OTT TV & Video Revenues Reached $83 Billion in 2019
Global online TV episode and movie revenues reached $83 billion in 2019, climbing from $67 billion in 2018 and up by $50 billion on 2017, according to Digital TV Research.
From the $16 billion additional OTT revenues in 2019, SVOD contributed $12 billion. SVOD’s share of OTT revenues reached 58% in 2019, up from 41% in 2015. SVOD revenues were $48 billion in 2019.
From the 138 countries covered, the top five commanded 72% of the global revenues by 2019. OTT revenues exceeded $1 billion in 13 countries in 2019.
"The U.S. added $8 billion in revenues in 2019 – half of the global additions, with China up by $1 billion," says Simon Murray, principal analyst at Digital TV Research.
The entire OTT TV and Video Databook report can be purchased for £800 from Digital TV Research.
[Editor's Note: This is a lightly edited press release.]