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Ovum's Operator–OTT Partnerships Tracker captures the major partnerships occurring between OTT players, telecom operators, and cable and satellite TV players.


  • Partnerships between operators and music or video service providers are steadily increasing in number. In 2H16, these types of partnership overtook operator–social media player partnerships as the dominant type of partnership.

Features and Benefits

  • Reveals which types of partnership are most common in key markets.
  • Explores why certain categories of partnership are popular in some markets.

Key questions answered

  • Who is the most popular OTT player to partner with?
  • Are telcos working with OTT music services in Asia-Pacific?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Current scenario

  • OTT movers and shakers: 2H16
  • Geographical distribution of partnerships

Popular partnership categories

  • Music and video

Types of partnership

  • Type 2 partnerships dominate the landscape
  • Long-lasting partnerships have been forged


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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