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Mobile ad-blockers: saved by the app?
Deloitte Global predicts a mere 0.3 percent of all mobile device owners (comprising smartphones and tablets) will use an ad-blocker by the end of 2016. This is likely to put less than $100 million (0.1 percent) of the $70 billion mobile advertising market at risk. Read more on this prediction.
Performance rights lift recorded music revenues
In 2014 Deloitte predicts that revenues from performance rights, a license payable for the right to play music to the public, should exceed one billion dollars for the first time. For the $16 billion recorded music industry, this represents a significant source of revenue.
Mobile games: leading but less lucrative
Deloitte Global predicts that in 2016 mobile (smartphone and tablet) will become the leading games platform by software revenue, generating $35 billion in revenue up 20 percent from 2015. This compares to $32 billion for PC games and $28 billion for console games. Read more of this prediction now.
US TV: erosion, not implosion
Deloitte Global predicts that the US traditional television market, the world’s largest at about $170 billion in 2016, may see erosion, but not implosion, on many fronts. Read more of this prediction now.
Doubling up on pay-TV
Deloitte predicts that by the end of 2014 up to 50 million homes around the world will have two or more separate pay-television subscriptions. A further ten million homes will receive premium programming as part of their subscription to another service, such as broadband.
European football scores $30 billion
Deloitte Global predicts that the European football market may generate $30 billion (€27 billion) in revenues in 2016/2017, an $8 billion (€7 billion) increase relative to 2011/2012, and a compound annual growth rate of seven percent. Read more of this prediction now.