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SVOD Revenue is Forecast to Reach $34.6 Billion by 2021

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Revenues from subscription video on demand (SVOD) services, such as Netflix and Amazon, are set to more than double from $14.6 billion this year, to $34.6 billion in 2021. Netflix will now grow it’s U.S. subscriber base to be similar in size with leading traditional pay-TV service providers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Connected TVs are in 65 Percent of American Households

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According to the findings from a recent study, Connected TV devices are now in nearly two-thirds of all television households within the U.S. market. There are already more connected TV devices in U.S. households than there are pay-TV set-top boxes.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Western Europe OTT Video will Reach $14.64 Billion in 2021

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Online video entertainment has disrupted most legacy media companies that refused to acknowledge the market opportunities beyond traditional pay-TV services. This shift has become a global phenomenon. The impact and implications are far-reaching.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Video Games M&A in 1H 2016 is Up by 1,000 Percent

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Games M&A reached a record $18.6 billion in the first half of the year, in a clear sign of late stage market consolidation. After last year’s games market saw deals drop by 81%, the first half of 2016 is up by nearly 1,000% when compared to the rate of deals in 2015.

Source: Digi-Capital

China Gaming Industry Huge Growth Opportunity in 2016

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Gaming sales revenues in China reached $21 billion in 2015, that’s up by 22.1% year-on-year. During the year, the number of gaming users in the country stood at 537 million person-times, with a per capita value of contribution of US$39.

Source: IDC

Exploring Business Models for OTT Video Entertainment

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Smartphone and PC viewers prefer short-form content the most, at 66 and 55 percent, respectively. Tablets viewers spend little time with mid-form video, instead viewing is evenly split between long-form (43 percent) and short-form content (44 percent). Connected TV viewers watch long-form content 92 percent of the time with AVOD services.

Source: Ooyala

Pay-TV Providers Seek Growth with New 4K Video Offerings

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ABI Research forecasts the 4K set-top box market will quadruple in size from less than two million units in 2015 to more than 7 million in 2016, and then grow by 46 percent annually through 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

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