Enabling the Digital Era in Media and Entertainment

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Enabling the Digital Era in Media and Entertainment is a collaborative White Paper with Dell EMC and ESG which reflects on the economics of the digital transformation of the media industry. In the digital era of media and entertainment, firms must look toward technology not as a new opportunity, but as a necessary engine where success is often decided by how efficiently that engine can be leveraged.

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Newsmax Media, Inc. is an online and multi-media publisher based in Boca Raton, FL with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City.Newsmax covers the latest developments in politics, national and world news, health, faith, personal finance, and technology with a unique American perspective and topics that the major media often ignore.

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Music and podcasts are competing for the same time

Article | May 28, 2021

The pandemic changed media consumption.Consumers acquired an extra 12% of entertainment timeand though everything was up, some categories grew much faster than others. One of the biggest gainers was spoken word audio, with podcasts and audiobooks seeing dramatic rises and while music hours grew too, the increase was below 12%, which means that music lost share. In the current entertainment environment of plenty this may be an academic concern, but when life returns to some form of normality (commutes, going out, gyms etc.) some or all of that extra 12% of entertainment time will go, which means that growing by less than the market average could translate into decline.

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Streaming continues to boost US music industry growth

Article | May 28, 2021

The US music industry posted its fourth straight year of double-digit growth in 2019 to generate $11.1-billion in revenue, an industry tracker said, citing the continued domination of streaming. The year's total revenue jumped 13 percent, the Recording Industry Association of America said in its annual report, with streaming accounting for $8.8-billion, nearly 80 percent of the sum. The RIAA said paid subscriptions to streaming services like Spotify and Tidal contributed the largest share and marked the largest source of revenue growth -- up 25 percent versus 2018.

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Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market

Article | May 28, 2021

Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming market with the launch of Redbox Free Live TV. The company, best known for its DVD rental kiosks, has been dabbling with streaming for years as consumer demand for DVD rentals has simultaneously declined. But despite its name, Redbox’s new streaming service isn’t offering “live TV” similar to what you’d get on a TV streaming service like YouTube TV or Hulu with Live TV. Instead, the new service offers a curated set of ad-supported movies and TV shows, similar to The Roku Channel, IMDb TV or TiVo Plus, for example.

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Best game streaming services of 2020

Article | May 28, 2021

Game streaming services are all the rage at the moment, providing gamers with a way to instantly stream a library of games from PCs, Macs and mobile devices via the internet. But while the idea of streaming games to your phone sounds appealing, there’s more to it than that; not all game streaming services are created equal, and the offering can vary wildly between the various services. But that’s where we at Tech Advisor come in; we’ve already been using the various game streaming services available in 2020.

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Newsmax Media, Inc.

Newsmax Media, Inc. is an online and multi-media publisher based in Boca Raton, FL with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City.Newsmax covers the latest developments in politics, national and world news, health, faith, personal finance, and technology with a unique American perspective and topics that the major media often ignore.

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