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The Global Pay-TV Market will Reach $313 Billion in 2020

Global Pay-TV Market

Traditional forms of video entertainment are already saturated in most of the developed nations around the globe. Meanwhile, some of the more promising emerging markets are growing at a more gradual rate than was anticipated, due to current economic pressures.

via Digital Lifescapes

More American Homes Using Subscription VOD Services

As the U.S. economy perseveres from recession to potential resurgence, consumers continue to power a growth in subscription-based video on-demand (SVOD) services — such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. According to Nielsen, 41% of U.S. homes had access to an SVOD service in fourth-quarter 2014.

via Nielsen

Mobile Video will Account for 20% of Total Viewing by 2025

By 2025, mobile video will account for more than 20% of total video viewing minutes among U.S. consumers (including legacy TV). Television is also transforming from a social medium to an individual medium — defined by solitary viewers watching programs on smaller, more personal devices.

via TDG Research

28.3 Million Subscription Video Users in China by 2016

The uptake of subscription video on demand (SVoD) services in China will rise to 28.3 million users and generate over $1.2 billion in 2016, accounting for 6 percent of overall pay-TV revenue. This development goes hand in hand with FTTH/B connections nearly doubling from 66 million in 2014 to 117 million in 2016.

via Pyramid Research

American Pay-TV Subscriptions Reflect Market Saturation

The ten leading pay-TV operators in the United States collectively lost 20,600 subscribers in the last quarter of 2014. Cable TV operators collectively lost over 800,000 digital television subscribers in all of 2014. While overall television subscriber numbers in America remain flat.

via informitv

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

Transmedia: Video Storytelling is Still Missing Real Innovation

Welcome to the Future of Storytelling | Re/code

As consumers have shifted their viewing to interactive devices, creators are free of many of the limitations of broadcast television, but few have taken advantage of this fact. Why not embrace interactivity and innovate on formats that television simply cannot accommodate?

via Re/code

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