Another pay TV forecast adjustment, another win for OTT

March 14, 2019

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Digital TV Research has revised its Asia Pacific pay TV forecast, in the process lauding IPTV as the big winner, while playing down the proliferation of OTT video as a result of pay TV’s demise, particularly in the continent’s heartland of China. It gives us a good opportunity to run the numbers in parallel with those from our research arm Rethink TV. Our numbers have Asia Pacific at 340 million SVoD subscribers by 2023, of which a majority 245 million are projected to come from China – growth which will be dominated by freemium services. In comparison, Digital TV Research’s latest figures show IPTV.

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