CFO: Disney Not Interested in Premium VOD

CFO: Disney Not Interested in Premium VOD

Disney CFO Christine McCarthy While studios and theater operators engage in talks about offering new-release movies earlier into the home through premium VOD, Walt Disney Studios isn’t interested in altering the traditional theatrical window, CFO Christine McCarthy told an investor group. Speaking recently at the fourth annual MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit in New York, […]

Should European operators worry about cord cutting as Amazon, Netflix push deeper into their market? Absolutely | JIM O’NEILL | Pulse | LinkedIn

When the Big Two come to play in your backyard, it’s time to up your game. Netflix and Amazon have launched a push into Europe that will likely result in some bad nights of sleep for operators, pay-TV channels and broadcasters looking themselves to do more business over the top. Both OTT players have long-term toe […]

Pay-TV Customer Satisfaction Back Down to the Industry Cellar

Customer satisfaction with pay-TV companies has dropped this year, finds a new report [download page] from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The index for subscription TV services fell to 64 on the ACSI’s 100-point scale, tied with internet service providers (ISPs), whose aggregate score remained unchanged from last year, for the worst score among […]

What TV can I get with Amazon Channels?

What TV can I get with Amazon Channels?

Amazon previously secured rights for motoring show The Grand Tour from the presenters behind Top Gear on Tuesday launched its new pay-TV service, Amazon Channels , which allows viewers to subscribe to individual television channels without signing a lengthy contract. Amazon Channels will be available via the existing Prime Video app to watch on smart […]

European Online Advertising continues double-digit growth and surpasses €40bn mark

European Online Advertising continues double-digit growth and surpasses €40bn mark+”pdf”

European Online Advertising continues double-digit growth and surpasses €40bn mark Amsterdam, 23 rd May 2017 – At its annual Interact conference today, IAB Europe announced that online advertising grew 12.2% in 2016 to €41.8bn establishing itself as the dominant advertising medium in Europe. The AdEx Benchmark study is the definitive guide to the state of […]

Music industry blasts YouTube’s ‘value’ report

Music industry blasts YouTube’s ‘value’ report

YouTube’s relationship with the music industry just got a little more testy. Major record labels are preparing to hit back at a Google-funded report that touts the value of YouTube to the music industry, ridiculing the report’s conclusion that YouTube boosts business for artists and their labels by giving them better exposure. The beef is […]

80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules

80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules

Petition calls for unified EU vision on copyright and culture. Cannes Palme d’Or contenders Fatih Akin, Michael Haneke, zanavicius have joined 80 top European film-makers in a petition calling for a unified European Union vision on copyright and culture in the digital age. “We believe that European filmmaking reflects Europe’s positive values. That it can […]

Copyright Protection in China – It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular

Copyright Protection in China – It’s Real, and It’s Spectacular

Okay, maybe not spectacular. But definitely real. An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, How a Plague on the Movie and Music Industries Became Their Chief Protector in China: Chinese search giant Baidu’s transition to creator and buyer of content has changed its priorities , sums up the change that is happening with China IP […]

Infographie : l’adoption de la VR par le public mesurée par Kantar TNS

Infographie : l’adoption de la VR par le public mesurée par Kantar TNS

62% du public se dit prêt à essayer une expérience en VR, sachant que 13% des interrogés ont déjà essayé et que 21% des sondés se disent «pas intéressés» d’après des chiffres détaillés par Kantar TNS. Méthodologie : Panélistes de Toluna, online Terrain du 25/01 au 01/02 2017 Questionnaires 10 minutes 1 500 questionnaires Echantillon […]

Comment intégrer Netflix et les nouveaux géants vidéo dans le système cinéma français ? Quelques propositions sur la chronologie des médias.

Comment intégrer Netflix et les nouveaux géants vidéo dans le système cinéma français ? Quelques propositions sur la chronologie des médias.

