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Ted Hall | November 27, 2015
Pan-Nordic broadcaster and pay TV provider MTG has acquired DreamHack, Scandinavia’s largest esports player. The deal for 100% of the company, which runs local and global esports leagues, tournaments and championships, values DreamHack at SKr244 million ($28 million).
Tim Westcott | November 26, 2015
The BBC is to increase the offering of original content on its online iPlayer service after its plan to move youth-skewing channel BBC3 into an online-only service was approved by the BBC Trust today. After a brief transitional period, the terrestrial TV signal of BBC3 will switch off in February.

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Broadband Media Intelligence provides detailed, constantly updated company and market information on the broadband access and online entertainment industries of 50 markets worldwide.
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This service, combining strategic analysis and real-time forecasts, provides clients with the insight needed to make critical business decisions and maximize growth opportunities in the burgeoning IoT market.
In recent years, the demand and expectation for connectivity has expanded beyond consumer devices market, with companies and governments worldwide investing in technology to enable similar communication capabilities in their various assets, machines, and equipment. This trend has led to the rapid growth of the cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Given the rising use of M2M in industries ranging from automotive to healthcare to utilities, this market presents a significant opportunity for companies that have a thorough understanding of its current dynamics and future outlook.
This Service provides detailed information on the transport, processing and storage, sharing and recovery (SSR) business to business services used by the media industry to deliver content to viewers, including research on transportation infrastructure for satellites, terrestrial and fibre networks, POPs and CDNs.
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Having disrupted the market for PND's with crowd-sourced data and convenient modern user experiences, smartphones are starting to create new location-based services that go far beyond traditional PND and automotive markets. Increasingly, LBS is creating new types of analytics data, new business models for advertising, mobile games, and mcommerce, as well as for traditional navigation. Portable and LBS Intelligence analyzes these innovations in mobile LBS that will continue to transform the PND and the whole mobile industry.

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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.
Understanding the future of the smartphone and high speed 4G is critical for all operators, OEMs, media companies, and component suppliers engaged in mobile.
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.
A trusted source of global market data & analysis for the television technology ecosystem.
One of the major challenges facing cities today is the increase in worldwide urban population, and the inevitable strain this puts on city systems and resources. The IHS Smart Cities Intelligence Service examines how cities around the world are implementing new, connected technology solutions to cope with these challenges, and provides insightful analysis to technology providers in the smart city market.
Provides data, insight, and analysis of the latest trends in the global tablet and eReader market.
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.
The wearable technology market is ramping dramatically and presents opportunity for explosive future growth. The world market for wearable technology reached $8.5 billion in revenues during 2012, with 96 million devices shipped. By 2018, unit shipments are forecast to reach 210 million...


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  • Roz Euan-Smith | November 06, 2015
    This presentation highlights the top market trends the 2015 Smart Cities Week event which took place on September 15-17 in Washington, D.C. The presentation also provides our key takeaways from the show and discusses what these issues suggest about the future direction of the smart cities market.
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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, Consumer, Mobile and IT Electronics
    Francis Sideco is a Senior Director with the IHS research and analysis organization and is responsible for leading the IHS analyst teams covering wireless and wired/broadband communications as well as consumer electronics.
  • Icon Senior Director, Mobile & Telecoms
    As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market.
  • Icon Director, Operators & Mobile Media
    Jack Kent is a director in the IHS mobile team covering all forms of mobile content with a focus on mobile applications, games, music and social networks.

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