Telecoms Media & Entertainment

Digital media is poised for explosive growth, potentially overtaking television to become the leading segment of the M&E sector.

India produces a staggering 200,000 hours of content annually, including over 1,700 films, 3,000 hours of premium OTT content, and 20,000 songs. It’s noteworthy that Indian content has crossed international boundaries, captivating audiences in more than 160 countries and topping streaming charts on global platforms. Even within India, the traditional boundaries separating regional and national content are increasingly becoming indistinct, indicating a new era where local flavors and stories showcase the universal appeal of Indian storytelling.[EY March 2024]

Reimagining smartphone experience: How 'Surfaces' can play a key role in making the phone smarter

Boston Consulting Group’s February 2024 report suggests that AI-driven ‘Surfaces’ can transform smartphone usability by enhancing user experiences across three journey types: Pre-determined, Exploratory, and Spontaneous. This approach aims to make interactions more seamless and intelligent by redefining user journeys in collaboration with OEMs, app developers, and content publishers. [Boston Consulting Group February 2024]

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How to safeguard against the menace of deepfake technology

Deloitte’s March 2024 report addresses the risks of deepfake technology and Generative AI, stressing the need for robust countermeasures. It outlines the societal impacts of deepfakes and recommends AI-driven detection, increased awareness, and comprehensive legal frameworks. The report emphasizes collaboration among stakeholders to protect digital integrity. [Deloitte, March 2024].


From telco to techco: Towards tomorrow's telecom

KPMG’s report highlights the transformation of traditional telecommunications companies into techcos, prompted by digital transformation and market evolution. It advises adopting cloud architectures, digital services, and strategic partnerships to stay competitive and meet customer demands. The report emphasizes a comprehensive overhaul in capabilities, culture, and operations to leverage 5G, IoT, and digital services effectively. [KPMG]


Pioneering innovation in Gaming

Uncover the future of digital transformation in media and entertainment through the eyes of Giorgio Tacchia, Managing Director at Globant. In this exclusive interview, Tacchia shares his insights on leveraging cutting-edge technologies like AI, 5G, and blockchain to revolutionise the streaming landscape and deliver unparalleled user experiences.

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The future of media & entertainment

Deloitte’s 2023 report on the future of the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry outlines the unprecedented disruption ahead, driven by digital consumer shifts, exponential content growth, and emerging technologies like generative AI. It presents four potential scenarios for the industry’s evolution, emphasizing the importance of strategic adaptation for organizations to remain competitive in a rapidly changing landscape [Deloitte, 2023].


Pioneering innovation in Gaming

Discover the future of gaming in an exclusive interview with Paul Depre, Director of Gaming, M&E, and Sports at Globant. Paul delves into the challenges and opportunities in developing AAA blockbusters, the impact of cutting-edge technologies like AR, VR, and AI, and the importance of collaboration in the gaming industry.

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The Race to 5G and Full Fibre: How Telecoms, Media & Entertainment Leaders are Reshaping the Future

The future of a connected Britain rests on the widespread availability of 5G and Full Fibre to homes and businesses. For the network operators and vendors, this is a complicated journey to navigate.

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Accelerating digital innovation in Media and Entertainment

The media and entertainment industries have changed forever over the past 10 years – a decade that has seen the growth of streaming and on-demand viewing reduce the time spent watching linear television.


2022 Telecom Industry Outlook
Four trends pushing the industry forward

In 2022, the telecom industry will face new opportunities and challenges presented by a dynamic regulatory, technological, and competitive environment. Our annual outlook dials into the biggest trends shaping the telecommunications industry, from more competitive broadband markets to cybersecurity in the 5G era.

Daring to Disrupt: How digital leaders are transforming network infrastructures, Part 1

Businesses have seen exceptional change in 2020. Enterprises are under pressure to improve customer service delivery, employees are demanding more convenient and faster access to applications and data, and as networks become more complex, so do security threats.

How To Win The Telecom Industrial Revolution

It should come as no surprise that the past two years have compelled just about every industry to transform in some way or another, including telecom. And most of this transformation is the result of forced changes in human behavior—whether that’s shopping online instead of in-store, or working from our bedrooms instead of a downtown office. As a global population, whether we’ve noticed it or not, we have come to depend on telecommunications networks and software more than at any time in history.

Daring to Disrupt: How Digital Leaders are transforming network infrastructures, Part 2

Following on from our Part 1 eBook, Part 2 encompasses a further 33 business leaders who shared increasing optimism and plans for transformation in 2021. They told us about how they handled the challenges of implementing a complex global infrastructure.

Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2022–2026

Five-year projections of consumer and advertiser spending data across 14 segments and 52 territories. Disruptions in public health, supply chains and geopolitics made 2021 a year of uncertainty. But amid all the unpredictability, there is greater clarity about the overall trends of the market and the forces driving growth, and a better understanding of the fault lines and fractures that are altering the entertainment and media industry.

The Trailblazers: Leading the remote working transformation

When the pandemic struck, there was a surge in the use of technology that would allow large numbers of employees to collaborate remotely. Where possible, businesses rose to the challenge and changed their ways of working literally overnight.

The 5 Biggest Media And Entertainment Technology Trends In 2022

The media and entertainment industry is driven by technology. This includes everything from cutting-edge special effects developed for movies (and then adopted across other industries) to streaming media, virtual reality gaming, and new delivery channels for news, music, and advertising.

Network Optimization in an age of Digitilization

Organizations across the globe are being challenged to transform digitally, with telecom companies facing major changes to their network infrastructure, such as FTTH and 5G rollout. These challenges are forcing many global providers to rethink their software and network infrastructure.

Building world-class telecom network operations: Stories from telecom leaders tackling network resilience, field productivity and customer churn first eMagazine features video insights from leading telcos on the topics of network resilience and disaster response, the field worker experience, and strategies for reducing customer churn in this sector.

Next generation networks in the era of customer centricity

The telecommunications industry is undergoing a major digital transformation. From modernising their products and services to transforming their networks and infrastructure, the major driver is to provide new and higher quality services in an extremely competitive landscape.

2022 media & entertainment industry outlook
Five trends driving industry growth

In the coming year, media & entertainment will continue to evolve quickly, not only reckoning with ongoing trends and disruptions within the industry, but also in its continued response to pandemic-led behavioral changes.


Resilient, Agile and Connected

In today’s fast-moving and competitive world, those manufacturing companies able to demonstrate resilience and agility – powered by a strong and stable connected network infrastructure – will continue to grow and thrive.

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