American consumers’ appetite for streaming video continues to grow, and they have no qualms shelling out cash for original content, according to Deloitte’s 12th edition of the Digital Media Trends Survey (formerly the Digital Democracy Survey).
The world’s highest earning football clubs have grown the share of income derived from broadcast deals.
The number of Gigabit per second broadband connections will increase tenfold by the end of the year, according to business advisors Deloitte.
Broadcasters are expected to benefit from new production innovations and high audience figures as a result of this summer’s football action, according to Austin Houlihan, senior consultant at Deloitte’s Sports Business Group.
Deloitte predicts by the end of 2014 the number of wordlwide homes with double or more pay-TV subscriptions will grow to 50 million homes.
Multiple test broadcasts of 4K services are likely during 2013 with commercial services expected in 2014/15, according to Deloitte.