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Neil: “We’re in a content arms race”

Media commentator Andrew Neil has suggested that SVoD services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime are now better placed to be major disruptors in the broadcasting industry, a scenario he…

STV Player on Roku

STV Player on Roku

STV Player is now available for consumers on Roku streaming players in the UK. Consumers using a Roku streaming player within STV’s licence area in Scotland will be able to…

Accedo powers 4KUniverse on Amazon Fire TV

4KUniverse, the 24/7 Ultra HD general entertainment channel in North America, has announced the launch of its SVoD service on Amazon Fire TV, created and powered by Accedo, the video…

Original content pays off for Netflix/Amazon

Original content pays off for Netflix/Amazon

The increasing popularity of original content and a growing trend of paying for multiple video services are among the key findings in the quarterly Voice of the Connected User Landscape…

Insight TV showcases 4K SVoD service

Insight TV, a producer and broadcaster of travel and extreme sports genres in ultra HD, will unveil its new 4K SVoD platform at MIPTV. The platform is available via its…

US pay-TV sheds 795K subs in 2016

According to findings from Leichtman Research Group (LRG), the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – lost about 795,000 net video…

Netflix “not worried” by Trump’s anti neutrality

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he’s “not too worried” about FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s intent to eliminate the Title II regulations that guarantee net neutrality for US consumers. Speaking at…

iPlayer daily requests hit record high

iPlayer daily requests hit record high

BBC drama dominated another record-breaking month for BBC iPlayer in February. As daily requests reached a record high of 9.9 million, drama shows achieved a clean sweep of BBC iPlayer’s…

YouView player update for UKTV Play

UK multichannel broadcaster UKTV has launched a new player on hybrid platform YouView for its fast-growing TV on demand service UKTV Play. YouView viewers will have access to the significantly-updated…

Mobile devices drive AVoD viewing  

According to the findings of the Q4 2016 Global Video Index from video monetisation specialist Ooyala, mobile devices attract the most video views for advertising video-on-demand (AVoD) services with global…