Ampere Analysis

Broadband providers see growth across the globe amid pandemic

Streaming companies are not the only ones which have benefited during the coronavirus pandemic, with new figures indicating that ISPs around the globe have also seen a boost. According to Ampere Analysis’s Broadband market bellwether, 70% of companies in the market have reported growth during the health crisis, with positive net additions of more than […]

Broadcasters facing content drought in coronavirus hangover

Broadcasters are potentially facing long-term scheduling headaches with more than half of scripted TV shows facing delays. According to a new report from Ampere Analysis, the underlying effects of production shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be felt for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021. The research firm estimates that in the second […]

Ampere: Netflix and Amazon going local but facing more competition

Streaming providers Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are investing more in local content in international markets with an increasing focus on Asian markets such as Japan and India, where they are also facing competition from local players, according to Ampere Analysis. The research outfit says that the 15 markets that spend the most on original […]

Ampere Analysis: SVOD streamers ramping up reality content

SVOD streaming providers significantly ramped up the amount of reality TV programming on their services last year, according to data from Ampere Analysis. According to the research outfit, reality programming was the second-most commissioned genre for linear services and third-most commissioned genre for video on-demand services in 2019. Netflix in particular has increased the amount […]

Dubbing key to Netflix international strategy

Netflix’s local strategy for key markets such as Japan, France and Germany is focused on dubbing, new research has found. According to Ampere Analysis, Netflix’s content in most non-English speaking territories is made up of 90% foreign-language content. The research says that even though Netflix’s focus on creating local original content has improved, it still […]

SVOD stacking on the rise in US and Europe

SVOD stacking – defined as subscribing to three or more streaming services – is on the rise both in the US and Europe, according to Ampere Analysis. According to the research outfit, the proportion of Internet users with three or more SVOD subscriptions has grown 6.6% since Q3 2018, while in Europe growth has been […]

Ampere: Netflix pay TV partnerships reach 300 million subs

Over 300 million pay TV homes worldwide now have the opportunity to subscribe to Netflix through their set-top boxes after the SVOD leader added 15 new partners this year, according to statistics compiled by Ampere Analysis.  According to Ampere, Netflix has struck over 100 significant partnership deals with pay TV operators to date, giving the […]

Ampere Analysis: Nordic broadcasters turning to originals in battle with SVOD giants

Nordic broadcasters are increasingly focusing on local originals and collaborating with each other to produce them in their battle with international SVOD giants such as Netflix, according to a report by Ampere Analysis.  According to Ampere, only 3% of Netflix titles in Sweden are local, while only 1% of Amazon Prime titles are from the […]

European and US internet users turning to smart devices for video

European and US internet audiences are increasingly watching online video on smartphones and smart TVs, according to Ampere Anaysis’ latest consumer barometer. According to Ampere, Europe saw a seven-percentage point jump in those watching content on smart TVs in the year to March 2019, and an eight point increase in those watching on smartphones. While […]

Ampere: cord-stacking and SVOD-only homes on the rise

Cord-stacking is on the rise internationally, and pay TV is continuing to decline according to data from Ampere Analysis. According to the analyst group’s latest Barometer of consumer behaviour in multiple countries, among those taking any subscription television service, a combination of pay TV, Premium channel and SVOD is the most common, followed by Pay […]