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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…

£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…

Netflix US subs equal to cable TV

A PricewaterhouseCoopers study of nearly 2,000 Americans aged 18 to 59 has revealed that the percentage of consumers who watched cable TV and Netflix in 2017 were even. The survey shows…

Prime Video app sets Apple TV download record

Prime Video app sets Apple TV download record

Amazon’s Prime Video app was the most downloaded of any tvOS app ever in its first seven days. In a statement, Amazon…

Nordics: Netflix, YouTube over 50% of online viewing

Interest in online video is reaching record levels across the Nordics. More time is spent watching video online than ever before, and household spend on digital video is accelerating, according…

Discovery’s Motor Trend on Amazon Channels UK

Discovery Communications has announced the launch of Motor Trend OnDemand, an automotive SVoD offeing for motoring fans available now on Amazon Channels in the UK. Hundreds of hours of content…

Sky, BT cross-supply channel deal

In a move set to benefit consumers and customers of both pay-TV platforms, Sky has concluded an agreement with BT which means Sky customers will have their choice of sports…