With digital content projected to account for 87 percent of growth in spending in the entertainment and media (E&M) industry over the next five years, efficiently producing and managing such content is top of mind for industry players.
Internet, Communications and Publishing sub-sectors saw increased deal activity, contributing to the 9% growth in announced deals for the 3 quarters ended 2013 versus prior year. In addition to deal trends for the year to date, a deeper look at one sub-sector -- telecom operations -- and the deal opportunities abounding as telecom companies look to improve network operations and spectrum efficiency.
PwC's 2012 North American wireless industry survey provides an understanding of current and emerging trends in the wireless sector. It will help your business benchmark against other North American operators and shape changes in your general financial accounting and reporting policies.
Television viewing trends are changing, which could impact TV network revenues and business models. Partnerships, new capabilities, and a strategy incorporating second screen technologies can be an important engine for growth.
With mobile data consumption growing exponentially, mobile telecom operators need to manage the increasing demand while remaining profitable. This report outlines 3 ways that mobile operators can let customers self-manage data without compromising profitability.
The FASB and IASB released an updated exposure draft, Revenue from Contract with Customers, on November 14, 2011, and are requesting comments by March 13, 2012. In Dataline 2011-35, we share our analysis of and insight on the overall proposal. This industry supplement to Dataline 2011-35 provides specific examples and assessments of the potential affect of the updated proposal on the telecommunications industry.