Despite adding 84 million subscribers between 2017 and 2023, subscription and PPV revenues for the world’s top 517 pay TV operators will fall by $18 billion to $183 billion. From the total, 29 pay TV operators earned more than $1 billion in revenues in 2017, but this total will drop to 25 by 2023.

About $20 billion of the revenue losses will fall to the top 10 players; bringing their total down to $87 billion. The pay TV revenue share for the top 10 operators will fall from 53% in 2017 to 48% in 2023.

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