Satellite TV Providers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Satellite TV Providers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51711bCA | Jan 2015

Steady signal: Demand remains strong, though new technology may draw consumers away from satellite

IBISWorld’s Satellite TV Providers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 the 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

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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 launched service in 2013 and provides 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


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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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