Media Piracy 2018 - A Major Threat for Sport and Live Programming? - ResearchAndMarkets.com

August 20, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--The “Media piracy - A Major Threat for Sport and Live Programming?” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Despite the growing number of technical and legal measures being put into place, we continue to see more and more media piracy around the globe. The most popular content remains films, TV series and music, with an especially strong rise in the illegal distribution of sporting events.

Several factors have enabled piracy practices and methods to flourish, not least the increasing use of streaming, the development of app systems, the more professional structure of illegal services and the use of social media platforms as relays.

This report begins with a snapshot of the illegal consumption of digital cultural products, then analyses the dynamics of live event piracy (including sport), explores the economic issues tied to piracy, then concludes with a series of recommendations for the ecosystem’s players.

Key Topics Covered

1. Executive Summary

1.1. Background and methodology

1.2. Key findings

1.3. Recommendations for curbing piracy

2. Media piracy: a global phenomenon

2.1. Snapshot

2.1.1. Segmented solutions

2.1.2. Piracy on the rise around the globe

2.1.3. Type of content pirated - live on the rise

2.2. The mass market: an environment that enables piracy and a threat

2.2.1. Technological developments

2.2.2. An improved playback environment

2.2.3. Piracy is a well entrenched practice

3. Linear and sports content piracy

3.1. Pirating pay-TV and SVOD services

3.1.1. Card sharing

3.1.2. Pirate TV broadcasters

3.2. Streaming and indexing sites

3.2.1. Streaming sites

3.2.2. Indexing sites

3.3. Social media platforms

3.4. Interfaces and applications

4. Illegal services’ business models

4.1. Revenue

4.1.1. Advertising

4.1.2. Payment-based systems

4.1.3. Listing commissions

4.2. Costs

4.2.1. Distribution cost models on the open Internet

4.2.2. Other costs

4.2.3. Balance sheet

5. Impact on the industry

5.1. A source of value destruction for the industry

5.2. Loss assessments that are disparate by definition

6. Recommendations

6.1. Foster the development of legal services

6.2. Strengthen technical protection measures

6.3. Strengthen public-private coordination efforts

6.4. Promote consumer communication and education policies

6.5. Cut off pirate sites’ revenue streams

Companies Featured

Case Studies

cCloud TV Facebook Live Kodi LiveTV Mobdro Reddit RojaDirecta YouTube Live

Other Players

Acestream BeIN BeoutQ Google/Android Instagram Netflix Periscope Popcorn Time Twitch VLC

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