State of the US Pay TV Market Q1 2018

June 27, 2018  | Subscribers Only

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The impact from the economic recession of the late 2000s is still being felt by the US pay TV business, directly influencing today’s cord-cutting behavior.

In this report:

  • Key developments Q1 2018        
  • Key developments Q1 2018        
  • Key developments Q1 2018        
  • 2017 was a significant year for cord-cutting  
  • Growth in non-pay TV TV households continues steadily        
  • Broadband drives increases in total pay TV ARPU and operator revenue
  • Operators providing alternatives to traditional pay TV services         
  • Operators providing alternatives to traditional pay TV services         
  • Operators providing alternatives to traditional pay TV services         
  • Pay TV operators       
  • Pay TV packages and focus        
  • The US pay TV market        
  • US pay TV revenue and ARPU   
  • Cable TV subscribers exit in droves during Q1 2018      
  • Broadband will be key for cable’s future        
  • Satellite continues to suffer as subscribers go OTT        
  • Q1 2018 IPTV’s best quarter since Q3 2015

List of tables and charts:

  • Key developments Q1 2018
  • Housing starts by type (m)
  • Entertainment and recreation spending per household per year
  • Real GDP per capita per year
  • TV Households, Pay TV Subscribers and Penetration
  • US TV household composition - Q1 2018
  • Net video additions by pay TV operator Q1 2018
  • Pay TV Video ARPU (Monthly)
  • Growth in non-pay TV TV households
  • Total Pay TV Operator Revenue and ARPU
  • Quarterly video subscriber adds by platform
  • 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 quarterly net broadband subscriber additions (000)
  • Cable homes and RGUs
  • Satellite TV organic subscribers and growth
  • Advanced subscriber penetration - Q1 2018
  • IPTV quarterly net subscriber additions 
  • IPTV video subscribers and growth

Number of Pages: 21

Number of Tables and Charts: 24

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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