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Comcast: Video #1 Internet traffic driver

According to US multiplay telco Comcast, video was the number one traffic driver for its Internet customers in 2020, accounting for 71 per cent of all downstream traffic over its network, a growth of 70 per cent from 2019. In analysing how its customers consumed video and entertainment in 2020, the biggest takeaway was that […]

May 6, 2021By Colin Mann

Forecast: 2bn OTT subscriptions in 2025

A report from Juniper Research has found that there will be nearly 2 billion active global subscriptions to on-demand video services in 2025; a 65 per cent increase over the end of 2020. The primary engine for this growth will be from traditional broadcasters, who are increasingly turning to streaming services in order to

January 4, 2021

ViacomCBS “solid” Q2; CBS All Access early 2021

ViacomCBS’s financial results for the quarter ended June 30th 2020 saw another “solid quarter”, according to Bob Bakish, President & CEO. He said that despite the impact of Covid-19 on revenue in the quarter, the broadcaster was successfully managing through the effects of the pandemic, reaffirming the strength of its combined operations. “Our results underscored […]

August 6, 2020

ViacomCBS scores Champions League rights

ViacomCBS and UEFA, the governing body of European football, have announced the details of a multi-platform agreement for CBS All Access and CBS Sports to serve as the exclusive English-language home in the US of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League through 2024, beginning this August. CBS All Access, […]

July 10, 2020

Research: US lockdown easing hits SVoD numbers

The surge in users of SVoD services during the stay-at-home period was not always sustained once people were allowed to move around more freely, according to new research from analyst firm Strategy Analytics. The report, Covid-19’s Impact on SVoD, surveyed a

June 26, 2020