OTT Market Study Report Based on Size, Shares, Opportunities, Industry Trends and Forecast to 2032

  • OTT Market: An Overview

    OTT stands for over-the-top and refers to film and TV content provided via the internet directly to viewers, bypassing cable, broadcast and satellite platforms. Major OTT services include popular platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+ Hotstar and Apple TV+.

    The OTT market is projected to grow from USD 53.03 billion in 2023 to USD 171.49 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.80% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032)

    Key Segments of the OTT Market

    The OTT market can be segmented on the basis of content type, business model, device type and region:

    Content Type

    Video accounts for the largest share. Driven by demand for original movies and shows from streaming platforms.
    Music streaming is the second largest segment led by apps like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music.
    Gaming, e-books and audio books make up the remaining share of the OTT market.
    Business Model

    Subscription led OTT held over three-fourth of the total market revenue share in 2021. Netflix and Amazon Prime exemplify this model.
    Transactional VOD services like Google Play Movies gain share through single purchases or rentals.
    Advertising based OTT like YouTube, Pluto TV etc also hold significant share, supported by ad revenues.
    Device Type

    Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets accounted for over 50% of OTT consumption. Enable convenient on-the-go viewing.
    Connected TVs through gaming consoles, streaming devices and smart TVs held close to 40% share in 2021. Provide enhanced viewing experience.
    PCs/laptops make up the remaining share in the OTT device market.

    North America was the leading regional market with over 40% share in 2021, driven by widespread adoption in the U.S. and Canada.
    Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit the fastest growth at a CAGR of 14% through 2030, owing to India, China, Japan.
    Europe is the second largest regional market for OTT platforms given high internet penetration.
    Major Companies Offering OTT Services

    Leading OTT platforms include:

    Netflix: The dominant OTT provider globally with over 220 million paid subscribers. Offers acclaimed original programming and movies.
    Amazon Prime Video: Leverages Amazon's ecosystem to drive sign-ups to its streaming service. Invests heavily in local content.
    Disney+ Hotstar: Major player in India with access to Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and other media content.
    Apple TV+: Rapidly growing with premium original shows and integration across Apple devices.
    Hulu: Leading entertainment OTT in U.S. with over 40 million subscribers. Owned by Disney.
    Key Drivers for the OTT Market

    Increasing adoption of smartphones and high-speed broadband connectivity globally.
    Cord-cutting phenomenon as viewers shift from expensive pay TV services to OTT.
    Demand for on-demand and binge-worthy video content at lower costs.
    Investments by OTT players in original, localized and hyper-personalized content.
    Entry of media giants like Disney, Apple and WarnerMedia providing strong content libraries.
    Transition to cloud delivery, 5G networks and smart TVs improving streaming quality and access.
    Fame of social media influencers enticing youth audiences to new OTT platforms.
    Regional Insights

    North America leads the OTT space with U.S. accounting for over 40% of global revenues. High SVOD penetration and early adoption of services. Europe follows next where UK, Germany, France and Nordics are key markets. Asia Pacific offers huge potential fueled by young demographics, smartphone use and low broadband costs. Latin America is an emerging market where OTT is rising in Brazil and Mexico.

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    Recent Developments

    Launch of ad-supported tiers by players like Netflix, Disney+ to expand addressable market.
    Merger of Warner Bros. Discovery to combine HBO Max and Discovery+ services.
    Regional OTT providers like Hooq, Viu gaining share through localization in Asia and Africa.
    Internet giants like Meta, Google, Amazon expanding OTT video services globally.
    New technologies like VR, 4K UHD and HDR enhancing user experience on OTT platforms.
    The outlook for the OTT/streaming market remains upbeat, underpinned by the global rise of high-speed internet connectivity and on-demand entertainment. Key players are investing billions to tap growth opportunities worldwide.

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