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Long-form video most popular regardless of screen size

Ooyala has released its Q1 2017 Global Video Index, revealing, for the first time, long-form content represents the majority of time spent watching video on every screen. This quarter’s report…

VoD most popular viewing option for teens

VoD most popular viewing option for teens

Children and teenagers are increasingly watching TV through a smartphone and using on demand services, as viewing habits among young people continue to shift towards mobile and on demand streaming,…

Analysis: Turks prolific viewers of mobile video

In a 13-country study by Ampere Analysis, Turkish Internet users are revealed as prolific smartphone viewers of online video content. More than three quarters (76 per cent) of respondents in…

Limelight: Consumer preferences shift to digital content

Consumers worldwide increasingly depend on smartphones to access digital content and tend to go online to purchase video games, movies and books, according to the latest State of Digital Downloads…

Cable Europe welcomes subscription portability

Trade association Cable Europe has welcomed the adoption of new rules which will enable cable customers to access their cable subscription, their favourite TV show or live football match whilst…

Study: Vertical video is on the up

YuMe, a partner for video advertising leadership and innovation, has released areport and that reveals growing consumer awareness and preference for vertical video as both a content and advertising format.…

Apple, Facebook to drive mobile AR to 1bn+ users by 2021

The mobile AR platform war was kicked  by Mark Zuckerberg’s “We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform.” That simple sentence, said at F8 in April, transformed what had…

16% US households own a 4K TV

Smartphones are now in 80 per cent of US homes – a six percentage point increase year-over-year (YOY) – and US consumers now own 27 million more smartphones than they…

Viacom, Altice USA ad and content distribution partnership

Viacom and multi-play operator Altice USA have agreed a multi-year partnership that includes advanced advertising and content distribution agreements. The pair will create what they describe as an “unprecedented, industry-leading…

Sky, A+E Networks extend partnership

Sky, A+E Networks extend partnership

A+E Networks and Sky are extending and strengthening their long-term partnership by securing the distribution of A+E Networks’ portfolio of leading entertainment brands to Sky’s 22.4 million customers across the…