Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
According to a study from Digital TV Research, online TV episode and movie revenues for the leading 138 countries are going to hit $83 billion in 2022, which is more than twice of the $37 billion recorded in 2016.
The new Global OTT TV & Video Forecasts report also suggests that Over the Top (OTT) revenues will exceed $1 billion in 14 countries by 2022, twice that at the end of 2017.
Two-thirds of global revenues will go to the top 5 nations. $9 billion will be added in 2017 alone.
US will continue to be the leading territory for online TV and video revenues by some margin. US share of the global market is set to fall from 51% in 2016 to 40% in 2022. China will add a further $7.6 billion, with its total revenues hitting $12 billion in 2022.
$24 billion in revenues will be added between 2016 and 2022.
AVOD revenues are up by $17 billion and its revenues will amount to $29 billion by 2022, up from $12 billion in 2016.