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IHS Markit reveals strong growth for 4K/UHD during MIPTV

Research firm IHS Markit revealed strong positive indicators for the growth of 4K/UHD screens at MIPTV yesterday, suggesting take up in Europe, North America, LatAm and MENA is gaining momentum. According to IHS, 2018 saw shipments of 4K/UHD outstrip lower resolutions for the first time as prices tumbled to affordable levels. Speaking at MIPTV’s 4K/UHD […]

IHS Markit: US SVOD market could grow by 53m subs by 2023

New direct-to-consumer services from Disney, Apple, Warner Media and NBCUniversal have the potential to grow the US SVOD market by 53 million subscriptions by 2023. This is according to IHS Markit research, which claims that such growth would amount to a 25% increase in subscribers and would generate up to US$3.6 billion in incremental revenue […]

IHS Markit: Netflix and YouTube rank top among Brazilian viewers

Netflix and YouTube are consistently Brazilian internet users’ first choice of video services across all devices, according to IHS Markit. The research firm’s survey sample found that 28% of Brazilians  turn to Netflix first when looking for something to watch, followed by YouTube at 24%. Among pay TV households, fewer than 50% of Sky Brasil […]

IHS Markit lists video everywhere among its top technology trends

Video everywhere, artificial intelligence and edge computing are the three key technology trends that will have a major effect on the commercial and consumer markets in the coming year, according to IHS Markit. The research firm’s ‘Top Trends of 2019’ report claims that the increasing ubiquity of video is forcing significant industry change as a […]

IHS: localised content as important as price in Indian video market

The three most important factors for consumers choosing video services in India are pricing, local Indian content, and quality dubbing and subtitling, according to IHS Markit. The research firm said that “localised content is as important as price,” but added that out of all the markets it surveyed, Indian consumers were most likely to cite […]

IHS: 4K TVs now account for 44% of television shipments

Demand for big-screen TVs surged in the third quarter with 4K sets accounting for almost 44% of TV shipments, a new record, according to IHS Markit. The research firm said that due to sustained premiums and larger average size, 4K TVs made up more than 71% of all TV revenues during the quarter Global shipments […]

IHS Markit: 8K TV shipments to approach 2m units by 2020

The “next wave” of resolution transition will kick off towards the end of this year when major global TV brands launch 8K sets, according to IHS Markit. The research firm estimated that the 8K TV market will grow from less than 20,000 units shipped in 2018 to shipments of more than 430,000 in 2019, approaching […]

IHS Markit: third of video subscribers look for UHD content

More than a third of video subscribers across five key markets now claim that ultra HD content is important in their choice of both paid-for and free video services, according to IHS Markit. The research, which surveyed viewers in the US, UK, Germany, Japan and Brazil, found that respondents between the ages of 17 and […]

IHS Markit: content discovery is key to customer satisfaction

TV content discovery is at the heart of the battle among TV and video providers and is key to achieving customer satisfaction, according to a new report by IHS Markit. The research firm’s ‘Connected Devices and Media Consumption’ survey, which polled viewers across five markets, found that those who engaged less frequently with newer content […]

IHS Markit: Netflix and Amazon account for just 5% of Turkey’s OTT market

Netflix and Amazon accounted for just 5% of the Turkish subscription-video market in 2017 in terms of subscribers, placing them behind a number of Turkish players, according to IHS Markit. The research firm said that Turkcell, Türk Telekom and Vodafone Turkey captured 77% of the Turkish over-the-top subscription video market for non-multiscreen service subscriptions in […]

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