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David Hancock, Erik Brannon, Tim Westcott | May 03, 2016
NBC Universal parent company Comcast has agreed to buy DreamWorks Animation (DWA) in a deal worth $3.8 billion. DWA, formed when company was split from its sister live action unit in 2004, counts some of the most successful animated franchises of all time, including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar.The deal is worth $41 per outstanding share to DWA shareholders. Regulatory clearance is expected to be given by year end.
Steve Bailey | April 29, 2016
Nintendo has announced that its next TV console, the NX, will launch globally in March 2017. The device will not be unveiled at this year’s E3, where instead the company will focus on its forthcoming Zelda game. Nintendo also revealed which of its IP will be debuting as mobile games later this year: Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem. The company’s social app for mobile, Miitomo, has now amassed some 10 million registered users, although the company admits that monetisation within the title has been minor.

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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.
Cinema worldwide continues to evolve in numerous directions. Digital cinema is now the format of choice bringing with it major changes in content distribution, packaging, and production methods. If you want to succeed in this increasingly complex business, you’ll need a trusted source of comprehensive market intelligence.
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.
As leading provider of information and analysis on the global interactive leisure software and marketplace, IHS has launched a service to provide clients with up-to-date and reliable market data.
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.
With forecasts for over 100 countries, IHS Operator Multiplay Intelligence offers an extremely wide analysis of emerging markets and the fast rising digital audience around the world. The service metrics cover all parts of a multiplay offering: mobile, pay TV, fixed broadband and voice. Operator Multiplay benchmarks the performance of leading operators and their strategies for combining services to boost customer retention and revenues.
Enables crucial decision making in video technology and services for Media and Entertainment companies
TV Channel Intelligence provides a deep-dive analysis into the reach, distribution and revenue of the pay and free television channels owned by the world's major multichannel operators. This is the first comprehensive Intelligence service able to track, model and forecast the multichannel TV business outside the United States.
The TV Media Intelligence Service leverages long-standing relationships with operators in all of the 70+ markets that we cover, resulting in the only truly comprehensive source of television market intelligence available anywhere in the world.
TV Programming Intelligence delivers unique insight into a market worth more than $103 billion in 2015. The service values investments on originated, acquired and sports programming by free-to-air and pay TV broadcasters.
The IHS 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.
Video Media Intelligence service provides the world's most reliable and detailed information on the global packaged video markets.

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The US Video Media Intelligence service provides the most reliable and detailed information on US home entertainment market developments and trends.


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  • Jonathan Broughton | May 04, 2016
    In July 2012 Sky, then BSkyB, launched the online streaming service ‘Now TV’ into a market already featuring two prominent and competing online service providers.
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  • David Hancock | May 03, 2016
    We have now been tracking digital cinema for 17 years, reporting and analysing on the development of a twenty year (plus) transition and the last ten years of rollout. We are now at a point where the majority of the 60 countries covered in IHS Cinema Intelligence service are converted to digital and, including e-cinema screens in India, 98.2% of the world’s cinema screens are now digitised.
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  • David Hancock | April 29, 2016
    This report is a round-up of the the themes and main technology highlights of this year's Cinemacon in Las Vegas.
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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 Senior Director, Advertising
    Daniel is a Senior Director at IHS, where he oversees the global advertising research, consulting and forecasting practice. His key research areas include media market disruption, the re-architecting of the media industry through data-driven approaches, publishers’ digital innovation strategies, platform economics, advertising technology, and media M&A.
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