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Survey: 84% interested in searching content from every source

TiVo has analysed consumer data from the US and Canada to track changes in an evolving media landscape during the Covid-19 pandemic In the latest TiVo Trends Report, the company…

Live boxing returns to DAZN this summer

Live boxing will return to sports streaming service DAZN this summer with three US cards in five weeks from Golden Boy Promotions and Matchroom Boxing USA. On July 24th Golden…

Insight TV signs first China deal with iQIYI

Insight TV signs first China deal with iQIYI

Insight TV has signed a content licensing deal with China’s video streaming giant iQIYI. With over 560 million monthly active users, of which 106 million are subscribers, iQIYI is China’s…

Origin partners with Netgem TV

Origin broadband and Netgem have joined forces to offer Origin TV, a new multiscreen service combining a wealth of free live and On-demand content from public broadcasters, YouTube and YouTube…

StreamAMG & Birmingham FC extend contract

StreamAMG have agreed a new long-term contract extension with EFL Championship football side Birmingham City. The deal sees the two parties continue a relationship which has been in place since…

Analyst: Cellcos to generate 170m SVoD subs

Analyst: Cellcos to generate 170m SVoD subs

Smartphone gross SVoD subscriptions for 138 countries will double between 2019 and 2025 to 170 million, according to the Smartphone SVoD Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The…

Property seizures in ISD search

Property seizures in ISD search

A Range Rover Sport SVR V8 and an Audi A5 convertible were amongst items seized from an address in the northwest England town of Lytham, after police officers executed a…

Disney to close UK linear channels

Disney to close UK linear channels

Disney has confirmed that, from October 1st, its Disney+ D2C service will be the exclusive UK home for content from Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior – effectively ending…

Research: US lockdown easing hits SVoD numbers

The surge in users of SVoD services during the stay-at-home period was not always sustained once people were allowed to move around more freely, according to new research from analyst…

NENT updates financial reporting structure

NENT updates financial reporting structure

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has announced it will introduce a new financial reporting structure as of Q2 2020 following the deconsolidation of the Viasat Consumer…

Research: Pandemic drives spike in US OTT engagement

Research: Pandemic drives spike in US OTT engagement

The OTT landscape in 2020 is rapidly changing as a result of the growth of OTT services, content and devices, as well as the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on…

Amazon plans live TV on Prime Video

Amazon would seem to be preparing to add live TV to its services, according to recently posted job adverts. One of the adverts indicates that Amazon is looking to hire…

Study: 54% US homes own smart TV

According to market research and consulting company Parks Associates, more than 50 per cent of US broadband households own at least one smart TV, making the smart TV the primary…

DAZN scores Japan deal

DAZN scores Japan deal

Global sports streaming service DAZN is partnering with trade body the Japan Cable and Telecommunications Association (JCTA), to bring DAZN to millions of cable TV households in Japan. Subscribers of…

Peacock on Vizio SmartCast & LG Smart TVs

Peacock on Vizio SmartCast & LG Smart TVs

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will be available on Vizio SmartCast TVs and LG Smart TVs when it launches in the US on July 15th. At that time, Peacock will…