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Smart TVs Top List for OTT Video Streaming Devices

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Why are traditional pay-TV services being disrupted by alternative lower-cost video entertainment services? Perhaps it’s due to the apparent ease-of-use in searching for something to watch.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

International TV Trends: Rising Adoption of SVOD Content

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More than 8,500 new TV and SVOD program concepts were launched in 2015 in the 44 countries. More than half of these new programs are original and local creations. Series spearhead the new programming figures (40% ) followed by factual programs – magazines, documentaries (37%), and entertainment programs (23%).

Source: Eurodata TV Worldwide

More U.S. Cable TV Subscriber Losses Forecast for 2016

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A growing percentage of American households are cutting the cable TV cord. In 2015, 4.9 million U.S. households will unsubscribe from traditional pay-TV services, a jump of 10.9% over last year. And, cord-cutting households will jump another 12.5% in 2016.

Source: eMarketer

More Upside Growth for U.S. OTT Video Streaming Market

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The American video entertainment realm has continued to evolve during 2015. Market development in the traditional pay-TV sector has been particularly difficult. However, there are still some significant upside opportunities in video streaming.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Smart TVs and Blu-Ray Players Enable more OTT Video Usage

 

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Global Connected TV Device shipments for Q3 2015 reached 52.7 million units — that’s an increase of 18% from 44.5 million in Q3 2014. The overall installed base of these devices has now surpassed 660 million units, with Smart TVs accounting for 47% of the total.

Source: Strategy Analytics

Outlook for the European Digital Pay-TV Market in 2015

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Digital video subscriber growth in Europe continues to outpace the overall TV market (including analog), with a 4.8% growth rate over the past 12 months — that’s compared to 3.4% for total tracked subscribers. Digital subscriber levels now exceed 102 million in Europe.

Source: Strategy Analytics

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

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