Satellite TV Providers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Satellite TV Providers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51711bCA | Feb 2016

In orbit: Online video streaming services have created additional competition for satellite providers

The Satellite TV Providers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Satellite TV Providers industry has faced a turnaround in subscriber numbers, as consumers migrate towards the streaming competitors. Until 2012, the industry continued adding subscribers, albeit at a decreasing rate. In 2012, however, the industry had its first decline in subscriber numbers. The industry is highly concentrated, with two national satellite TV providers, dominating the market. These operators have taken steps to improve their service quality and range of programming by upgrading their satellite networks. Over the five years to 2021, intense competition from established cable providers, as well as emerging internet-protocol television (IPTV) providers and streaming services is expected to limit any significant revenue... purchase to read more

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The Satellite TV Providers industry, although smaller than the Cable Providers industry, is an integral part of the broadcast distribution sector. Industry operators receive signals from various programming sources, compress and encrypt the signals and broadcast them from satellites to small dish antennas and receivers in homes throughout the country. Over the past five years, these direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV providers have had the number of added subscribers decline, but eventually turn around; as a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualized 2.1% to $2.4 billion over the five years to 2016. Notably, the industry also includes multipoint distribution system (MDS) operators (i.e... purchase to read more


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What is the Satellite TV Providers Industry?

This industry distributes TV programs on a subscription or fee basis through infrastructure consisting of direct broadcast satellites, ground stations and individual home receivers. This industry also includes multipoint distribution system operators that deliver wireless TV programming using ground stations. These operators typically operate in rural areas and have a negligible effect on industry performance. This industry excludes other satellite telecommunications providers.

Industry Products
Equipment salesPrivate conventional programmingPublic conventional programmingPremium content
Industry Activities
Providing basic satellite TV programmingProviding premium and pay-per-view satellite TV programmingSelling home installation equipmentProviding home installation servicesOperating multipoint distribution systems

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