Telco and the Internet of Things — bet on smart deals to accelerate growth
Telco IoT growth strategies and considerations for deal makers.
Telco IoT growth strategies and considerations for deal makers.
Will the Financial Services industry adapt to cloud computing
Efforts to streamline the visa award process, or strictly enforce current program requirements, could significantly impact US employers.
The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which will reconsider the role of the FCC in regulating the internet and enforcing the principles of net neutrality.
An industry survey conducted by PwC and sponsored by Interactive Advertising Bureau
While OSPs currently rely on the “safe harbor” and “take-down” provisions of the DMCA to address copyright infringement by their users, it is becoming increasingly difficult for them to keep up with the sheer volume of notices and new innovations that make copyright infringement, not only easy, but often unintended.
We asked consumers if they would use personal devices that are smarter than they are. They’re enthusiastic—with reservations.
We take a look into how our economies are shifting from the 3rd to the 4th industrial revolution and how cross-pollination may benefits us all.
In a study that tracks trends in video content consumption, we found consumers in the driver’s seat, demanding more content choices and viewing options.
With the dawn of advanced technology in the automotive market, consumers are rethinking how to travel from point A to point B.
Certain gross receipts not considered DPGR from the disposition of a qualified film
This release of "3things you need to know" discusses the FCC’s approval of the Broadband Privacy Order, its implications for telecommunication companies, and the potential impact of a new Republican Administration on FCC enforcement.
This new report analyzes large EMC deals, reveals the current landscape, and provides actionable steps for positioning megadeals for game-changing M&A success.
A certain amount of fear surrounds discussions on China's economy. In this "Cornering the Globe" report we discuss the opportunities to invest and profit from an adapting economy and changing population in China.
Highlights of SEC comment letters issued to companies in the entertainment, media & communications sector.
Will companies embrace the 'Know your Supply Chain' trend to better manage supply chain risks and increase network transparency?
Tax rate benchmarking study for entertainment, media and communications sectors.
With cities worldwide competing to attract talent, investment, tourists, and residents, public perception can mean the difference between flourishing and failing.
PwC’s Sports Outlook focuses on recent results and potential opportunities and challenges to future industry growth. This edition for North America provides revenue projections over five years through 2018 within four key segments of the sports market.
Will the sustained plunge in energy prices be the 'beginning of the end' in the Middle East?
Although vastly diverse, Hispanics in the US have in common their strong attachment to new media, making them a highly coveted demographic.
New York State’s finalization of their regulatory framework for Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and the “state of play” in DFS across the U.S.
This report discusses the ambiguity around The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") statutory language and the need for clarity and new solutions to ensure ISPs are compliant when faced with copyright infringement.
PCI DSS v3.2 solid foundational standards will aid in helping hotel companies protect themselves against cardholder and other sensitive data breaches.
A capabilities agenda for marketers and their partners.
Article discussing the impact of Brexit on the entertainment media industry.
The EU Commission's adoption of the E.U.-US Privacy Shield, uncertainty around the Shield’s permanence, and the future landscape of transatlantic data flows.
Although most employees express relative satisfaction at work, they give poor marks to management and growth opportunities. That’s news to their employers.
The gaming industry's traditional patrons are aging, and Millennials are interested new games. Casinos need a new strategy for serving younger patrons.
This release identifies the ways in which global stakeholders can take advantage of the shifting macroeconomic, geopolitical, and industry landscape for long-term growth.
In this original article written for MESA’s Media & Entertainment Journal, PwC partner Greg Boyer analyzes today's media consumer and the ever-changing video viewing landscape. For pay-TV providers, the skinny bundle is the new "single".
Software defined networks are opening a shift in the telecommunications service provider marketplace. SD-WAN could provide flexibility and opportunity to address the need for lower total cost of ownership sought by MPLS providers.
The DC Court of Appeals opinion addressing the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order, and more broadly the concept of Net Neutrality. The opinion upholding the Order is a big win for the FCC on more than one front.
While consumers are warming up to the idea of wearables, particularly in relation to health management, they remain skeptical of overall utility and hefty price tags.
This release highlights opportunities to capture growth that can be measured in terms of profit and generating returns.
Although organized video gaming is as old as video games themselves, today’s massive gaming community is a global phenomenon—and it just keeps growing.
Use customer experience (CX) to create value for your customers and business in an Age of Experience.
PwC explores the opportunities and considerations involved for major players in hospitality and travel interested in building a presence in Cuba.
A mint on your pillow? In the competitive hotel industry, those who know their repeat customers’ preferences best are most likely to see sustained growth.
This report discusses the wide range of industries that will be impacted by the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, the challenges with the inability to trace the original source of materials and the global focus on ending forced labor both domestically and internationally.
This report highlights the potential NPRM specific guidelines, actionable privacy and security requirements ISPs will now be required to follow.
How will technology, media, and telecommunications companies prepare for further disruption?
The FCC proposed new rules requiring cable and satellite companies to “unlock” their set-top boxes. PwC explores the implications.
Nevada Senate Bill 9 permits casinos to offer games of skill, creating a new and potentially lucrative market. This report highlights three things you need to know to capitalize on this regulatory change.
What implementation challenges will Privacy Shield face, causing concerns if it provides protection under EU law and uses personal data of EU citizens inside and outside of the EU?
Seismic shifts are taking place across the entertainment and media (E&M) sector.
Customizing content and marketing it effectively is becoming increasingly difficult for video content suppliers in a crowded market. The battle for viewers is on.
Branding has expanded beyond product desirability: 57% of US consumers say they avoid buying from companies with values different from their own.
The business environment within the Entertainment, Media & Communications (EMC) sector continues to change rapidly due to the emergence of new disruptive technology along with steady merger and acquisition activity.
The most comprehensive five-year economic forecast for entertainment and media industry revenue and ad spending.
Who’s in charge? We talked to today’s “always on” kids and their parents and got an earful about the media consumption habits of America’s youngest demographic.
Introduction to the tax issues that may arise from the new sharing economy
The 2015 entertainment, media and communication (EMC) study providing data comparisons and insights for benchmarking your tax functions.
Digital savvy, connected guests expect a seamless experience. Hotels are formulating their mobile strategy to deepen their knowledge of customer preferences and tap into an engine for growth.
If the sharing economy has proven anything, it’s that business models cannot be taken for granted in a highly connected, rapidly changing world.
Efficient, effective customer service is essential. Consumers will penalize companies more for poor service than they will reward them for good service.
Good action films can significantly boost movie theater attendance. But today’s cost-sensitive consumers can be turned off by rising ticket prices.
Vol 24: Recent IRS guidance provides safe harbor accounting methods for cable system operators.
The future has arrived: Alternative forms of video content will continue to change not only what we watch, but also how, where, and with whom.
Traditional media companies have recently started partnering with or acquiring multichannel networks. The next step is to help the networks produce more content, seek out global audiences, and diversify their distribution and revenue streams beyond YouTube.
Knowing how your advertising spend compares to that of your competitors is an important benchmark that allows you to save money; and using media auditing and benchmarking pools is the definitive way to do this. Or is it? It’s time to question the value of these pools.
Elimination of contingent revenue cap could result in earlier recognition of revenue.
Key IFRS accounting considerations for principal and agent arrangements for media companies.
Key IFRS accounting considerations for payments by media companies to their customers
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