Ted Hall

Ted Hall

Ted is a Research Director for IHS Technology’s Television team. He is responsible for tracking and analyzing key new trends affecting the TV industry, assessing the impact these will have on pay-TV operators, broadcasters, content owners and other important players from across the value chain.

Ted joined IHS in 2015. He has been analysing the TV industry since 2006, contributing to research – including reports, case studies, trackers and datasets – on a wide range of areas. Topics frequently covered include multiscreen/OTT video, pay-TV platform evolution, multiplay, content strategies and second screen, analysed from a cable, DTH and telecoms-operator perspective. Ted is a regular speaker at industry events, having presented on topics including content strategies for cable providers, OTT for TV operators and social TV.

Ted graduated from the University of Reading with a first class honours degree in English Literature in 2005.

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Esports Video & the Future of TV - May 2017

The esports-video boom continues – total hours viewed exceeded 6 billion in 2016, according to IHS Markit data, up 19% on 2015. Esports advertising globally was worth $280 million in 2016 and, by 2021, is expected to become a $1 billion advertising industry.

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Sky seeks UK growth with full online TV offering, amid carriage dispute with Discovery

Pan-European pay TV operator Sky delivered a characteristically impressive set of results for the first six months of its financial year – but with some notable caveats. Despite adding 500,000 customers across Europe and increasing revenue for the period by £692 million to £6.41 billion, the rise in Premier League TV rights costs in the UK lowered operating profits, by 9% across the group and 18% in the UK and Ireland.

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Media & Advertising Mobile & Telecom
Virgin Media revamps TV service around V6 box, as Liberty Global commences wider hardware rollout

UK cable operator Virgin Media has unveiled its new advanced TV platform, centred around the V6 set-top box and supported by several multiscreen apps, a new tablet device and an electronic sell-through (EST) service, Virgin Media Store.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Media & Advertising
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