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Spain: Connected TV ad revenues up 120%

TV ad revenues remained largely flat in 2023 in Spain with a slight increase of 0.3 per cent to €1.73 billion, according to Infoadex – but Connected TV made huge gains. FTA nationwide TV took the majority of revenues with €1.48 billion, down 2.6 per cent from €1.51 billion in 2022. Pay-TV channels saw ad […]

April 12, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Report: Password sharing crackdowns impacting SVoD churn

Horowitz Research’s State of Media, Entertainment & Tech: Subscriptions 2024 report sheds important light on how recent crackdowns on password sharing are impacting consumer behaviour when it comes to subscription streaming services. According to the study, half of TV content viewers (52 per cent) have cancelled or lost access to at least one of their […]

April 11, 2024By Colin Mann

Research: US Smart TV ownership rising

The holiday season was good for many of America’s living rooms, with Smart TV ownership increasing in Q1 2024 to nearly eight in 10 households as consumers replace old TVs and embrace streaming video. Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Connected Home study reveals how consumers are still investing in home entertainment technology that improves their home […]

April 11, 2024

Report: Space Economy worth $1.8tn by 2035

In the week that SpaceX has been given a market valuation of some $180 billion (€165.7bn) it is no great surprise that the overall space economy is forecast to triple in value to around $1.8 trillion and growing at twice the rate of global GDP, according to an Insight Report from the World Economic Forum, […]

April 11, 2024By Chris Forrester

Report: S4C generates £136m, 1,900 jobs for Welsh economy

Research reveals that S4C’s economic contribution has resulted in 1,900 jobs and generated £136 million (€159m) for the Welsh economy. The research was carried out by Wavehill for the public broadcaster, to measure S4C’s economic and social impact on Wales and beyond for the 2022-23 financial year. The report shows that S4C, which broadcasts over […]

April 11, 2024

UK broadband investment reaches £1.3bn

Data reveals that since the start of 2024, the UK Government is boosting access to fast and reliable Internet at an unprecedented speed, putting nearly 380,000 rural premises in line to access a better broadband connection. The upgrades will give rural communities access to the fastest Internet on the market, helping to grow the economy. […]

April 10, 2024By Colin Mann

Data: Sustained growth in digital media subs

After streaming media subscriptions skyrocketed in 2020 as consumer behaviour shifted dramatically during a global pandemic, the industry is normalising with sustained and steady growth, according to benchmarking data from subscription management and billing platform Recurly. Recurly’s report, Recurly State of Subscriptions: Media and Entertainment, found that the digital media and entertainment industry experienced a […]

April 9, 2024

Report: Flexible monetisation models drive faster growth rates

Findings from monetisation suite Zuora’s latest Subscription Economy Index (SEI) report indicate that companies in the SEI have experienced 3.4x faster growth rates than the S&P 500 over the past 12 years. In 2023, amid economic challenges and slowed digital transformations, companies in the SEI demonstrated resilience through Total Monetisation strategies. By aligning and evolving […]

April 9, 2024

Report: Streaming companies leaving money on the table

Evergent, the customer management and monetisation player for streaming and digital subscription businesses, reveals the top five ways that media organisations and direct-to-consumer streaming services are missing out on revenue. The insights are based on Evergent’s experience onboarding 800 million subscribers in 180 countries and point the way to fix changes that can make a […]

April 9, 2024

Survey: US CTV users increasingly prefer FAST

Sixty-nine per cent of US CTV users prefer streaming free, ad supported streaming TV (FAST) content instead of a paid subscription without ads, and over half (53 per cent) spend two or more hours per week using FAST applications, according to a study, The Big Shift: Wave III, from connected TV and cross-screen advertising specialist […]

April 5, 2024