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Latest Insights

Bringing you our most recent insights from across the interconnected technology, media and telecommunications landscape from our team of expert analysts.

Media & Entertainment

Digital is critical for those in self-isolation

By Ronan De Renesse 27 Mar 2020

COVID-19 is on everybody’s mind and will certainly remain so for months, quarters, and years to come. The coronavirus outbreak will have many impacts on multiple industries, some extremely negative but also some positive.

Media & Entertainment

Netflix produced nine times as much original programming as Amazon in 2019

By Tim Westcott 17 Mar 2020

Company expands its lead as it aims to become a Hollywood-style studio

Media & Entertainment

How to spend it: Tech giant edition

By Rob Gallagher 16 Mar 2020

The Financial Times’ “How to Spend It” series advises the super-rich on which yachts, handbags, and other “worldly pleasures” to lavish their millions on. But what if the magazine dedicated an issue to the corporate equivalent of its readers, the uber-wealthy consumer tech giants: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon (GAFA)?

Media & Entertainment

PremFlix and Chill

By Ed Barton 12 Mar 2020

Richard Masters, the English Premier League's (EPL) new chief executive, made some interesting observations regarding the dilemma facing content owners of whether to sell content to distributors, or whether to stream content to audiences directly.

Consumer Electronics

Global TV market overcomes trade barriers and weak demand to attain growth in Q4 and 2019

By Paul Gray 27 Feb 2020

Defying a host of headwinds, the global television market managed to attain slight growth in the fourth quarter and for the entire year of 2019, as an easing in a shortage of LCD panels helped propel the market’s expansion.  

Media & Entertainment

Telcos double down on video gaming as 5G boosts esports

By Rob Gallagher 20 Feb 2020

The gaming market is on a winning streak, with global revenue set to expand to $162 billion in 2021, up from $121 billion in 2019.   

Media & Entertainment

5G and sports becoming a winning combination

By Rob Gallagher 20 Feb 2020

Communication service providers (CSPs) and rightsholders are collaborating to offer bundled services combining 5G and live sports events, a market expected to grow to $2.6 billion in global revenue in 2024.    

Service Providers

CSPs bundle up: Communications providers offer 5G with other services

By Evan Kirchheimer 20 Feb 2020

The 5G era presents staggering growth opportunities,with annual 5G mobile subscriptions rising to 1.9 billion in 2023, up from 13 million in 2019. By 2024, 5G-based fixed wireless access (FWA) will account for $7.4 billion, or 29 percent, of global FWA revenue.

Media & Entertainment

Disney+ hits four-year subscriber growth target in one quarter

By Sarah Henschel 07 Feb 2020

Disney reported a 36% annual growth in revenue for the fiscal first quarter 2020 (ending December 28, 2019)

Media & Entertainment

Uber losses continue in transition from ridesharing to platform company

By Seth Wallis-Jones 07 Feb 2020

Uber has published its latest results, for Q4 2019, and while growth in users and revenues is significant and continuing, net losses continued to grow