Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pay Television industry has performed strongly over the past five years due to increasing pay-TV penetration and greater subscription numbers. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.3% over the five years through 2014-15. Rising real household discretionary income has assisted financial performance over the past five years, as consumers have had more money to spend on non-essential services such as pay-TV subscriptions. This trend has also limited the number of cancelled subscriptions, further assisting industry operators. In addition, viewers have watched free-to-air TV networks less, demanding pay-TV subscriptions to receive a greater range of TV programs, films, sports telecasts and news programs... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The majority of industry establishments are located in New South Wales. As a result, the spread of establishments compared with Australia's population distribution is extremely skewed. There are only a few operators in the industry, which service national and regional markets using cables and satellites.
Although industry revenue is distributed according to each state or territory's share of households, 96.5% of pay-TV networks are located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, while these states account for 77.0% of total population. As only a few enterprises operate in the industry, establishment locations are extremely skewed and are not representative of Australia's overall population... purchase to read more