OTT Market Research Report鈥擥lobal Forecast till 2032

OTT Market Research Report Information By Type (Game Streaming, Audio Streaming, Video Streaming, and Communication), By Streaming Devices (Smartphones and Tablets, Desktops and Laptops, and IPTV and Consoles), By Monetization Model (Subscription-Based, Advertising-based, and Transaction-Based), by Service verticals (Media and Entertainment, Education and Learning, Gaming, and Service Utilities) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) 鈥揗arket Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/ICT/10003-HCR | 128 Pages | Author: Ankit Gupta | May 2023         

Global OTT Market Overview


OTT Market Size was valued at USD 45.8 billion in 2022. 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). A growing number of consumers, limited genre options, internet penetration, increased device availability, and overall cost reductions are the key market drivers aiding the market growth.
OTT Market Overview
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


OTT Market Trends



  • Growing obese population is driving the market growth


Over-the-top (OTT) media services are internet-based media services distributed directly to viewers. Its global expansion has paralleled the rise of quicker internet speeds and the demand for a wider variety of media products, from sports to movies and entertainment. In many nations, especially in the West, OTT has supplanted traditional TV broadcasters as the primary source of screen-based entertainment. These services have supplanted scheduled broadcasts with programming available on demand. Over-the-top service refers to delivering movies and television programs to digital users without a cable or satellite TV subscription. Typically, OTT content is directly downloaded and viewed on demand. This content is transmitted directly over the Internet to connected devices such as PCs, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles. Over-the-top services are in their infancy and are widely recognized as a trending technology around the globe. The over-the-top market is anticipated to undergo innovative and sophisticated transformations, allowing buyers to access everything they require in a single location, thus boosting the market CAGR.


Demand for applications such as Google Hangouts, FaceTime by Apple, WhatsApp, and other social media platforms that provide user-friendly interfaces and innovative and appealing voice & video messaging services to viewers has increased over the past few years. These products have firmly established their market presence with their high-quality offerings and pervasive consumer acceptance. The inability to provide high-speed Internet is one of the factors inhibiting the market's growth in terms of sales value. To view content on OTT platforms, high-speed Internet is required. Due to the low penetration of the Internet in developing economies such as Africa and the Middle East, this is frequently impossible in outlying regions of developing nations. In addition, the rising demand for smart televisions is anticipated to present enormous opportunities for the market's development in terms of revenue. The increasing internet penetration, smart TV, smartphone, 5G infrastructure, original media content, and other factors are anticipated to provide lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the coming years. In addition, the increasing adoption of web-based applications will likely drive market expansion. In addition, rising demand for online streaming content, such as live news, movies, sports, and others, is anticipated to drive market expansion during the forecast period. Thus, such factors are driving the OTT market revenue.


OTT Market Segment Insights:


OTT Type Insights


Based on type, the OTT Market segmentation includes game streaming, audio streaming, video streaming, and communication. The game streaming segment dominated the market, accounting for 40%-45% of market revenue. Companies involved in online gaming must reach out to many global customers while avoiding the prevalence of restrictions throughout the gaming experience. These businesses strive to provide a fast and secure online gaming experience, a rich media experience, and user tracking for various gaming applications.


Figure 1: OTT Market by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD billion)
OTT Market by Type, 2022 & 2032
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


OTT Streaming Devices Insights


Based on streaming devices, the OTT Market segmentation includes smartphones and tablets, desktops and laptops, and IPTV and Consoles. The segment of smartphones and tablets is anticipated to dominate the market due to the expansion of 5G capabilities and the introduction of new smartphones. Similarly, the increasing use of smartphones and tablets to access online content is expected to contribute to the expansion of this segment.


OTT Monetization Model Insights


Based on monetization model, the OTT Market segmentation includes subscription-based, advertising-based, and transaction-Based. The subscription-based segment dominated the market in 2022. Innovative pricing, aggregation, and the accessibility of original premium content to users in the country have boosted the adoption of subscription services provided by OTT platforms.


OTT Service Verticals Insights


Based on service verticals, the OTT Market segmentation includes media and entertainment, education and learning, gaming, and service utilities. The media and entertainment category generated the most income. A growing number of consumers are carrying digital televisions in their pockets, creating an exciting opportunity for media buyers seeking to capitalize on shifting consumer trends.


