Pay-TV in Latin America : Cable, DTH and IPTV, 2012-2017
Players and Market Size. Market Share by Operator and Technology. Analog-to-Digital Migration. STB and CAS Technology. Pages: 79, Figures 58
This Report, entitled “Pay-TV in Latin America: Cable, DTH and IPTV. 2011-2017”, has been drawn up in June 2011. It analyzes the legal Pay-TV market in the seven main Latin American markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The 2006-to-2016 period has been analyzed.
By 2017, 94.8% of the Pay-TV subscribers in the region were expected to subscribe to some digital alternatives. Dataxis forecasts that DTH will account for the greatest growth alternative in the region and by 2017 it will concentrate about 61% of subscribers. Dataxis identifies Digital Cable as the second option of the market with almost 28% of the total Pay TV subscribers in 2017 . Dataxis highlights that IPTV will cover about 6% of subscribers.
According to Dataxis, between 2007 and 2011, a strong business concentration had been recorded. In 2011, the main 10 Pay-TV Groups of the region recorded 75.6% of subscribers; 12% more compared to 2007. The two groups recording the highest growth rates over such analyzed period had been América Móvil and DirecTV; number one and two respectively in terms of number of subscribers.