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Today’s television is more than just an end market that touches billions of lives. It’s a dynamic, global industry with far-reaching impact and influence. Is it any wonder that massive amounts of revenue are at stake worldwide in the generation, programming and distribution of televised material?

Gain deep insight into this complex, vital global space with our careful analysis of business trends, coupled with accurate data gleaned from the entire television value chain—everything from content development to production to delivery, via the free and pay-TV channels.

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  • Ted Hall | March 12, 2018
    Ted Hall delivered a keynote presentation at Cable Congress 2018, which took place in Dublin on 6-7 March.
  • 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.
  • Tim Westcott | March 07, 2018
    Discovery Communications has completed its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, creating a new factual channel programmer with worldwide reach and combined 2017 revenues of $9.8 billion. The two US-based groups made their merger agreement public in July 2017.


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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.
Providing the complete picture of the global channel and programming content industry with detailed market sizing metrics including revenues for TV channels and online services at worldwide and country levels, segmented by advertising revenues, public funding, carriage fees and direct-to-consumer subscriptions.
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.
"Must have" analysis of the major consumer technology platforms and ecosystems and how they are transforming the digital world.
Full analysis of emerging markets and the fast-rising digital audience around the world, with forecasts for over 100 countries. Metrics cover all parts of a multiplay offering, including mobile, pay TV, fixed broadband and voice.
The IHS Markit TV & Online Video Intelligence Service - Premium provides key metrics for video distribution across TV and online video platforms for over 100 individual countries and eight regional totals, offering clients the most complete picture of video consumption available.
Critical research that leverages long-standing relationships with operators in over 70 markets, resulting in the only truly comprehensive source of television market intelligence available anywhere in the world.
The IHS Markit TV Sets Intelligence Service offers extensive analysis of the trends driving today's TV set market. Maintained by an experienced team of regional industry experts, the service helps you gain a better understanding of the dynamics in today's global TV market.
IHS TV Sets Intelligence Service - Premium offers extensive analysis of the trends driving today's TV set market. Maintained by an experienced team of regional industry experts, the service helps you gain a better understanding of the dynamics in today's global TV market.


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  • Aled Evans, Tim Westcott | March 08, 2018
    IHS Markit Channels and Programming Intelligence has tracked 350 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving content producers over the five years from 2013 until the end of 2017. Content producer M&A activity has increased, from 42 deals in 2013 to 102 in 2017. ITV and Fremantle Media were the most active buyers in terms of number of deals in the last five years.
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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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  • Tim Westcott | January 25, 2018
    Bids for TV rights to the English Premier League - among the most highly-prized in the world - are due in next month. Will global technology players including Amazon, Apple and Facebook bid for rights against the incumbents Sky and BT, who are paying £5.1 billion ($7 billion) over the current three-year contract?
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  • Constantinos Papavassilopoulos | March 21, 2018
    The presentation provides data, insight and analysis on the state of the online subscription video market in the MENA region. It compares the basic data of the market like subscriptions, revenues and ARPUs with the relevant basic data of the pay TV market in the MENA region. It profiles all the main OTT players in MENA providing details of their pricing and content strategy, their localization initiatives and their partnerships with the local telcos and pay TV operators.
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  • December 06, 2017
    Present evolution of pay TV environment in region of Central & Eastern Europe, with focus on impact from online subscription services.
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  • Tim Westcott | November 20, 2017
    Presentation on the UK children's television market by Tim Westcott at the Westminster Media Forum in London, 2 November 2017.
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  • Icon Associate Director – Research and Analysis, Service Providers & Platforms
    Mr. Erik Brannon, the associate director of research and analysis at IHS Markit, specializes in pay-TV operators and channels.
  • Icon Associate Director, Television Media
    Ms. Fateha Begum is an associate director of the Television Media Team at IHS Markit.
  • Icon Executive Director – Media, Service Providers & Platforms
    Ms. Maria Rua Aguete is an executive director of Media, Service Providers & Platforms at IHS Markit.

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