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Australia - Broadcasting - Digital TV, Pay TV

Australia - Broadcasting - Digital TV, Pay TV

For those needing high level strategic information and objective analysis of Australia's FTA TV, Digital TV, Pay TV and radio markets in Australia, this report provides essential reading and gives in-depth information on:

  •         Revenue and subscriber statistics;
  •         Analyses of market and industry trends and developments;
  •         Regulatory and government policy developments;
  •         Overviews of key market segments including: Personal Video Recorders, digital radio, Interactive TV, Set Top Boxes, podcasting and datacasting;
  •         Overviews of major players in the market including: Foxtel, Austar and the FTA networks.
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  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • THE BROADCASTING MARKET IN 2015
    • DISRUPTIVE CONTENT IS HEATING UP THE COMPETITION
    • INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION NEEDS INFRASTRUCTURE
    • FREE-TO-AIR TV STILL GOING STRONG
    • SHOULD THE PAY TV MODEL BE RETAINED - EVEN THOUGH IT IS WRONG?
    • FAST-FORWARD, RE-WIND, CATCH-UP ALL AIM TO DELIVER CONTENT
    • CUSTOMERS MOVING TO IPTV MEDIA DELIVERY
      • Table Key performance indicators of the broadcasting, STV and IPTV markets - 2014
    • DIGITAL TV MOVED TO 100% PENETRATION
    • RESTACKING THE DIGITAL CHANNEL SPECTRUM
    • BUDGET CUTS TO THE ABC AND SBS
    • DIGITAL RADIO
    • REVENUE TRENDS IN THE MEDIA SECTOR
      • Table Australian advertising spend in broadcasting sectors - 2010; 2014; 2016
    • IN THE DIGITAL MEDIA REVOLUTION, CONSUMER CHOICE IS THE KEY
    • WHY AUSTRALIA NEEDS A FIBRE-TO-THE-PREMISES (FTTP) POLICY
    • FETCH TV CHAMPIONING THE ONE-STOP-SHOP APPROACH TO VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT
    • BROADCASTING IS MOVING TO BROADBAND
    • WILL BROADCASTING MOVE TO THE CLOUD?
  • THE FREE-TO-AIR TV INDUSTRY
    • MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Digital media uptake continues to increase
      • Public broadcasters
      • Private broadcasters
    • TRENDS AND ANALYSIS
      • Free-to-air TV still going strong
      • FTA industry faces increasing challenges
      • Broadcasters old and new use internet to deliver content
      • 4K, 3D, Ultra HD and smart TVs availability keeps increasing
      • FreeviewPlus
      • Aging TV audiences
      • Broadcasting is moving to broadband
    • MARKET STATISTICS
      • Background information
        • Table Television set penetration by number and type of sets - 2010 - 2014
      • Advertising market statistics
        • Table Percentage shares of capital city TV advertising market - 1998 - 2014
        • Table Metropolitan advertising revenue for FTA commercial networks - 2009 - 2014
        • Table Regional and total advertising revenue for FTA commercial networks - 2009 - 2014
      • Advertising predictions
        • Table Australian advertising spend in Pay TV and FTA sectors - 2010; 2014; 2016
        • Table Australian advertising spend by industry - 2010; 2014; 2016
      • Television viewing statistics
    • DRAMA SPENDING AND PRODUCTION
      • Advertising production
        • Table Australian advertising production by network - 2007 - 2012
      • Australian drama and content
        • Table Australian broadcasted content - 2008 - 2012
    • MAJOR PLAYERS
      • Overview
        • Table Number of television and radio licences on issue - 2011 - 2014
      • Commercial television broadcasting licences
      • Permanent licence fee reductions
      • Regional licence area plans
      • Television aggregation
      • Regulatory changes
      • National public broadcasters
        • Table SBS key financial performance results - 2009 - 2013
        • Table SBS revenue share by operation - 2013/14
      • National commercial networks
        • Table Nine Network coverage
        • Table Nine Entertainment pro forma key financial performance results - 2013 - 2015
        • Table Nine Entertainment revenue by business unit - 2013 - 2014
        • Table Seven West key financial performance results overview -2012 - 2015
        • Table Seven West revenue by division -2012 - 2015
        • Table Ten Holdings at a glance - 2014
        • Table Ten key financial performance results overview - 2013 - 2014
      • Major players in regional broadcasting
        • Table PRIME key financial performance parameters overview - 2009 - 2015
      • Community television broadcasting services
        • Table Digital community television licences - 2010 - 2015
      • Indigenous broadcasters
  • THE PAY TV MARKET
    • INDUSTRY AND MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Background overview
      • Will movies be the new driving demand for STV
      • Can Foxtel revive the pay TV market?
      • Triple play arriving in the Australian pay TV market
      • Should the Pay TV model be retained - even though it is wrong?
      • Disruptive content is heating up the competition
      • International competition needs infrastructure
      • Major Players
        • Table Overview of new media activities from pay TV operators
    • STATISTICAL OVERVIEW
      • Infrastructure statistics
      • Infrastructure costings
