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Pay TV market in South Korea: IPTV, Cable TV and Satellite TV - December 2017
December 14, 2017 | By Harrison J. Son (son@netmanias.com)
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KOREAN ICT Research Report of Netmanias.com

 

Pay TV market in South Korea

IPTV, Cable TV and Satellite TV - December 2017

 

This market research report presents a comprehensive information of the Pay TV market in South Korea: platforms (Cable, satellite and IPTV), providers (KT, SK Broadband, LG U+, Skylife, CJ, t-broad, etc.), subscribers (Digital, bundles, enterprise, UHD), products (Live TV, VoD, etc.), revenues (B2C, B2B) and revenue sources (Subscription charge, home shopping channel commissions, etc.)
It also analyzes how South Korean telcos who started late became leaders in the pay TV market and why cable TV provider's subscription, revenue and ARPU have been all declined. 

 

 

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Author: Harrison J. Son @ Netmanias  

contact: son@netmanias.com, tech@netmanias.com

Length: 66 pages  

Published: December 14, 2017

 

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Related Tech-Blog: Pay TV market in Korea - Brief summary

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

 
 
 
1. Summary: Pay TV market overview in South Korea
1.1 Overview
1.2 Highlights 
2. Pay TV services by provider in South Korea
3. Pay TV subscription in South Korea 
3.1 Pay TV penetration - Pay TV subscription by individual and household 
3.2 Pay TV subscription by platform - Cable TV, IPTV and Satellite TV 
3.3 Pay TV subscription by provider 
3.4 Pay TV subscribers of KT group (OTV, OTS and Satellite-only) 
3.5 Analog vs. Digital subscribers 
3.6 Pay TV + phone/Internet bundles subscription 
3.7 Business customers 
3.8 UHD subscription 
4. Pay TV Revenue in South Korea 
4.1 Pay TV market 
4.2 Pay TV revenue breakdown - by source 
4.2.1 Revenue from subscription charges 
4.2.2 Revenue from home shopping channel commissions 
4.2.3 B2C revenue vs. B2B revenue 
4.2.4 Pay TV ARPU 
4.3 Pay TV revenue breakdown - by platform 
4.3.1 Cable TV 
4.3.2 IPTV 
4.3.3 Satellite TV 
4.3.4 Basic channel subscription revenue by platform 
4.3.5 VoD revenues by platform 
4.3.6 Home shopping channel commission revenue by platform 
5. Appendix 
5.1 Revenue breakdown by provider 
5.2 USD to Korean Won(KRW) exchange rate 
 
   
 

Table of Features

 
 
 
Figure 2-01 Pay TV monthly charge paid by household (2016) 
Figure 3-01 Pay TV penetration rate in South Korea (2008-2017Q2) 
Figure 3-02 How MSIT calculates Pay TV subscriber count (calculated based on outlets/STBs) 
Figure 3-03 Pay TV subscription by household (2016) 
Figure 3-04 Pay TV subscription and market share by platform in South Korea (2001-2016) 
Figure 3-05 Pay TV bundled service subscription by provider (2013-2015) ['0,000] 
Figure 3-06 Pay TV subscription and market share by provider (2008-2016) 
Figure 3-07 Pay TV services of KT group (OTV, OTS and Satellite-only) 
Figure 3-08 Pay TV subscribers of KT and Skylife 
Figure 3-09 Cable TV subscriber breakdown: Analog vs. Digital (2008-2016) 
Figure 3-10 Cable TV subscriber breakdown: Analog vs. Digital - by Cable TV provider (2008-2016) 
Figure 3-11 Mobile, Internet and pay TV subscription: Telco vs. Cable (2009-2016) 
Figure 3-12 Pay TV + phone/Internet bundle subscription (2010-2016) 
Figure 3-13 Bundle (pay TV + phone/Internet) subscription by provider (2013-2015) 
Figure 3-14 UHD pay TV subscription (2015-2017) 
Figure 4-01 Total pay TV revenue in South Korea - by platform (2006-2016) 
Figure 4-02 Market share of South Korean pay TV providers in revenue (2006-2016) 
Figure 4-03 Pay TV revenue by provider (2008-2016) 
Figure 4-04 Pay TV market - Money flow (2016) 
Figure 4-05 Pay TV revenue breakdown by source (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-06 Subscription revenue breakdown (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-07 Revenue from home shopping channel commissions (2007-2016) 
Figure 4-08 Pay TV ARPU breakdown by source (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-09 Cable TV revenue breakdown - by source (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-10 Cable TV ARPU breakdown - by source (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-11 IPTV revenue breakdown - by source (2008-2016) 
Figure 4-12 Home shopping channel commission (2014-2016) 
Figure 4-13 IPTV ARPU breakdown - by source (2008-2016) 
Figure 4-14 Satellite TV revenue breakdown - by source (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-15 Basic channel subscription revenue market share - by platform (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-16 Basic channel subscription revenue ARPU - by platform (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-17 Basic channel subscription revenue market share - by provider (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-18 Basic channel subscription revenue ARPU - by provider (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-19 Basic channel subscription revenue, % of total revenue - by provider (2016) 
Figure 4-20 Paid VoD revenue market share - by platform (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-21 VoD revenue ARPU - by platform (2011-2016) 
Figure 4-22 VoD revenue market share - by provider (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-23 VoD ARPU - by provider (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-24 VoD revenue, % of total revenue - by provider (2016) 
Figure 4-25 Market share of home shopping channel commission revenue - by platform (2012-2016) 
Figure 4-26 Market share of home shopping channel commission revenue - by provider (2016) 
Figure 4-27 Home shopping channel commission revenue, % of total revenue - by provider (2016)
   
 

List of Tables 

 
 
 
Table 1-1 Overview of pay TV market in South Korea (2017Q2) 
Table 2-1 Pay TV services by provider in South Korea (2017Q3) 
Table 3-1 Percentage of households that subscribe to more than one pay TV 
Table 3-2 Bundled service (pay TV + phone/Internet) subscribers by platform (2015) 
Table 3-3 Pay TV subscription by bundling type (2015) 
Table 3-4 Pay TV subscription of business customers (2015) 
Table 3-5 UHD TV subscription charge by pay TV provider (as of Nov. 2017) 
Table 4-1 B2C revenue vs. B2B revenue (2014-2016) 
Table 4-2 Home shopping channel commission by platform (2012-2016) 
   
 
 

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