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The growth of OTT video services is posing a challenge to broadcast royalty collections.


  • OTT broadcasting of audio and video has rapidly grown in popularity, from both a distribution and consumption perspective.
  • With the competition for broadcast eyeballs intensifying, collective rights management organizations could be forgiven for feeling a little apprehension that broadcast royalties are going to come under pressure, particularly given that the income source has for so many years been their biggest revenue generator.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides an update on the world of OTT video, with subscriber forecasts for Netflix.
  • Examines the likely impact that the rise of OTT video use will have on broadcast royalties for authors.

Key questions answered

  • What is happening in OTT video as we head toward 2017?
  • Why should authors' societies be concerned about the rise in OTT video?

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  • Summary
  • OTT now firmly in the mainstream
  • Amazon and pay-TV-service competition to Netflix
  • Ultimate impact on broadcasting royalties


  • Author

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