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European OTT video revenue to double by 2021

European OTT video revenue to double by 2021

The media industry in Europe is undergoing rapid transformation with increasing popularity of OTT video services that will see revenue double by 2021, according to Frost & Sullivan research. Increasingly…

Amazon plotting ad-supported streaming service?

Amazon is reportedly considering rolling out a free version of its Prime Video streaming service that will be supported by advertising. Viewers would be able to watch all Amazon orginals,…

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

The UHD device market continues to excel with media streamers, set-top boxes, games consoles and UHD TVs all demonstrating significant growth, according to analyst firm Futuresource Consulting. The quantity of…

Irdeto, Foxtel extend security partnership

Digital platform security specialist Irdeto has extended its long-standing security partnership with Foxtel, Australia’s leading pay-TV operator, with the aim of providing Foxtel with a reliable and stable security partner…

Young Swedes primarily choose Netflix and Youtube

Nearly 45 per cent of Swedes (aged 15-74) watch online video during an average day, a high figure compared to other markets, according to analysis and consultancy firm Mediavision. Among…

OTT now favourite programme source

More than half of TV consumers say their current favourite show comes from an online TV platform, according to new study from Hub Entertainment Research. Hub’s annual Conquering Content study…

Canada: Digital platforms increasingly popular

Canada: Digital platforms increasingly popular

Canadians are increasingly turning to platforms and devices connected to the Internet for their video and audio content, according to the 2017 Communications Monitoring Report from the Canadian Radio-television and…

AMC to enter US home entertainment market

US-based cinema chain AMC is to enter the US home entertainment market, suggesting it has “strong studio support” to be participants in the business. Speaking on the company’s Q3 2017…

BBC content for Arqiva, Samsung 5G trial

UK communications infrastructure and media services provider Arqiva is now showing additional content from the UK’s national broadcaster, the BBC, in its 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) trial. Arqiva’s 5G…

Analyst: Digital content revenues to pass $200bn

Findings from analyst house Juniper Research indicate that global consumer spend on digital content will reach $202 billion (€175bn) in 2018, up by 10 per cent on this year’s total…