Industry Reports

October 16, 2014 | Published By Videonet
Taking the Pay TV multiscreen UEX to the next level

Pay TV operators need to deliver an in-home multiscreen experience that gets people coming back for more. CDN innovations, HEVC compression and whole-home gateways will help deliver a broadcast-grade QoE. Ultimately there may be an opportunity to apply the multiscreen skill-set to Smart Home services to create an all-encompassing home UEX. 

September 5, 2014 | Published By Videonet & Authored by Harish Reddy
Adapt or Die: Why Pay-TV Operators Must Evolve Their Video Architectures

As operators look into 2015, the video landscape remains in rapid change.  Subscribers have more video platform choices available than ever before and there is little sign that this will change.  To remain competitive, pay-TV operators will need to become more subscriber centric and to do this, they will need to aggressively evolve their video architecture. This report features original research from a survey with 50 Pay-TV operators. 

August 29, 2014 | Published By Videonet
Ultra HD: Winning the battle for the big screen

A look at how the 4K/UHD market is evolving and what is needed for Pay TV operators to differentiate services from both HD and what OTT providers can offer, from higher frame  rates  and  better  colours  to  the  UI  and  all-round  user  experience  that  will  win  consumer  attention  and  admiration.  We  consider  how  UHD  will  fit  into  the  existing  television  ecosystem,  investigating  the  role  of  upscaling,  new  content  protection  specifications  and  how we handle in-home content redistribution. This report includes original insights from Sky Deutschland, EBU, Strategy Analytics, DisplaySearch, Futuresource, NAGRA, Optiva Media, ACB, EchoStar, Harmonic, Elemental Technologies, Technicolor, Farncombe and IABM.