Advanced Television


Whip Media announces Whip Media FASTrack

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, has announced the general availability of Whip Media FASTrack, its new solution that gives FAST channels a single place to see their viewership and reporting data across all their channels and platforms at a title level. FASTrack will be […]

September 13, 2023

One Piece remains at Netflix #1

One Piece remained #1 on Netflix’s English TV list with 19.3 million views as the most viewed title in the week commencing September 4th. The live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s best-selling manga now has 37.8 million views in less than two weeks since its release. Netflix viewers cozied up to the return of Virgin River […]

September 13, 2023

Hong Kong, Singapore top Netflix ISP Speed Index

The average ISP speed difference from the highest monthly ISP score has significantly improved over the past three years, decreasing from 0.64 to 0.35 Mbps according to the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience. Hong Kong and Singapore were the sole two […]

September 12, 2023

Forecast: W Europe SVoD subs to top N America in 2024

Ampere Analysis forecasts that the number of households taking at least one subscription OTT service in Western Europe is set to surpass North America in 2024, with the UK and Germany driving much of this growth. North America (US plus Canada) will fall to the world’s third-largest geographic region for streaming homes after Asia, and […]

September 11, 2023

Forecast: OTT revenues at $215bn in 2029

Global OTT TV episode and movies revenues will reach $215 billion (€200bn) in 2029, up by $53 billion – or 33 per cent – from $162 billion in 2023, according to the Global OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US will remain the dominant territory by some distance. […]

September 11, 2023

Netflix reappoints Rice to Board

The Board of Directors of Netflix has reappointed Ambassador Susan E. Rice as a member of the Board, which she previously served on from 2018 to 2020.  “We are excited to welcome back Ambassador Rice to Netflix’s Board of Directors,” said Ted Sarandos and Greg Peters, co-CEOs. “Susan made many valuable contributions when she first […]

September 11, 2023

Haunted Mansion lands on Disney+ in October

Disney announced during the Destination D23 event in Orlando that Haunted Mansion, the hit movie inspired by the classic theme park attraction, will begin streaming on Disney+ from October 4th in the countdown to Halloween. The family horror-comedy, which opened in cinemas on August 11th, is directed by Justin Simien and features an all-star ensemble cast including […]

September 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Apple TV+ lands Where’s Wanda?

Apple TV+ has announced its first German-language series, produced by UFA Fiction, with eight-episode dark comedy Where’s Wanda?, starring Heike Makatsch, Axel Stein, Lea Drinda, Leo Simon, Palina Rojinski and Nikeata Thompson. Where’s Wanda?tells the story of Dedo and Carlotta Klatt, who are desperate to locate their missing daughter months after her disappearance. When the […]

September 8, 2023

Forecast: APAC OTT revenues up $15bn by 2029

Asia Pacific OTT TV episodes and movie revenues will reach $49 billion (€45.7bn) in 2029, up from the $34 billion recorded in 2023, according to the Asia Pacific OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. This comes despite China, the world’s second largest market, maturing rapidly and India experiencing SVoD […]

September 7, 2023

Hulu buy out deadline moved up

Comcast and The Walt Disney Company are to bring forward the start date to decide the valuation of Hulu from January 2024 to the end of September 2023. Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said Comcast will base the sale of its 33 per cent stake in the joint venture on a valuation of over $30 […]

September 7, 2023