Media ownership: towards pan-European groups?

04/07/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE and Deirdre KEVIN, European Audiovisual Observatory

Focusing on a selection of major pan-European groups in both the broadcast and the distribution markets, this new report outlines some of the key players, their geographical footprint, their position in a range of markets, and their most recent strategies regarding expansion, acquisition and...

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Access to TV platforms: must-carry rules, and access to free-DTT

17/05/2016 Authors: Deirdre KEVIN & Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report is based on work carried out for the European Commission in 2015 and looks at the way in which national systems prioritise the delivery of certain types of television content over distribution platforms.

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Origin and availability of television services in the European Union

12/04/2016 Author: Agnes SCHNEEBERGER, European Audiovisual Observatory

This note provides an overall background of the linear media services landscape in the 28 EU countries by focusing on a) the country of origin of services, b) the availability of services and c) the television viewing time of the overall and younger population.

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Trends in linear television revenues

12/04/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE, European Audiovisual Observatory

Linear audiovisual services increasingly tend to propose non-linear derived versions whose revenues are not necessarily accounted separately

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Investments in original content by audiovisual services

12/04/2016 Authors: Deirdre KEVIN, European Audiovisual Observatory

This brief provides analysis of two sets of data: an overview over time (2009-2013) of the levels of investment of the main TV groups in 15 countries in original programming; and a brief overview of the growth of investment (by a range of players) in original online content.

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European fiction works on TV channels

12/04/2016 Authors: Deirdre KEVIN and Laura ENE, European Audiovisual Observatory

This report provides an overview of the trends in fiction programming over the years 2009-2013 with regard to their origin and circulation.

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Yearbook 2015 - Key trends


The aim of this first edition of 'Key Trends' is to enhance the data of the Yearbook published annually by the Observatory by providing an overview of the developments taking place in the audiovisual sector.

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Measurement of fragmented audiovisual audiences

16/03/2016 Author: Gilles FONTAINE and Christian GRECE / European Audiovisual Observatory

This report focuses on the most recent figures available for television and for online video viewing.

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Online advertising in the EU - Update 2014

16/03/2016 Authors: Gilles FONTAINE and Christian GRECE, European Audiovisual Observatory

This note, prepared by the European Audiovisual Observatory for the European Commission, is the 2015 update of the 2014 report on online advertising.

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FOCUS on the Audiovisual Industry in the Russian Federation

11/03/2016 Authors: Nevafilm Research / European Audiovisual Observatory

The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new report edited by Nevafilm Research: "FOCUS on the Audiovisual Industry in the Russian Federation". The report provides a snapshot of the Russian audiovisual industry in 2014-2015 detailing key trends in the television and on demand sector...

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