Australia Market Analysis: Digital Entertainment, Media, Broadband, Broadcasting – Pay TV, IPTV and Mobile TV

139 offers “Australia – Digital Entertainment and Media Market”, “Australia – Broadband Market – Insights, Statistics and Forecasts” and “Australia – Broadcasting – Pay TV, IPTV, Mobile TV” 2014 research reports in its store.  The digital entertainment and media market in Australia is an annual report that includes analyses, forecasts, statistics and trends. It provides a comprehensive insight into the progress of the various media internet and telco companies and examines the key issues in the market and the business opportunities arising from these developments.

The Australian broadband market research report covers a range of subjects including the adoption of DSL services by the business and consumer segments, HFC infrastructure and statistics, and mobile broadband. And the broadcasting report provides high level strategic information and objective analysis of Australia’s FTA TV, Digital TV, Pay TV and radio markets in Australia.

Australia – Digital Entertainment and Media Market 2014 research report ( ) says it has become clear that over-the-top (OTT) is ‘the new normal’ for the media and telecoms industries – with the emerging all-IP networks media and telecoms services are basically moving to an OTT model. These services are seen as a threat by the traditional operators in these sectors and the companies offering them are perceived to be getting a free lunch over the broadband networks. The European telcos are calling for international regulation, and in the USA net neutrality is no longer a given.  This research estimates that downloading and streaming of video now constitutes well over 50% of all regular online video usage and that this will only increase over time. A relaunch of the Telstra T-box, the arrival of FetchTV, and new plans from Quickflix and Netflix will lead the further growth in this market.  Subjects covered include in this research include:


  • Activities from the key market players;
  • Analyses of internet media companies, with case studies;
  • Mobile media – the PSMS portals and the apps market;
  • Overview and analyses of the various players in the market;
  • Overview and analysis of the burgeoning social media market;
  • Smartphones and tablets;
  • Surveys and statistics on mobile media;
  • The competitive internet media environment;
  • The digital gaming and gambling market.


The Australia – Broadcasting – Pay TV, IPTV, Mobile TV 2014 market research report provides essential reading and gives in-depth information on:


  • Estimated ARPU statistics and Pay TV revenue forecasts to year-end 2014.
  • Subscription TV household penetration forecasts through to 2015 and 2020.
  • Analyses of market and industry trends and developments;
  • Regulatory and government policy developments;
  • Overviews of key market segments including:

– Catch-up TV;
– FTA and STV broadcasters;
– Mobile TV;
– Digital Radio.



  • Overviews of major players in the market including – Public, Commercial and Community FTA TV broadcasters, FOXTEL, ABC, SBS, Southern Cross Media Group, Ten, Nine Entertainment, Seven West Media, WIN TV, NBN TV, and the IPTV players including, Quickflix, Netflix, FetchTV, BBC iplayer, ABC iView, Telstra, FOXTEL, Getflix.


Market highlights of this report include : Uptake of IPTV subscribers increasing, with increased competition expected, Online advertising revenue now exceeds that of the FTA industry, Mobile advertising sees its market increasing as the market matures, Radio listening audience increasing in both analogue and digital formats.Revenue from subscribers to Pay TV slows in 2014, yet subscriber numbers increasing and in 2014 smart TV unit sales are increasing with further availability, but still below 40% market share.

Companies covered in Australia – Broadcasting – Pay TV, IPTV, Mobile TV report: FOXTEL, ABC, SBS, Southern Cross Media Group, Ten, Nine Entertainment, Seven West Media, WIN TV, NBN TV, and the IPTV players including, Quickflix, Netflix, FetchTV, BBC iplayer, ABC iView, Telstra, FOXTEL, Getflix.

Broadband networks, utilising various technologies, will undergo significant transitions in coming years in the wake of the government’s December 2013 review of the NBN, which also affects the role of NBN Co charged with developing the new business models and architecture required for the country’s national network into the next decades, as per the report titled Australia – Broadband Market – Insights, Statistics and Forecasts and available at . Key developments discussed in this report include iiNet to deploy up to 30,000 WiFi hotpots in capital cities; Victorian government looks to offer free WiFi in three cities; Optus trials TD-LTE broadband using the 2300MHz band; m-payment and m-banking developments; NBN transition developments; DOCSIS standard upgrade to 3.1; VDSL2 and vectoring DSL developments; ACCC sets wholesale DSL prices to mid-2014; tablet penetration among households reaches 44%; iiNet acquires Adam Internet, sells TransACT fibre infrastructure to NBN Co; interim satellite service reaches capacity; Foxtel’s anticipated launch of triple play services to affect broadband market share among key players; includes ACMA reports for 2013, surveys to end-2013, company results for FY2013; ABS data to June 2013; analysis of the NBN strategic review; market developments to March 2014.