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Video Entertainment Industry Disruption is Unstoppable

Video Entertainment Industry Disruption is Unstoppable

In markets such as North America and Europe, traditional pay-TV operators have jumped into the OTT market to improve subscriber churn by providing less costly video service. Can they compete with the innovative OTT providers? Is this already a lost cause?

via Digital Lifescapes

American Pay-TV and Internet Market Recap for 2015

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It’s interesting to look back over the last few years of ups and downs within the American video entertainment and associated broadband internet access markets. The ongoing market transitions have created a volatile environment, where service providers react to the constantly shifting customer demand.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How the American Pay-TV Market Transformation is Still Evolving

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According to the latest market study by LRG, the thirteen largest pay-TV service providers in the U.S. market — representing 95 percent of the total market — lost about 190,000 net video subscribers during the third quarter 2015 (3Q 2015), that’s compared to a loss of about 155,000 subscribers in 3Q 2014.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Cable TV Infrastructure Market Declines in North America

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Cable broadband equipment spending declines in 1Q15 and continued into the second quarter, with global revenue dipping 2% quarter-over-quarter, according to IHS. In North American, DOCSIS channel shipments were down 25 percent sequentially in 2Q15 after increasing 13 percent in 1Q15.

Source: IHS

Predictable Ongoing Status-Quo for U.S. Broadband Internet

U.S. Broadband Internet Market

If you look back over the past decade, while the Global Networked Economy has evolved as the leading nations in the Asia-Pacific region continue to expand their infrastructure capabilities, the market for broadband Internet access in America has been remarkably stable.

via Digital Lifescapes

More Pricing Competition in the Pay-TV Set-Top Box Market

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The global set-top box (STB) market — including IP/cable/satellite/DTT STBs, OTT media servers, and HDMI dongles — totaled $4.2 billion in 1Q15, slipping 3 percent from 4Q14.  IHS expects the number of HDMI dongles sold worldwide to top 27 million by 2019. Meanwhile, cable TV STB sales fell 2 percent worldwide in 1Q15, to $1.5 billion.

via IHS

Growing Burden of Multi-Screen Pay-TV Tech Support Costs

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Pay-TV operators in Europe and the U.S. spend $10 billion annually to provide phone support and in-home repair services. The lion’s share of these multi-screen pay-TV support costs are spent fixing problems operators didn’t even create.

via nScreenMedia