Sports Streaming Industry Statistics

The sports streaming industry is experiencing rapid growth with an increasing number of viewers shifting towards online platforms for live sports content.

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"The global sports streaming market size is projected to reach USD 22.65 billion by 2026."

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"The sports streaming market is set to grow at the CAGR of 22.2% during the forecast period 2021-2026."

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"In 2020, sports streaming services grew by approximately 49%."

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"The average consumer is willing to pay up to $16 per month for unlimited sport streaming."

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"More than 40% of sports viewers would pay more for an in-person experience than for streaming."

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"The EMEA region is expected to make up nearly 30% of the total sports streaming market by 2025."

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"The NFL's Thursday Night Football streamed through Twitch averages 372,000 unique viewers per minute."

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"26% of streaming sports viewers are modifying their traditional pay-TV services (cord-cutting) in favour of digital offerings."

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"In 2019, the APAC region accounted for more than 33% of the sports streaming market share."

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"As of 2020, the sports live-streaming services market is moderately fragmented with several market players occupying approximately 59% market share."

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"Disney's ESPN+ crossed the 10 million subscriber mark in 2020."

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"About 67% of people who stream sports on a regular basis are males."

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"According to a report, the number of people using sports streaming services is likely to hit 728 million by 2023, up from 310 million in 2018."

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"The majority of sports fans (60%) would pay more for online streaming if it meant no ads."

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