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France: AVoD, FAST revenues tripled in 2022

The French AVoD and Fast TV market generated a total of €15 million in 2022, tripling its share compared to 2021. According to a joint study by Médiamétrie and NPA Conseil, the 2023 revenues should be between €8 -€8.5 million, if the market remains stable.  The domestic French market is comprised of 292 FAST TV […]

September 4, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Pluto TV on Philips Smart TVs

Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, and TP Vision, the company responsible for the production, marketing and sales of Philips branded TVs, have announced a new partnership to launch Pluto TV’s FAST service on the Philips Smart TV platform across Europe and Latin America. The deal spans more than 25 territories across Europe and […]

September 4, 2023

Pluto TV, DAZN sport content partnership

Free streaming television service Pluto TV and sports streaming service DAZN are teaming up to bring sport content to Pluto TV, with the launch of five DAZN channels in total across multiple territories. Through the partnership, coverage of the best Football, Darts and Fight events are coming to the platform in Germany and Austria, including […]

August 11, 2023

Paramount makes streaming gains in Q2

Paramount Global reported Q2 revenue of $7.62 billion (€6.96bn), slightly above analyst estimates. The company reported a direct-to-consumer loss of $424 million in Q2 compared to a loss of $445 million in the prior-year period and a loss of $511 million in Q1. The company says it expects streaming losses to peak this year after […]

August 8, 2023

Australia: Pluto TV launching on 10 Play

Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, is set to launch more than 50 FAST channels with a dedicated branded area on Paramount Australia & New Zealand’s (ANZ) digital platform 10 Play. From August 31st, the curated experience from Pluto TV will be available to audiences in the market, through a selection of Pluto TV […]

August 2, 2023

Pluto TV now on Virgin Media

Virgin Media customers with Virgin TV 360 or Stream can now access Pluto TV, directly via their set-top box, at no extra cost. Pluto TV, the ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) service, will give customers access to more than 100 live linear channels spanning drama, news, sport, entertainment, kids’ programmes and more, as well as thousands […]

July 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Extreme Sports channel on Pluto TV

Pluto TV has announced that the Extreme Sports channel is landing on the FAST service on June 23rd. The action sports and lifestyle channel will be available on Pluto TV across the UK, France, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The Extreme Sports channel’s programming includes the Nitro World Games, Epic Trails, Nomads Seeking Adventure, Extreme Fighting […]

June 22, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Study: Culturally-relevant content key for Asian viewers

Six in 10 (61 per cent) of Asian TV content viewers watch Asian-language content at least occasionally, and two in three (65 per cent) Asian-language dominant/bilingual consumers say that Asian-language content is important to them, according to the FOCUS Asian Volume 1: Subscriptions report by Horowitz Research. Similarly, six in 10 Asian viewers watch international […]

June 1, 2023

Paramount sinks 20% on streamer losses

Paramount’s Q1 disappointed Wall Street and paid the price with a 20 per cent stock drop. Ongoing losses in streaming added to soft advertising at its TV group last quarter and a dip in movies all contributed. Revenue was flat at $7.26 billion (€6.59), and the company swung to a loss of $1.1 billion for […]

May 4, 2023

Forecast: FAST revenues to triple in 2028

Global FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) revenues for TV series and movies will reach $18 billion (€16.4bn) in 2028, triple from $6 billion in 2022, according to the Global FAST Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The US will contribute 55 per cent to the 2028 total; down from 67 per cent in […]

May 3, 2023