I. Etat des lieux du secteur cinéma français en 2016 1. Les recettes Il est difficile de proposer des améliorations de la chronologie des médias sans s’intéresser au secteur tout entier et ce que chaque acteur représente en termes de revenus et d’investissements. Commençons par le chiffre d’affaires des différentes parties de l’exploitation d’une oeuvre […]

Global market for e-sports video is booming

Global market for e-sports video is booming

The market for e-sports video continues its rapid growth worldwide. Total hours viewed in the genre exceeded 6 billion globally in 2016, up 19% from 2015, according to a new report entitled Esports and The Future of TV from IHS Markit. Online viewing is driving the esports video market, accounting for more than 85% of […]

TV vs. Digital: Getting the Numbers Right

TV vs. Digital: Getting the Numbers Right

Partner Content Contributed By Hadassa Gerber Until recently there has been no coordinated effort to align TV measurement and digital measurement in the media industry. Nielsen began measuring television back in 1950 and has kept its television measurement distinct despite the rise of digital media. The development of digital measurement arose independently and organically based […]

Amazon Prime Live Events, More Than Just Gigs For Olds

Amazon Prime Live Events, More Than Just Gigs For Olds

Amazon today announced ‘Amazon Prime Live Events’, a series of smaller capacity gigs by largely heritage acts made available exclusively to Amazon Prime members in the UK. The first wave of artists include Blondie, Alison Moyet and Texas. Putting aside for a moment the obvious ‘it’s iTunes Festival for old people’ jibe, there is some […]

European Audiovisual ObservatoryTransparency through information

European Audiovisual ObservatoryTransparency through information

04/04/2017 : Press release – Is VoD growing the film pie? The impact of VoD on the Film Value Chain The European Audiovisual Observatory announces this year’s Cannes conference! The European Audiovisual Observatory is focusing on the impact of VoD on the film value chain in this year’s Cannes conference. This year’s must- attend conference […]

Video on Demand on AWS

Video on Demand on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers its customers several methods designed to cost-effectively deliver on-demand video content to a global audience. These methods help enable you to dynamically scale any combination of video processing, delivery, and storage services on the AWS Cloud. This webpage provides best practices and guidance to consider when implementing a video-on-demand workflow […]

Netflix nears 100 million subscribers

You can now take Netflix on the road Netflix is closing in on a major milestone. Netflix ( NFLX , Tech30 ) added 5 million members globally in the first quarter of 2017, bringing its total subscriber base to just shy of 99 million users. That comes on the heels of Netflix’s biggest quarter for […]

Canal Digital bundles streaming with family package

Canal Digital is giving customers access to complete series of popular TV shows. The Nordic satellite platform has signed agreements with Disney, Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa, Viacom, Discovery, Turner, BBC and ABC Studios. Shows previously part of subscriptions ranging from SEK 77 to SEK 99 are now included in the family package. “We […]

How Netflix forced major changes in the TV industry

How Netflix forced major changes in the TV industry

Netflix/Business Insider In just a decade, Netflix has grown from a video service with seven million U.S. subscribers to one that reaches 93 million people worldwide. Its growth and ability to break into well-established industries – first video rental, now television and film – is a rare accomplishment. In my book “ Portals: A Treatise […]

Programmatic advertising will grow 31% in 2017, faster than all other digital channels.

Programmatic advertising will grow 31% in 2017, faster than all other digital channels, according to Zenith’s Programmatic Marketing Forecasts, ://www.zenithmedia.com/product/programmatic-marketing-forecasts-2016/ This report, which covers 41 key advertising markets, estimates that programmatic will grow comfortably faster than social media (which will grow 25%) and online video (20%) – and a growing proportion of these other channels […]

The great TV comeback: traditional television isn’t dead, isn’t dying, and may not even be sick! | Duncan Stewart | Pulse | LinkedIn

or years now, the numbers of minutes of live and time shifted TV watched by Americans over the age of 18 has been falling steadily: in Q3 2012 adult Americans watched 5 hours and 14 minutes of TV per day, and by Q3 2015 it was down to 4 hours and 35 minutes. That decline […]

RTL Group vise une croissance modérée en 2017+”PDF*2″

Bruxelles (awp/afp) – Le premier groupe audiovisuel européen, RTL Group, a indiqué jeudi viser une croissance modérée de son chiffre d’affaires et un bénéfice d’exploitation stable en 2017, après une année 2016 qualifiée de “record” malgré un bénéfice net moindre. Pour 2017, RTL s’attend à “une hausse comprise entre 2,5 et 5% de son chiffre […]

