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MPA celebrates 100 years

The Motion Picture Association (MPA), the global voice of the producers and distributors of film, television and streaming content, is celebrating the century of creativity, growth and innovation since its inception in 1922. Since its founding in the age of the silent film, the MPA has championed storytellers, developed tools to protect their content against […]

May 31, 2022

Forecast: APAC sports rights costs to grow 5.6% in 2022

The market for sports rights and sports media revenues across Asia Pacific recovered in 2021 after the damaging impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and is expected to grow at a sustainable rate over 2021-26, according to a report from Media Partners Asia (MPA). The main driver will be consumer and advertiser demand for […]

May 9, 2022

Report: Local content fuels SVoD growth in SE Asia

Korean dramas were the largest consumed online video content category in Southeast Asia (SEA) in 2021, followed by local content (particularly Thai and Indonesian) with US content in third place, according to analysis published by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The MPA report, titled Southeast Asia Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages MPA’s AMPD Research […]

March 29, 2022

Report: Global pay-TV market rebounds

The global theatrical and home entertainment market rebounded in 2021, reaching $99.7 billion (€90.9bn) in consumer spending and surpassing 2019’s value, according to a report from the Motion Picture Association (MPA). When the pay-TV market is included, the combined figure for consumer spending reached $328.2 billion, matching 2019’s record high. The pay-TV market includes monthly […]

March 14, 2022

Forecast: GCC VoD revenue $2.1bn by 2026

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) video industry grew revenue by 11 per cent Y/Y in 2021 to reach $1.9 billion (€1.6bn), according to the GCC Video & Broadband Distribution 2021 report from Media Partners Asia (MPA). The report provides analysis of telecoms, online video, pay-TV and free TV industries across the six Gulf Cooperation Council […]

February 23, 2022

Netflix cuts India sub price

Netflix, facing a local battle of competition as far as streaming services are concerned in India, is slashing its subscriber rates. The new rates are effective immediately. The new rates show some dramatic savings. For example, for viewing on a mobile or tablet (both extremely commonplace and important in the Indian market) it will cost […]

December 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

Australia: 19.4m SVoD subs

Australians streamed 20 billion minutes of premium online video in January-September 2021, according to a report from Media Partners Asia (MPA) measuring the Australian streaming economy. SVoD platforms drove 70 per cent of premium video streaming, while BVoDs took 30 per cent. The report, titled Australia Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages MPA’s proprietary […]

November 3, 2021

Report: Prime Video leads Japan SVoD market

Premium video streaming in Japan reached 85 billion minutes during January – August 2021, or 13 per cent of total time spent on video according to the first of a series of quarterly reports from Media Partners Asia (MPA) measuring the Japanese streaming economy. The report, titled Japan Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages […]

October 4, 2021

Taiwan: 53bn minutes streamed in Q2

Total streaming minutes measured across AVoD, SVoD and live streaming platforms increased to ~53 billion in Q2 2021, representing a ~2.3 billion net quarterly growth in minutes, according to a report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The report, titled Taiwan Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages MPA’s proprietary AMPD Research platform to measure […]

August 2, 2021

Report: South Korea streamed 169bn min of content in Q2

South Koreans streamed 169 billion minutes of online video in Q2 2021, according to the first of a series of quarterly reports from Media Partners Asia (MPA) measuring the Korean streaming economy. The report, titled South Korea Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages MPA’s proprietary AMPD Research Platform to measure and analyse streaming media […]

July 6, 2021