I have noticed ten M&A transactions and investments throughout Europe and parts of US until now in 2017, writes Christian Töpper, managing director of Taxxus Media.
Just about all aspects of the OTT industry are being massively restructured. Rapid changes in technology, user behaviour, and business models, have created a gap between how consumers want to experience and pay for entertainment & media and how companies produce and distribute their offerings.
The forecast for internet video use from Cisco’s annual Visual Network Index continues to astonish. It estimates that, by 2021, 82% of all internet traffic will be video—up from an estimated 73% in 2016. That’s all internet traffic, both wired and wireless. Predictions for wireless video traffic are no less impressive: 78% in 2021 over […]
Bandwidth-hungry video is viewed as an insatiable beast by those who are delivering it over crowded networks. Better compression and mobile network advances have relieved some congestion but the flames of UHD and virtual reality are licking at the heels of cellular networks.
Next-generation TV (aka ATSC 3.0) got top billing at the recently concluded US National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) event and for good reason.
MIPTV, the world’s oldest TV tradeshow, is at the cusp of profound change and therein an example for global structural change of our economy.
Ultra-high definition (UHD) has set the bar for quality high. Now the pay-TV industry has to clear it.
Hopefully TV suppliers and the content community learned their lesson in the great home 3D debacle. It goes something like this: Don’t promise a transformative and improved viewing experience unless you can deliver it.
The future of television lies in TV streaming, writes Stefan Kaiser, Video Engineer at Zattoo. It is now time to take TV advertising to the next level.
It is a good exercise for any prudent business leader to look regularly at the larger trends and developments that shape one’s industry.