OTT Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American OTT market area will dominate this market in 2022. The ever-increasing substantial funds and investments in the content creation sector are continuously driving market expansion.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: OTT MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)
OTT MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Europe OTT market accounted for the second-largest market share in 2022. Over-the-top (OTT) sports content is becoming increasingly attractive. Numerous companies are entering the OTT market, as evidenced by rising investments in content acquisition across this domain. Further, the German OTT market held the largest market share, and the UK OTT market was the fastest-growing market in the European region


The Asia-Pacific OTT Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The mature utility and broadcaster industries will most likely drive market development. Due to the accelerated cannibalization of the pay-TV market, China will likely dominate the region. Asian nations such as India are prepared to witness the meteoric rise of platforms, which is anticipated to provide tremendous market expansion potential for the region. Moreover, China’s OTT market held the largest market share, and the Indian OTT market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


OTT Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are joining the streaming TV bandwagon, and the market is becoming more competitive, thereby increasing the competition for high-quality content that maintains viewers engaged. Market participants also undertake various strategic activities to expand their global footprint with important market developments. The OTT industry must offer cost-effective services to expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market.


Major players in the OTT market, including Netflix, Inc., Amazon.com Inc. (Prime Video), The Walt Disney Company (Hulu), Tencent Holdings Ltd, Roku Inc., Google LLC (YouTube), DAZN Group Limited, NBC Universal (Hayu), and PCCW Media Group (Viu).


Netflix Inc provides leisure services. The company provides original series, documentaries, and feature-length films through an internet subscription on TV, computer, and mobile devices. In addition, it offers a variety of recreational activities, video games, and other forms of entertainment. Netflix maintains a separate library of films that can be streamed instantly on subscribers' televisions, mobile devices, and computers. It acquires, produces, and licenses content, including original programming. The company markets and promotes its service through various marketing partners, including distributors of multichannel video programming, streaming entertainment providers, mobile operators, consumer electronics manufacturers, and internet service providers. It has a presence in EMEA, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. Netflix's headquarters are located in Los Gatos, California.


The Walt Disney Company is a media and entertainment company. It produces and acquires television programs as well as live-action and animated films. The company owns and operates theme parks, resorts, and television networks and channels; develops and publishes books, comics, and magazines; distributes Disney-themed products; and provides an English language curriculum for Chinese children. Disney operates cable networks under the ABC brand and cable channels under the FX, Freeform, Disney, ESPN, and National Geographic brands. It owns and operates retail locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Disney's headquarters are located in Burbank, California.


Key Companies in the OTT market include



  • Netflix, Inc. (Prime Video)

  • The Walt Disney Company (Hulu)

  • Tencent Holdings Ltd

  • Roku Inc.

  • Google LLC (YouTube)

  • DAZN Group Limited

  • NBC Universal (Hayu)

  • PCCW Media Group (Viu)


OTT Industry Developments


May 2022: Amazon, Inc. launches miniTV, a free video streaming application geared toward mass-customer acquisition, with various services, including e-commerce, food delivery, payment, etc.


September 2022: n Kenya, Netflix launches a new free Android mobile plan that permits users to view a limited selection of its catalog, including full seasons of certain shows. Users can sign up for the Netflix mobile plan for Android without providing financial information.


March 2020: AT&T TV launched its over-the-top (OTT) service in March 2020 with features such as an on-demand library, live channels, and 500 hours of cloud storage, among others, to expand its international reach.


OTT Market Segmentation


OTT Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Game Streaming

  • Audio Streaming

  • Video Streaming

  • Communication


OTT Streaming Devices Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Smartphones and Tablets

  • Desktops and Laptops

  • IPTV and Consoles


OTT Monetization Model Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Subscription-Based

  • Advertising-based

  • Transaction-Based


OTT Service Verticals Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Media and Entertainment

  • Education and Learning

  • Gaming

  • Service Utilities


OTT Regional Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America





Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 45.8 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 53.03 billion
Market Size 2032 USD 171.49 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 15.80% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Streaming Devices, Monetization Model, Service Verticals, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Netflix, Inc., Amazon.com Inc. (Prime Video), The Walt Disney Company (Hulu), Tencent Holdings Ltd, Roku Inc., Google LLC (YouTube), DAZN Group Limited, NBC Universal (Hayu), and PCCW Media Group (Viu)
Key Market Opportunities 路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Growing companies
Key Market Dynamics 路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Increase consumers using OTT platforms 路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Rising number of gamers


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The OTT Market size was valued at USD 45.8 billion in 2022.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15.80% during 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share in the global market

The key players in the market are Netflix, Inc., Amazon.com Inc. (Prime Video), The Walt Disney Company (Hulu), Tencent Holdings Ltd, Roku Inc., Google LLC (YouTube), DAZN Group Limited, NBC Universal (Hayu), and PCCW Media Group (Viu).

The game streaming category dominated the market in 2022.

Smartphones and tablets had the largest share in the global market.

Key Questions Answered

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