Future of Video on Demand

Facilitators: David Farrar, Rohan MacMahon.
Tags: Economy & Business, Culture, Access.
Collaborative Notes: Future of Video on Demand

New Zealand’s broadband penetration is rising and Internet speeds are increasing. However, availability & usage of online video services is still quite limited. New entrants have launched including Quickflix in 2012 and most recently Coliseum Sports Media (which won the rights to stream the English Premier League in NZ). Traditional broadcasters are extending their online offerings too, with TVNZ On Demand launching apps for the iPad & iPhone earlier this year.

What video on demand services do we think will be available over the next five years?

What are the barriers to improved video on demand services, and what can be done to address them?