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To say that some of Ovum's more established telecoms and media clients are feeling anxious is an understatement. Technology and consumer behavior are changing faster than ever, few companies are clear which business models will win out, and many are concerned they won't survive, let alone thrive. Yet the net result of all this disruption will be growth: Ovum forecasts that revenues from core consumer telecoms, media, and technology (TMT) services will near $2.1 trillion in 2022, an increase of $290bn on 2017 (see Figure 1).
Figure 1: Mobile broadband drives most consumer TMT revenue growth
Here's some further insight into what consumer TMT companies can expect on the road to 2022:
Our market share forecasts are based largely on companies' known strategies. Telcos, pay-TV operators, and broadcasters have the potential to "change the future" through more ambitious service launches, mergers and acquisitions, and partnerships. But so do the tech giants. We fully expect, for example, Apple to launch a subscription video offering and Amazon to bring its e-commerce might to reinvent video advertising.
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Consumer & Entertainment Services
By Adam Thomas 28 Mar 2018
With US pay TV having endured the worst year in its history, thoughts have inevitably turned to the future. The likelihood remains that the immediate future will remain highly uncomfortable for everyone except the scaled multinational digital platforms.
By Evan Kirchheimer 26 Apr 2018
Service provider interest in justifying 5G investment through its potential to open new revenue streams from the enterprise segment is growing ever greater.
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