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Satellite TV Providers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Satellite TV Providers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51711bCA | Feb 2017

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Satellite TV Providers industry in Canada has struggled to achieve greater subscriber numbers, as consumers migrate toward the streaming competitors. Consequently, revenue is expected to grow at a very slow rate over the five years to 2017. However, the industry has benefited from increasing consumer adoption of premium programming packages, which provide the broadest range of specialty channels and high-definition programming. Over the five years to 2022, revenue is forecast to increase at a slightly higher rate. 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 growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Satellite TV Providers industry exhibits a very high level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labour and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages in 2017, $2.38 will be spent on capital. There are massive capital costs associated with building, launching and maintaining satellites, contributing to this industry's high level of capital intensity. Direct broadcast satellites cost about $200.0 million to $500.0 million (depending on the satellite's complexity) to develop, insure and launch and have a useful life of 10 to 15 years. Other capital investments include home satellite dishes, uplink facilities and other home equipment that may need to be installed. Not.. 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 exist 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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