Mobile TV refers to the seamless streaming of videos via either free to air or pay TV services with the use of Internet. With increasing penetration of smartphones coupled with provision of faster Internet services across the world, growing number of consumers have been opting to watch TV shows and videos on their smartphones and tablets. Consumers make use of either free to air services or pay TV services in order to watch their desired content. The free to air model enables consumers to watch video content on various portals without the need to pay any subscription fee. The providers of free to air services generate revenue through in-app advertisements during video streaming. However, these providers offer selected variety in video content thereby, limiting consumer’s choice of free video. As a result, there has been higher adoption of pay TV services in most of the developed markets across the world. With increasing proportion of high quality premium content, the pay TV services segment has witnessed significant growth in the recent years. Moreover, factors such as rise in disposable incomes and evolving consumer preferences towards video content have led to the growing popularity of pay TV services in most of the markets across the world.
Leading providers in the mobile TV market have been engaged in acquiring rights to exclusively stream various high demand videos on their portals. Consumers can gain access to latest videos on such portals either through a monthly subscription model or a la carte model depending on their preferences. With increasing availability of video from all across the world coupled with safe and secure payment options, the pay TV segment is expected to gain market share during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.
The report titled “Global Mobile TV Market- Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2022 – 2030” offers strategic insights into the global mobile TV market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2020 to 2030. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on service type and cross-sectional study across different geographies and sub-geographies. The study covers the comparative analysis of different segments for the years 2021 & 2030. The report also provides a prolific view on market dynamics such as market drivers, restraints and opportunities. In addition, the report covers a section providing qualitative and quantitative insights on smartphone and Internet penetration in the major markets across the world.
In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading providers in the mobile TV industry, market positioning and key developments. Some of the major players profiled in the report are AT&T, MobiTV, Comcast, Charter Communication, SKY, Bell Canada, Verizon Communication, Bharti Airtel, Orange S.A. and Consolidated Communications.
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In 2021, the pay TV services segment held the largest share in the overall mobile TV market in terms of revenue. Factors such as increasing adoption of video on-demand services along with rise in exclusive video content on numerous mobile TV portals have led to the higher adoption of pay TV services in most of the developed markets across the world. Furthermore, changing consumer lifestyle and rise in disposable incomes have led to the growing popularity of pay TV services in the recent years.
The free to air services segment have gained immense adoption from the new consumers of mobile TV services. With free access to mobile TV, consumers can assess various mobile TV portals without additional costs. These services enable consumers to view limited number of videos free of cost thereby, leading to higher adoption of the overall mobile TV services. Furthermore, a major proportion of free-to-air users are expected to switch to the pay TV services with growing demand for new and premium content.
In 2021, Asia Pacific dominated the overall mobile TV market in terms of both revenue and number of subscribers. The segment contributed to more than one third of the overall market across the world. Factors such as high consumer population in major countries such as China, India and Japan, among others have led to the high share of the region in the global market. With increasing number of subscribers coupled with introduction of new mobile TV platforms, the region is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period.
North America and Europe followed Asia Pacific in the overall mobile TV market in terms of revenue. High level of consumer sophistication and availability of high-speed Internet connection in these regions have resulted into a strong consumer base for mobile TV especially in countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, and UK, among others. With continued adoption, the mobile TV markets in these regions are expected to witness sustainable growth in the following years.
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This study report represents analysis of each segment from 2020 to 2030 considering 2021 as the base year. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each of the respective segments estimated for the forecast period of 2022 to 2030.
The current report comprises of quantitative market estimations for each micro market for every geographical region and qualitative market analysis such as micro and macro environment analysis, market trends, competitive intelligence, segment analysis, porters five force model, top winning strategies, top investment markets, emerging trends and technological analysis, case studies, strategic conclusions and recommendations and other key market insights.
The complete research study was conducted in three phases, namely: secondary research, primary research, and expert panel review. key data point that enables the estimation of Mobile TV market are as follows:
Market forecast was performed through proprietary software that analyzes various qualitative and quantitative factors. Growth rate and CAGR were estimated through intensive secondary and primary research. Data triangulation across various data points provides accuracy across various analyzed market segments in the report. Application of both top down and bottom-up approach for validation of market estimation assures logical, methodical and mathematical consistency of the quantitative data.
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