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.
 

2019 Industry Report: Multiscreen Service Delivery Platforms & Middleware

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Kagan, a media research group within the TMT offering of S&P Global Market Intelligence, has published the Multiscreen Service Delivery Platforms & TV Middleware report, written by contributing analyst Steven Hawley, Principal Analyst & Consultant of tvstrategies. Two complementary categories of software...

2017 Industry Report: Multiscreen Video Quality Assurance

Posted by & filed under Analysis, Industry Research, IPTV, Multi-screen, Multiscreen, Reports, SNL Kagan, tvstrategies, VQA

May 2017 – As pay TV providers and broadcasters transition from traditional services to multiscreen, they must also extend their video quality assurance (VQA) practices beyond MPEG video to include adaptive bit-rate (ABR) streaming to help them maintain or improve their competitive positions. Written by tvstrateg...

2016 Industry report: Multiplatform TV Middleware – Client Side Software

Posted by & filed under Analysis, IPTV, Middleware, Multiscreen, Reports, SNL Kagan, tvstrategies

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(Note: This report is superseded by a 2019 report from S&P Global Market Intelligence) August 2016 – Middleware plays an important role in helping pay TV operators address competitive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...

2015 Industry Report: TV Service Delivery Platforms

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(Note: This report is superseded by a 2019 report from S&P Global Market Intelligence) August 2015 – Television service delivery platforms (SDPs) are service creation and management systems that are designed to enable pay-TV service providers to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic and evolving video exp...

Industry Report: 2015 Multiscreen Video Security

Posted by & filed under Analysis, Devices, Multiscreen, Reports, Security, SNL Kagan, Technology, tvstrategies

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

Posted by & filed under Applications, Apps, Industry Research, IPTV, Middleware, MRG, Multiscreen, Reports, Technology, TV Service Delivery Platforms, tvstrategies

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

Posted by & filed under Connected Car, MRG, Multiscreen, Reports

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...