PUBLISHED: 11/11/2020

Remember last year when we asked what your biggest challenge would be in 2020? Little did we know. 

This year, we asked many of the same questions, added some new ones and decided not to include a question specific to 2021 because, c’mon, why jinx it?! 

We’ve included 2019 results along with this year’s findings to show how much everything changed in 2020 and what’s next in 2021.

Insight: Who’s Managing Video Distribution Systems

2020 – Top 3:

  1. IT
  2. Facilities/Engineering
  3. AV

Who’s Managing Video Distribution Systems in 2020

2019 - Top 3: 

  1. AV
  2. Facilities/Engineering 
  3. IT 

Managing Video Distribution Systems


Insight: Top Video Distribution Trends Across All Industries

 2020 – Top 3:

  1. Increased Livestreaming
  2. Facility-wide Content Distribution
  3. HD/Digital Transformation

Top Trends- All Industries 2020

2019 - Top 3: 

  1. HD/Digital Transformation 
  2. Better Content Protection 
  3. Increased UHD 

Top Trends- All Industries


Impact: What best describes the impact of COVID-19 on your business?

  1. Difficult but improving
  2. No significant impact 
  3. Devastating

COIVD-19 Impact on your business


Insight: Top Video Distribution Challenges Across All Industries

2020 – Top 3:

  1. Available Infrastructure
  2. Incoming Programming / Service Provider
  3. Organizational Priorities

Biggest Video Distribution Challenges in 2020

2019 - Top 3: 

  1. Infrastructure  
  2. Funding  
  3. Organizational Priorities 

Biggest Video Distribution Challenges in 2019


Insight: Top  Video Distribution Changes in Next 3-4 Years 

2020 – Top 3:

  1. More Demand for Streaming
  2. Centralized Content Delivery
  3. Increased AVoIP

Top Industry Changes in the Next 3 Years 2020

2019 - Top 3: 

  1. More Integration with Other Systems
  2. Better Content Access & Control
  3. Need for Increased Security 

Top Industry Changes in Next 3 Years


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