Bill Gates basically predicted the rise of Netflix and Facebook in a 1994 Playboy interview

Bill Gates basically predicted the rise of Netflix and Facebook in a 1994 Playboy interview

Bill Gates knows what’s up. Mike Nudelman/Business Insider Nineteen ninety-four was a big year for Bill Gates. The newly married billionaire landed on top of Forbes’ list of the richest Americans. Microsoft was on the brink of becoming the technology powerhouse it is today. Something else notable happened in ’94: Gates gave an interview to […]

YouTube is coming to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top box

YouTube is coming to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top box

Google and Comcast announced a new deal this morning that will see the YouTube application installed on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top boxes nationwide later this year. The integration will allow X1 users to launch the app by saying “YouTube” into the X1 voice remote, as well as browse featured content on YouTube, search the entire […]

IPTV Market Leader Report – Top Vendors Increasing Their Lead

IPTV Market Leader Report – Top Vendors Increasing Their Lead

The following post is an excerpt from our IPTV Market Leader report, produced by Kagan Research, a group within S&P Global Market Intelligence. To learn more about this research, please request a call . Our annual IPTV Market Leader Report identifies which IPTV systems and software companies are leading in each of four IPTV market […]

European Audiovisual ObservatoryTransparency through information

European Audiovisual ObservatoryTransparency through information

10/02/2017 : Press release – 2016 sees EU cinema attendance hitting biggest high since 2004 On the occasion of the 67 th Berlin International Film Festival the European Audiovisual Observatory releases its first estimates for European cinema attendance in 2016. Building on a strong 2015, the Observatory estimates that total admissions in the European Union […]

HBO Now passes two million US subscribers

HBO Now passes two million US subscribers+PDF

Jeff Bewkes HBO has passed more than two million domestic subscribers for its over-the-top service HBO Now, parent company Time Warner revealed. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes announced the figure during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, saying he was pleased with HBO’s US over-the-top growth. “HBO is just as focused on reaching consumers abroad, […]

SVOD meshing: streaming and convening

SVOD meshing: streaming and convening

I’ve said before that next generation TV homes are building their own streaming bundles. The average US Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) home takes 2.5 SVOD services. But what sort of bundles are beginning to emerge? And how do different homes mesh services to get to the content they want? hulu_netflix_amazon_hbo.jpg These charts look at […]

EU prepares easing of Netflix geoblocking

EU prepares easing of Netflix geoblocking

+1 1 Tweet 3 Vote 1 Share 3 Share 3 Reddit Shares 10 The European Parliament is finalising legislation which will allow EU residents to access their paid subscriptions for online media – such as video streaming, games and music – whilst visiting other EU countries. It’s a contention that came to a head last […]

Séries TV : que vaut SFR Play par rapport à Netflix, Canalplay, OCS et Amazon Prime ?

Séries TV : que vaut SFR Play par rapport à Netflix, Canalplay, OCS et Amazon Prime ?

Et un concurrent de plus pour Netflix ! SFR propose depuis fin janvier son service “Play”, permettant de regarder des séries et films, sans engagement et sans obligation d’avoir une box ou un forfait mobile de l’opérateur contrôlé par Patrick Drahi. A 9,99 euros par mois, le tarif est relativement similaire à celui l’ogre américain […]

BMG brings together 400,000 production music tracks under one brand

BMG brings together 400,000 production music tracks under one brand

BMG has launched a full-service sound agency – consolidating its interests in one-stop, pre-cleared and custom production music under the BMG Production Music banner. The new operation includes offices in LA, Nashville, London, Hilversum and Berlin, and has a catalogue of around 400,000 tracks spanning all genres. The ‘new’ BMG’s involvement in production and custom […]

Netflix Is Convinced HBO Is About To Make A Major Change

Netflix Is Convinced HBO Is About To Make A Major Change

Netflix is banking hard on people’s love of binge-watching . It has worked for the subscription streaming service, and because it is working Netflix revealed in a letter to shareholders that it’s a trend the company sees catching on, and soon. In fact, Netflix thinks that HBO may be in the market for a binge-watching […]

