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Boxsets boost for iPlayer

Boxsets boost for iPlayer

A Christmas treat of box-sets has helped BBC iPlayer achieve its best week on record. Viewers spent more time and streamed more programmes on BBC iPlayer than in any previous…

CBS All Access on Amazon Channels

CBS All Access on Amazon Channels

CBS All Access, CBS’s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, and Amazon have launched the ability for Amazon Prime members to add CBS All Access’s commercial-free offering to…

UK consults on content portability

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a consultation on its proposed approach to enforcement of the EU Portability Regulation which ends on January 31st 2018. From April 1st…

Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

An analyst report suggests that tech giant Apple could be preparing a bid for SVoD giant Netflix. Analysts at Citi claim that there is a “40 per cent chance” that…

Conviva: 100% OTT viewing time increase in 2017

Conviva, the measurement and analytics serivce, has published a streaming 2017 year in review report that is showing over 100 per cent growth rates in key OTT market metrics, demonstrating…

Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Video streaming and monetisation specialist Ooyala has released its State of the Broadcast Industry 2018 report which maps out the challenges for content creators and distributors as they strive to…

Roku debuts licensing programme; voice assistant

Roku debuts licensing programme; voice assistant

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku has unveiled plans to make it easier for consumers to enjoy streaming entertainment around the whole home. Roku plans to make it especially easy…

UK consumer video spend up 7.5%

According to trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), data from the Official Charts Company and IHS Markit suggest that consumer spend across the video category rose by…

Amazon reveals Prime Video 2017 viewing habits

Amazon has published data pertaining to its Prime Video streaming service available in over 240 countries and territories around the world – revealing things about subscriber habits in 2017 including…

Gervais, Netflix expand stand-up deal

After making a deal to distribute Ricky Gervais’ stand-up show Humanity, which the comedian is currently touring, Netflix has announced they will be producing another stand-up exclusive from Gervais. The…