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 estimated to increase by 3.8% annualised over the five years through 2015-16. 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 limited the number of cancelled subscriptions, which has further assisted industry operators, as existing customers have been more willing to continue to pay for pay-TV services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The majority of 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. There are only a few operators in the industry, which 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 90.0% 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