Former DG draws on experience of overseeing New York Times’ transformation. Mark Thompson has urged broadcasters to invest in their digital players and criticised the government’s PSB review for “feeling like a stuck record”. Drawing on his experience as chief executive of the New York Times (NYT), the former DG […]Read More
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Subscription VOD is no longer a two-horse race and is increasingly becoming a battleground for eyeballs. Oscar nominated films, prize winning TV series, the finest acting talent migrating from the big to the small screen have all helped propel SVOD into millions of UK living rooms. Netflix and Amazon Prime […]Read More
As Netflix announced a record 16 million new subscribers in Q1 of 2020, questions are now being asked if the streaming service can sustain such big numbers post Covid-19. Netflix added 2.3 million new subscribers in the US and Canada to hit 70 million; and another 6.9 million across Europe, […]Read More
On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a global pandemic. At the time of writing, 125 countries and territories had been affected by the flu-like illness, leading many countries’ governments to announce drastic social distancing and self-isolation measures to slow down the spread of the […]Read More
Eastern European OTT revenues are expected to reach $3.58 billion in 2025, almost triple the $1.41 billion recorded in 2019, according to Digital TV Research. The study of 22 Eastern European countries found that Russia will account for 40 per cent of the region’s OTT revenues by 2025, with Poland generating […]Read More
This prediction, if it comes true, would be almost four times Disney’s own subscriber target A leading US analyst has predicted Disney Plus could hit almost four times the company’s own target for subscribers by 2024. Analyst Michael Morris from Guggenheim Securities is predicting the new streaming service will reach […]Read More
Sky to offer popular SVOD service via its ‘Sky Q’ platform Sky, the U.K.-based media giant that’s now the apple of Comcast’s eye, and Netflix have forged a deal that will bundle the SVOD service into a new subscription package through the Sky Q platform. Under the deal, sky will make […]Read More