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Analyst: Has YouTube per-view revenue peaked?

Only three years ago, Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) were being snapped up by traditional broadcasters for huge sums, but their fortunes are changing, according to research firm Ampere Analysis. Latest research…

MUSO launches Piracy by Industry Dashboard

Digital piracy data analysis specialist MUSO has launched its Piracy by Industry Dashboard, which will give trade bodies and government-level organisations access to month-by-month piracy data across all their industries.…

Walmart, MGM partner to expand Vudu

US retail giant Walmart is partnering with movie studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) to boost its Vudu VoD service. Walmart acquired Vudu eight years ago to safeguard against the decline…

700m views per month for TF1’s MCN

TF1’s Multi Channel Network (MCN), Studio71 France, now registers an average 700 million views per month, one year after its launch, and has doubled its audience in the same period.…

EU’s new av rules a poisoned chalice?

Earlier this week the European Parliament’s laid out new rules for audiovisual services. Equity analysts at investment bank Exane/BNP say that the important 30 per cent oquota rule will impact…

Study: Pre-schoolers increasingly connected

Study: Pre-schoolers increasingly connected

Independent research company Childwise has found that access to connected devices (e.g., tablet, phone, PC, laptop) has grown this year among UK children under five after two years of little…

Netflix opens door to Narnia

Netflix has revealed it will develop new series and film projects based on C.S. Lewis’ classic The Chronicles of Narnia series of books. Under the terms of a multi-year deal…

hayu launches in Canada

hayu, the all-reality SVoD service from NBCUniversal International, is now available in Canada following its success in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. hayu subscribers can enjoy…

Amazon unveils Fire TV Stick 4K

Amazon unveils Fire TV Stick 4K

Amazon has unveiled the Fire TV Stick 4K, claiming it to be “the most powerful streaming stick available”. The device, paired with an all-new Alexa Voice Remote, will ship in…

Report: Netflix 15% of downstream net traffic

Report: Netflix 15% of downstream net traffic

Findings from Network Intelligence solutions provider Sandvine’s installed base of 2.1 billion subscribers worldwide suggests that video is almost 58 per cent of the total downstream volume of traffic on…