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A new report from UK firm Digital TV Research predicts that global pay-TV revenues will increase by US$ 19bn over the next five years to reach US$ 203bn by 2018, with managed IPTV services to post the healthiest growth rate out of all accesss technologies at nearly 10%.
There will be just shy of 1bn pay-TV households worldwide by 2018, with IPTV accounting for around 167mn of them, according to UK firm Digital TV Research.
A major review of the world's biggest TV and broadband operators by SNL Kagan has found that telcos in the world's developed markets are outpacing their cable rivals in terms of TV growth, with IPTV services from AT&T, France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom registering the most additions.
On my most recent trip to Africa to speak at the Africacast conference last month, I was struck once again by the region’s ambition. Home to over 1 billion people and a rapidly growing middle class, Africa has become a focal point of growth and ingenuity for the telecoms industry
It was allegedly Lord Leverhulme, the British soap tycoon, who complained that half his advertising budget was wasted. The trouble, he said, was that he didn’t know which half. Advertisers like to think they have improved measurement in the past hundred years, but now there is a new risk.
According to the results of Informa Telecoms & Media’s annual industry survey, innovation is a key priority for global telecoms and media players in 2013. Over 500 senior executives from across both these sectors were asked how their businesses and markets would perform in 2013 and the role innovation would play in driving future revenue growth.
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