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Survey: Italy cuts back on SVoD

Deloitte’s latest survey, Digital Consumer Trends Survey 2023, reveals a decline in streaming subscriptions in Italy compared to 2022. According to the survey, 68 per cent of Italian adults have access to a paid streaming service, down by 3 per cent year-on-year. Younger generations (18-24) are the biggest users (89 per cent), compared to just […]

March 20, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Forecast: Women’s sports to generate $1bn+ in revenue in 2024

Deloitte predicts that women’s elite sports will generate global revenues of $1.28 billion (€1.1bn) in 2024. This is the first time that annual global revenues for women’s sport will have surpassed $1 billion. This total is at least 300 per cent higher than Deloitte’s previous valuation three years ago. Deloitte’s forecast is based on the […]

November 29, 2023

Deloitte UK: 1 in 4 share SVoD costs

More than a third (35 per cent) of people with access to a SVoD service in the UK are sharing at least one of their services with others outside their home, according to a Deloitte report. Deloitte also notes that subscription sharing has also become more formalised, with a quarter of users (25 per cent) […]

September 1, 2023

BBC sets out non-editorial complaints process review terms

The BBC has published the Terms of Reference for the review of the BBC’s policies and processes regarding non-editorial complaints. This follows the recent case regarding a complaint about the behaviour of a BBC presenter. The review will be led by BBC Group Chief Operating Officer Leigh Tavaziva. The work will be undertaken by Deloitte, […]

July 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Survey: Immersive sports drive fan engagement

Findings from consultancy firm Deloitte’s inaugural survey, 2023 Sports fan insights: The beginning of the immersive sports era, indicate there is a strong foundation of dedicated fans willing to invest time and money into their fandom. As the sports industry recognises generational and technological shifts, the survey delves into the changing behaviours and preferences of […]

June 28, 2023

Study: Multi-currency ad transition to deliver benefits

As the TV industry shifts to a multi-currency marketplace, the primary perceived benefit is improved integration of cross-platform inventory better to enable transacting and counting of all ad delivery and audiences across all forms of viewing. However, lack of collaboration, new demands on systems, and process changes are creating roadblocks in the transition. This is […]

January 12, 2023By Colin Mann

Deloitte: ‘Ads on all streaming services’

Consultancy firm Deloitte predicts that by mid-2023, all major video subscription services will have launched an ad-funded tier alongside ad-free offerings in Europe. By the end of 2024, Deloitte predicts that half of these providers will also have launched a free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) service. Additionally, around two-thirds of consumers will use at least […]

December 2, 2022

Deloitte: European football market revs up 10% in 2020/21

The European football market as a whole saw revenues grow by 10 per cent to €27.6 billion in 2020/21 (€25.2bn in 2019/20) despite an almost complete absence of fans from stadia during the season, according to the 31st Annual Review of Football Finance from Deloitte’s Sports Business Group. The strong recovery in revenue terms of […]

August 19, 2022

WaterBear names new exec leadership team

WaterBear Network, the digital media and interactive streaming network dedicated to the planet’s future, has announced changes to the executive leadership team. The network says these changes will support the continued growth and accelerate the implementation of its value creation initiatives across storytelling and impact. Sam Sutaria has been named co-Chief Executive Officer with Ellen […]

August 15, 2022

Report: Consumers winning the streaming wars

This year’s Digital media trends survey from Deloitte reveals that media companies in the US are now feeling more turbulence from the deeper currents shaping consumer behaviour. After 15 years of growth, SVoD services have successfully unbundled video, lowered costs to consumers, and ignited fierce competition among providers. Top SVoD services are consolidating content and […]

March 30, 2022