Free and live TV remain the favourite choice of consumers, but wider availability of OTT services are fuelling popularity and usage.
The UK video market is in good health, driven by the growing appetite for digital video services, the resilience of packaged video retail and a healthy box office, according to Futuresource Consulting.
A sustained flow of 4k content, driven by OTT services, is expected to lead to shipments of 11.6 million 4k sets when 2014 data is released.
The worldwide television market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting.
Smart TV sales reached 90 million units worldwide in 2013 and will grow at 21% CAGR to reach 228 million in 2018, according to a new Smart TV report from Futuresource Consulting.
A new report from Futuresource Consulting argues consumers will be willing to pay extra for movies-on-demand services. The report runs counter to the current enthusiasm for the free content provided by operators that represents over 95% of viewing time.
20% of TVs shipped in Europe next year will have internet capability, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.