Tag Archive | entertainment

IPTV Gains More Subscribers in China, Japan and South Korea

The increased adoption of IPTV in the Asia-Pacific region has resulted in significant growth of the Global IPTV Market, leading to a projected CAGR of 20.32 percent from 2014 to 2019, says research firm TechNavio. IPTV operators in the APAC region are focused on increasing their customer base and revenue through promotional campaigns and providing services with low installation costs.

via TechNavio

Mobile Game Revenues to Reach $3.04 Billion in the U.S. Market

Mobile Games

U.S. mobile game revenues — including both downloads and in-app purchases — will grow 16.5% this year to reach $3.04 billion, according to eMarketer. By virtue of this growth, mobile games will account for 30.9% of the U.S. mobile content market in 2015, up from 29.3% in 2014.

via eMarketer

The Global Pay-TV Market will Reach $324 Billion by 2019

Global Pay-TV Market

Looking back, last year was a period of great change and disruption for some of the legacy video entertainment market leaders across the globe. As an example, the overall worldwide pay-TV market is expected to have grown by just 5 percent in 2014 — surpassing 924.4 million subscribers.

via Digital Lifescapes

Why the Unbundling of Pay-TV Content in America is Inevitable

U.S. TV viewers have a high interest in access to premium channels online without having a pay-TV subscription to that network through a cable or satellite provider. Fully 64% of survey respondents were interested, with about one-third of that group “very” interested.

via eMarketer

Global Mobile Music Market will Reach $21.3 Billion by 2021

Global Mobile Music Market

The consumption of music on mobile devices is the key trend to watch. It’s a huge market. Strategy Analytics says that the total global mobile music market value will grow from $12.8 billion in 2014 to reach $21.3 billion by 2021. However, there’s been a decline in pay-per-download sales.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Streaming Video Services Gain Market Share in America

As more over-the-top (OTT) video is consumed by Americans in their homes, this trend has created a positive upside for certain types of consumer electronics — in particular, streaming media players. Moreover, low-cost on-demand access to video entertainment has disrupted the legacy pay-TV industry.

via Digital Lifescapes

UK Online Streaming Creates Challenges for Music Industry

The popularity of music streaming services in the UK continues unabated. The British Recorded Music Industry says music listeners in the UK streamed 14.8 billion tracks in 2014 — that’s up by 97.3% on the 7.5 billion streamed in 2013.

via eMarketer


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