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MEDIA CENTRE

This is a repository of recordings / VODs from different conferences, events, and webinars that PCA's senior leaders have spoken at. 

Please feel free to get in touch with us at webinar@pioneerconsultingasia.com if you have any questions or comments.

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GAMING AND ESPORTS

 
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PCA GAME ON! WEBINAR SERIES

EPISODE 3

SYNOPSIS

This is the third episode in PCA’s series of webinars on the video gaming and eSports industries. In this session, we explored three emerging trends:

  • Rise of the Metaverse

  • Streaming Ad Wars

  • The State of Next Gen Consoles

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PCA GAME ON! WEBINAR SERIES

EPISODE 2

SYNOPSIS

This is the second episode in PCA’s series of webinars on the video gaming and eSports industries. In this session, we covered three hot-button issues:

  • Fragmentation of the App Store

  • M&As in the Video Gaming Industry

  • The eSports Industry Matures

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PCA GAME ON! WEBINAR SERIES

EPISODE 1

SYNOPSIS

This is the first episode in PCA’s series of webinars on the video gaming and eSports industries. In this session, we looked at three drivers of growth in gaming and eSports:
 

  • Gaming as a Driver of 5G in Asia

  • Engaging Gamers through Casual Gaming Tournaments

  • Gaming in the Home

DIGITAL CONTENT AND MEDIA

 
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EXTENDING VIDEO TO NEW HORIZONS: FIRESIDE DISCUSSION

SYNOPSIS

The OTT video industry is a competitive and fast-evolving battlefield. At the AVIA Summit 2020, PCA MD Virat Patel chaired a fireside discussion exploring three emerging issues in OTT and video:

  • How video could be extended into new platforms like game-based metaverses

  • The emerging technologies (e.g. AR/VR) that could be relevant to video

  • The evolution of new business models and monetisation strategies in the OTT / Video industry

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EXTENDING VIDEO TO NEW HORIZONS: WEBINAR

SYNOPSIS

This is an in-depth webinar which dives deeper into the three topics that PCA explored at the AVIA Summit. Here, we go into detail on emerging innovations in the OTT video industry:

  • New Platforms: The Metaverse / Online Social Viewing

  • New Technologies: VR / AR / xR, 5G, Holographics, Haptics

  • New Monetisation Strategies: Early Access, Exclusive Digital Rewards, PVOD, In-App eCommerce

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THE PURSUIT OF GROWTH IN THAILAND'S OTT MARKET

SYNOPSIS

PCA MD Virat Patel shared key insights from PCA's proprietary consumer insights research in Thailand and led a fireside discussion with iQiYi’s Kelvin Yau, focusing on iQiYi’s expansion into Thailand’s OTT market:

  • How does iQiYi plan to target and drive new sources of growth for local and premium OTT content?

  • What is the status of its launch of more technology and partnership initiatives to meet local (Thai) needs in OTT video content?

EPAYMENTS AND EWALLETS

 
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INNOVATIVE IDEAS IN PAYMENTS

SYNOPSIS

As the OTT and streaming industry continues to grow, strategic monetisation strategies will be a key factor in determining which companies are successful in attracting and retaining consumers. PCA MD Virat Patel led a panel discussion with senior industry practitioners in the telecoms and media space to explore emerging innovations in payments and monetisation in the OTT and video space:

 

  • New (and actionable) monetisation strategies in OTT

  • Keeping subscribers engaged and coming back

  • Subscription monetisation tools needed for OTT to achieve recurring revenue success

  • Learning from real-world examples from the OTT and video industry

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A DIME A DOZEN: CONSOLIDATION IN THE EPAYMENTS SPACE

SYNOPSIS

In both developed and developing countries, ePayments platforms like eWallets have become increasingly popular - and perhaps too popular. What are the views of consumers and merchants? Is the industry overheating? Are too many platforms now competing for too small a pie?

Pioneer Consulting Asia-Pacific's MD, Virat Patel, was invited to lead a panel at the Asia Global Payments Summit 2020, covering:

  • Recent developments in ePayments in Asia

  • Opportunities and challenges for ePayments providers

  • Merchants’ perspective on ePayments

  • Impact of COVID19 on ePayments providers' businesses

  • Impact of increased online payments on traditional payment companies

  • What will it take for ePayments providers to survive the market shakeout?

TELECOMS

 
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BRINGING ASIAN INSIGHTS TO EUROPE - GAMING AND TELECOMS

SYNOPSIS

PCA MD Virat Patel hosted a panel discussion with senior leaders in the cloud gaming and telecoms industry across Europe, covering 5 major topics in content and media:

  • Importance of video, gaming (including eSports) and other content for Orange

  • Developments in gaming (especially cloud gaming), consumer preferences, and impact of COVID19 on the gaming industry

  • Views on monetisation (subscription, advertising, in-app purchases, etc.)

  • Challenges for platforms (i.e. Orange) and content publishers/ developers (i.e. Hatch and Blacknut)

  • Trends and developments we will see in next 1-2 years