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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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  • Max Signorelli | August 18, 2017
    Sky Sport has launched as an online-only service in Switzerland. Offering live matches from the German Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League as well as tennis, ice hockey, handball and more, Sky Sport is available without a long-term contract, with a monthly subscription of SFr 19.00 ($19.75). Yesterday's launch coincides with the start of the new Bundesliga season.
  • Max Signorelli | August 17, 2017
    Middle East and North African pay TV provider OSN has launched a new online video service WAVO. WAVO offers access to TV, movie and sport content on a subscription basis without need of a fixed, long-term contract.
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  • Max Signorelli, Jonathan Broughton | August 15, 2017
    Amazon will close its DVD and Blu-Ray by mail service LoveFilm in the UK and Germany - its last remaining regions on 31st October this year. The termination comes 15 years after LoveFilm's original founding in 2002 as ‘DVDsOnTap’ and 6 years after Amazon’s acquisition of the brand in 2011.
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Helping customers make critical decisions to ensure success in today’s rapidly changing advertising and marketing landscape.
Broadband Media Intelligence provides detailed, constantly updated company and market information on the broadband access and online entertainment industries of 50 markets worldwide.
This Service (formerly called "Broadband Technology Intelligence Service") provides comprehensive time-critical information about the technical aspects of the connected home ranging from broadband access, to online video distribution and domestic hardware.
The Home Entertainment Key Performance Indicators (KPI) is a premium service available to IHS clients who subscribe to all TV Intelligence, Video Intelligence and Broadband Media Intelligence services. The KPI measure key metrics for 14 distribution channels across 38 individual countries and eight regional totals, offering clients the most complete picture of paid-for home entertainment market performance available.

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With a focus on the economics of mobile content and services, Mobile Media Intelligence, provides must have analysis of the business models that are transforming the digital world, including apps, app stores, messaging, games, music and video. This includes the value-added service strategies of operators and smartphone makers, plus over-the-top start-ups and established media companies. The service offers both global trends and market data for 48 countries.


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  • Jun Wen Woo | August 22, 2017
    iflix secured USD 133 million funding on August 7, 2017, led by Hearst, the US-based mass media and business information conglomerate, Singapore based financial institution EDBI and clients of DBS private bank. Existing shareholders Evolution Media, Sky, Catcha Group, Liberty Global, Jungle Ventures and PLDT also increased their investments.
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  • Icon Tim Westcott | August 04, 2017
    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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  • Fateha Begum, Rob Moyser | July 24, 2017
    Analysis of changes in television viewing behaviour across broadcast and digital platforms across the big five European markets. In this report, IHS Markit analysts examine key trends across linear, PVR-timeshifted, pay-TV VoD and online video viewing.
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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, Raphaela Lynn | 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 Senior Director, Broadband Media
    Dan oversees the strategic development of the company's global output on the business and economics of broadband, the digital distribution of ebooks, movies, music, TV and user-generated content, and the relationship between content and consumer technology.
  • 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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