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TiVo: Catch-up and OTT now outrank broadcast

TiVo: Catch-up and OTT now outrank broadcast

TiVo has released research showing that the consumption of recorded television and Internet-delivered programming is quickly surpassing live TV viewership. Nearly two thirds of the viewing on web-connected TiVo units…

Xmas boom for iPlayer app

Xmas boom for iPlayer app

The BBC’s popular iPlayer app was downloaded 220,000 times on Christmas Day – almost a five-fold increase on the previous day. On Boxing Day the BBC’s catch-up service was downloaded…

Disney, Comcast agree major multi-platform deal

Disney, Comcast agree major multi-platform deal

Comcast Corporation and The Walt Disney Company have reached a long-term, comprehensive distribution agreement that will deliver Disney’s sports, news and entertainment content to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers into the…

Deloitte: Accessibility drives US content demand and consumption

The proliferation of devices is increasing access to content, which recent data suggest is driving more consumption, according to consultancy firm Deloitte’s sixth edition State of the Media Democracy survey,…

iPlayer for Android in wings

iPlayer for Android in wings

iPlayer is now on iPad and iPod and ‘is working hard’ on Android according to its tech blog. “We have also been working on the BBC iPlayer Android app. We…

Research: Consumer appetite for innovation in TV services

British TV and film viewers are hungry for change to the traditional TV status quo, frustrated by a lack of accessibility to content, according to a UK-wide survey exploring changing…

Online complements traditional TV

Online complements traditional TV

According to findings from entertainment, media and technology market research firm Interpret, despite the “monumental” growth of online TV viewership, the effects on cord-cutting have so far been minimal. Interpret’s…

US consumers seek content beyond their service provider

According to findings from market research firm The NPD Group, ‘throttling down’ is a bigger threat to television service providers than ‘cord cutting’. The firm’s report – Entertainment Trends in…

CME plans SVoD business model

Media and entertainment company Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is moving towards a subscription model of its video on demand service in all of its regions. Following the roll out…

4oD viewership continues to rise

4oD viewership continues to rise

4oD, Channel 4’s on-demand offering, saw its viewing figures continue to rise in September, with 33 million requested views across all platforms during the month, an increase on the 31…