Basic cable earned a 63.5% viewing share in ’06, clobbering broadcast nets’ share by more than 20 percentage points, according to SNL Kagan. As consumers spend a record 1.85% of avg US annual income on media consumption, PPV and VOD content is capitalizing on the trend. Together, content will grow 218% by ’17 to $8.9bln, led by VOD’s 450% growth increase over the same period to $5.5bln. Meanwhile, US wireless subs grew 12% last year.

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Black Content’s Global Rise

Black content and representation have reached new heights in mainstream media and that doesn’t just apply to the U.S. “Content is now being developed for an international audience… The consumption of

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