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November 16th, 2010


Seaside, Calif. The online media value chain (comprising CDNs, OVPs and Video Advertising Networks) is forecast to generate $2.3 billion in top line revenues in 2010, with 56.5% of that figure linked predominantly to CDN-powered video distribution, video platform services and content monetization. The combined market grew by an estimated 30% in 2010.

Video-based CDN contracts, OVPs and video advertising networks together have carved out a $1.3 billion swatch of the market total, according a report published by AccuStream Research. The video value chain share grew by 40.4% in 2010.

The report, Video Value Chain 2010 – 2012: CDNs, OVPs and Video Advertising Networks, condenses extensive comparative online video market research data and analysis by solutions segment, with respective growth rates combined to yield historical market value and forecasts.

Value chain analytics are built on AccuStream Research competencies in total video views, CDN (video contract, and total CDN revenue), OVPs (accounts, pricing and revenue) and video advertising networks (revenue calculated by provider, billing models, and specialty: pre-roll, in-banner, overlay and search).

Each of the report’s six sections examine distinct market segment dynamics in detail, together with vendors and providers, their business models, unique accounts, revenue (trailing and forecast) and core product offerings.

Specific company analysis is augmented with in-depth Q & A’s including Akamai, Limelight Networks, Internap, Level 3, Mirror Image, Brightcove, thePlatform, Kaltura, Ooyala, Move Networks, Kyte, KickApps, Kit Digital, Sorenson Media, Vmix, DigitalSmiths, Auditude, RAMP,, Mixpo, Affine Systems, Tremor Media, SpotXchange,, VideoEgg, Eyewonder, Pointroll, Eyeblaster, YuMe, ScanScout, BBE, Blinkx, Audience Science and many more.

OVPs are the fastest growing link in the video value chain, with a 71% top line revenue upsurge in 2010 to $480 million; OVPs are forecast to capture 36.4% of the video solutions segment, and move ahead of CDNs at 35% for the first time; video ad networks have a 28.6% share of the market.

OVP total accounts increased by 118% in 2010, CDNs by 26.7%, and combined service 23,333 accounts. MRR comparisons for CDNs and OVPs are provided.

AccuStream Research is an online, mobile, video, audio, download, subscription, OVP, video advertising network, CDN and broadband advertising research firm.

Contact: Paul A. Palumbo,
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