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Erik Brannon, Harold Vargas | May 22, 2015
European based major telecom operator, Altice, is entering the US pay TV market in a big way, by acquiring the nation’s 7th largest cable operator, Suddenlink for $9.1 billion. Altice hints at further acquisitions in the U.S., a move that which would lead to further consolidation in the cable market.
Erik Brannon, Harold Vargas, Ian Fogg, Jack Kent | May 22, 2015
Hulu has partnered with AT&T to bring its subscription service to AT&T customers. The deal builds upon AT&T’s existing agreement with Hulu for its free content and allows AT&T to resell Hulu Plus subscriptions to its customers through the AT&T website and AT&T-branded mobile apps.

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  • Xin Zhang | May 21, 2015
    Malaysia is a growth cinema market with an average annual 13.5% box office increase over the past five years. In 2014, a total of 747.2m ringgit ($206.6m) box office was collected, an increase of 7.9% from 2013, according to National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS).
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  • Steve Bailey | May 21, 2015
    Overall Q1 hardware sales were down, year-on-year, by 7%. Variances experienced across each of the three primary sales regions (PAL, USA, Japan) failed to provide any significant year-on-year growth trends for the current generation of TV consoles on a summary basis.
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  • Chenyu Cui | May 20, 2015
    Consumer spending within the Korea PC online games market was KRW 3,077 billion ($2.92billion) in 2014, representing a decrease of 5.3% year-over-year. This decline reversed 2013’s growth and was similar to a decline in 2012 when the government’s ‘shut-down policy’ was implemented to prohibit children under the age of 16 to play online games from 10.30pm to 6am.
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  • David Hancock | April 30, 2015
    David Hancock, IHS' Research Director of Film and Cinema gave a presentation at the recent CinemaCon event in Las Vegas as the opener to a session on Cinema as the Premium Experience. The presentation gives the latest brief update on digital cinema progress (almost complete hence the brevity) and some data points with regards to laser-illuminated projection and immersive audio. The speech ended by contextualising cinema in the transactional value chain of film consumption.
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  • Julian Watson | March 11, 2015
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Colombia fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Julian Watson | March 04, 2015
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Lebanon fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Icon Vice President, Consumer, Media, Telecoms & Displays
    Ben Keen is responsible for directing all research on consumer electronics, professional video technology, media, telecommunications and displays within the Technology division of IHS. He leads a team of over 150 expert analysts around the world.
  • 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, Advertising
    Daniel Knapp, director of advertising research, is a recognized expert on advertising industry trends and strategies, media consumption patterns and online privacy. At IHS, Daniel manages teams in London and Shanghai responsible for forecasting and analyzing global advertising markets and key companies across all media.
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