Reports

tvstrategies™ analyst & consultant Steven Hawley produces qualitative market research and category analysis relating to IP video services (multiscreen and IPTV) that are delivered to pay TV and streaming video set-top boxes, tablets, smartphones and other video-capable consumer electronics devices.
 

Industry report: 2016 Multiplatform TV Middleware – Client Side Software

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August 2016 – Middleware plays an important role in helping pay TV operators address competitive challenges, facilitate rapid service evolution, and reduce costs. Written by tvstrategies principal analyst Steven Hawley and published in August 2016 by the analyst firm SNL Kagan (an S&P Global company), this r...

Industry Report: 2015 TV Service Delivery Platforms

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August 2015 – This report provides an in-depth examination, category analysis and global forecast. It was researched and written by Steven Hawley of tvstrategies for SNL Kagan (an S&P Global company). Pay-TV delivery has made a major transition: From STBs in fixed locations, controlled directly by the pay-TV...

Industry Report: 2015 Multiscreen Video Security

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May 2015 – This report, written by Steven Hawley of tvstrategies, a contributing analyst for SNL Kagan (an S&P Global company), provides an in-depth examination, category analysis and global forecast. The rapid growth of multiscreen TV services has altered the nature of content protection from a “point” ...

Industry Report: 2014 Client-side TV Middleware

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This report by Steven Hawley of tvstrategies, a contributing analyst for Multimedia Research Group (MRG, an SNL Kagan company), provides an in-depth examination, category analysis and global forecast for client-side TV software solutions that are implemented with TV set-top boxes and home media (video) gateways (also k...

SNL Kagan / MRG Report: TV Service Delivery Platforms 2014

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This report, by Steven Hawley of tvstrategies, also a contributing analyst for Multimedia Research Group (MRG, an SNL Kagan company), provides a thorough examination and analysis of the TV Service Delivery Platform (TV SDP) category, and of the SDP offerings available to pay-TV operators.  It provides a comprehensive ...

MRG: The Connected Car – New Opportunities for Service Providers, their Suppliers and Software Developers

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Published in June 2013, and available now from MRG, this report provides an in-depth introduction and analysis of the next great market opportunity for companies that provide telecommunications, pay-TV, online video and digital home solutions to consumers: the Connected Car. This opportunity is equally available to com...

MRG: Multiscreen Video Security

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MRG released the report Multiscreen Video Security, written by Steven Hawley of tvstrategies, in late February 2013. This report includes a global forecast through 2016, for the Conditional Access (CA) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies used to secure pay TV content in a wide range of connected CE devices...

GigaOm Pro: OTT Technologies & Strategies for Broadcasters

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Online video delivery to so many types of consumer devices means that video programmers must produce multiple internet-streaming formats. This report, OTT Technologies and Strategies for Broadcasters, explains the technical details of the various format and delivery types. Other considerations include the need for main...