The FAANGs have yet to take too big a bite out of TV’s share of viewing. But with Facebook, Apple and Google now promising to join Netflix and Amazon in investing billions in video streaming, major entertainment companies, notably Disney and Fox, are rushing to consolidate.
This strategy session explores the consumer, creative and commercial impact of the new entrants and the ongoing shift from scheduled to on-demand viewing. Are mergers and acquisitions the only way forward for broadcasters and producers? When it comes to doing battle or business with the Tech Giants, is bigger better?
Kate Bulkley is joined by David Abraham, Founder of Wonderhood Studios, Tom Mockridge, Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Media, Darren Throop, President & CEO of Entertainment One and Jane Turton, Chief Executive Officer of All3Media.