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:
- 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.
29 Oct 2013  |  North America
Digitization and Increase in HD services Render DTT Services Attractive in a Sluggish Economy
This insight provides country-by-country subscriber data for DTT and forecasts for DTT equipment such as DTT-enabled set top boxes and IDTVs. It provides drivers and restraints for DTT vis-a-vis Pay TV and Internet TV alternatives. It also discusses relevant technical trends including compression formats and transmission standards.
10 Dec 2013  |  North America
Demand for Video Anywhere, Anytime Drives the VOD Market
With rising demand for video-on-demand (VOD) content on multiple devices and made accessible at any time, the VOD industry has grown exponentially in the last 3 years. This market insight covers emerging global trends in this industry. It measures VOD content by number of subscribers and titles streamed, and it is further segmented by the different...
11 Jan 2014  |  North America
Technology Vendors Innovating Aggressively as Service Providers Seek to Reap Benefits of Improved Compression Efficiency
Markets across the board, from content creation and editing to display and rendering, are evaluating the impact that High-efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) will create on their businesses over time. Encoder and transcoder vendors are expected to focus on innovation to establish early leadership and brand value in this new and lucrative field, while se...
11 Jun 2015  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
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...
12 Feb 2015  |
Apps and Channels Make Major Strides Toward Maturity, but Set-top Boxes Remain Primary Content Delivery Vehicles…For Now
This market insight provides unit forecasts and market-share estimates for the global Smart TV market and the global streaming media device market. Unit shipment forecasts are provided from 2013 to 2019 and are analysed by region (NALA, EMEA, and APAC). Technical and competitive trends are also discussed in this report. While the insight provides d...
26 Feb 2015  |  North America
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...
08 Dec 2015  |  Global
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...
16 Sep 2015  |  Global
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...
19 Nov 2015  |  Global
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...
09 Nov 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
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...