Living the StreamA Multi-Channel Distributor’s Journey to StreamingThe shift of TV offerings from Multi-Channel Distributors (MVPDs and Operators) towards streaming TV continues to accelerate due to the influx of competition from new players in this area of the Media & Entertainment landscape offering new and enticing consumer experiencesConsumer expectations for access to content on more devices and at a quality and experience akin to that of traditional broadcast delivery has been driven by the increasing prevalence of over the top streaming services, whilst increasing consumer connectivity and the need to instantly scale means the shift to IP delivery and the migration to cloud based architectures is now a reality. This provides Multi-Channel Distributors with a unique opportunity, being able to leverage their key assets with their networks and customer relationships, by providing a converged and flexible broadcast and streaming video service.Download our paper and explore more about how Multi-Channel Distributors are Living the Stream…
Europa+ offers a unique alternative to the existing SVOD and traditional television services throughout Latin America and the Caribbean — more than 1,500 hours of the latest and most popular European TV series and specials presented ad-free are easily found by genre, language, and sub-title options.
We talked to Alexander Trubin, the director of the Alma TV unified network management center, about results of the switch to satellite and the company’s future plans.
The digital age has driven profound changes in how News & Sports are produced and consumed, as new digital platforms offer audiences endless options for news and sports. Moreover, the traditional way of doing business in television has been seriously impacted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, since production dropped all around the world, travel restrictions were applied, and many other related issues. Broadcasters now have to work ever harder to attract and retain viewers. However, the current situation also raises opportunities for virtual production, from remote shooting to virtual events.
The time when news broadcasters used social media as a ‘nice-to-have’ publishing platform has well and truly passed. Digital OTT and social media platforms are now mainstream and are the front line in the battle for audiences.
Wildmoka has produced a report that analyzes the social media strategies adopted by the following nine major news broadcasters during the week of the 2020 US Elections: NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, ABC News, CBS News, CNN, as well as two leading European broadcasters, Sky News (UK) and Altice BFMTV (France).
iNDEMAND distributes premium Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Pay Per View (PPV) entertainment to more than 200 North American TV operators, with a reach of more than 60 million homes. This includes movies, TV shows, events, boxing, wrestling, MMA, and digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS.
Spectator sports are most engaging when audiences don’t know what’s going to happen next. For the sports broadcasting industry itself, the playing field in which they operate has undergone many exhilarating changes over the last few years. In many cases, these have been accelerated and exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
As stadiums and venues that were once packed with excitement and atmosphere have been forced to close, we’ve witnessed the increasing significance of over-the-top (OTT) platforms becoming the digital delivery system for the enjoyment and adrenaline sports fans around the world have been missing.
Buy it or rent it? CAPEX or OPEX? Is Cloud cheaper – or more expensive – than on-premise? Can you adapt to pay-as-you-go pricing? New ways to pay for technology are emerging, and it’s getting confusing. Our delegates test their pricing prowess in our essential game show quiz.
This article is from The IABM Business Intelligence Digest from April 2018. The full report can be viewed here This edition of our Quarterly Digest exceptionally includes a second regional focus on Latin America, giving users a comprehensive overview of trends in the Americas region. Latin America generally refers to all the territory that is south of the United States, including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean islands, where the Portuguese and Spanish languages are predominant. In recent years, the region has struggled with a slowdown in economic growth, caused by weak macroeconomic policies, political uncertainty and a volatile business environment. This continues to hinder growth at present. There is also uncertainty stemming from the upcoming elections in 2018 in some nations, including Brazil, Mexico and Colombia. Latin American countries share a similar history, influencing the traditions and culture within the region. There can be misconceptions that shared cultural values lead to shared behaviors due to the countries in the region sharing common languages. However, underlying differences are prevalent between nations, and this must be considered when deciding on investments in the region. For example, in Brazil using first names in business meetings can be common whilst in...
The statement of cash flow is pretty much the culmination point for financial accounting. Its preparation can be very simple for some companies and highly complex for others, but this preparation is important in order for the company to perform cash flow analysis.