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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…

Survey: Consumers still want more from streaming services

A survey conducted by IBM Cloud Video examines viewing habits and pain points related to streaming video services. Specifically, the survey dives into how streaming services can maintain a competitive…

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV  

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV   

A new multi-million-pound fund to help increase the range of children’s television in the UK has been announced by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley. The £60 million (€67.5m) fund will be…

Amazon content deals with Spanish TV players

Amazon Prime Video has reached agreements with Spanish pubcaster RTVE and the country’s largest private TV groups Mediaset and Atresmedia to distribute popular Spanish TV series through its VoD platform.…

Why FANG will win

The news from consultancy Ovum that the OTT players Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (FANG) will take almost two-thirds all new TV and video revenue in 2018, at least as…