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Streaming Soars in US Especially During Daytime, Conviva Says

Streaming viewing rose 26% in the U.S. from March 9 to March 23 as viewers stayed home to avoid spreading the coronavirus, streaming intelligence company Conviva reported. The increases were largest in daytime, with a 39% jump between 10 a.m and 5 p.m. as people streamed news, shows and movies. “The […]

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Crowded Streaming Market Has Room for New Entries: Report

Pointing to the successful launch of Disney+, a new report said there is still room for new players in the crowded streaming market. The report, from Apptopia and Braze, said that partly because of the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming sessions were up 30.7% globally.  “Clearly, 2020 will be a big year […]

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Netflix ups US subscription price

Netflix is raising the price for its US subscription plans, its first increase since 2017. The streaming service’s basic $7.99 (€7) single-viewer, non-HD plan is increasing to $8.99 monthly, while the standard $10.99 two HD streams plan rises to $12.99. The premium four-stream HD plan increases to $15.99 from $13.99. […]

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Vimeo to pay €8.5m in damages to Mediaset

A Rome Court has ordered Vimeo to remove all contested videos from Mediaset and reimburse €8.5 million to the Italian broadcaster. Mediaset had sued the US-based online video platform for publication and the non-removal of videos taken from copyrighted TV programmes. Furthermore, Vimeo will have to prevent new uploads of […]

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NBC Universal launching AVoD service

Comcast’s NBCUniversal has revealed plans to launch a free, ad-supported streaming service to anyone in the US that subscribes to a traditional pay-TV service – including competitors such as Charter, AT&T, Cox and Dish – as well as through European pay-TV provider Sky. The service is scheduled for an early 2020 launch and […]

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