        • Table Pay TV rollout statistics (homes passed) (historic) - 1996 - 1998; 2002 - 2008
      • Subscriber statistics
        • Table Historic - AUSTAR pay TV subscribers - 2008 - 2011
        • Table Pay TV subscribers, Foxtel, others and total - 2008 - 2014
        • Table Pay TV subscribers - annual change by major operator (historic) - 1997 - 2007
        • Table Pay TV subscribers - annual change by major operator - 2008 - 2014
      • Consumer penetration statistics
        • Table Historic - Pay TV household penetration rates - 1997 - 2004
        • Table Pay TV household penetration rates - 2005 - 2015
      • Forecasts - Pay TV penetration - 2012 - 2015; 2020
        • Table Forecast pay TV household penetration - lower growth scenario - 2010; 2015; 2020
        • Table Forecast pay TV household penetration - higher growth scenario - 2010; 2015; 2020
    • INDUSTRY REVENUES
      • Revenue statistics
        • Table Historic - Pay TV revenue by major operator - 1997 - 2004
        • Table Pay TV revenue by major operator - 2005 - 2014
        • Table Historic - Percentage change of pay TV revenue by major operator - 1998 - 2004
        • Table Percentage change of pay TV revenue by major operator - 2005 - 2014
      • Advertising revenue
        • Table Subscription TV advertising revenue and annual change - 2000 - 2015
      • Revenue analysis
        • Table Net losses pay TV industry (historic) - 1996 - 2010
      • Average Revenue Per User (ARPU)
        • Table ARPU levels per operator AUSTAR versus FOXTEL - 2003 - 2014
      • Churn rates
        • Table Pay TV industry annual churn rates - 1996 - 2015
    • FOXTEL
      • Company Overview
        • Table FOXTEL at a glance
      • Company analysis
      • Operational results
      • Subscriber statistics
        • Table Total FOXTEL and wholesale subscribers - 2012 - 2014
        • Table FOXTEL and wholesale subscribers by annual change - 2012 - 2014
        • Table Subscriber annual churn rate - 2002 - 2014
      • Historic subscriber statistics
        • Table Historic - FOXTEL and wholesale subscribers - 2002 - 2011
        • Table Historic - FOXTEL and wholesale subscribers by annual change - 2003 - 2011
        • Table Historic - FOXTEL subscribers by type - 2008 - 2011
      • Financial results
        • Table FOXTEL financial indicators (US$) - 2012 - 2015
        • Table FOXTEL key financial indicators - 2012 - 2014
        • Table FOXTEL monthly ARPU - 2003 - 2014
      • Acquisitions, alliances and subsidiary companies
        • Table AUSTAR key operating and financial figures - 2009 - 2012
        • Table AUSTAR brief company history - 1994 - 2012
      • Products and services
        • Table FOXTEL on-demand pricing - 2011 - 2014
      • Company history
  • DIGITAL TV - MARKET OVERVIEW AND STATISTICS
    • OVERVIEW
    • AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (ABC) AND SPECIAL BROADCASTING SERVICE (SBS)
    • COMMERCIAL FREE-TO-AIR (FTA) DIGITAL TV
    • FREEVIEW
    • MARKET TRENDS, DEVELOPMENTS AND ANALYSIS
      • Digital switchover legislation passed
      • Government digital strategy plans
        • Table Overview of the analogue switch off to digital by regional and metropolitan area
      • Digital TV
      • Smart Connected TVs
    • STATISTICS
      • Digital TV uptake
        • Table Household conversion to digital TV - 2009 - 2014
      • The Digital Assistance Scheme (HAS)
      • The Satellite Subsidy Scheme
      • National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme
    • MARKET SURVEYS
      • Overview
      • Australian household digital conversion
        • Table Percentage of digital TV households by region - 2009 - 2013
      • Television recycling
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL RADIO
    • MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Market statistics
        • Table Estimated size of digital radio listening audience - 2009 - 2014
        • Table Cumulative digital device sales - 2009 - 2014
      • Regional deployment of digital radio
      • Digital radio as a supplementary service
      • Challenge from mobile broadcasts
      • The radio stations
      • retailers and digital radio
      • Community digital radio gains broadcasting funds
        • Table Funding of digital radio community radio - 2009 - 2016
      • Digital radio provided in vehicles increasing
        • Table Digital radio sales in vehicles - 2011 - 2015
      • Digital radio still being trialled regionally
      • Digital radio coverage extended in some metropolitan areas
      • Regulatory developments
      • Agreement on new Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) standard
    • FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF DIGITAL RADIO
      • Reception quality
      • Text, images and data
      • Visual radio
      • Music downloading
      • Greater programming capacity
      • Traffic information
      • Advertising
      • Pay radio
      • Internet radio
        • Table Brief timeline of music on the internet - 1984 - 2014
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Digital radio on a mobile phone to increase user base
      • Opportunities moving forward
      • Digital radio penetration rising

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