IMS, a My-HD Media distributor, will distribute the video streaming application Knetik Media throughout the Middle East and Africa and provide users with thousands of hours of South Asian content.
IMS Research forecasts that in 2017, 27% of OTT video transactions will be initiated via fixed connected consumer electronics devices within the home, accounting for 46% of world OTT market revenues generated that year.
Over 30% of consumers in the US who plan to purchase a TV set in the next 12 months want an internet-connected TV or smart TV, according to a new consumer survey from IMS Research.
Thanks to an FCC filing from Comcast, IMS Research, has learned that the small, privately held firm of Boxee, with no external lobbying budget, appears to have almost single-handedly brought Comcast, the largest cable operator in the world, to the negotiating table over basic-tier encryption, and has apparently won everything it was looking to get.
2012 will be the year the consumer electronics industry finally realises the promise of multi-screen content consumption, according to IMS Research.
Worldwide digital terrestrial set-top box shipments will peak at 20.5 million shipments in 2012, according to IMS Research.
The over-the-top video market is no longer about the volume of transactions. Most companies offering OTT content are motivated to explore new strategic paradigms to monetise their services, which will drive service revenues in the world OTT market at an average compounded annual growth rate of 32% through 2016, reaching $16.4 billion (€11.3 billion), forecasts […]
“There is a plethora of business models being implemented to find an ideal monetization method for OTT,” according to IMS Research. A development sparked by the diverse interest in the OTT market from major CE suppliers, pay-TV operators, leading internet portal companies, DVD rental companies, and large CE retailers.
The IPTV subscriber base in the emerging BRIC markets exceeded 8 million subscribers for 2010, with China dominating the figure, according to IMS Research. A CAGR of 13% for BRIC is expected through the forecast period, which ends in 2015. The Russian IPTV Market has reached just 374,000 subscribers.
Consumers are embracing 3D, according to IMS Research, who estimates that 5.99 million 3D TV sets will ship worldwide in 2010 and forecasts that over 218 million 3D TV sets will ship cumulatively from 2010 to 2015.