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The consumption of digital media is now a conventional, commonplace activity, ingrained into the fabric of everyday life. And thanks to the growth of broadband, consumers find it easier than ever to watch a streaming movie, interface with a mobile app or interact on social media. But as market players, customer offerings and infrastructure investments for digital media continue to expand both regionally and globally, unsettling new models promise to shake up things even more.

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  • David Scott | March 09, 2018
    IHS Markit has updated its Australian pay TV data in light of the latest guidance on the performance of market leader Foxtel provided by major shareholder News Corp Australia. Pay TV providers continue to show resilience but growth has plateaued, a sentiment echoed in the Q4 2017 filings by News Corp, which indicate a downward revision in its future outlook for the business. As such, IHS Markit has adjusted its forecasts on the Australian pay TV market accordingly, which now illustrate contrasting fortunes for the two main players – Foxtel’s subscriber base is going down, while Fetch TV’s is on the up.
  • Max Signorelli | March 07, 2018
    Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has launched Sky Show, a new subscription video service in Switzerland. The service offers Sky’s extensive library of TV and movies, including first run TV titles such as Game of Thrones, as well Sky’s original productions.
  • Martyn Hannant | March 02, 2018
    Danish telecommunications provider TDC Group has scrapped its plan to acquire the Nordic broadcasting assets of Sweden’s Modern Times Group, after accepting a takeover proposal from Macquarie and a group of Danish pension funds last month.
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Holistic, global view of the rapidly evolving advertising and marketing terrain. The only product of global scope and reach to cover in detail established media including cinema, magazines, newspapers, radio and television; as well as the emerging, digital-driven landscape of mobile and online platforms.
Broadband Media Intelligence provides detailed, constantly updated company and market information on the broadband access and online entertainment industries of 50 markets worldwide.
IHS Markit Connected Consumers & Devices Intelligence Service – Premium combines key addressable market information with in-depth consumer survey data and analysis to provide unparalleled coverage of connected devices and media consumption.
This Service (formerly called "Broadband Technology Intelligence Service") provides time-critical information on the technical aspects of the connected home, ranging from broadband access to online video distribution and domestic hardware.
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Premium service available to IHS Markit Technology clients subscribing to all TV Intelligence, Video Intelligence and Broadband Media Intelligence Services. Includes key metrics for 14 distribution channels across 38 individual countries and 8 regional totals, offering the most complete picture available of the paid-for home entertainment market.


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  • Icon Tim Westcott | March 06, 2018
    The Media & Technology Digest provides a monthly analysis of the key trends and innovations shaping the global technology landscape. Written by our senior analysts the digest includes a detailed focus on key industry hot topics, analysis of all major industry and product announcements with in-depth examinations of significant industry trends.
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  • Max Signorelli | January 12, 2018
    In select markets, Amazon's Prime package offers customers much more than premium retail delivery and Prime Video has recently taken on a leading role in service uptake to help draw consumers into the fully fledged Amazon Video ecosystem.
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  • Martyn Hannant, Maria Rua Aguete | December 01, 2017
    The European Broadband Cable Yearbook, produced in association with trade body Cable Europe, is widely recognised as the definitive guide to the European Cable Industry. Published continuously for over a decade, this annual report contains detailed data on the size and value of the cable industry in all European Union countries as well as other European Economic Area markets. With company-level information and market wide analysis it shows trends in cable uptake, digital progression, revenue and ARPU, broadband cable and cable telephony. Also includes a written summary of the cable industry developments within each country over the last year.
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  • Julian Watson | September 09, 2016
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Canada fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Daniel Simmons, Merrick Kingston | October 16, 2015
    This presentation provides a clear overview of the major trends and dynamics across the Set-Top Box and OTT/Multiscreen landscape, it examines the rationale behind the emergence of new business models, vendor consolidation and technological developments such as UHD.
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  • Jack Kent | September 25, 2015
    In this presentation given at the Service Delivery Innovation Summit in September 2015, IHS Senior Principal Analyst Jack Kent analyses: the current state of the mobile content and services business; trends in mobile funding and M&A activity; how operators are investing to drive revenues in new verticals; and content partnership strategies.
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  • Icon Executive Director – Research and Analysis, IHS Markit
    Mr. Dan Cryan is the executive director of Research and Analysis at IHS Markit and a thought leader in digital media coverage.
  • Icon Director, Tablets and PCs
    Rhoda Alexander has been covering the displays industry for more than 20 years. She is widely regarded as being the leading, independent analyst for desktop and specialty monitors, and her clients include virtually every major company in the monitor value chain.

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