SVoD overtaking pay TV subscriptions worldwide 2016-2020

By the end of 2020, the number of countries in which subscription video on demand subscriptions will have have overtaken pay TV subscriptions is estimated to surpass 30, having amounted to 29 by year-end 2019. The source partially attributed that figure to the launch of Apple TV+, which accumulated subscribers quickly upon its release after Apple device owners received a 12 month subscription to the service.

Number of countries in which subscription video on demand (SVoD) subscriptions have overtaken pay TV subscriptions worldwide from 2016 to 2020

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016 to 2020

Supplementary notes

*Forecast. The source predicted that SVOD subscriptions will have overtaken pay TV subscriptions in more than 30 countries by the end of 2020.

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