Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pay Television industry has undergone slight growth over the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $4.5 billion. Rising real household discretionary income has assisted the industry's 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 allowed pay-TV networks to retain more subscribers, as existing customers have been more willing to continue paying for pay-TV services. In addition, viewers have been watching less of free-to-air TV networks, and instead demanded 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
Most industry establishments are located in New South Wales, mainly due to infrastructure access. As a result, the spread of establishments compared with Australia's population distribution is extremely skewed, with Victoria and Queensland having much smaller shares of establishments than their populations would suggest. Only a few operators are part of the industry, and these all service national and regional markets using cables and satellites.
Industry revenue is generally distributed according to each state or territory's share of households. However, over 90% of pay-TV networks are located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, while these states account for 77.0% of Australia's total population... purchase to read more