Entertainment Is A Serious Business

Worldwide demand for all streaming content services shows no sign of slowing, according to Allan McLennan, Global Media Tech Analyst & CEP/Media, Head of M&E North America, Atos. “SVOD subs will reach more than 500M this year and it is forecasted to be more than 1.170M by 2025,” he noted. He added that pay-per-view (TVOD)…

Getting the Best from Streaming Services

We played chess a little bit while in college. It was a way to feel like you were doing something constructive while skipping classes and if you were winning, you weren’t wasting time. And before you ask … no, we weren’t that great at it. In retrospect, it’s a little like streaming … you know…

Only the Best Will Thrive on the Theater, Home Screen

Despite the fact that movie theater attendance has been decreasing for the past 10 years, the new screens have increased. At the same time, there’s no indication that the industry will slow the opening of more theaters or that folks will return to the movie houses on a regular basis in large numbers. IMAX’s Aron,…

Content Piracy Is Not A Victimless Crime

Without in-person sports attendance, online viewing has been off for football, basketball, baseball, tennis, hockey … well, you get the point. It just didn’t have the same excitement. But when the word got out that unreleased episodes of the Netflix-ESPN The Last Dance highlighting the Michael Jordan era with the Chicago Bulls, free stuff sports…