Some good news for the home entertainment industry – depending upon which segment of the industry you’re part of: Consumers spent nearly $18.3 billion in 2016, a 2% increase from 2015.
An edited version of this article first appeared in Exchangewire.
Ads, or, no ads? SVOD service Hulu is discovering there’s a demand – albeit so far, a demand of uncertain size -- for the ad-free model it introduced earlier this month, despite the higher price tag it carries.
Attendees at Ooyala’s recent Asia Pacific & Japan Partner Summit in Singapore cited security, monetization, content rights and acquisition of content as critical challenges the industry will face in coming years.