This summer, Baidu’s streaming service iQiyi announced its plan to expand towards new markets in Asia-Pacific. The platform was launched in the second half of 2019 in Vietnam and Malaysia and is eyeing other strategic markets in Southeast Asia.
41.4% of TV sets in Latin America are Smart TV | 7 Aug, 2020
Smart TVs have experienced a great deployment in Latin America. By the end of 2020, there will be 111 million devices installed.
The Covid-19 crisis highlighted a considerable increase in video consumption. In the US, Comcast has seen a 50% rise in VOD viewing over March and April 2020 for instance.
Uptake of free-to-air DTH bouquets in Sub-Saharan Africa | 25 Jun, 2020
Along the line of well-established actors such as Freeview in the UK, DTH free-to-air bouquets are spreading around sub-Saharan Africa. These offers, which bundle free channels into
Distribution agreements remain key for sports OTT players | 17 Jun, 2020
Since about five years, the sports media landscape has been partially disrupted by new OTT sports-specialized players, such as DAZN and Eleven Sports Network, in terms of price (significantly lower than usual TV packages), accessibility (platform-agnostic) and consumer experience (thanks to shared-viewing
Overview of the Nordic Pay-TV and OTT market | 3 Jun, 2020
Dataxis latest research revealed that in the five Nordic markets, almost every household is accessing TV through paid subscriptions. In most of those countries, free-to-air reception only grants access to the few public channels available, pushing viewers to subscribe to paying services.
The interest of Telcos in live sports broadcasting | 25 May, 2020
Over the years, many Western European telecommunications operators have pushed into sports broadcasting, acquiring rights to competitions and editing their own sports channels. Those investments are linked with their convergent services.
Dataxis latest research revealed that 35% of the Sub-Saharan African population has access to the internet via a mobile subscription. It represents 44% of the 840 million active mobile SIMs of the region and includes GPRS/Edge, 3G and 4G connections.
4G and 5G Mobile Forecasts in Western Europe 2019-2025 | 24 Apr, 2020
The number of 5G mobile subscriptions should experience a steady growth in Western Europe over the five coming years. 5G has already been commercially launched in 2019 in several Western European countries (Ireland, Italy, Spain and UK for example) and most of the remaining countries are expected to adopt it by end 2020.
DTH Pay TV subscribers in Latin America | 21 Apr, 2020
Since 2016, DTH operators have lost around 3.8 million subscribers; 11% of the installed base at that moment. Some operators are willingly decreasing DTH accesses for technological reasons. This explains why Telefón