Men aged between 25 and 34 are the most interested in the availability of Ultra High Definition (UHD), according to a new IHS Markit survey.
According to the Connected Devices and Media Consumption survey, TV content discovery is at the heart of the battle among TV and video providers to convince consumers that their user experience is both easy to use and truly personalised, writes Maria Rua Aguete, executive director, IHS Markit.
As the bridge between the European and Arabic worlds, Turkey’s OTT market exhibits a highly individual set of characteristics, write Max Signorelli and Constantinos Papavassilopoulos from IHS Markit.
Sports have been key to the development of the pay TV industry over the last two decades and more, writes Tim Westcott, director of research and analysis for programming, IHS Markit.
Eighty-two percent of mobile operators participating in a 5G study conducted by business information provider IHS Markit are busy trialing and testing the technology.
TV broadcasters in China spent 43 billion yuan ($6.4 billion) on programming in 2017, compared to 30 billion yuan ($4.5 billion) spent by online platform companies.
IPTV is driving growth in Asia-Pacific, where cable has a strong footprint, according to the latest research and analysis by IHS Markit.
As viewers continue to shift to viewing television content on an on-demand basis, TV and video consumption is changing across the leading five European markets: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
The global unit-share of smart TVs rose from 45% of total TV shipments in 2015 to 64% in 2017.
The African TV and OTT video markets are poised for growth despite the challenging environment, according to IHS Markit.