Research reveals huge lack of consistency in global pay-TV pricing

Research reveals huge lack of consistency in global pay-TV pricing

One size does not fit all in the global pay-TV industry, with research from Teligen, covering 115 providers in 31 OECD countries, showing significant price differences between countries and providers. The Strategy Analytics division’s new report, Pay TV Prices in OECD Countries, November 2016, not only revealed significant differences in package prices between providers in […]

Hulu Inks Deal With Magnolia Pictures for Pay-TV Window Streaming Rights, After Netflix Pact Expires

Hulu Inks Deal With Magnolia Pictures for Pay-TV Window Streaming Rights, After Netflix Pact Expires

Hulu reached a new multiyear output-licensing agreement with indie film distributor Magnolia Pictures , under which Hulu will obtain pay-TV window streaming rights to films to future releases starting in the second half of 2017. The deal comes after Netflix’s output deal with Magnolia recently expired after three years. Under Hulu’s pact with Magnolia, films […]

Amazon Offers Sundance Film Selections Up to $100,000 Bonus for Exclusive Rights

Amazon Offers Sundance Film Selections Up to $100,000 Bonus for Exclusive Rights

Amazon is whipping out its checkbook with a no-haggle offer to filmmakers whose movies are official selections of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — if they agree to make their movies available on Prime Video for two years. Under Amazon’s Film Festival Stars program, all films screening as official selections at this year’s Sundance are […]

Why Netflix Can Turn A Profit But Spotify Cannot (Yet)

Why Netflix Can Turn A Profit But Spotify Cannot (Yet)

Having just celebrated its 10 th (streaming) birthday, Netflix followed up with a strong earnings release, announcing 5.8 million net new paid subscribers in Q4 , sending its share price up by 9%. This wraps up a stellar year for Netflix, one in which it doubled down on original programming and delivered acclaimed hits such […]

Roku’s new app can replace its remote, help you find something to watch

Roku’s new app can replace its remote, help you find something to watch

Fresh on the heels of introducing new TV models at CES , and touting its 13 percent share of the smart TV market, Roku today is rolling out a revamped mobile application aimed at making it easier to access its most popular features, including search and the remote control, while also introducing a new way […]

Elemental Supports Extensive Expansion for MegaFon.TV

Elemental Supports Extensive Expansion for MegaFon.TV

Elemental Technologies, a specialist in software-defined video solutions, announced that MegaFon, a leading telco and mobile operator in Russia, is using Elemental for its MegaFon.TV over-the-top (OTT) TV service, which has seen a rise in subscribers from 10,000 to more than 1.4 million over the past year. MegaFon, the second largest mobile phone and telco […]

What does the future hold for Sony Music and Sony/ATV?

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR SONY MUSIC AND SONY/ATV?

The MBW Review gives our take on some of the music biz’s biggest recent goings-on. This time, we look at Sony Corp’s intriguing treatment of its music businesses. The MBW Review is supported by FUGA . These are highly eventful times for Sony’s music companies. So much so, it’s tough to shake the feeling that […]

Binge-viewing now mainstream, non-linear spend up 60% — 2016’s top TV consumption trends

Binge-viewing now mainstream, non-linear spend up 60% — 2016’s top TV consumption trends

Late 2016, Ericsson published the seventh edition of its ConsumerLab TV & Media report . For those of you not familiar with ConsumerLab , I’m going to let you into a secret… In my humble opinion, it’s probably one of the best kept secrets in the industry. Ericsson’s ConsumerLab TV & Media report is probably […]

In France, Live TV Watching Reigns Over Other Types of TV and Video

In France, Live TV Watching Reigns Over Other Types of TV and Video

An April 2016 survey conducted by Publicis Media and Scholè Marketing revealed that 81% of consumers in France ages 15 to 70 watched live TV—far and away the most popular video option. But 48% also said they watched some sort of advanced video, suggesting that the principal gap—that of live TV and advanced video—is less […]

