Companies like Netflix, Hulu, Apple and Amazon helped drive the OTT video market past $8 billion last year, says ABI Research, with North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific reporting year-over-year growth topping 50 percent. The group predicts the continued adoption of connected and mobile devices will push the market past $20 billion by 2015. Comments Senior Analyst Michael Inouye, “While pay-TV services are still afforded many advantages, we are approaching the proverbial ‘fork in the road’ when content owners will decide if they continue down the same path or forge ahead, shaking up the primary means of media distribution as we’ve known it.” As an example, he says 58 percent of OTT video revenue last year came from subscriptions, but that will fall to less than 32 percent by 2018 – “driven by a continual shift in consumer demand towards newer forms of digital content distribution.”

The Daily

Subscribe

CableLabs Leads WiFi 6E Trial

CableLabs , Intel and the Wireless Broadband Alliance conducted a field trial highlighting the benefits of using low power indoor WiFi 6E for residential applications. The trial took place in a

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Dec 3
Cablefax Program Awards Call for Entries
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women Celebration Register to Join Us in NYC to Celebrate!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.