio could pose challenges

Tata Sky offers top channels & services

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/19/airtel_digital_tv.png?itok=ikBFomkh
HITS launches on Airtel Digital TV

Airtel Digital TV is ready to enthrall its subscribers yet again with the launch of its new service - Airtel HITS HD.

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/17/dth_sector.jpg?itok=W-RNCpeI
DTH players seek removal of eight per cent licence fee to stay competitive

Direct-to-home (DTH) players have approached the government to waive the eight per cent license fee imposed on them that is in line with a similar proposal for broadband services so that they remain competitive in the market.

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/06/trai.jpg?itok=OdIi_VmP
DTH sector lost 0.37 mn subs in the quarter ended 31 Dec’21: Trai

Mumbai: The total active subscriber base of the pay direct-to-home (DTH) sector declined from 68.89 million at the end of September 2021 to 68.52 million at the end of December 2021, as per data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). This is in addition to the subscribers of...

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/04/13/apurva-chandra.jpg?itok=gzbfe5_A
MIB to distribute 1.5 lakh Free Dish in remote areas of J&K

The government will distribute 1.5 lakh free dish in far-flung areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the ministry of information and broadcasting secretary Apurva Chandra said on Tuesday during a visit to Kangan Sub Division of J&K to assess the outreach of DD Free Dish in the area.

DTH DTH Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/03/31/img_31032022_181642_800_x_800_pixel.png?itok=32YiJtXE
DD Free Dish announces new channel numbers effective 1 April

Mumbai: Prasar Bharati’s free direct-to-home (DTH) platform DD Free Dish has announced the new channel numbers for 167 TV channels and 48 radio channels that will come into effect from 1 April. The TV channels comprise 91 Doordarshan channels including 51 cobranded educational channels and 76...

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/03/26/img_26032022_162028_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=bKNIOm0m
Dish TV India reappoints Jawahar Goel as MD

Mumbai: Dish TV India has reappointed Jawahar Lal Goel as its managing director (MD) till 25 March 2025, the company said in a regulatory filing late Friday night. The DTH service company also reappointed Anil Kumar Dua as the whole-time director for the same period as Goel. Goel who is also the...

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/03/14/prasar.jpg?itok=A-9t4wDo
Free Dish MPEG-2 slots to be allotted on pro-rata basis in 59th e-auction: Prasar Bharati

Mumbai: Prasar Bharati has invited applications for allotment of vacant MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH platform on a pro-rata basis for the period from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023. The e-auction process will be tentatively held on 23 March.

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/02/17/img_17022022_192024_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=qCiHoA45
Tata Play pays tribute to Rahul Bajaj with ‘Ek Din Ek Jeevan’

Mumbai: Tata Play pays homage to Rahul Bajaj by telecasting his achievements and leadership skills with "Ek Din Ek Jeevan" on 19 February starting at 6:30 p.m on channel #505. The Indian businessman, who was an eminent name in the auto industry, passed away in Pune on 12 February. The show is...

DTH DTH Operator
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/02/14/dishtv.jpg?itok=7zNR06RO
Dish TV India reports third-quarter revenue of Rs 7107 million

Mumbai: Dish TV India Ltd has reported its third-quarter fiscal 2022 results on Monday. The company reported operating revenue of Rs 7107 million for the quarter ended 31 December 20201. Its subscription revenue stood at Rs 6459 million, EBIDTA was Rs 4260 million and profit after tax was Rs 802...

DTH DTH Operator