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Report: 5G to drive video enhancements

By 2027, 5G subscriptions are forecast to reach 4.4 billion globally, unleashing a massive consumer base demanding increasingly immersive experiences and wireless engagement made better by 5G. A recent report commissioned by mobile and video technology research and development company InterDigital, and written by market research firm Futuresource Consulting, examines the video innovations, emerging use […]

May 3, 2022

Report: AI/ML impact video entertainment industry

Often considered a ‘solution for everything’, AI will expand its impact as the video entertainment industry realises its benefits to a variety of applications, according to a report commissioned by mobile and video technology developer InterDigital and written by market research firm Futuresource Consulting, which examines the industry influence of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]

December 7, 2021

Report: Rising demand for gaming accessories

The gaming headset and accessories market saw exceptionally strong growth during the 2020 pandemic; interest in gaming reached fever pitch, with consumers locked down in need of entertainment and socialisation. Futuresource Consulting predicts that 2021 will generate over $4.6 billion from gaming headsets, speakers, mice and keyboards globally. “The gaming fever pitch that built up […]

May 21, 2021

Report: Service stacking takes off in Nordic video market

The Nordic video market remains one of the strongest and most progressive in the world reports Futuresource Consulting, with Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland enjoying high penetration of superfast broadband, wide adoption of the English language, a high level of disposable income and an overall thirst for entertainment.

April 22, 2021

Research: Over 8m TV sets sold in UK in 2020

With lockdown measures enforced around the globe, it is understandable that 2020 saw the steepest growth in UK TV sales in over a generation, which exceeded 8 million sets, reports Futuresource Consulting. Being deprived of opportunities to enjoy holidays, cinema, theatre, concerts and so forth, people naturally gravitated towards the TV and diverted their spend […]

April 21, 2021

Analyst: ‘SVoD landscape increasingly fragmented’

Analyst firm Futuresource Consulting’s latest Living with Digital survey, in field in December 2020, has once again highlighted the continued upwards trajectory of digital video uptake in H2 2020, after an already impressive and partly pandemic-fuelled first half. The survey reported greater uptake across all types of video services covered. Transactional digital video continued its […]

March 11, 2021By Colin Mann

Analyst: Will SVoDs replace pay-TV?

In presenting an overview of the changing TV and media landscape, Tristan Veale, Market Analyst at Futuresource Consulting has questioned whether shifting content consumption habits will lead to an SVoD future at the expense of traditional pay-TV. “Consumers inform content creators of their preferences by voting with their money,” he notes . “Globally, pay-TV subscription […]

December 18, 2020By Colin Mann