Industry Reports

September 7, 2015 | Published By Videonet
How OTT is changing the shape of Pay TV

This report investigates how Pay TV operators are harnessing OTT distribution and using operations paradigms from the IT and Internet worlds to defend their existing businesses, reach out to new markets and make themselves more agile. It describes, with numerous examples, how different OTT strategies are evolving including Pay TV Lite, the integration of third-party OTT services into STB platforms and the use of OTT as a substitute for satellite and IPTV.

August 27, 2015 | Published By Videonet
Multiscreen for Everyone

How mid-sized and smaller media companies can deliver compelling multiscreen services that meet the needs of the ‘digital-first’ youth demographic and the wider OTT viewing public. This report investigates the evidence that online and multiscreen video is becoming mainstream and explores the new operations paradigms that are reducing barriers-to-entry for smaller media companies, including virtualisation of video headends and cloud-based pay-as-you-grow solutions. 

April 20, 2015 | Published By Videonet
Making OTT an equal part of the STB experience

Pay TV providers are making even more use of OTT video, whether integrating SVOD services like Netflix into their STB offer, offering 4K VOD, streaming entire satellite bouquets via the Internet into terrestrial homes using DTT/OTT set-top boxes, extending satellite services into telco broadband homes that cannot install dishes, or even providing redundancy for satellite rain-fade...