The ranking of top mobile apps is dominated by app constellations of some of the largest digital media brands — specifically, Facebook, Google, Apple, Yahoo, Amazon and eBay. These six brands account for 9 of the top 10 most used apps, 16 of the top 25, and 24 of the top 50.
The total over-the-top (OTT) video market in Europe was up 51 percent YOY, reaching $3.2 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow an additional 43 percent this year, surpassing $4.5 billion in revenues. Lead by Netflix, the SVOD market experienced strong growth during 2013, up 133 percent, and it is estimated to see the largest growth across all business models, nearly doubling by year-end 2014.
American smartphone users are actually laggards in the morning, and relatively casual about checking their phones at night, compared with users in several other developed internet markets. People in the UK, France, Germany and Singapore were much faster about their morning check-ins, and were also more likely to check last thing at night.
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 75% of business will be digital businesses or preparing to become one. However, a survey showed that only 22% of respondents defined themselves as already being a digital business.
But 41% of survey respondents see themselves as a digital ‘marketing’ business.
via Content Loop
Mobile apps grab over half of U.S. internet users’ time spent with digital media, and app retention and engagement are up. Based on July 2014 research by Localytics, push notifications may be helping to drive higher software app interaction and lower abandonment rates.
The global online video platform (OVP) market is set to double by 2019 as video rapidly becomes a critical means of stakeholder communication and collaboration for enterprises globally. A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds that the market earned a revenue of $369.4 million in 2013 and is estimated to reach $800.2 million by 2019.
via Frost & Sullivan
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