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Research: 46% US adults viewing via CTV device

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that 87 per cent of US TV households have at least one Internet-connected TV device, including connected Smart TVs, stand-alone streaming devices (such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV sticks or boxes, Chromecast, or Apple TV), connected video game systems, and/or connected Blu-ray players. This compares to 80 per cent […]

June 6, 2022

Report: Amazon Channels struggle in Europe

Despite being available in Europe for almost five years, Amazon Channels remains somewhat unknown in the European OTT landscape, suggests a report from Dataxis. Originally launched in May 2017 in the UK and Germany, the service experienced two waves of expansion across 2019 with France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, and at the end of 2020 […]

April 12, 2022

Data: Strong streaming growth in Europe

Streaming adoption throughout Europe continues to grow at a rapid pace, according to the Q4 2021 State of Streaming: Europe report from streaming media continuous measurement platform Conviva. While Europe as a whole experienced a 20 per cent increase in streaming viewership, Southern and Western Europe saw roughly double that growth with 44 per cent […]

March 17, 2022

Report: Asia streaming adoption up 46% YoY

Despite predictions of a ‘pandemic peak’, streaming adoption continues to gain ground worldwide and Asia is no exception, experiencing 46 per cent year-over-year growth in Q3 2021 according to the Q3 2021 State of Streaming: Asia report from Conviva, the continuous measurement platform for streaming media. Asia’s streaming growth was led by the western and southeastern regions of […]

November 12, 2021

F1 TV now on CTV devices

F1 TV will be launching on connected TV devices, including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Google TV set-top-boxes, ahead of the Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil on November 14th. Fans will now be able to watch the conclusion to the championship battle on their large-screen devices. F1 TV, which was revamped with new […]

November 12, 2021By Colin Mann

ClixTV goes live

ClixTV, a multi-platform streamer at the intersection of entertainment, e-commerce and technology, has launched its free streaming service on over 80 channels, web, and apps, including Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, IMDb TV, Box One, LG Smart TV, and all Plex TV channels as well as on ClixTV.com, IOS and Android. ClixTV says it […]

October 19, 2021

Forecast: Roku remains top US CTV device; Amazon second

In 2021, US Roku monthly users will increase by 11.5 per cent, reaching 111.7 million monthly users, according to eMarketer forecasts. With these figures, Roku will maintains it position as the most-used connected TV (CTV) device in the US market, but Amazon Fire TV is catching up. Roku users now make up a third of the US population. Despite […]

October 12, 2021

Geronimo Stilton comes to US and UK

Atlantyca Entertainment’s popular animated series “Geronimo Stilton” is joining their “Bat Pat” animated series on HappyKids, Future Today’s flagship kids and family streaming platform. This new partnership with Future Today, marks the second deal for the two companies, Atlantyca and Future Today, having secured the streaming rights earlier this year to Atlantyca’s spooky and comical animated […]

October 11, 2021

Pluto TV reaches LatAm channel milestone

AVoD service Pluto TV has achieved what it says is an important milestone in Latin America since when it reached 100 channels in the 17 Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America and 50 channels in Brazil on September 21st. Additionally, Pluto TV now offers over 25,000 hours of premium content streaming to viewers in Latin America […]

September 23, 2021

Amazon branded TVs unveiled

As heavily rumoured, Amazon has announced an all-new lineup of Fire TV devices with its first-ever Amazon branded smart TVs, the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series and 4-Series smart TVs, and the all-new Fire TV Stick 4K Max. “We’ve reimagined what a TV can do by building it with two of our most popular experiences […]

September 10, 2021By Colin Mann