OTT Question TimePostsOTT Question Time #26 – OTT Predictions for 2021

At OTT Question Time this week (Thursday 14 January, 4pm UK), we rang in 2021 with some industry predictions for the year ahead. Together with renowned analysts Allan McLennan of PADEM Media Group, Maria Rua Aguete of OMDIA, Simon Murray of Digital TV Research and Tony Maroulis of Ampere Analysis we discussed: The upcoming launches (or international rollouts) of new SVODs like Peacock and HBO Max The prospects for the incumbent streamers like Netflix, Amazon...
Kauser KanjiJanuary 12, 20211 min

At OTT Question Time this week (Thursday 14 January, 4pm UK), we rang in 2021 with some industry predictions for the year ahead. Together with renowned analysts Allan McLennan of PADEM Media Group, Maria Rua Aguete of OMDIA, Simon Murray of Digital TV Research and Tony Maroulis of Ampere Analysis we discussed:

  • The upcoming launches (or international rollouts) of new SVODs like Peacock and HBO Max
  • The prospects for the incumbent streamers like Netflix, Amazon and Disney (wow, Disney is already an incumbent!)
  • Experimenting with pay models
  • PVOD and day and date release
  • Potential mergers and acquisitions 
  • And whether the rise in OTT viewing last year can be sustained

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Kauser Kanji

I've been working in online video since 2005 and have held senior roles at NBC Universal, Trinity Mirror and Virgin Media. I've also worked on VOD projects for the BBC, Netflix, Sony Pictures, DR in Denmark and a host of broadcasters and service-providers all over the world.