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Physical video is the majority source of global home entertainment spending, even if it is a sector facing challenges as digital delivery vehicles expand in popularity. Nonetheless, a clear-sighted understanding of the space via both consumer- and trade-level data remains essential in situating physical video’s true context within the larger global media market.

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  • Galina Spasova | June 29, 2017
    Bulgarian operator Bulsatcom has successfully launched the country’s first geostationary satellite, BulgariaSat 1, in cooperation with Ellon Musk’s SpaceX. The satellite, which launched on June 24 2017, is owned and operated by Bulsatcom and is the second satellite to be launched in Europe with 100% private investment. The total value of the project is $235 million, with an estimated return on investment of 10 years.
  • Kia Ling Teoh, Qingzhen (Jessie) Chen, Orpheas Tapanlis | June 21, 2017
    Snap has signed an estimated $100 million deal with Hollywood studio Time Warner. Time Warner will create up to 10 original shows a year for Snapchat in a range of genres including scripted dramas, comedies and documentaries. These shows will run three to five minutes in a mobile-friendly vertical format. Currently there is one new show airing per day and Time Warner expects to increase this to three shows per day by the end of this year. As part of the deal, Time Warner will also commit to investing in ads from Time Warner properties like HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. on Snapchat over the next two years. Ad revenue will be split evenly between the two partners.
  • Jun Wen Woo | May 11, 2017
    Southeast Asian online video service, iflix is now available in eight countries in Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Egypt and Sudan. iflix partnered with Zain, a Kuwait-based MENA mobile operator, to establish a joint venture called iflix Arabia. iflix has set up a new regional headquarters for MENA in Dubai. iflix claims to be the only international online video subscription service with full scale localised operations in each of its territories and with global headcount of 700 staff across 24 offices worldwide.
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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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  • Icon Sr Principal Researcher, Video
    Helen Davis Jayalath has been analyzing the international home entertainment business since 1991 and is widely acknowledged as a leading authority in the field. She led the expansion of IHS’s coverage of the sector from 1994 to 2012, including the development of the online Video Intelligence service which set new standards for market information about the video industry.

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