Advanced Television


FilmRise appoints Gagliardi

FilmRise, the New York-based film and TV studio and streaming network, has announced the appointment of Daniel Gagliardi as Vice President, Digital Distribution and Business Development. As Vice President of Digital Distribution and Business Development, Gagliardi will spearhead and manage the growth and performance optimisation of FilmRise AVoD and FAST channels in addition to creating […]

January 5, 2022

LG brings more content to third-party smart TVs

LG Electronics will expand the availability of content streaming options for third-party TVs running its proprietary webOS platform. With the firmware update now rolling out, viewers with webOS TVs can access an enriched viewing experience with even more popular services to choose from. To expand access to its popular TV platform to more consumers worldwide […]

October 12, 2021

Forecast: US FAST market to reach $4.1bn in 2023

According to research from analyst firm nScreenMedia, the US free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) industry is locked into a virtuous cycle. Expanding audiences attract more and better content, attracting more advertisers, and driving up ad values. And, in turn, the growth in content attracts more viewers. This market dynamic will drive ad revenue earned by […]

August 26, 2021

Quantity equals quality for US AVoDs

As US households increasingly shift towards online content platforms, a quarter of US Internet users now rely on a mix of Advertising-funded Video on Demand (AVoD) and Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) services for their entertainment, notes research firm Ampere Analysis. This figure has risen from 15 per cent in Q1 2020. Ampere’s latest catalogue […]

August 10, 2021

Fandango, Vudu platform merger

Digital entertainment network Fandango is uniting its two popular movie and TV streaming services, Vudu and FandangoNOW, creating what it says is a bigger, better on-demand entertainment platform on Vudu. The newly-updated Vudu will replace FandangoNOW as the official movie and TV store on streaming platform Roku. Vudu uses Roku Pay, a fast and simple […]

August 4, 2021By Colin Mann

Forecast: AVoD market to increase fast on global scale

The Covid-19 crisis highlighted a considerable increase in video consumption, reports market analyst company Dataxis. In the US, Comcast has seen a 50 per cent rise in VoD viewing over March and April 2020 for instance. While SVoD and linear-OTT environments have become more overcrowded over the last years (households in the US now subscribe […]

July 2, 2020

Report: Streaming leads US customer satisfaction

Americans staying home are happier with their Internet and subscription TV service, according to the ACSI Telecommunications Report 2019-2020 from The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Video streaming maintains its status leading customer satisfaction Covid-19 has dramatically changed the way Americans work and how they spend their leisure time. With stay-at-home and work-from-home becoming a […]

June 9, 2020