Syndicated Reports

TDG regularly publishes some of the most forward-thinking analyses in the legacy and broadband TV industry. In fact, we predicted the impact that broadband video would have on legacy TV years before the term ‘OTT’ came into existence. And we continue to be years ahead of other research firms in the topics we address and the methods we use to do so.

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October 24, 2013Andy Beach

Live Linear Encoding — A Primer

Summary Watching TV via the Internet continues to become more common. The technical barriers are giving way and the business reasons for avoiding it...

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Testing Price & Brand of Broadband TV Services

October 02, 2013Michael Greeson

Testing Price & Brand of Broadband TV Services

Summary To date, over-the-top (OTT) TV offerings have primarily played a supplementary role in the TV experiences of US consumers. In the next few...

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The Maturation of Netflix: Forecasts & Analysis

September 12, 2013Bill Niemeyer

The Maturation of Netflix: Forecasts & Analysis

Summary When Netflix first launched in 1998 as an innovative DVD-by-mail subscription service it would have been difficult to imagine that 15 years...

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Net-Connected TV User Dimensions

August 02, 2013Michael Greeson, Vibha Pant

Net-Connected TV User Dimensions

Summary The diffusion of net-connected televisions among US broadband households (BB HHs) is presently around 60%. Assuming broadband diffusion of 90...

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The Future of TV: A View from 2013

July 01, 2013Joel Espelien

The Future of TV: A View from 2013

Summary The future of TV is an app. Smartphones and tablets are leading the way, training millions of users how to visit an app store to choose and...

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A Review of 2013 TV Everywhere Deployment Status

May 30, 2013Bill Niemeyer

A Review of 2013 TV Everywhere Deployment Status

Summary The rollout of TV Everywhere is less than halfway complete on a subscriber-weighted basis due to business negotiation friction between the...

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In‐Home CE and Home Network Ecosystem ‐ 2013

May 01, 2013Michael Greeson, Vibha Pant

In‐Home CE and Home Network Ecosystem ‐ 2013

Summary This report outlines the consumer electronic, home network, and PC ecosystem within the broadband household. We assess ownership, room...

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Social TV: Myths, Facts, and the Future

March 27, 2013Joel Espelien

Social TV: Myths, Facts, and the Future

Summary Social TV is real, but it is not what you think. Social TV is not a thing (or an app or an industry) at all, but a behavior, a new way of...

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Global Smartphone Streaming Video Consumption: 2012-2017

March 01, 2013Peter White

Global Smartphone Streaming Video Consumption: 2012-2017

Summary This paper forecasts the number of smartphones capable of receiving high-quality streaming video (from high-quality mobile networks), and...

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Relevance of Audio Quality in Smart TV, Tablet, and Smartphone Purchases

February 27, 2013Michael Greeson

Relevance of Audio Quality in Smart TV, Tablet, and Smartphone Purchases

Summary You will see from this report that the quality of audio when watching video — whether on a smart TV, tablet, or smartphone — matters...

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