Satellite TV providers distribute TV programs on a subscription or fee basis through direct broadcast satellites. New networks, more channels and bonus features have strengthened the industry despite shaky subscriber growth rates in recent years. The growing availability of online content, along with an expanding market for connected devices, internet-connected TVs and emerging mobile technologies, will continue to pose a threat to traditional TV. The ability of the major players that survive the competition and continue developing ways to retain and attract subscribers will determine industry revenue growth.
Companies in this industry distribute television (TV) programs on a subscription or fee basis through direct broadcast satellites. The industry also includes multipoint distribution system operators that deliver wireless TV programming using ground stations. These companies operate in rural areas and have a negligible effect on industry performance. This industry excludes broadcast TV networks and other satellite telecommunications providers.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.