Music biz up 4.6% in 2016 to become entertainment's fastest growing sector

Music biz up 4.6% in 2016 to become entertainment’s fastest growing sector

The music industry appears to have turned a corner, after new ERA (Entertainment Retailers Association) data revealed that the biz grew 4.6% to hit £1.11 billion in 2016, outstripping games (2.9%) and video (2.2%) to become entertainment’s fastest growing sector. Figures show that the growing adoption of streaming and digital services helped the music, video […]

Amazon Brings Fire TV Experience to Third-Party TV Sets

Amazon.com Inc. is looking to build on the momentum of its Fire TV sticks and set-top boxes by bringing the Fire TV interface—with the Alexa voice-controlled assistant—to lower-end third-party 4K TV sets. At the CES tech show in Las Vegas, Seiki LLC, Westinghouse Digital LLC and Element Electronics Corp.—self-styled “affordable” brands—announced a lineup of Fire […]

8 Major Trends That Will Come To Define The Year 2017 For Streaming Video

8 Major Trends That Will Come To Define The Year 2017 For Streaming Video

Photos: Everett Collection, Shutter Stock, Getty Images ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps All signs point to the biggest TV story of 2016 — streaming video — being an even bigger in 2017. Netflix and Amazon will grow their U.S. and global brands and original series slates, Hulu and Google will launch cable-killer streaming services, more specialty […]

Roku Grows U.S. Smart TV Market Share to 13 Percent, Introduces New Models at CES

Roku Grows U.S. Smart TV Market Share to 13 Percent, Introduces New Models at CES

Roku continues to grow its presence in the living room: 13 percent of all smart TVs sold in the U.S. are now based on the company’s app platform, Roku announced ahead of CES in Las Vegas Tuesday. At the show, Roku will show off new TV sets from manufacturers like TCL and Element Electronics. Roku […]

CES 2017: Streaming TV Enters the Age of Amazon

CES 2017: Streaming TV Enters the Age of Amazon

ABC If 2017 is the year streaming TV comes of age, Amazon looks poised to be its chaperone. At the opening media event of the annual Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday, TheWrap came across two booths displaying similar-looking ultra-HD 4K smart TVs. One was from 130-year-old American brand Westinghouse, and the other from a relative […]

The revolution will not be televised: 2016 was the year TV turned upside down

The revolution will not be televised: 2016 was the year TV turned upside down

This was the year British television underwent one of the most profound changes in its history. The upheaval was as significant as in 1955, when ITV launched as the first commercial rival to the BBC; 1982, when the duopoly was challenged by Channel 4; and 1989-90, when Sky TV and BSB introduced the first non-terrestrial […]

Google Lines up CBS, Disney, Fox for Unplugged Streaming Video Service

Google Lines up CBS, Disney, Fox for Unplugged Streaming Video Service

Alphabet ‘s ( GOOGL ) Google unit has reached a final agreement or one in principle with CBS ( CBS ) , Disney ( DIS ) , Viacom ( VIAB ) and 21st Century Fox ( FOXA ) and could launch its streaming video service as soon as February, according to people with knowledge of […]

Global Advertising Revenue to Hit $532 Billion in 2016 as TV’s Reign Nears Its End, IHS Markit Says

Global Advertising Revenue to Hit $532 Billion in 2016 as TV’s Reign Nears Its End, IHS Markit Says

LONDON–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Big brand budgets and quadrennial events such as the Olympics, European Football Championship and US Presidential Election will drive 2016’s global advertising revenue growth to $532 billion. “The advertising industry is about to turn the corner thanks to the global economy getting back on track” Tweet this The new figures released by […]

Streaming media devices to take over homes

Streaming media devices to take over homes

Research from NPD Connected Intelligence is predicting that by the end of 2019, 238 million devices will be connected to the Internet and be able to deliver apps to TVs. This, according to the Connected Home Forecast report, would represent a healthy 59% growth from 2015 to 2019. Connected TVs are projected to drive 45% […]

Netflix’s international subscribers to overtake US in 2018

Netflix’s international subscribers to overtake US in 2018

Netflix’s international subscriber-base will overtake its US customer count in 2018, according to new independent research. The Digital TV Research report claims that the subscription video-on-demand giant will have almost 118 million global paying subscribers by 2021, accounting for 27.5% of the world’s SVOD market. By 2021, the US will contribute 44% of Netflix’s subscriber […]

The rush for the OTT platform or, some Barriers are healthy to the industry.

