Internet video: consumer spending closes in on $1bn
Summary.... It has taken a decade since the first million US homes obtained broadband access, but content owners finally have what you could call "a nice little business" on the Internet. Growth rates for movies and TV shows were strong in 2008 as more TVs were hooked up to "web-top" devices. But proliferating devices has spotlighted the interoperability issues being addressed by the DECE consortium of studios, networks and tech companies, at which we take an exclusive look. Our updated projections for paid Internet content are available under "Data and Projection Models."