Advanced Television


Discovery reports “exceptional year”

Discovery has reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31st 2021. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery, said: “2021 was by all measures an exceptional year for our company, in which we achieved significant operational, financial, and strategic objectives. We grew our global DTC paying subscribers to 22 million, […]

February 24, 2022

Infront, StreamAMG launch Ski and Snowboard Live

Infront, the sports media company, has partnered with sports OTT specialists StreamAMG to launch Ski and Snowboard Live, a new direct-to-consumer (DTC) service for the US market. Audiences in the US can now access live streams from international events of the FIS Alpine, Snowboard, Freestyle Ski and Cross Country World Cup, all with English commentary. […]

November 22, 2021

Report: Global DTC brands embrace TV

As TV investments surpass pre-pandemic levels around the world, international data shows how both direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands and online giants are increasingly embracing TV to get their message across. The Global TV Group, the grouping of TV companies and sales houses’ trade bodies in Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and Latin America, has released a […]

October 29, 2021

Research: US SVoD subs remain steady

Findings from Leichtman Research Group’s study, Emerging Video Services 2021, indicate that 78 per cent of all US households have a subscription video on-Demand (SVoD) service from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and/or Hulu – compared to 78 per cent in 2020, 74 per cent in 2019, and 59 per cent in 2016. Among those that have […]

September 2, 2021

MediaKind launches Engage solution

MediaKind announced the launch of MediaKind Engage, a new end-to-end direct-to-consumer (DTC) solution for video contribution, production, streaming, and audience engagement. The solution enables sports entities, broadcasters, and content owners to make a seamless transition to operating workflows in the cloud while also expanding the reach, scale and reliability of their video streaming content to […]

June 30, 2021

Research: 27% DTC SVoDs shared

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that 82 per cent of US households have at least one streaming video service from eleven top direct-to-consumer (DTC) and subscription video on-Demand (SVoD) services; 51 per cent of all households have three or more of these services. However, not all of these services are being paid for directly […]

April 6, 2021

Research: TV helps legitimise younger brands

Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, in partnership with industry body VAB, has released a new report, The Halo Effect: TV as a Growth Engine, which analyses TV’s influence on businesses’ ability to drive financial outcomes and growth by life stage. The analysis found that both direct-to-consumer (DTC) and non-DTC brands across all […]

November 20, 2020

IABM looks to future for Broadcast industry

IABM has released its latest biannual Special Report – reflecting on the enormous upheaval the industry is experiencing – the report is the result of in-depth analysis by IABM’s Business Intelligence Unit of qualitative and quantitative research on the present state and potential future paths for our industry. It is clear that the coronavirus pandemic […]

September 10, 2020