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Report: Market correction for football rights in 2021?

The Premier League, Serie A and La Liga should come to market for their domestic media rights in 2021. The tender results for the Premier League, always considered as a gauge of the sports broadcasting market dynamics, will be even more closely scrutinised this year, at a time of a global pandemic, reports market research […]

February 11, 2021

Study: Molotov needs fast Africa roll-out

The French OTT distribution platform Molotov has taken its first steps into Africa. After a rollout in Ivory Coast at the end of 2020, the service, which is backed by Idinvest and Xavier Niel (Free), is ready to deploy in the rest of French-speaking Africa. For the months to come, ‘Molotov Afrique’ plans to launch […]

February 9, 2021

Report: OTT driving TV market growth in Central Asia

With a total of 77 million inhabitants, Central Asia represents a large market for telco operators. But the local political, geographical and economic contexts have been constraining the development of wireline and wireless connections over the last two decades. Looking at the evolution of TV markets in the region over the past three years, Dataxis […]

January 22, 2021

Report: Chinese streamers taking over SE Asian markets

This summer, Baidu’s streaming service iQiyi announced its plan to expand towards new markets in Asia-Pacific. The platform was launched in the second half of 2019 in Vietnam and Malaysia and is eyeing other strategic markets in Southeast Asia. Meanwhile, in June, Tencent acquired the Malaysian service iFlix. The latter has been struggling to generate […]

August 26, 2020

LatAm: 41% of TV sets are Smart TV

Smart TVs have experienced a great deployment in Latin America. By the end of 2020, there will be 111 million devices installed, forecasts Dataxis, equating to 41.4 per cent of all TV sets in the region. The rapid progress of Smart TVs in Latin America has several explanations. Since 2016 the integration of the Internet […]

August 7, 2020

Forecast: AVoD market to increase fast on global scale

The Covid-19 crisis highlighted a considerable increase in video consumption, reports market analyst company Dataxis. In the US, Comcast has seen a 50 per cent rise in VoD viewing over March and April 2020 for instance. While SVoD and linear-OTT environments have become more overcrowded over the last years (households in the US now subscribe […]

July 2, 2020

Report: FTA DTH take-up increases in Sub-Saharan Africa

Along the line of well-established actors such as Freeview in the UK, DTH free-to-air bouquets are spreading around sub-Saharan Africa, reports Dataxis. These offers, which bundle free channels into identifiable packages accessible through the purchase of specific set-top-boxes, are currently received by more than 8 million households in the region – a number to put […]

June 26, 2020

Analyst: broadcast deals remain key for sports OTT players

For about five years, the sports media landscape has been partially disrupted by new OTT sports-specialised players, such as DAZN and Eleven Sports Network, in terms of price (significantly lower than usual TV packages), accessibility (platform-agnostic) and consumer experience (thanks to shared-viewing tools, or sports betting data integration). But, if they can start as OTT-only […]

June 17, 2020