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Global Pay-TV subscribers reached 1.05bn in Q2 2017

October 23rd, 2017

As one researched data show, the global Pay-TV subscribers reached 1.05 billion after crossing the one billion marks for the year ending 2016, 60 million Pay-TV subscribers were added between the Q2 of 2016 and Q2 of 2017. Asia-Pacific with 8% quarter on quarter growth, is among the highest growing Pay-TV market in terms of subscribers. Apart from the negative growth of North America, all other regions have grown modestly from the Q2 of 2016 to Q2 of 2017, showing

OTT. The New Normal.

August 17th, 2017

Various research houses, which have been watching the trend closely, report increasing penetration for streaming video and OTT. The Diffusion Group reported that OTT is gaining consumers. Similarly, related research pieces suggesting that OTT is becoming the new normal. One indicated that more broadband households surveyed subscribe to VoDs, with other OTT services trailing far behind. The other indicated an increasing in broadband households watching Internet video on a TV screen – long the turf of traditional pay TV services

CIO Review: ABV International in shortlist of 20 Most Promising Tech Solution Providers in Media and Entertainment 2018

November 20th, 2017

ABV International has been shortlisted for 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers in Media and Entertainment 2018 by CIO Review, the list of leading vendors that benefit company users to consistently achieve business goals. ABV International has been becoming one of the leading providers of ecosystem for digital broadcast industry through its consistent strategy of customer-centric approach and industry leading expertise. We have been expanding our core value of conditional access (CA) system for encryption content in pay-TV sector to free

UHD display market worth $132bn by 2022

March 04th, 2018

BCC Research is forecasting a huge growth in the take-up by consumers of Ultra HD displays, stemming from the technology’s growing adoption, rising disposable incomes, technological advancements, expanding 4K content and increasing TV unit sales. BCC estimates the global market to grow from $52.3 billion (€42.5bn) in 2017 to almost $132.9 billion by 2022, indicating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.5%. The Asia-Pacific region, which dominated the regional markets for 4K in 2016 with revenues of $18.4 billion,

FIFA World Cup 2018, ABV Encrypted.

June 12th, 2018

ABV has launched cooperation with our global customers, protecting the live broadcast of 2018 Russia World Cup in multiple countries. We have rich experience of successfully helping operators to encrypt FIFA World Cup since 2006. We provide CA system, DRM and STB terminals, helping to secure content and revenue. Together with the customizable middleware solutions, such as SMS Charging System for easy payment and Data Casting System for interactive content, operators are able to offer convenient and high quality service

ABV’s Security Solutions Are Certificated by Farncombe of Cartesian

July 05th, 2021

ABV excels in providing flexible and powerful solutions for content security. We are proud to announce that our Conditional Access (CA) system has been certificated by Farncombe. As Cartesian, Farncombe is famous for consulting, implementation, security and testing, with expertise in digital media and technology sector from Cartesian. Major Hollywood studios trust Cartesian’s Farncombe Security Audit for reviewing vendor content security robustness. ABV has been expanding the core value of CA system for encryption content in pay-TV sector to free

ABV International to co-host SCaT 2014

October 08th, 2014

The paid content industry is experiencing a steady growth towards new technologies. This growth open up a whole new world of possibilities for pay-Tv operators to experiment with new services and to create new revenue models. At SCaT 2014 come and discover with ABV International how to enhance and secure revenue in a different way. From our already famous ABV CAS to our new Set-top-box with integrated Karaoke and Video Games.              

Study: Europe takes €3.2bn IPTV piracy hit

December 16th, 2022

An independent study undertaken by Bournemouth University on illicit IPTV in Europe for trade body the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) estimates that the legitimate industry lost €3.21 billion in 2021 alone as a result of consumers using illicit IPTV piracy services. The illicit IPTV service providers gained €1.06 billion. The study, Illicit IPTV in Europe, indicates that 17 million Europeans – slightly fewer people than the population of The Netherlands – accessed illicit IPTV services. The use of illicit IPTV services

Pay-TV penetration set to rise in India

September 22nd, 2014

There’s likely to be gradual acceleration of pay-TV penetration in India and leading to major growth over the next five years, according to a report from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) report compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers, unveiled on September 19th. According to the CII report, TV penetration in India is already at 60 per cent, but this is much lower than in developed countries where it is greater than 90 per cent. “Hence, there is considerable amount of potential to

OTT revenues to rocket to $42 billion by 2020

September 24th, 2014

Global online TV and video revenues (over fixed broadband networks for 51 countries) will reach $42.34 billion in 2020; up from $3.96 billion recorded in 2010 and the $19.03 billion expected in 2014, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The US will remain the dominant OTT TV territory for online TV and video revenues, according to the Global Online TV & Video Revenue Forecasts report. However, its share of total revenues will drop from 59% in 2010