Global Video Streaming War: Competition, Business Models, Consumer Behavior and Local OTTs

05-08-2021 from 21:00 to 22:30

The ever-growing adoption of video streaming services is a game-changer in the television industry.  While Netflix has been a dominant player in the video streaming industry for the past decade, more traditional TV service providers have also entered the video streaming market, resulting in fierce competition and more consumer choices. Recognizing changing consumer behavior, this panel discusses competition among video streaming platforms, their business models and competitive strategies, and how the emergence of over-the-top (OTT) platforms affect local television content providers as well as local streaming service providers on a global scale.  


Panel members:

  • Tom Evens, Ghent University
  • Robert Picard, Reuters Institute, University of Oxford
  • Jacqueline Donaldson, Vice President, Global Product Strategy, Disney Streaming    
  • Services, Herndon, Virginia, United States
  • David Chu, CEO, Digital Media Rights, New York, New York, United States 
  • Jiyoung Cha, San Francisco State University
  • Ronen Shay, Fordham University