This paper summarizes the current state of the pay-TV multiscreen market, explores the difficulties involved in monetizing IP-video services, and examines three sets of technologies that will help render multiscreen economically sustainable, and profitable.
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- Content and device interoperability in the UK; Digital TV subscribers by operator, Q1 2006 - Q3 2012; BSkyB: net subscriber vs. net multiroom change, per year; Change in linear vs. non-linear viewing times, European Big Five; The multiscreen monetization opportunity; US, European Big 5 VoD revenues, per year; Consumer media spend, North America, Western Europe, 2012; Pay-TV multiscreen deployments by platform, 2005 - present; Pay-TV multiscreen deployments, by device; Pay-TV multiscreen business models employed, by device; Pay-TV multiscreen deployments, by network technology; UK: BBC iPlayer monthly view by device type; Total TVs in pay-TV households, 2005 - 2016
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Associate Director, Research & Analysis, Digital Media & Video Technology
Mr. Merrick Kingston is an associate director at IHS Markit, and engages in a broad spectrum of digital media and video technology research.