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Consumer Tech Spending will Reach $3.4 Trillion in 2020

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While total consumer digital spending is going up, the nature of the spend is changing. For example, just as consumers shift spending towards digital content, consumers worldwide are moving digital spending towards online media and away from entertainment devices.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

The Best Movies You Didn’t See in 2016

In terms of box office gross, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most profitable years in movie history. As of Dec. 11, the cumulative box office gross for the year has surpassed $10 billion, outpacing 2015 by 3.9 percent.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Headsets Growing at 108.3%

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According to IDC, Worldwide AR and VR headset shipments will see a compound annual growth rate of 108.3% over 2015 – 2020 forecast period, reaching 76.0 million units by 2020. VR devices will lead in terms of volume.

Source: IDC

Subscription Video on Demand Trends in North America

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According to a recent study, North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers — that’s for movie and TV services only; excluding sports — by end-2016, which is up by 19 million when compared with 2015. Moreover, the SVOD total is forecast to climb to 138 million by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Pay-TV High Cost Continues to Drive Shrinking Demand

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The traditional pay-TV industry is anxious to appeal to young consumers, who subscribe at much lower rates than other age groups. This market segment includes both cord-cutters, who have dropped pay-TV, and cord-nevers, who have never subscribed (and likely never will, given the current cost of pay-TV services).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

LatAm Pay-TV Subscribers to Reach 83.56 Million in 2021

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Twenty-five pay-TV operators will generate 88 percent of the Latin American subscribers by end-2016 – again this share will be maintained until the end of the forecast period. The regional pay-TV subscriber total will climb from 72.02 million by end-2016 to 83.56 million by 2021.

Source: Digital TV Research

Asia-Pacific Subscription TV Revenue will Reach $31 Billion

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Pay-TV subscriptions for the top 65 operators across 17 countries covered in the Asia-Pacific Pay-TV Operator Forecasts report will increase by nearly 100 million from a collective 438 million in 2015 to 536 million by 2021, according to the latest study by Digital TV Research.

Source: Digital TV Research