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State of the US pay TV market Q4 2017

April 19, 2018  | Subscribers Only

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The impact from the economic recession of the late 2000s is sill being felt by the US pay TV business, cord-cutting behavior has become rampant. As new households form, they are less likely to take subscriptions to pay TV; this trend gained further prominence in 2017.

In this report:

  • Pay TV MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Operators – Key developments Q4 and full year 2017
  • The economic influence
  • Pay TV overview
  • Pay TV statistics
  • Pay TV revenue and ARPU  
  • Operators providing alternatives to traditional pay TV services
  • OTT alternatives to traditional pay TV services
  • PAY TV OPERATORS
  • Pay TV packages and focus
  • The US pay TV market
  • Cable quarterly and annual developments
  • Cable RGUs
  • Cable revenue and ARPU
  • Satellite quarterly and annual developments
  • Satellite revenue and ARPU
  • IPTV quarterly and annual developments
  • IPTV revenue and ARPU

List of tables and chart:

  • Housing starts by type (m)
  • Real GDP per capita per year
  • Real GDP per capita per year
  • TV Households, Pay TV Subscribers and Penetration
  • US TV household composition - Q4 2017
  • Net video additions by pay TV operator Q4 2016
  • Pay TV Video ARPU (Monthly)
  • Growth in non-pay TV TV households
  • Pay TV Revenues and ARPUs
  • Net video additions by pay TV operator Q4 2016
  • Operators providing alternatives to traditional pay TV services
  • Pay TV packages and focus
  • Pay TV homes and penetration - Annual
  • Pay TV homes and penetration - Quarterly
  • Pay TV revenue and ARPU
  • Cable quarterly organic net basic video subscriber additions 
  • Cable quarterly organic subscriber additions by pipeline (000s)
  • Cable yearly net broadband subscriber additions
  • Cable homes and RGUs
  • Cable revenues and ARPUs
  • Satellite TV organic subscribers and growth
  • Advanced subscriber penetration - Q4 2017
  • Satellite Revenue and ARPU
  • IPTV quarterly net subscriber additions 
  • IPTV video subscribers and growth
  • IPTV revenue and ARPU

Number of pages: 25

Number of tables and charts: 26

Erik Brannon

Associate Director – Research and Analysis, Service Providers & Platforms

Mr. Erik Brannon, the associate director of research and analysis at IHS Markit, specializes in pay-TV operators and channels.

Laura Aguilera

Senior Research Analyst, Service Providers & Platforms

Ms. Laura Aguilera, senior research analyst at IHS Markit, tracks the home entertainment market.

Geography
USA
Research by Market
Media & Advertising
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