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US Q2 pay-TV subs down 1.5m

US Q2 pay-TV subs down 1.5m

Findings from specialist analysis firm Leichtman Research Group (LRG) indicate that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 93 per cent of the market – lost about…

Survey: Australians need convincing of 5G

Survey: Australians need convincing of 5G

Research from Roy Morgan shows that the vast majority of Australians (91.4 per cent) are aware of 5G technology and a majority of 56.7 per cent ‘would consider using 5G…

Analyst: Smart speakers driving home audio market

Analyst: Smart speakers driving home audio market

The worldwide home audio hardware market grew 20 per cent last year to reach 154 million units, with a further 19 per cent growth projected in 2019, according to the…

The Boys one of Prime Video’s most watched series ever

The Boys one of Prime Video’s most watched series ever

Amazon Prime Video has announced that its irreverent new superhero drama, The Boys, from executive producers Eric Kripke, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, has become one of its most watched series…

Kagan: Netflix UK to pass Sky subs level

Kagan: Netflix UK to pass Sky subs level

Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s NOW TV — accounted for 97 per cent  of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end…

Analyst: WiFi dominates in-home net connectivity

Analyst: WiFi dominates in-home net connectivity

The success of Wi-Fi technology is confirmed in new research from Strategy Analytics showing that nearly five billion home Wi-Fi devices are now in use around the world. Furthermore, the…

Ofcom: Half UK homes SVoD subs

Around half of UK homes now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to Ofcom’s Media Nations 2019 report that reveals major shifts in the nation’s viewing habits. The number of…

Conviva: OTT viewing up 130% YoY

Conviva’s Q2 2019 State of Streaming report reveals new insights into industry shifts and viewer behaviour, as well as further exploration into trends highlighted in previous reports. Streaming recorded triple-digit…

Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu $12.99 bundle

Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu $12.99 bundle

The Walt Disney Co has revealed plans to offer US consumers a streaming bundle of Disney+, ESPN+, and advertising-supported Hulu for $12.99 (€11.60) a month, beginning November 12th, setting out…

Analyst: Global pay-TV set for growth

The increasing adoption of video streaming platforms has created significant challenges to traditional pay-TV services. Yet, despite the challenges, the overall pay-TV market is expected to grow at a steady…

Forecast: Less than 80m US pay-TV homes by 2021

Forecast: Less than 80m US pay-TV homes by 2021

Cord-cutting in the US continues to accelerate, with the number of cord-cutting households jumping another 19.2 per cent this year. According to eMarketer’s latest pay-TV forecast, the number of households…

Report: US pay-TV executives remain optimistic

The US edition of the 2019 Pay-TV Innovation Forum from content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider NAGRA and international research and strategy consultancy MTM has unveiled the challenges, opportunities…

Report: Record Q1 digital ad revenues in US

US digital advertising revenues reached a landmark high of $28.4 billion (€25.3bn) in the first quarter of 2019. This is the industry’s strongest Q1 on record, according to the latest…

Analysis: 90% young adults watch smartphone content daily

Analysis: 90% young adults watch smartphone content daily

European and US internet audiences are increasingly watching online video on smartphones and Smart TVs, reports Ampere Analysis. Growth is strongest in Europe, with a…

Personalised ‘Instagramification’ documentary from BBC

Personalised ‘Instagramification’ documentary from BBC

Following the success of BBC Click’s personalised, interactive episode, the Corporation’s R&D team is continuing to explore object-based formats powered by its StoryKit tool. For its latest project, it commissioned…