Although this flexible form entertainment consumption is a wonderful thing, for publishers and broadcasters, it does come with its fair share of challenges. One of the biggest being account sharing.
Whether you’re into Bach or Bieber; Ga Ga or The Grateful Dead, chances are you’ve been to at least one live concert in your life. But have you ever watched a concert via a pay-per-view (PPV) live stream?
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As we recently established, live sports are more popular than ever. Unlike many other visual forms of entertainment, live sports offer adrenaline-pumping rivalries and unpredictable drama without the scripts.
When it comes to viewers, the NFL is one of the world’s most colossal sports for live streaming, with the NBA, NBL and NHL not far behind.
Given the fact that the general video market is growing, it has not taken its final shape yet. Due to the market fragmentation and major disruptions taking place, it acts as a dynamic battle-ground where every player in the value chain tries to grab its share.
In this post we’ll analyze what’s casing the major change, the key trends forming the new landscape and how providers adapt.