Traditional TV & Home Video - France

  • France
  • In France, the revenue in the Traditional TV & Home Video market market is forecasted to reach €7.73bn in 2024.
  • The revenue is anticipated to demonstrate an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2029) of -0.55%, leading to a projected market volume of €7.52bn by 2029.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) is expected to be €150.40.
  • When compared globally, the in the United States is expected to generate the highest revenue (€135.90bn in 2024).
  • By 2029, the number of TV viewers in France is estimated to reach 52.0m users.
  • User penetration in the Traditional TV & Home Video market market is projected to be at 79.2% in 2024.
  • The average revenue per TV user (ARPU) in the Traditional TV & Home Video market market is projected to be €150.40 in 2024.
  • France's Traditional TV & Home Video market is seeing a resurgence in demand for classic French cinema, boosting viewership and cultural appreciation.

Key regions: Asia, United Kingdom, China, Germany, Japan

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Analyst Opinion

The Traditional TV & Home Video market in France has been experiencing significant growth and development in recent years.

Customer preferences:
French consumers have shown a strong preference for traditional TV and home video content. This can be attributed to the country's rich cultural heritage and the desire to preserve and promote French language and culture. French viewers enjoy a wide range of programming, including news, sports, dramas, and documentaries. They also value high-quality production and storytelling, which has contributed to the success of French television shows and films both domestically and internationally.

Trends in the market:
One of the key trends in the Traditional TV & Home Video market in France is the increasing popularity of streaming services. French consumers are embracing subscription-based platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, which offer a vast library of content that can be accessed anytime and anywhere. This trend is driven by the convenience and flexibility of streaming, as well as the ability to discover and explore a wide range of international content. Another trend in the market is the rise of on-demand viewing. French viewers are increasingly using digital platforms to watch their favorite TV shows and movies at their own convenience. This shift in viewing habits has led to a decline in traditional TV viewership, as more people opt for streaming services and on-demand options. However, traditional TV still holds a significant share of the market, especially for live events and news programming.

Local special circumstances:
France has a unique broadcasting landscape, with a strong emphasis on public service television. Public broadcasters such as France Télévisions and Radio France play a crucial role in providing high-quality content that reflects the diversity and cultural heritage of the country. These broadcasters are funded through a combination of television license fees and advertising revenue, which allows them to produce and broadcast a wide range of programming that caters to the interests and preferences of French viewers.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
The growth and development of the Traditional TV & Home Video market in France can be attributed to several underlying macroeconomic factors. The French economy has been relatively stable in recent years, with steady GDP growth and low unemployment rates. This has contributed to consumer confidence and increased spending on entertainment and leisure activities, including television and home video. Additionally, advancements in technology and infrastructure have made it easier for French consumers to access and enjoy TV and home video content, further driving the growth of the market. In conclusion, the Traditional TV & Home Video market in France is experiencing growth and development driven by customer preferences for traditional content, the popularity of streaming services, and the rise of on-demand viewing. The unique broadcasting landscape in France, with a strong emphasis on public service television, also contributes to the market's growth. Underlying macroeconomic factors such as stable economic conditions and technological advancements further support the development of the market.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on Traditional TV & Home Video and OTT (over-the-top) Services. All monetary figures refer to consumer spending on digital goods or subscriptions in the respective segment. This spending factors in discounts, margins, and taxes.

Modeling approach / Segment size:

The segment size is determined through a bottom-up approach. We use annual financial reports of the market-leading companies and industry associations, third-party studies and reports, survey results from our primary research (e.g., Consumer Insights), as well as performance factors (e.g., user penetration, price per product, usage) to analyze the markets. To estimate the segment size for each country individually, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific industry associations, such as GDP, number of internet users, and internet consumption.


We apply a variety of forecasting techniques, depending on the behavior of the relevant segment. For instance, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing are well suited for forecasting digital products and services due to the non-linear growth of technology adoption.

Additional notes:

The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level. The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level. The market is updated twice a year. In some cases, the data is updated on an ad hoc basis (e.g., when new, relevant data has been released or significant changes within the market have an impact on the projected development). Consumer Insights data is reweighted for representativeness.

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