Advanced Television


Data: 87% of US homes have SVoD service

Parks Associates tracked 354 independent OTT services in the US in 2022, with its OTT Video Market Tracker revealing that 87 per cent of US internet households having at least one OTT subscription service. “Despite the dominance of subscription OTT services, 44 per cent of households continue to watch some form of pay-TV, indicating that […]

March 29, 2023

Italy: 93m connected screens

The expansion of broadband coverage in Italy – currently available to 90 per cent of households – has been followed by a boom in connected screen ownership, according to the annual report from audience rating company Auditel. In the last five years, the number of connected screens has risen from 70 million to over 93 […]

March 27, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Proximus, ThinkAnalytics extend partnership

Belgian multiplay operator Proximus has extended its partnership with content discovery and viewer lifecycle management specialist ThinkAnalytics to power its Pickx IPTV and OTT service across all platforms including Android TV and other deployed STBs, Apple TV, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices. “Having worked closely with ThinkAnalytics over five years, we are […]

March 21, 2023

You have content, now what? A complete guide to launching a FAST channel

Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) channels bring the linear television experience to free streaming, creating an opportunity for content owners, producers, and distributors to monetize existing content.  Unlike paid-for streaming platforms or cable TV, there is no subscription fee, with revenue derived from ad sales. Combined with low set up costs, global reach, and enhanced […]

March 21, 2023

Forecast: W European OTT to add $18bn by 2028

Western European OTT TV episode and movie revenues will reach $45 billion (€42.2bn) in 2028, up from the $27 billion recorded in 2022, according to the Western Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The UK will account for $10 billion in 2028, with Germany at $8 billion and […]

March 20, 2023

Hoppr powers StarHub digital TV advertising

Advertising technology company Hoppr has launched its interactive advertising technology across the media assets of Singapore multiplay operator StarHub. Hoppr’s rich media interactive advertising formats are being deployed across StarHub’s over-the- top (OTT) service for both live and video-on-demand (VoD) content. “Hoppr is delighted to be working with StarHub to help them generate new revenue […]

March 20, 2023

Forecast: E European OTT revenues to double by 2028

OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 22 Eastern European countries will reach $5.7 billion (€5.4bn) in 2028, nearly double from $2.9 billion in 2022, according to the Eastern Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Poland will remain the OTT revenue winner; doubling its total between 2022 and […]

March 16, 2023

Redge Technologies with record growth results in 2022

Redge Technologies has reported significant revenue growth in the financial year 2022. The company achieved a 58 per cent increase in revenue and a 72 per cent increase in EBITDA. The solid financial results pave the way for the company’s global development. In 2022, Redge Technologies achieved record results, with revenues of  €11.93 million and […]

March 16, 2023

Forecast: Spending on US streamers to slump

The average annual spend per US household on video services is set to fall by 8 per cent by 2027 according to research from Ampere Analysis. 2023 will become known as the year when per-household spending on subscription streaming (SVoD) services in the US could no longer compensate for the continued decline in pay-TV and […]

March 7, 2023

Report: AVoD drives N American OTT growth

North American OTT TV episode and movie revenues will reach $107 billion (€101bn) in 2028; up from $74 billion in 2022, according to the North America OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US will contribute $30 billion from the $33 billion additional revenues, with Canada supplying the rest. […]

February 24, 2023