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Apple TV+ raises subscription price by 40%

Apple has confirmed it is raising the prices for its TV+, Music and services-bundle subscriptions for the first time since their respective launches. Since its launch, Apple TV+ has been priced at £4.99 per month in the UK. Effective immediately, the SVoD service will now cost £6.99 per month, and the annual price has gone […]

October 25, 2022

Apple TV+ free for 3 months on Samsung TVs

From now until November 28th, Samsung Smart TV owners around the world can sign up to watch Apple TV+ free for three months. Eligible customers with 2018-2022 Samsung Smart TV models can redeem this limited time offer by opening the Apple TV app on the Samsung TV home screen and following the on-screen instructions. Apple TV+ […]

August 26, 2022

Apple TV on Philips hospitality displays

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional TV and digital signage products, ihas announced that the  Apple TV app is now available to hotel guests on its range of Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs. Further reinforcing PPDS’ strategy to offer complete professional TV solutions to the global hospitality market – including advanced back-end control and […]

March 23, 2022

Sky offers 3 months free Apple TV+

Sky is offering its Sky Q and Sky Glass customers three months free access to the Apple TV+ streaming service. In a message to customers, Sky said: “For Sky VIPs, the VIP treatment never stops. That’s why you can now get a three-month free trial of Apple TV+ […] That’s Sky TV and huge Apple […]

March 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Research: 85% US homes have SVoD

Entertainment on Demand, the solution measuring streaming service subscription levels, has revealed subscriber behaviours in the US for the fourth quarter of 2021. The proportion of US households who have a video subscription has risen to 85 per cent (up 2 per cent points QoQ, and up 2 per cent points YoY), after two consecutive […]

January 26, 2022

HBO Max wins big at off-air Golden Globes

Celebrity free and unbroadcast due to a diversity controversy with its organisers, the Golden Globes were dominated by SVoD players – and particularly HBO Max. Its show Succession claimed the Golden Globe for best drama, while Hacks was named best comedy. HBO claimed six Golden Globes in all. The others – with regards to series […]

January 10, 2022

UK docudrama Mercy signs distribution deal with All Channels Films

Los Angeles-based All Channel Films will represent the docudrama Mercy in the US and Canada in the areas of pay and basic cable, video/DVD, VoD/SVoD, streaming, PPV and other distribution platforms. The announcement was made by director/actress Wendy Morgan of Hear Their Voices productions and Seth Kittay, president, All Channel Films. The deal was negotiated […]

December 22, 2021

Research: Brits spend 395 hours per year watching TV series

Brits dedicate 7.6 hours per week to their favourite series – that’s 395.2 hours per year – with one in three (30.6 per cent) tuning in for 10 hours or more each week, according to research by comparethemarket. When it comes to getting hooked on a show, almost half (48.6 per cent) say the best […]

December 10, 2021

Research: US streamers leaving VoD

The US SVoD market continues to expand and transform, according to research from Kantar. Entertainment on Demand, the solution measuring streaming service subscription levels, reveals the following subscriber behaviours in the US for the third quarter of 2021: The proportion of US households that have a video subscription has dropped to 85 per cent (down […]

November 4, 2021

Free Apple TV+ trial on LG TVs

From November 15th, LG Smart TV owners in over eighty countries will be able to sign-up for a free, three month trial of Apple TV+. The promotion applies to all compatible 2016-2021, 8K and 4K LG Smart TV models and is available to LG TV owners who sign-up for the Apple TV+ promotion by February […]

November 2, 2021