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Content Protection Market growth spiked by expansion of OTT and TVE services 08 August 2017

As per Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Content Protection Market, Forecast to 2021, market revenues are set to grow from almost $1.7 billion in 2016 to just below $2 billion by 2021 at a compound annual rate (CAGR) OF 3.4%. The study looks at current revenues and future growth potential of the content protection …

Mobile Video Streaming set to rule TV in the Future 25 July 2017

We are witnessing the transition of the TV viewing experience from simply watching traditional cable or satellite TV from your couch to streaming on-demand videos on different apps, devices, and websites. Video has been unshackled from the family room to the train stations, coffee shops, malls, departmental stores, etc. People are literally streaming videos from …

IPTV on the rise in Latin America 18 July 2017

FTTH connections in LATAM account for one in 10 internet homes thereby improving accessibility to (over-the-top) OTT video platforms and IPTV. Fixed broadband connections reached 68.11 million by end of Q1 2017 according to research by Dataxis which is a 5.9% year-on-year increase. 35.8% of households were found to have High-speed connections. DSL accounted for …

OTT players in Argentina to be taxed 10 July 2017

OTT players in Argentina including Netflix and Spotify will be taxed. Argentina’s Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP) plans to tax OTT services through credit card companies. Alberto Abad, head of AFIP stated in a press conference in Cordoba that this move will be the start to looking for new taxing models for firms that …

Pay-TV growth under threat – Piracy, OTT growth to blame 21 June 2017

According to Pay-TV Innovation Forum, developed by Nagra and MTM, Latin American Pay-TV businesses face several threats such as the economic imbalance, robust free-to-air (FTA) TV offerings, increasing propensity of over-the-top (OTT) services and rising levels of pay-TV piracy. Some countries like Mexico and Peru reportedly have shown significant growth in the past few years …

Irrespective of screen size, long-form video more popular than short-form video 15 June 2017

According to a recent report, long-form content accounts for the majority of time spent watching video on all screens. Differences in video consumption between the East and West coasts of the US were also cited in the report apart from the persistent growth of mobile and latest trends in online video advertising. Although short-form video …

TVEverywhere rises in LATAM regions 28 April 2017

According to Business Bureau, A third of Latin American over-the-top (OTT) video services are bundled to a pay-TV subscription. The figures published by the market analyst show that 33% of OTT services are TV everywhere platforms, 28% are hybrid, with pure subscription-based, standalone services accounting only for 19% and becoming the third most common business model among …

Infographic: A Peek into the Future of OTT Market in LATAM regions. 13 January 2017

OTT is said to lead the Latin America growth. Many Video Producers and Content Owners are expanding into the region looking at it’s high potential and growing market. In fact, Brazil and Mexico are Number 4 and Number 5 on the global list. The revenues from entire LATAM OTT services are expected to grow double from US …

A Peek into Latin America’s Video Streaming Market 10 January 2017

OTT will lead LATAM growth After Asia and Western Europe, the geography which is attracting much of an OTT traction is Latin America. Despite having limited broadband penetration and high levels of piracy, Latin America shows great potential to become OTT dominated region in coming 5 years, given the changing habits of consumers. Statista recorded …

OTT to reach 30% of Mexican homes by 2025 29 December 2016

According to an analysis by Citibanamex published in the newspaper El Universal, almost a third of Mexican households (30%) will pay for OTT services in 2025, led by Televisa’s Blim and Netflix. The mexican OTT video market is set to generate over $220 million income in less than ten years, stated the study. Televisa’s video-on-demand (VOD) …

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