ABI Research

DRM to grow as CAS market contracts

The digital rights management (DRM) market will become a US$1.2 billion (€910 million) market by 2018, while the related conditional access (CAS) market will decline slightly, dropping below US$1.5 billion annually, according to ABI Research stats. The research firm tipped the DRM market to grow at an annual rate of 12% with tablet and smartphone […]

Global pay TV market grows by 23 million subscribers

The global pay TV market added 23 million new subscribers in the first two quarters of 2013, marking an increase of 3% according to new figures by ABI Research.  The firm said that it now expects worldwide pay TV subscribers to reach 895 million by the end of 2013, generating service revenues of US$245 billion […]

Google Chromecast to boost set-top and dongle market

The release of Google’s Chromecast TV dongle is due to push the smart set-top box and dongle market beyond original forecasts, with unit sales now expected to pass 18 million in 2013, according to ABI Research.  Overall the market is expected to grow at a 10.8% compound annual growth rate between 2013 and 2018, with […]

OTT revenues hit US$8 billion

The over-the-top video market grew 60% last year to pass US$8 billion (€6.09 billion), driven by companies like Netflix, Hulu, Apple, and Amazon, according to new figures by ABI Research.  The research found that the three largest markets – North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific – experienced year-on-year growth in excess of 50% in 2012. ABI […]

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