Entertainment and Media
The pervasiveness of media in business is a reality today, redefining the way organizations interact and engage with customers in a way not imagined in the previous decade. Business are gaining the ability to enable cross-platform repurposing and monetization of digital content, creating an extended economy based on television, video, advertising, publishing, mobile and the Internet. Innovation in technologies and system integrator partnerships is crucial to expand growth potential globally.
Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation research and consulting programs look at the advent of newer technologies and their impact on organizations, disrupting old processes and enabling a new horizon of opportunities for companies to turn around old, fragmented business segments into a transformed consumer-centric service approach. Our digital media coverage spans all products and services in the content value chain-- from content acquisition to processing, management, delivery, protection, monitoring, analytics and customer experience.
We work closely with the world’s largest media networks, publishers, agencies, service operators, as well as technology providers and start-ups to help them find their footing in this sea of change. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the digital media industry.
30 Jan 2018  |  North America
Alternate Streaming Media Devices and OTT Services will Challenge Blu-ray Technology; 4K/HDR are Growth Drivers
While physical discs remain a key revenue generator in the home entertainment business, the growing revenue from digital services and the rise of download and over-the-top (OTT) streaming services such as iTunes and Netflix have negatively impacted physical disc sales in the last 4-5 years. Therefore, an overall gradual decline in disc sales throug...
17 Jan 2018  |  Europe
European OTT Video Service Providers Pursuing Market Share Goals Through Strategic Partnerships and Technology Investments
The European Over-the-top (OTT) video executive brief captures the key market highlights of the OTT video services market in Europe over the last quarter, based on Frost & Sullivan’s industry tracker. It gives an insight into the market scenario and growth prospects for key market participants and new entrants and the impact of triple-play and qu...
05 Jul 2017  |  North America
Profit and Loss of the OTT Business will become Critical for all Companies in the Space.
Given how popular OTT services are, it isn’t immediately apparent how OTT providers are actually going to make money and become profitable. For years, it was assumed that the key to the success of any OTT business was simply to get enough scale and subscribers to cover the costs of licensing and distributing content. While there are a lot of choi...
05 Jul 2017  |  North America
Multi-CDN Deployments Are Getting Plenty of Traction in the Industry.
The debate surrounding the use of a multi-CDN strategy has been gaining momentum over the last few months, with more case studies showing how it can be done. For a while now, multiple vendors have provided CDN load-balancing as a service, and in that time, customers have learned a lot about the process of configuring CDNs to improve quality and mat...
05 Jul 2017  |  North America
Understanding the Impact of OTT Services on CDN’s Revenue
The growth of OTT and all video services is having a positive impact on the CDNs, but the growth of these services is tempered by the fact that: the actual rate of growth is small, pricing for the services is low, traffic is split out amongst multiple CDNs, and the number of bits needed to view on mobile and tablets is 2/3 smaller than what’s nee...
30 Jun 2017  |  North America
The Emphasis is on CDN Services to Manage Production Workflows and Improve the End-user Experience.
CDN is a highly scalable network that handles most requests from edge cache without impacting the content distributor’s origin and application infrastructure. However, the content must be available for retrieval on cache miss or when the request has to pass to the application. Whether the assets are videos, images, files, software binaries, or ot...
12 Jun 2017  |  Europe
Frost & Sullivan's Tracker Finds High Level of Activity in the OTT/on-demand Video Services Market in Europe in Financial Investments, New Features an
The Executive brief captures the key market highlights of the OTT Video Industry in Europe over the last year. With over 450+ video service providers in the region, the fragmented ecosystem has driven innovation in the form of several advanced value added features and innovative business models. The European OTT market is undergoing major transform...
05 May 2017  |  Global
Billion-Dollar Royalty Gap Persists, Even as Adoption and Footprint Grows Steadily
Video is a push industry. It thrives when new algorithms to compress video more and deliver better video over available infrastructure are brought to market. HEVC is the next-generation successor to current standard AVC, but its adoption has been mired in licensing disputes and competition from open IT disciplines. There is a massive gap between de...
20 Mar 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Proliferation of Connectivity and Creative Bundling has Brought OTT Services to the Forefront of Entertainment Activities
The executive brief gives an overview of the latest developments and announcements in the OTT video market in India in the last one year. It recounts interesting trends and market behaviour of all the OTT platforms in the country, including strategic alliances, collaborations and partnerships which have shaped the industry. It gives an outlook of t...$500.00
06 Mar 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Over-the-top (OTT) Video Services to Transform TV Viewing in Middle East and North Africa, Forecast to 2021
Market Competition Gaining Momentum with a Number of New Participants and Premium Content
Scope of the Study This research study includes the following segments: Scope: Over-the-top (OTT) video viewing, live streaming, segmented by viewership, business models, smartphone usage, social media interaction Geographic scope: Middle East, Levant, GCC Revenue, subscriber analysis and forecasts, drivers and restraints, and segment-wise analys...