Market Trends: Worldwide, the State of Mobile Video, 2012

Archived Published: 10 February 2012 ID: G00223693


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The video experience on mobile devices will be tied to a multiscreen experience and will extend beyond entertainment content into new areas such as m-commerce and mobile customer care.

Table of Contents

  • Trends in the Market
    • Mobile Video's Place in the Multiscreen and Personal Cloud Experience
    • Mobile Video Growth
  • Market: Mobile Video Is Becoming Increasingly Pervasive
    • Competing With YouTube Using Curated Video Content
    • Mobile-Optimized Sites Will Account for a Majority of Professionally Created Mobile Video Content
    • Extension of Mobile Video Beyond Entertainment Content
    • User Authentication and Personalization Efforts Need to Navigate Complex Use Cases
    • Multiple Business Models Coexist for Mobile Video
    • Mobile Video Is Driving Some CSPs to Take Up Strategic Initiatives
  • Buyers: Buyers Are Largely Viewing Short Format Mobile Video
    • Worldwide Mobile Video User Forecast
    • Mobile Users Tend to Watch Mobile Video in Multiple Ways
    • Varying Mobile Video Viewing Habits
  • Contrarian View: If the Quality of Mobile Video Experience Deteriorates, These Trends Change
  • Vendors to Watch
  • Conclusions
  • Recommended Reading
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