Title: 'Pay TV is dead, long live pay TV': Europe's shifting TV Powerplays
Duration: 45 Minutes
A pandemic of change accelerated by a real pandemic, the transition from linear TV to streaming. Subscription VOD services Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ are now flanked by several rivals including Paramount+ and HBO Max seeking global scale. Join us to delve into how pay TV's role is diminishing, as it shifts, from operators to third party streaming devices (Android and Apple TV) and content owners and as operator strategies shift to connectivity and more lucrative service opportunities.
Legacy broadcasting in Europe is in the nascent stages of coming to terms with these radical changes. A kinship of old rivals is emerging. Many European TV groups are merging or collaborating, hinting at a future of reduced local competition and a refocus on a global digital video market.
Analysts from Kagan, a TMT offering of S&P Global, will analyze the new monetization alternatives for content owners and distributors and present key data and trends around pay TV, broadband, OTT and bundled subscribers as well as on the transformation of TV networks in Western Europe.