Industry Reports

April 12, 2016 | Published By Videonet
21st century TV operations: Ready for anything

Traditional TV companies survived the OTT and multiscreen revolution but for a while they were playing catch-up with consumer expectations and new rival services. The lesson has been learnt and there is a quest to make operations more agile using virtualization and orchestration. An operations transformation is underway and this report outlines what the new model looks like. 

January 5, 2016 | Published By Videonet
Boosting television prospects with enriched data analytics

How media companies can use a combination of viewing data, better programme metadata and network performance statistics to super-charge their content marketing and monetization, and strengthen advertising. This report investigates what a holistic, enterprise-wide data analytics strategy looks like, with insights from Channel 4, Sky Media, ABI Research, ARRIS, ThinkAnalytics, IBM Global Business Services Division, Clearleap and IMGROUP, among others.

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.