Metric: 80M IPTV subs by 2011

According to a report from Strategy Analytics, over the next five years IPTV subscribers will grow to a staggering 80 million worldwide from just under 6 million IPTV households today. Additionally, the number of households worldwide that pay directly for IPTV service will rise from 3.3 million in 2006 to 40.9 million in 2011. Currently, about 55 percent of IPTV households pay directly for IPTV services while most of the remaining subscribers receive IPTV service as part of a bundle. In five years, we can look forward to a decline in the percentage of direct-paying IPTV households, as the industry increasingly favors service bundles.

For more on this report:
- see the write-up over at TVover.net

Suggested Articles

Charter made a lot of people do a double take when it reported positive video subscriber growth this morning, something it hasn’t done in years.

Charter Communications shook up the cord-cutting narrative by adding 102,000 net residential video subscribers in the second quarter.

Altice USA reported a net loss of 35,000 video subscribers in the second quarter but nevertheless still grew its residential and overall revenues.