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Esports revenues to top US$5bn in five years

Revenues from esports are expected to skyrocket from US$900 million (€802 million) in 2018 to US$5.05 billion (€4.5 billion) in 2024.  According to a new report from Rethink Technology Research, the revenue rise is set to be split between game publisher fees, sponsorship, media broadcasting rights, tickets and merchandise, tipping and advertising. While broadcasts of […]

Rethink Research: 743 million SVOD subscribers expected by 2023

Global subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) users will climb from 478 million today to 743 million by 2023, according to Rethink Technology Research. The analyst firm said that the US market will rise from a  SVOD and vMVPD base of some 146.5 million today to  236.6 million subscriptions by the end of 2023. Europe and Asia are […]

Rethink TV: SVOD to impact cinema revenues

Global box office revenues will fall by US$7 billion over the next five years thanks to the rise of subscription video on demand, according to Rethink TV. The video research arm of Rethink Technology Research estimated that for every US$15 billion spent on pure SVOD and AVOD content, there will be a corresponding fall of […]

Multicast ABR market to be worth US$852m by 2023

The global multicast ABR transcasting market will be worth $852.2 million annually by 2023 and will “end up replacing IPTV almost immediately,” according to new research. The Rethink Technology Research report claims that multicast ABR  will allow internet service providers to reduce their dependency on CDNs (content delivery networks) and enable ‘linear concurrency’ for viewing live events. “Why […]