Recent years saw a flood in multi-channel platforms and especially in OTT platforms, The small barriers of the OTT platform business has created an enormous amount of entrepreneurs who decide to enter into the multi-channels business. You get off the shelve platform, sign some content agreements and start the business. Well, it may sounds attractive […]

Netflix and Amazon drive Western European SVOD

Netflix and Amazon drive Western European SVOD

Netflix will remain the dominant force in Western European SVOD for the next five years. However, Amazon Video will provide a stiff challenge as Digital TV Research estimates that 15 Western European countries will offer Amazon Prime Video by end-2017. Netflix’s share of Western European SVOD subscribers will fall from 51% in 2015 to 47% […]

Digital Video Software Revenue to Exceed $9BN by 2021

Digital Video Software Revenue to Exceed $9BN by 2021

The video software market is expected to exceed $9 billion in revenue by 2021, according to new insights released today by IHS Markit, a global specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions. The atomization of media distribution and the switch from hardware-based technology solutions to cloud implementations are key drivers for the $3 billion in […]

Netflix and Amazon drive Western European SVOD

Netflix and Amazon drive Western European SVOD

Netflix will remain the dominant force in Western European SVOD for the next five years. However, Amazon Video will provide a stiff challenge as Digital TV Research estimates that 15 Western European countries will offer Amazon Prime Video by end-2017. Netflix’s share of Western European SVOD subscribers will fall from 51% in 2015 to 47% […]

Molotov Raises $24 Million From Sky, TDF to Expand Globally, Bows Cloud DVR App

Molotov Raises $24 Million From Sky, TDF to Expand Globally, Bows Cloud DVR App

PARIS– After raising $4.3 million from Sky in September, France’s newly-launched OTT TV service Molotov has drawn an additional $24 Million from the U.K. media group as well as french infrastructure operator TDF, along with other investors, including Russian businessman Mikhail Fridman. Molotov will use the resources to expand its footprint internationally, said Molotov co-founder […]

Virgin Media revamps TV service around V6 box, as Liberty Global commences wider hardware rollout

UK cable operator Virgin Media has unveiled its new advanced TV platform, centred around the V6 set-top box and supported by several multiscreen apps, a new tablet device and an electronic sell-through (EST) service, Virgin Media Store. Key features of the V6 box, which runs the TiVo user interface (UI) and has a 1TB hard […]

Amazon Prime Video gets HBO and Cinemax (for a price)

Amazon Prime Video gets HBO and Cinemax (for a price)

Amazon Prime Video differs from some of its competitors by offering separate add-on channels in addition to what’s included with your Prime membership. Now it’s adding two more: HBO and Cinemax. Cinemax costs an extra $9.99 a month, while HBO is $14.99 a month, so you’re not actually saving any cashover just signing up for […]

BBC Wants to Create Worldwide Netflix for Radio

BBC Wants to Create Worldwide Netflix for Radio

The BBC wants to go worldwide with its radio programming, and is apparently looking to Netflix as a model for its global expansion: BBC Director-General Tony Hall said during a speech at the Voice of the Listener and Viewer Conference Wednesday that the broadcaster is looking to create a “Netflix of the spoken word.” “One […]

Netflix’s 3rd way for content producers emerging

Click here to view original web page at advanced-television.com Content producers usually fund their new TV shows and formats either by ‘deficit funding’ whereby a US network or its studio finances ~65 per cent of a programme, leaving 35 per cent of the cash for the producer to source, but also most international and secondary […]

AT&T ups its investment in content with Time Warner takeover

Click here to view original web page at technology.ihs.com AT&T is acquiring Time Warner Inc, including the HBO, Turner and Warner Bros brands. The 50/50 cash and stock based bid has a total transaction value of $108.7 billion. The deal is subject to approval by Time Warner shareholders and the US Department of Justice and […]

