Asia Pacific’s pay TV boom to continue | C2M : veille Digital Media |

Pay TV revenues in Asia Pacific will be $12 billion higher in 2018 ($43.9 billion total) than in 2012, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. In fact, the Digital TV Asia Pacific report estimates that pay TV revenues (subscriptions and on-demand) will grow by $2.1 billion in 2013 to $33.9 billion.

Simon Murray, report author, said: “China overtook Japan to become the most lucrative pay TV market in 2012. Pay TV revenues will more than double in five countries [Indonesia (tripling), Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam] between 2012 and 2018, but will fall in Hong Kong and South Korea.”