IHS: D2C will add 53m US video subs by 2023

New direct-to-consumer online video subscription services from the Walt Disney Company, Apple, and Warner Media are expected to launch in 2019, with NBCUniversal following in 2020. These new services have the potential to add 53 million paying subscriptions to the United States market by 2023, effectively growing the total number…

Spain: Offers mean subs up, revenues down

Low cost offers and pay TV promotions are boosting the pay-TV market in terms of subscriptions but taking a toll on revenues. The latest report from regulator CNMC…

Analyst: Single-sub SVoD homes declining

Analyst: Single-sub SVoD homes declining

The number of people with more than one online streaming service is continuing to grow according to the latest consumer research from Ampere Analysis. In a survey of…

Sorenson deal boosts Nielsen Smart TV adressability

Sorenson deal boosts Nielsen Smart TV adressability

Analytics specialist Nielsen has launched a new technology, product and commercial initiative, Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising that will focus on expanding and innovating addressable advertising for Smart TVs…

Report: Connected TV surge in digital advertising

Report: Connected TV surge in digital advertising

Ad industry creative asset management solution provider Extreme Reach has released its 2018 Q4 and full year Video Advertising Benchmarks report that highlights the transformative impact of connected…

Arianespace readies OneWeb craft

Arianespace readies OneWeb craft

Arianespace will conduct its ‘launch readiness review’ on Monday, February 25th, for the six OneWeb satellites currently in its care. Arianespace will use its Soyuz medium-powered rocket from…

Pro7Sat.1 shuffles management

Pro7Sat.1 shuffles management

It is all change at Germany’s commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1. Following press forecasts of management departures, the company confirmed a reshuffle. Jan Kempner the CFO is departing reportedly on…

IMAX rises in takeover report

IMAX rises in takeover report

Shares in giant screen cinema specialist IMAX rose 3.82 per cent in trading on February 20th, helped along by a rumour that the business could be a takeover…

Telechips certified for Synamedia 4K CAS

Set-top box System-on-Chip (SoC) provider Telechips  has been certified  by video software provider Synamedia’s 4K CAS (Conditional Access System) solution. With Synamedia’s 4K CAS certification, Lion will provide…

Charter’s Spectrum launches OTT service

Charter’s Spectrum launches OTT service

Charter Communications is to launch Spectrum TV Essentials, an Internet-delivered over-the-top (OTT) video service, to be made available exclusively in Charter’s footprint to Spectrum Internet customers who don’t…

fuboTV, Viacom distribution deal

fuboTV, Viacom distribution deal

Viacom and fuboTV have agreed a carriage deal that will extend Viacom’s global portfolio of premier entertainment brands to fuboTV’s live TV streaming service. Viacom’s nine core media…

Amobee integrates Nielsen data

Digital advertising technology provider Amobee has secured an agreement with measurement and data analytics company Nielsen to power the convergence of TV and digital for brands and agencies…

True Royalty TV for Xfinity

True Royalty TV, the first and only subscription video on demand service created to satisfy the millions of fans of the British Royal Family across the US and…

Telestream appoints Salah for MENA

Telestream, a leading provider of workflow automation, processing and quality monitoring and management solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced the appointment of Osman Salah…

Euro broadcasters call for online platform regulation

Euro broadcasters call for online platform regulation

Public and commercial broadcasters met February 19th in Brussels at the invitation of European Parliament President Antonio Tajani. With European broadcasting being increasingly impacted by largely unregulated global…

Study: VoD challenging cinema for movie choice

Ahead of this year’s Academy Awards, a study by GlobalWebIndex highlights how radically audiences have evolved in recent years, with 46 per cent of UK consumers citing Netflix…

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