Advanced Television


FilmRise expands content on Samsung TV Plus

FilmRise, the film and television studio and streaming network, is expanding its content offering available on Samsung TV Plus to include additional FAST/AVoD channels in the US and Canada. The deal includes over 600 hours of new programming including 19 TV series and over 120 films. The additional programming brings the total content from FilmRise […]

September 22, 2023

Forecast: AVoD revenues $69bn by 2029

AVoD revenues for TV series and movies will reach $69 billion (€64.7m) by 2029, up by $30 billion from $39 billion in 2023, according to forecasts from Digital TV Research. The US will contribute 31 per cent to the 2029 AVoD total; down from 40 per cent in 2023 – showing that other countries are […]

September 21, 2023

PRO-TEK Vaults announces expansion

PRO-TEK Vaults, a specialist in film preservation, media curation, digital media services, and archival solutions, has doubled its storage and services capacity with the addition of a new 60,000 square foot facility in Thousand Oaks, CA and significant investment in its services capacity. “Demand for restoration and mastering services from entertainment industry customers has been […]

September 20, 2023

Forecast: Hybrid AVoD-SVoD revenues $20bn by 2029

Netflix, Disney+, HBO and Paramount+ will together create hybrid AVoD-SVoD revenues of $20 billion (€18.7bn) by 2029, up from $6 billion in 2023, according to the Hybrid AVOD-SVOD Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. These hybrid revenues will be nearly equally split between AVoD and SVoD. “These platforms are expected to roll out […]

September 19, 2023

Research: UK video content spend resilient

Research from entertainment technologist TiVo for IBC 2023 reveals that almost half of all UK consumers have not reduced their video spending as a result of increases in the cost of living. On average, UK consumers subscribe to six paid video content sources, with an average monthly bill of £78.06 (€90.71). However, while having access […]

September 14, 2023

Whip Media announces Whip Media FASTrack

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, has announced the general availability of Whip Media FASTrack, its new solution that gives FAST channels a single place to see their viewership and reporting data across all their channels and platforms at a title level. FASTrack will be […]

September 13, 2023

Forecast: OTT revenues at $215bn in 2029

Global OTT TV episode and movies revenues will reach $215 billion (€200bn) in 2029, up by $53 billion – or 33 per cent – from $162 billion in 2023, according to the Global OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US will remain the dominant territory by some distance. […]

September 11, 2023

Forecast: APAC OTT revenues up $15bn by 2029

Asia Pacific OTT TV episodes and movie revenues will reach $49 billion (€45.7bn) in 2029, up from the $34 billion recorded in 2023, according to the Asia Pacific OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. This comes despite China, the world’s second largest market, maturing rapidly and India experiencing SVoD […]

September 7, 2023

Tubi surpasses 74m users

Tubi, Fox Corporation’s ad-supported video-on-demand service, has announced the company surpassed 74 million monthly active users and logged nearly 4 billion streaming hours for the first half of the calendar year. Tubi reaches 1.4 per cent of total TV viewing time according to Nielsen’s July 2023 The Gauge report, further cementing its position as the […]

September 7, 2023

Brightcove powers In The Black Network AVoD

Brightcove, the streaming technology company, has been selected by In The Black Network (ITBN) to power its AVoD streaming service scheduled to launch this October. ITBN is a new OTT venture founded and led by former Fox Soul General Manager James DuBose. The network focuses on streaming content that showcases and amplifies Black storytellers and […]

September 7, 2023