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Sweden: SVoDs losing €75m per year to account sharing

In Sweden, close to 1.4 million SVoD subscriptions were shared outside the paying household at the turn of the year according to research by Mediavision. Almost half of everyone with a SVoD subscription in the country shares at least one subscription with someone outside the household. If sharing was stopped, the SVoD market could potentially […]

August 31, 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

Report: Podcast payments double in Sweden

The Swedish market for paid podcasts is growing rapidly reports Mediavision in its latest analysis of the country’s audio market. In the first quarter of 2023, a record number of households paid for podcast content. Compared to the same period last year, households spend on paid podcasts has nearly doubled. In Sweden, an increasing number […]

May 24, 2023

Research: Telcos fuelling SVoD growth in Finland

SVoD take-up in Finland is on the rise, reports Mediavision. During this spring, subscribing SVoD households in the country have passed 1.5 million, corresponding to a penetration of 61 per cent. This equates to an annual growth of 8 per cent in subscribing households. As in the other Nordic countries, the growth can largely be […]

May 15, 2023

Research: Swedish spend on media increases

Over 90 per cent of households in Sweden currently pay for some form of media subscription. Despite rising interest rates, inflation and increased financial strain, there seems to be no sign of saturation in paid media. Quite the opposite, according to Mediavision’s analysis, which shows a record level for households’ total media expenditure. Households pay […]

May 12, 2023

Research: Norwegians paying more than ever for TV

This spring, households in Norway are paying an average of NOK 602 (€52.24) per month for TV and streaming content. according to Mediavision’s latest analysis of the Norwegian media market. It means that household spend on TV and streaming has grown 3 per cent, compared to the same period last year. Above all, what drives […]

May 11, 2023

Research: Sweden sees strong SVoD growth in Q1

Household penetration for paid streaming services in Sweden increased by 9 percent in the first quarter, compared to the same period in 2022, reports Mediavision. This is a significant shift, after a period of relatively slow growth. Now, close to 70 per cent of households in Sweden have at least one paid streaming service, either […]

April 26, 2023

Analysis: Positive outlook for Swedish subscription market

Swedish media is mainly financed by advertising and consumer payments, according to Nordic independent analysis and consultancy firm Mediavision. The advertising market is largely affected in an economic downturn. However, Mediavision suggests that households’ interest in paying for media, for example through subscriptions, continues to increase – despite the economic decline. For many media companies, […]

March 16, 2023

Sweden: Significant growth in podcast households

The market for paid podcasts showed strong growth in Sweden during Q4 2022. The number of paying households increased by 85 per cent compared to the same period 2021, reports Mediavision. Nearly all households that pay for podcasts (97 percent) also pay for audiobook and/or music services. This means that the paid market for podcasts […]

February 14, 2023

Research: TVoD at record levels in Sweden

In an average month in 2022, over a quarter (28 per cent) of Swedish households rented or bought TVoD content. Compared to 2021, TVoD has grown 15 per cent and is at a new record level, reports Mediavision. This also means that household spend on TVoD has increased by nearly six per cent in the […]

February 9, 2023