Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for TV programming is strong and steady. Over the past five years, revenue for the Satellite TV Providers industry has increased. In years to come, however, other forms of TV will gain in popularity and siphon away market share from satellite TV, subduing industry growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
In addition to providing basic TV programming, industry firms also offer premium specialty content and high-definition (HD) channels. Because satellite TV providers provide consumers with programming in packages, revenue is not comprised of the cost of each individual channel. However, that may change moving forward as the CRTC has stated that consumers should be able to subscribe to individual channels instead of packages; BluSky HDTV, expected to launch service in 2013, will provide consumers with this option.
Notably, industry participants do not create original programming themselves. Instead, firms receive signals from various programming sources, compress and encrypt the signals and broadcast them via satellite... purchase to read more