Global OTT Content Revenues to Reach $53.2 Billion by Year-End

Global OTT Content Revenues to Reach $53.2 Billion by Year-End

Click here to view original web page at www.telecompetitor.com Global OTT content revenues will increase from $47.7 billion in 2015 to $53.2 billion by year-end 2016, according to a new market research report from Future Market Insights. The roster of market leaders is chock full of big, high-tech brand names, including Akamai, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, […]

21/11/2016 : Press release - Television still holds strong in the face of booming Internet advertising

21/11/2016 : Press release – Television still holds strong in the face of booming Internet advertising

Click here to view original web page at www.obs.coe.int The 2016 Edition of the Yearbook Online Service now available! For the first time ever, Internet became in 2015 the first advertising medium, with a market share of 33%, up from 21% in 2011. The growth of Internet advertising had a negative impact on newspapers (-26% […]

Pay-TV, SVOD soar in Spain

Pay-TV, SVOD soar in Spain

Spain’s video scene has radically changed in the last couple of years, with both pay-TV and video-on-demand (VOD) subscriptions strongly on the up. As there is still room for growth, penetration of pay streaming services has doubled during the last 12 months, during which the market saw the arrival of Netflix . According to the […]

The average Netflix subscriber watches almost twice as much Netflix as they did 5 years ago

The average Netflix subscriber watches almost twice as much Netflix as they did 5 years ago

Click here to view original web page at www.businessinsider.com Claire Foy and Matt Smith as Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Philip, on “The Crown.” Netflix says it will produce a whopping 1,000 hours of original TV shows and movies in 2017, and that’s a good thing since people keep watching more and more Netflix. The […]

Adults in Germany to Spend More Time with Digital than TV Next Year

Adults in Germany to Spend More Time with Digital than TV Next Year

Next year will mark a major milestone for media consumption in Germany as average time spent with digital media per day surpasses TV viewing time for the first time, according to eMarketer’s first estimates of time spent with media in the country. In 2017, eMarketer forecasts, adults in Germany will spend 3 hours and 44 […]

Want to Watch Netflix Offline on an iPhone? Now You Can — For $1 per Episode or Movie

Want to Watch Netflix Offline on an iPhone? Now You Can — For $1 per Episode or Movie

Netflix customers have been asking for a way to watch the streamer’s content in offline mode for years. Now a third-party service, PlayOn Cloud, is letting subscribers of Netflix — as well as HBO Now , Hulu and others — download TV shows and movies to watch them offline on an iPhone, iPad, PC or […]

CBSN brings 360-degree videos to connected TVs

CBSN brings 360-degree videos to connected TVs

CBS is bringing 360 degree videos to the big screen. The company today announced the launch of new apps for the Android TV and Amazon Fire TV which will add the new, more immersive video format to CBSN’s news coverage, kicking off with a 360-degree behind-the-scenes look into the filming of a 60 Minutes episode. […]

US pay-TV sheds just 486K subscribers in Q3

US pay-TV sheds just 486K subscribers in Q3

When it comes to US pay-TV and cord-cutting in the third quarter, the trends in Q3 simply weren’t all that interesting. So says research firm MoffettNathanson, which noted that the net subscriber loss for traditional pay-TV in Q3 (down 486,000 subscribers, in what is traditionally a seasonally weak quarter) was roughly the same as last […]

Facebook Is Finally Ready To Become A Media Company

Facebook Is Finally Ready To Become A Media Company

Facebook beat estimates with its latest earnings but announced that ad revenues would likely slow in 2017 as the digital ad market feels the pinch of advertiser budgets lagging the shift in user behaviour. Facebook’s stock fell by 7% but it already has Plan B in motion: to become a media company. Facebook delayed this […]

Leading OTT Services Mostly Watched on TV Sets

US adults (aged 18-64) are spending more time streaming video content on TV sets than they are on computers or mobile devices, according to a recent report from RealityMine. However, survey respondents’ preferred devices differ depending on the OTT service in question. Leading OTT services tend to be mostly viewed on TV sets, per the […]

Dish Network: “OTT could be bigger than DTH”

