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  • [New] To watch the Olympic Games in 4K HDR on Sky Q you will need an HDR-capable Sky Q receiver, a TV capable of receiving the HLG HDR format over HDMI, and a Sky UHD subscription (to which HDR support is added at no extra cost). / Forbes
  • [New] 2021's broadcast-only Games means internet service providers and television networks will be attractive to threat actors who might want to disrupt a global audience all at once, or hold the Games themselves hostage. / Threatpost
  • [New] Global market for Digital OOH estimated at US$ 18.8 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$ 35.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.3% over the analysis period 2020-2027. / TMC NEWS
  • [New] Dentsu predicted India's ad market to grow by a further 12.4% in 2022, recovering to pre-pandemic levels, particularly led by digital and TV versus a longer recovery for print, cinema, OOH and radio. / Marketing interactive
  • [New] TV ad spend is expected to grow 4.8% in 2021 as a result of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. / Marketing interactive
  • [New] Dentsu expects digital ad spend to grow by 15.6% in 2021, while linear TV spend is forecasted to grow by 7.1%. / VideoWeek
  • [New] GFlix will give users access to local and worldwide films via a mobile phone and a smart TV, allowing them to binge-watch shows. / TeknoGadyet
  • [New] Linear TV: Spend is projected to grow 7.1% - or $11.1bn - to $168.1bn in 2021, equal to a quarter (25.3%) of the global ad market. / Netimperative
  • [New] The market size of the OTT video streaming market of India is forecasted to reach USD 5 billion by 2023, and India is projected to become one of the top 10 global OTT markets by 2022. / Business Wire
  • [New] Traditional TV / home video remains the largest E & M consumer segment ($219 billion) but will continue to shrink over the next five years. / IAB
  • [New] A shift towards CTV (Connected TV) and OTT and audiences moving more towards digital media consumption mean global Linear TV spend will remain below pre-pandemic levels until beyond 2022. /
  • [New] Linear TV ad spend will grow 7.1% to reach $188.4bn while, despite a shift towards internet-based services depressing the linear TV segment below pre-pandemic levels through 2022 and beyond. / The Drum
  • In terms of consumer spending, traditional TV and home video takes the largest share of total revenue, although it will contract at a -1.2% CAGR to 2025. / PwC
  • More pay-TV subscribers in Europe will use a form of IP connection as the source for their pay-TV service than that of satellite or cable. / Broadband TV News
  • In the wake of Disney announcing that it will close linear channels in some countries, another of the major Pay TV channel groups, Discovery, has made it clear that it is totally committed to its linear channels. / Euler Hermes
  • Pay-TV revenue growth between 2025-2029 will be worth $26 billion across all services, with satellite continuing to meet the growing demands of audiences while building revenue and reach for programmers. / IAB
  • The World Bank said that it will look to, Include climate and disaster risk screening in all World Bank financing to identify short - and long-term risks to development projects, policies, and programs. / - The Catastrophe Bond, Insurance Linked Securities & Investment, Reinsurance Capital, Alternative Risk Transfer and Weather Risk Management site
  • People around the world are watching prosperous nations opening up fast thanks to progressing vaccination campaigns, while Covid-19 remains a huge threat in other parts of the world. / D+C
  • Because NEXTGEN TV can also be enhanced with Internet content, viewers across central Florida will be able to get the most out of live news, live events, and live sports. / IAB
  • An expanded number of central Florida viewers will get a taste of the future as eight Orlando TV stations band together to launch NEXTGEN TV. / IAB

Last updated: 25 July 2021