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Research: Streaming heightens demand for connected devices

Currently, 70 per cent of the Nordic households have a paid streaming service. This has spurred the demand for internet connected TVs. As many as 75 per cent of the households in the region have at least one TV set with internet connection, according to research from Mediavision. This can be either through external devices […]

September 18, 2023

Apple TV+ lands Where’s Wanda?

Apple TV+ has announced its first German-language series, produced by UFA Fiction, with eight-episode dark comedy Where’s Wanda?, starring Heike Makatsch, Axel Stein, Lea Drinda, Leo Simon, Palina Rojinski and Nikeata Thompson. Where’s Wanda?tells the story of Dedo and Carlotta Klatt, who are desperate to locate their missing daughter months after her disappearance. When the […]

September 8, 2023

Research: Value perception key in maintaining SVoD subs

Research from global consultancy Simon-Kucher into consumer streaming behaviour and preferences reveals that the current perceived price-value positioning leaves little headroom for straightforward price increases. Price increases without also increasing the perceived product value could be costly for both global and local streaming providers, leading to risks of cancelations in a competitive market. “With subscribers […]

September 5, 2023

Apple’s Fingernails to debut in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that its romantic drama, Fingernails – starring Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed, Jeremy Allen White and Luke Wilson – will debut in Los Angeles and New York cinemas on October 27th, before streaming globally on Apple TV+, as well as in additional select cinemas, on November 3rd. Fingernails is the second […]

August 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research: US broadcasters eye growing football fanbase

Research from Ampere Analysis highlights the growing popularity of football in America, with nearly 20 per cent of US sports fans now claiming it is their favourite sport. Today, football (or ‘soccer’ in the US) is the fourth most popular American sport, a figure that has grown rapidly from the last quarter of 2021. The […]

August 14, 2023

Apple TV+ lands new Messi doc

Apple TV+ has announced a new untitled six-part documentary event from SMUGGLER Entertainment, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Lionel Messi, the greatest-of-all-time in a sport that commands the devotion of five billion fans around the world, as he makes his debut in Leagues Cup and Major League Soccer. After over twenty unforgettable and record-breaking years […]

August 14, 2023

Report: Challenges threaten SVoD growth

Findings from evidence-based insights and consulting company Kantar’s latest Entertainment on Demand (EoD) data on the global streaming market identify potential obstacles to subscriber growth. Kantar’s EoD study covers the following markets: GB, USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, and France and has uncovered the following behaviours and findings within the Video on Demand (VoD) market between […]

August 3, 2023

Data: Netflix dominates UK SVoD viewing

Evidence-based insights and consulting company Kantar has released its latest Entertainment on Demand (EoD) data on the GB’s streaming market. Kantar’s EoD study in Great Britain uncovers the following behaviours and findings within the Video on Demand (VoD) market between April to June 2023: 7 per cent of British households took out a new streaming […]

July 27, 2023

Research: High interest in Nordics for local content

Almost half of all Nordic households with a paid streaming subscription claim willingness to pay €1-€3 more per month to gain access to a larger library of local movies and series, according to research from Mediavision. Almost 25 per cent of the households would pay €3 per month for this. Among the streaming services, Apple […]

June 20, 2023

Barb: SVoD subs dip in UK

Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 19.08 million UK homes (67.4 per cent of households) had access to a subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service in Q1 2023. This was a -1.7 per cent decrease from 19.42 million in Q4 2022, despite Apple TV+ and Sky’s NOW service both making strong gains. Netflix, […]

May 30, 2023