Could MGM be about to sell its catalogue to one of the streamers?
Studio said to be exploring a sale of its film and TV library.
70,000 hours of content and we still can’t find anything to watch
Ampere Analysis warns the golden age of cheap content for SVoD companies is ending.
Discovery’s new streaming service to launch globally on January 4th
Discovery Plus will debut in 25 key markets in 2021, including the Nordics, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
BARB: 60 per cent of UK households have SVoD subscription
An additional 3 millions households have signed up to an SVoD since Q3 2019 according to BARB's report
Analyst: Disney Plus growth curve will continue to climb
Digital TV Research predicts in total, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Apple TV Plus, Netflix and HBO Max will have 678 million paying SVoD subscribers...
Disney Plus smashes expectations as subs hits 73.7 million
Platform reaches 2024 subscriber goal within 12 months of operation, but may need more baby Yodas and original content offerings to maintain (and retain)...
How consumption habits are disrupting traditional broadcast models
Olivier Bovis, head of sales for Media Solutions, Sony PSE, explores the rise of SVoD, the challenges of evolving broadcast schedules, digital business models...
BritBox concept crosses the Channel with help from Netgem
France Channel SVoD will be available worldwide following its launch in the United States in early 2021.
Netflix increases European subscribers despite slowdown in global growth
While many are focusing on the streamer missing its global subscriber target, the story in Europe is much more positive.
Trust and relevancy: Why there will always be a TV in the living room
Harry Harcus, managing director, UK, Finecast argues the death of the TV has been greatly exaggerated
Disney Plus lets viewers join a GroupWatch of its TV shows and films
The new feature is available immediately in the US and will launch in Europe this autumn
Analyst: Netflix, Disney and Amazon will control half the world’s SVoD subs by 2025
Digital TV Research predict SVoD revenues for 138 countries will reach $100 billion by 2025; double from the $50 billion recorded in 2019.
Ampere: UK SVoD and BVoD users neck-and-neck in Q3
Analysts found SVoD viewing has remained high in the UK even after the lifting of lockdown
Western Europe to double SVoD subscriptions between 2019-2025
Around 35 million subs will be added in 2020, driven by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Analyst: SVoD world faces splitting into two tiers
According to Moody's analyst Neil Begley, smaller SVoD players need to partner up or be acquired in order to compete with the big players
Eastern Europe predicted to add 16 million SVoD subs by 2025
Subscriptions predicted to more than double from the 10.26 million recorded by end-2019
Subscriber ‘guilt’ set to test post-pandemic OTT growth
Streaming services set for post-pandemic battle for subscribers during global recession
Still plenty of room for growth across major SVoD markets say analysts
According to Ampere Analysis, there is room for three billion additional streaming subscriptions across the world’s largest media markets
Ofcom: PSB audiences hit highs and lows during lockdown
Ofcom has published its annual Media Nations report
Disney Plus has already reached its five-year target for subscribers
SVoD now has 60+ million subscribers worldwide
Global SVoD subscriptions increased by over 25 per cent in 2019
The average SVoD subscriber paid for 1.59 SVoD subscriptions in 2019 – up from 1.44 in 2018
Kantar: Amazon led new SVoD sign-ups during Q2 2020
Amazon's share of new subscribers reached 45.1 per cent during the period, up from 12.9 per cent in Q1
BritBox announces plans to launch in another 20 countries
ITV and BBC Studios announce ambitious plans for the 'British Netflix'
New Amazon Watch Party feature lets 100 viewers stream together
New feature is available on PC desktop
Smartphones to power 170 million SVoD subs over next five years
According to Digital TV Research, the total will climb by 25 million in 2020 alone
Disney Plus to launch in eight more European countries
Streamer to launch in eight markets across Western and Northern Europe
Global streaming accounts predicted to surpass pay-TV numbers by end of 2020
New figures from GlobalData
One in seven OTT households are “borrowing” accounts
Research suggests 70 million households are borrowing one or more OTT accounts across 22 markets worldwide
The Africa Channel selects Simplestream for global SVoD service
Simplestream's App Platform will power the new service
One in five UK homes has signed up for a new SVoD service during lockdown
Average UK household now subscribes to 2.3 SVoD services
Insight: EBU provides summary of Covid-19 reporting
David Fernández Quijada, manager of the EBU’s media intelligence service, provides TVBEurope with summary insight of how the organisation has been charting the impact...
OTT revenues predicted to double over next five years
New figures from Digital TV Research