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Survey: 70% want more control over streaming experience

Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, has released research on the current state of streaming and changing consumer preferences around their experience. The New Streamer 2024, conducted by Dynata and commissioned by Amdocs, surveyed UK consumers to understand sentiment of streaming offerings and identify opportunities for providers to build […]

December 6, 2023

Italians shifting to digital and mobile media consumption

A shift towards digital and mobile media consumption is underway among Italians, according to the 57th annual report from Italian social and economic think tank Censis. In 2022, traditional TV (DTT) viewership saw a contraction, dropping by 3.9 per cent from 2021. While satellite TV users experienced a slight growth (+1.4%), internet TV users (web […]

December 6, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Sky ups Premier League rights; TNT, BBC renew deals

Sky has secured the broadcast rights to show a record number of Premier League fixtures in a new four-year deal. With up to 100 more matches each season, its exclusively live coverage will increase by 70 per cent from 2025/26. With four packages awarded, the maximum for any one broadcaster, over 80 per cent of […]

December 5, 2023By Nik Roseveare

GlobalData: “Real-term loss for EPL with Sky, TNT dominance”

Following the news that the Premier League has sold the UK broadcast rights to Sky and TNT Sports for £6.7 billion (€6.19bn), Conrad Wiacek, Head of Sport Analysis at GlobalData, the data and analytics company, has offered his view, commenting: “The Premier League will rightly be delighted to have secured a new media rights deal […]

December 5, 2023

Peacock at 30m subs; losses to peak

Peacock, the streaming service from NBCUniversal, now has 30 million paid subscribers, according to Comcast president Mike Cavanagh. The latest figure were revealed as revealed by Cavanagh during an investor conference hosted by UBS on December 4th. Cavanagh also confirmed that Peacock’s average revenue per user (ARPU) is about $10 per month and reiterated previous […]

December 5, 2023

Research: Consumers seek streamlined viewing experience

The latest wave of Hub Entertainment Research’s semi-annual Battle Royale survey sheds new light on how consumers make decisions in an increasingly crowded landscape of entertainment providers. Consumers are feeling the bite of more expensive streaming: In Hub’s latest survey, 88 per cent of entertainment consumers agree with the statement that streaming video subscriptions are […]

December 5, 2023

Ofcom sets out online safety guidance

Children are set to be protected from accessing online pornography under new age-check guidance proposed by comms regulator Ofcom to help services to comply with online safety laws. Latest research shows that the average age at which children first see online pornography is 13 – although nearly a quarter come across it by age 11 […]

December 5, 2023

Ooredoo, Zain, TASC Towers create $2.2bn tower company

Zain has announced the signing of definitive agreements between Ooredoo Group, Zain Group and TASC Towers Holding to create the largest tower company in the MENA region, in a cash and share deal. The enlarged tower company, comprising approximately 30,000 towers, has a combined estimated current enterprise value of $2.2 billion (€2bn). Ooredoo and Zain […]

December 5, 2023

Verizon: Netflix, Max $10 streaming bundle

US multiplay telco Verizon is partnering with Netflix and Max to offer its customers savings on what it says is a first-of-its-kind streaming bundle. Starting December 7th and for the first time, ad-supported services from entertainment giants Netflix and Max will be offered together – only for Verizon’s myPlan customers – for just $10 (€9.24) […]

December 5, 2023

RTL AdAlliance: TV Key Facts 2023

RTL AdAlliance, the international video sales house of RTL Group, has released its TV Key Facts 2023. This year’s annual report marks its 30-year milestone. Stéphane Coruble, CEO RTL AdAlliance, says: “Three decades after its inception, the TV Key Facts report stand as a guiding light in the dynamic landscape of the TV industry. The […]

December 5, 2023

TNT Sports to air England Women’s cricket tour of India

TNT Sports will broadcast exclusive coverage of the England Women’s cricket tour of India live from Mumbai. Fans cans tune into the action as the Indian side host an England team captained by Heather Knight in three T20Is at the Wankhede Stadium, followed by a four-day Test at DY Patil Stadium. England Women last toured […]

December 5, 2023

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