Women’s sports rights set for defining decade of revenue growth

An explosion of interest in women’s sports will lead to significantly increased rights values in the coming years. According to Deloitte’s 2021 predictions, the steady increase of interest in the women-played sports such as the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (which had a global audience of just under 1 billion people) will be rewarded by […]

Deloitte: 20 phone vendors to launch 5G-ready handsets in 2019

The first mass-market, 5G-enabled mobile devices will go on sale this year, with roughly 20 handset vendors to launch 5G-ready handsets in 2019 starting in Q2, according to Deloitte. Deloitte’s TMT Predictions 2019 report claims that approximately one million 5G-phones will be shipped this year, out of a projected 1.5 billion global smartphone sales. By […]

Deloitte: 25 mobile operators to launch 5G next year

Some 25 wireless operators will launch 5G services in 2019, a figure that will likely double by 2020, according to Deloitte. The 18th edition of Deloitte’s ‘Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions’ report claims that 72 operators are currently testing 5G. Deloitte also estimates that more than one million 5G handsets will be sold next year, with […]

Deloitte: teenagers to boost SVOD growth in the next five years

A growing number of UK teenagers will subscribe to VOD services as they opt to spend pocket money on media that caters to their individual interests, according to Deloitte. The company’s ‘Future of TV’ research said that with children in the UK averaging £11.20 per-week in pocket money, and pay TV subscription services typically starting at around […]

Deloitte: UK TV viewing by 18-24 year-olds to drop by up to 15% in 2018

Traditional TV viewing among 18-24 year olds in the UK will fall by 10%-15% in 2018 and 2019 but the rate of decline may slow after this, according to new research by Deloitte. The UK media sector trends report mooted a ‘Great British switch off’ among younger viewers as demand for paid-for online media content […]

Deloitte: TV viewing among 18-24s to decline by 5-15%

Traditional TV viewing among 18-24 year-olds will decline by 5% – 15% per year in the US, Canada and the UK in both 2018 and 2019, according to Deloitte’s latest TMT Predictions report. The Technology, Media and Telecommunications study said that in each market this rate of decline be similar to that seen in the […]

Deloitte: UK smartphone video viewing up 500% since 2012

The proportion of UK adults watching video on their smartphones has risen fivefold in the past five years, according to research by Deloitte. The consulting and accounting firm’s ‘Global Mobile Consumer Survey 2017: UK Cut’ report said that, as of mid-2017, some 57% of smartphone owners aged 18-75 watched at least one video on their […]

Deloitte: 66% keep pay TV as it is bundled with web access

Two thirds of US pay TV customers say that they keep their TV subscriptions because it is bundled with their internet service, according to new research. Deloitte’s 11th Digital Democracy Survey said that 49% of all US consumers – and roughly 60% of generation Z, millennial, and generation X viewers – now subscribe to paid […]

Deloitte: TV continues to thrive

TV advertising revenue will remain resilient to digital disruption in the UK this year as the medium “continues to thrive” according to Deloitte. In its Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions 2017 report, Deloitte predicted that the UK TV ad market will generate £5.3 billion in 2017 – flat compared to last year and an 8% […]

Deloitte: nearly half of Americans now use SVoD

Some 46% of Americans now subscribe to streaming video services, with millennials aged 14-25 spending more time streaming than watching live TV, according to Deloitte. The professional services firm’s tenth ‘Digital Democracy Survey’ claims that more than half of all consumers and three-quarters of millennials watch movies and TV shows via streaming on at least […]