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Data: UK VoD market shows signs of recovery

Insights and consulting company Kantar has released its latest Entertainment on Demand (EoD) data on the UK’s streaming market. Kantar’s EoD study in Great Britain uncovers the following behaviours within the VoD market between September and December 2022: Between Sept to Dec 2022, the number of VoD-enabled households that subscribed to at least one video […]

January 30, 2023

Forecast: Global SVoD revenues over $321bn in 2030

MIDiA Research, a market research and insight firm, has released its latest report, MIDiA Research video subscription forecasts 2023-2030. The report predicts that the global SVoD market will reach $321.9 billion (€296.3bn) in 2030, with growth driven primarily by an influx of Asia-Pacific subscribers. According to the report, the global SVoD market was valued at […]

January 25, 2023

France : 50m people watch content daily

Post-Covid trends in 2022 have confirmed the acceleration of video consumption as the number of offerings and platforms is expanding rapidly in France, according to the Médiamétrie 2022 TV Year study. Some 50.4 million French users (88 per cent) now watch videos daily, whether on a connected TV, VoD or social networks. This represents a […]

January 20, 2023

Research: Netflix US ad tier drives sign-ups

Netflix recorded its highest daily subscription sign-up rate in the US since the start of the pandemic in April 2020 with the launch of its ad-supported plan on November 3rd, according to a report by Ampere Analysis. Specifically, the release of the ad tier led to a 58 per cent increase in the streamer’s average […]

January 20, 2023By Colin Mann

Study: Password crackdown may boost SVoD revenues

As Netflix cracks down on password sharing, a study by Horowitz Research suggests that the decision may not spell doom and gloom for the service. Horowitz’s State of OTA 2022 report found that seven out of 10 Netflix users who password share would be willing to pay full price for the service if they could […]

January 18, 2023By Colin Mann

History Hit appoints Bennett as Commercial Director

History Hit, the podcast, SVOD and content platform founded by historian Dan Snow and acquired by Little Dot Studios, has appointed Jennifer Bennett as its first Commercial Director. Reporting to James Carson, Managing Director of History Hit, Bennett will be responsible for driving commercial growth for History Hit through content partnerships. The role will also […]

January 12, 2023

Report: US players prominent in European VoD sector

Non-European players have taken a strong foothold in the European AV market. One in four of the top 50 TV groups and more than a third of the top 50 groups for on-demand services has a non-European parent company, according to a report from the European Audiovisual Observatory. US players represent the largest group of […]

January 6, 2023

Forecast: Content investment growth slumps in 2023

Ampere Analysis expects global content expenditure to increase by just 2 per cent year-on-year – the lowest growth in over a decade (excluding the pandemic slump of 2020). This is in stark contrast to 2022 during which global content spend is projected to have grown by 6 per cent to $238 billion (€230bn), driven primarily […]

January 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Italy: 15.3m SVoD users

The number of unique users of SVoD platform users in Italy amounted to 15.3 million in September 2022, a drop of 287,000 users year-on-year, according to the Communications Authority (AgCom). Netflix had 8.9 million average unique users (+4.2 per cent), followed by Prime Video with 6.4 million (+11.5 per cent), Disney+ with 3.4 million (+41.7 […]

January 3, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Hallmark Movies Now launches on Vizio Smart TVs

Hallmark Media has confirmed that its SVoD service, Hallmark Movies Now, is now available on VIZIO Smart TVs. The launch comes as the service closes out its annual holiday programming stunt Movies & Mistletoe, which features beloved Hallmark holiday programming, and gears up for a strong January line-up of offerings, including hit films such as […]

December 23, 2022