Media Market Research Reports

The entertainment industry is going through a shakeup. Increasing commoditization of access demands a new service-centric approach for network operators, technology vendors and creators of content. Users now demand content on demand, anytime, anywhere, on any device. Broadband proliferation has led to new channels of content distribution and an amazing array of business models that are trying to tap into the lucrative and growing market for next generation digital content services.

From linear to non-linear content delivery, there is a steady move to all-digital-over-IP content delivery which will be based on context, interactivity and personalization. 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.

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. In the media space, we focus on, among other topics:

  • Animation
  • Broadcast and Action Cameras and Camcorders
  • High definition (HD) and Ultra-High Definition (UHD) Video
  • Video Compression (Encoders and Transcoders)
  • Digital Asset Management (DAM), Media Asset Management (MAM)
  • Online Video Platforms (OVP)
  • Content Protection, Digital Rights Management (DRM), Conditional Access Systems (CAS)
  • Over-the-top (OTT) Video Services or TV Everywhere
  • Pay TV
  • Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • Online Advertising, Online Video Advertising
  • Web and Mobile Analytics
  • Connected Video Devices
  • IP Video Monitoring
  • Digital Publishing

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.

  1. 30 Jan 2018  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Global Blu-ray Media and Players Market, Forecast to 2023

    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...


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  2. 05 Jan 2018  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Over-the-Top(OTT) Video Executive Brief, Highlights on the Industry, MENA, April–September 2017

    An Analysis of the OTT Market Trends, Key Competitors, New Entrants, Latest Technology and Influx of Investment

    This executive brief is one of a series that gives a summary of all the latest developments and industry updates from 2017. It includes major OTT platforms, new entrants, latest features unveiled, service expansion, partnerships and collaborations between content owners, producers, telecom operators, smartphone OEMs, distributors, OTT platforms, et...


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  3. 27 Dec 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Over-the-Top (OTT) Video Executive Brief on Highlights of the Industry, India, April–September, 2017

    An Executive Brief of the Latest Platforms, Content Strategies, Funding Rounds and Partnerships in the Indian OTT Video Ecosystem

    This executive brief is a summary of all the latest developments and industry updates from April to September 2017. It covers major Over-the-top (OTT) platforms, new entrants, latest features unveiled, service expansion, partnerships and collaborations between content owners, producers, telecom operators, smartphone OEMs, distributors, OTT platform...


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  4. 09 Nov 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Pay TV Services in India, 2017

    Market Heading for a Massive Reshuffle with Digitization and New Mandates to Encourage Subscription to Paid Services

    The Pay TV services market in India is undergoing an overhaul with landmark mandates like digitsation, GST and demonetisation having manifold implications on the services. The herculean task of migrating the leagcy TV viewers in the country to digital and pay TV subscribers will define the future of the television industry. A social revolution in t...


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  5. 08 Dec 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Insight Into the Global Video Managed Services Market

    Revenue Soars as Content Companies Abandon In-House Over-the-top (OTT) Rollouts and Refocus on Core Competencies

    Over-the-top (OTT) video delivery is inherently complex due to the fragmentation and changes in technologies across a number of workflow aspects. Managed services can help this process by accelerating time to market, reducing risk, and mitigating the need for experimental capital investments in on-premise equipment and resources. This market insigh...


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  6. 19 Nov 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Cloud Digital Video Recorder (DVR) Market

    Soaring Demand for this Crucial Component of Pay TV Solutions to Bring Managed Experiences to Unmanaged Devices

    The market insight provides the revenue forecast, subscriptions forecast, and market share analysis for the global set-top box market. Market drivers and restraints are ranked in order of impact. The base year is 2014 while the forecast period is 2015-2020. The study also provides the competitive environment and key market trends. A detailed discus...


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  7. 22 Sep 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Trends and Forecasts for the HEVC Video Encoder and Transcoder Market in M&E Applications

    Low Penetration and Soaring Growth Rates Make HEVC a Hotbed of Innovation, But also of Uncertainty

    This insight provides 5-year forecasts for the sale of professional encoders and transcoders in the M&E ecosystem. Elect vendors are highlighted that stand out in the 2014 to 2015 timeframe on account of a strong value proposition and consequent market leadership. This insight also provides select base year numbers and forecasts for HEVC-enabled de...


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  8. 16 Sep 2015  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Video SurveillanceIP Cameras Market

    Demand for IP Cameras is Increasing in APAC, with Adoption in China, Japan, and India being a Major Driver

    The surveillance camera market has evolved with technology and the need for advanced surveillance. IP surveillance cameras have leveraged the advancement of communication technology to improve surveillance and enable dynamic responses, based on the outputs from surveillance videos. Smart security is a major aspect of smart homes; with the growth of...


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  9. 11 Jun 2015  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Industry Outlook on TV Everywhere Market in Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

    Multiscreen Video Growing Rapidly in MENA; DAM and DRM Technologies are Gaining Importance as a Result

    This market presents the Industry Outlook on TV Everywhere in Middle East and North Africa Region outlining the trends in business models and technology for multiscreen video distribution. The insight presents an indepth analysis of the ecosystem, types of business models for over-the-top and multiscreen video distribution in the region, technolog...


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  10. 26 Feb 2015  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Global Trends in Video on Demand (VOD) Technology

    Internet Segment Propels Growth of VOD Consumption Worldwide

    VOD solutions enable users to watch long-form content on-demand, as opposed to being received through traditional live linear programming. This market insight examines trends driving global VOD growth. VOD can be received as part of cable, satellite, IPTV subscription, or via the Internet through an online video service provider. The research cover...


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