Dish Network founder Charlie Ergen has said that OTT “has the potential to be as big or bigger than the DBS (ie DTH) business.” Speaking toa nalysts following Dish Network’s quarterly results, he said: “It’s the next way to watch live TV, right? Cable, then satellite and now, OTT because it has some built-in advantages, […]

Discovery, MLB’s BAMTech Form European Streaming-Video Venture

Discovery, MLB’s BAMTech Form European Streaming-Video Venture

Discovery Communications has linked arms with Major League Baseball ’s BAMTech to form BAMTech Europe, a streaming-video technology provider catering to broadcasters and OTT players across the continent. Under the pact, Eurosport Digital will become BAMTech Europe’s first client. The joint venture will gain access to select European sports rights from worldwide sports properties, including […]

Why Amazon Prime, China And Video Are All Interlinked | LinkedIn

Last week two big events happened in Amazon Inc’s world. Firstly the retail giant announced the launch of its Prime express delivery service in the world’s largest e-commerce market, crucially without the additional Prime video streaming functionality. Secondly in its third quarter earnings call Amazon for the first time identified investment in video content as […]

The future of television: plotting its comeback

The future of television: plotting its comeback Innovation and evolving services mean TV is not such a turn-off Television was supposed to be dead by now, killed by the internet. Yet as we enter the eighth decade since its mass adoption as the primary form of home entertainment, the glowing box in the living room […]

Angling for the future of TV

Angling for the future of TV

IMAGINE a television which, as in the old days, has only a handful of channels to choose from instead of hundreds, as a typical cable set-up might offer today. In a decade or so TVs will once again have only a few channels, but each will run miles deep, with content that can be viewed […]

Hulu Inks Disney, 21st Century Fox Deals for Internet TV Service

Hulu Inks Disney, 21st Century Fox Deals for Internet TV Service

Hulu announced new deals with two of its parents — 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company — for more than 35 networks including ESPN that will be available live and on-demand on Hulu’s forthcoming TV service. Set to debut in early 2017, Hulu’s new TV streaming service will include Fox’s entertainment, news, sports […]

China to push Asian SVOD – without Netflix

19 October, 2016   The Asia Pacific region will have 157.78 million SVOD [subscription video on demand] subscribers by 2021, up from 41.68 million in 2015 and 76.12 million expected by end-2016. The total will be nudging 100 million by end-2017, according to the Asia Pacific SVOD Forecasts report. Rapid smartphone subscription growth means that […]

Netflix cartonne au 3ème trimestre

Netflix cartonne au 3ème trimestre

Pour la première fois, Netflix dépasse le cap des 2,1 milliards de dollars de chiffre d’affaires sur un trimestre, en hausse de 36% par rapport au trimestre comparable de 2015. Et ce n’est pas tout : tous les indicateurs trimestriels sont au vert, nettement au dessus des prévisions initiales. Non seulement le chiffre d’affaires bat […]

LIVE: Netflix reports its earnings

LIVE: Netflix reports its earnings

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Getty Images for The New Yorker Netflix reports its Q3 earnings on Monday. Wall Street is expecting the video streaming company to deliver results that are roughly in line with the guidance Netflix provided back in July. Here are the key numbers: Q3 EPS (GAAP): Wall Street forecasts of $0.06, a […]

Netflix Now Only Has 31 Movies From IMDB’s Top 250 List: According to Streaming Observer News, the quality

Netflix Now Only Has 31 Movies From IMDB's Top 250 List: According to Streaming Observer News, the quality an… https://t.co/wSYX7V90BC — basile.couzzachi (@basilecouzzachi) 12 octobre 2016

Netflix’s Newest Virtual Babysitter: YouTube-Video Compilation of Nursery Rhymes

Netflix’s Newest Virtual Babysitter: YouTube-Video Compilation of Nursery Rhymes

Not every Netflix content pickup is a big-budget original series: The world’s biggest subscription-streaming service has licensed kids’ content originally produced for YouTube, adding more ad-free virtual-babysitting content for the preschool set. The subscription VOD provider on Oct. 1 launched a compilation of nursery-school rhymes from multiplatform network operator BroadbandTV , under a multiyear licensing […]

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