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Connected TV Advertising Gains Momentum in U.S. Market

Connected TV Advertising Gains Momentum in U.S.

U.S. advertisers will spend almost $7 billion this year on connected TV ads. Connected TV is growing rapidly as advertisers look to target audiences watching long-form, premium digital content on their living room screens.

via eMarketer

U.S. Pay-TV Provider Video Subscribers Decline

U.S. Pay-TV Provider Video Subscribers Decline

The largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. — representing about 93% of the market — lost about 1,530,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2019, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 420,000 subscribers in 2Q 2018. The future outlook is equally gloomy.

via Leichtman Research Group

State of the Music Publishing Nation

State of the Music Publishing Nation

Now that streaming is settling into its role as the de-facto mode of consumption (contributing to 50% of music industry revenues last year), the acceleration of publishing growth is becoming more apparent, with increased growth rates for the past three years.

via Midia Research

eSports: An Alternative Future for Televised Sports

eSports: An Alternative Future for Televised Sports

“The days of overpriced suspect hotdogs and rioting stadiums are far from over. Sports, despite their inability to retain cord-cutting TV viewers, remain an immovable part of the attention economy.”

via MIDiA Research

U.S. Video Entertainment Market Disruption Update

U.S. Video Entertainment Market Disruption Update

U.S. pay-TV ‘cord cutting’ in 2018 increased by 25% from 2017, due to the overall growth of SVOD internet streaming services. Satellite pay-TV providers suffered the largest loss of subscribers, followed by cable and telco service providers.

via MIDiA Research

Global Streaming Music Market Reaches Saturation

Global Streaming Music Market Reaches Saturation

From 2018 onwards, streaming music growth will lessen each year, falling from 29% in 2018 to 7% in 2026. The slowdown in revenue growth reflects the maturation of developed streaming markets such as the US, UK, Sweden, Netherlands and Australia.

via Media Research

Digital Games Revenue will Reach $200 Billion

Digital Games Revenue will Reach $200 Billion

Digi-Capital forecasts that games industry software and hardware combined revenue could drive well over $200 billion by 2023, and tracked a record $5.7 billion investment in games companies in 2018.

via Digi Capital