This report looks at the potential success of vertical integration in the audiovisual value chain by telcos, TV broadcasters and Internet players.It analyses the reasons for the many operations we are seeing by exploring the taking place in the audiovisual environment.
It provides an overview of the major acquisitions involving companies and content rights, as well as the new companies and services created by players downstream in the chain.
It then seeks to understand the in the strategy of each category of player based on concrete examples.
The report also examines the of the involved in this race to acquire content, before exploring each one’s and possible alternative strategies.
1. Executive Summary 2. Methodology & definitions 3. General context 4. The race for ownership of content 5. What are the prospects for success?