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Netflix Speed Index: Big movers in Mexico, S.Korea

Netflix has released November data from its ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. The largest speed…

Netflix goes Greek

Netflix has launched a Greek service, using local language and currency in addition to offering Netflix’s original programming, now starting at €7.99 per month. Hollywood movies, top TV shows, documentaries,…

Study: Consumers resist paid live streaming

Study: Consumers resist paid live streaming

Despite predictions that live streaming television was going to be one of the hottest features in 2017, interest in this service has fallen flat. StreamOn, a Cogent Reports study by…

Blue Planet II most watched iPlayer show of 2017

Blue Planet II most watched iPlayer show of 2017

Natural history programme Blue Planet II has become BBC iPlayer’s most popular programme of the year so far, with 4.2 million requests for the first episode. This overtakes the first…

Consumer media usage at 50hrs weekly in 2017

Global consumer media usage & exposure, including all digital and traditional media combined, is on pace to grow an estimated 1.9 per cent to an average of 50 hours per…

Netflix: ‘The Crown one of our most efficient shows’

Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, presenting at a UBS Media & Communications conference, told analysts that The Crown, despite all the column inches about its cost (and the BBC…

UHD HDR iPlayer for Blue Planet II

Wildlife fans can watch Blue Planet II in the best quality ever shown on the BBC iPlayer from December 10th. The full, seven-part series will be available on iPlayer in…

OTT, pay-TV to bring in $283bn

Pay-TV revenues [subscriptions and PPV] and OTT revenues [AVoD, SVoD, TVoD and DTO] combined will reach $283 billion (€239bn) by 2022, up by 18 per cent from $239 billion in…

Analyst: European cable growth potential limited

As research firm IHS Markit and Cable Europe released a report suggesting that the European cable industry continued to show resiliency and steady growth in 2016, Mohammed Hamza, Senior Research…

DirecTV Now passes 1m subs

DirecTV Now passes 1m subs

AT&T says it’s passed 1 million subscribers to its online TV service DirecTV Now, just a year since its launch. That compares to 787,000 at the end of September and…