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Fantasy Sports Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Fantasy Sports Services Market Research Report | Technology | Electronic & Online Entertainment | May 2015

Touchdown: Rising sports popularity and internet usage will bode well for this rapidly growing industry

IBISWorld’s Fantasy Sports Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CBS Corporation CBS Corporation market share
ESPN ESPN market share
Yahoo Yahoo market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
10.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,386
Businesses
292
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fantasy Sports Services industry is expanding quickly due to the growth in the number of broadband and mobile connections, rising advertising expenditure and an increase in sports participation and viewership. In the next five years, the industry will continue to grow aggressively. This growth will be partially due to expansion among new types of fantasy sports leagues. Additonally, the industry will benefit from more women participating in fantasy sports.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

This fast-growing industry has low barriers to entry. Technology change is low because the tools that fantasy sports software developers use have not changed much in the past five years. Although fantasy sports are now accessed through a wider range of platforms, such as applications on mobile devices, the fundamental development of the software has not changed. Likewise, regulation in this space is relaxed. Furthermore, investments for a fantasy sports software start-up company are relatively low because many are started by programmers who are willing to work at a discounted rate to get their company established. Many operators already have their own development servers because they are entering the industry from a similar field, and other costs are fairly negligible... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fantasy Sports Services Industry?

This industry develops software and markets an online platform for multiplayer fantasy sports. Fantasy sports are games where participants act as general managers to build teams that compete against other fantasy owners based on the statistics generated by real individual players or professional teams. The most common variation converts statistical performance into points that are compiled and totaled according to a roster selected by a manager that makes up a fantasy team.

Industry Products
Fantasy football (National Football League)Fantasy baseball (Major League Baseball)Fantasy auto racingFantasy basketball (National Basketball Association)Fantasy golfFantasy college footballFantasy hockeyOther fantasy sports
 
Industry Activities
Development of fantasy sports products for web browsersDevelopment of fantasy sports products for mobile phonesDevelopment of fantasy sports products for tablet computers


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