French viewers lagging on SVOD usage

The VOD360 study from Médiamétrie has shown that over the last twelve months only 20% of French viewers claimed to have used an SVOD service at least once. The study, which was conducted online from 27 December 2017 to 15 January 2018, shows that SVOD use among the 4,130 web users aged six and over […]

China’s TenCent Video reaches 62.6 million subscribers

Chinese online video platform, TenCent Video, reached 62.59 million paying subscribers at the end of February, according to company stats. The figure marks a 45.6% growth in paying subscribers in just five months, with the service previously announcing 43 million subscribers at the end of September. Tencent Video said that in the fourth quarter of 2017 […]

Mongol TV launches global OTT TV service

Mongolia’s leading free-to-air TV channel Mongol TV has launched a new OTT TV streaming service using technology from Brightcove. The new service, Ori TV, provides live and on-demand content to viewers worldwide. The service uses Brightcover’s OTT Flow platform, powered by Accedo. Other technology partners for the service include Cleeng, which provides subscriber management technology. […]

BAMTech-powered NHL app launches on Fire TV

Disney-owned video streaming technology firm, BAMTech, has launched the NHL app it operates in partnership with the National Hockey League on Amazon Fire TV devices in the US. The Amazon Fire TV app lets ice hockey fans access NHL.TV to watch out-of-market games live and on demand. BAMTech said it also plans to soon launch […]

NBCUniversal’s Hayu now on Roku

NBCUniversal-owned reality SVOD service Hayu is now available on Roku streaming players in the UK. The streaming service provides over 5,000 episodes of US and UK reality TV shows including Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spin-offs, including Life of Kylie, along with The Real Housewives and Million Dollar Listing franchises. Hayu can be […]

Parrot Analytics: Star Trek: Discovery tops Irish in-demand ratings

Star Trek: Discovery, the CBS All Access show that is distributed internationally by Netflix, topped Parrot Analytics’ most recent look at trending digital originals in the Irish market. Star Trek: Discovery garnared an average of 313,215 in-demand expressions – Parrot’s measure of how well a show is doing – in Ireland for the week ending […]

Content creators slam France’s proposed SVOD window reform

The report on the reform of France’s movie distribution windowing system produced by Eutelsat chairman Dominique D’Hinnin for the government has stopped short of bringing the country’s pay TV and SVOD windows in line. The report, delivered on Friday, was immediately condemned by groups representing producers and authors . The recommended changes would see SVOD […]

Barack Obama in talks with Netflix

Former US President Barack Obama is set to produce a series of high-profile series for SVOD service Netflix, according to reports. According to the New York Times citing people familiar with the situation, Obama is in “advanced negotiations” with the streamer. Signing a former president would arguably be Netflix’s biggest ever coup, eclipsing big bucks […]

YouTube and MLB expand partnership

YouTube and Major League Baseball (MLB) have expanded their partnership with MLB Network joining the YouTube TV channel line-up in the US for the first time. As part of the agreement, YouTube TV subscribers will also soon be able to add streaming service for an additional fee. YouTube TV’s expanded baseball coverage comes as […]

Vimeo reveals OTT stats

Vimeo’s white label OTT platform now has 3.6 million subscribers across hundreds of services, with more than half of users watching videos via Vimeo-powered apps, according to the video platform provider. Vimeo’s ‘2018 OTT Revolution’ report looked at the viewing patterns of subscribers on the Vimeo OTT platform – a solution that lets Vimeo customers launch […]

1 2 3 157