ABI Research

VR market set for significant growth to more than US$50 billion in revenues

The global VR market is set to exceed US$56 billion in revenue by 2026. According to new stats from ABI Research, the VR market will grow following the bursting of the bubble created around location-based VR. Home use, particularly around gaming, remains a stable growth area, while interest is slowly returning for public usage in […]

Sluggish 8K TV adoption blamed on Covid-19 by new report

Despite households watching more TV than ever before, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused a delay in 8K TV adoption. According to ABI Research, the worldwide flat-panel TV market has been “sluggish” as a result of economic uncertainties, particularly when it comes to expensive 8K sets. The report notes that TV makers like Samsung and […]

Cord-cutting accelerated by pandemic, claims report

The global Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating trends in cord-cutting, a new report has said. According to figures from ABI research, the pay TV market’s decline has been sped up by the health and economic crisis. The research firm estimates that the global market will see a decline to its subscriber base from 2019 to reach […]

TV sales suffer from pandemic while streaming devices soar

Inexpensive streaming devices have seen a significant growth in sales during the first part of 2020, with the financial uncertainty caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic resulting in a decline for TV sales. According to ABI Research, the overall flat-panel TV market experienced a sharp decline in Q1 2020. It said that major TV manufacturers […]

OTT Market to surpass US$200 billion by 2024

The global OTT video market will surpass US$200 billion by 2024, claims a new report. According to new figures from ABI Research, new services like Disney+ and Apple TV+, along with the continued expansion of major players from Netflix and Amazon, will ensure that 90% of that coming from subscription and ad revenue. The report […]

ABI Research: 2020 will be “the year of DTC OTT Video”

2020 has been dubbed ‘the year of direct-to-consumer (DTC) OTT video’, with it being predicted that subscription numbers will reach 900 million worldwide.  According to a new study from ABI Research, the growth of DTC OTT will continue to create a challenging market for vMVPDS. The report says that the arrival of even more DTC […]

Live streaming subs to soar over the next five years

Subscriptions to live streaming services are predicted to hit 91 million over the next five years. According to a new study from ABI Research, the advancement in the live streaming market is being driven by demand for sports and other live programming. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10% up to […]

“Worldwide Pay TV market far from dead” claims ABI Research

The pay TV market is expected to surpass a 1.1 billion subscriber base in 2024, claims a new report. According to global tech market advisory firm ABI Research, while the increasing adoption of video streaming platforms has created significant challenges to traditional pay TV services, the pay TV market will see overall increases in the […]

4K adoption on the rise with 8K still out of reach

4K TV adoption is set to rapidly increase in the coming years.  According to global tech market advisory firm ABI Research, 4K flat panel TV shipments will grow at 13% CAGR to reach 233 million in 2024.  8K, the next innovation for TV production, has already entered the market, but with the cheapest sets still […]

ABI: Global pay TV revenues to reach US$295bn in 2022

The worldwide pay TV market is set to reach revenues of US$295 billion in 2022 as operators react to changes in the market by incorporating OTT offerings as part of their service line-ups, according to ABI Research. The report cited DirecTV Now and Dish Network’s Sling TV as examples of the kind of video streaming […]

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