Ampere Analysis


Content owners look to D2C as cord-cutting hits home

Cord cutting in the world’s high-income pay TV markets will have a direct impact on the content spend, meaning channels and content producers will increasingly look to other routes to reach consumers, such as direct-to-consumer services. The findings were contained in the latest cord-cutting research from UK-based media research house Ampere. It said that while […]

Ampere: Altice strategy lacks focus, despite large growth

Altice has experienced a “meteoric rise” in the past 18 months, but its current strategy lacks focus, according to new research by Ampere Analysis. The report claims that, thanks to an aggressive US$50 billion (€45 billion) expansion plan, in the past year and a half Altice has transitioned from a private equity firm with a […]

US, UK, Germany lead in kids SVOD

The US and Germany are the leading kids SVOD territories in terms of the amount of content acquired by streaming services, according to new research. Media research house Ampere Analysis examined the number of kids TV shows and movies being licensed around the world. The UK is the third-largest kids SVOD buyer and Latin America […]

Netflix and Amazon content spend to hit US$9bn

Amazon and Netflix’s combined content spend will top US$9 billion (€8 billion) by end 2020, according to new research. Ampere Analysis says Netflix alone will have over 130 million subscribers around the world within five years and the streaming service’s annual content spend is expected to rise. Ampere Analysis says the US streaming service will […]

Diversification boosts ITV as viewing share dips

ITV channels lost viewing share but reported a strong financial performance in the in the first half of 2015. As the UK-listed broadcaster continued its efforts to diversify its revenue base, content arm ITV Studios continued to perform strongly internationally. The UK broadcaster’s aggressive M&A drive continued in the first half of the year with […]

Top 100 YouTube MCNs worth US$10 billion

The top 100 YouTube multichannel networks (MCNs) are worth nearly US$10 billion, with the YouTube channel business in total now valued at over $20 billion, according to Ampere Analysis. The new research claims that 42% of all YouTube’s video views in the first quarter of the year were on the top 100 MCNs, with these […]

Facebook set to ‘take on’ YouTube’s video dominance

Facebook is making a “serious play” for content owners and looks poised to take on YouTube’s dominance in video content, according to a new research report.  Ampere Analysis said that Facebook’s video views are “rocketing” and that recent trials with content owners like NFL and Fox Sports “suggest it’s primed to become a plausible alternative […]

Premier League auction could top £5 billion

The cost of the current UK TV auction for live Premier League football from 2016/17 to 2018/19 could top £5 billion (€6.7 billion) for the first time, according to new research. Ampere Analysis predicts that, based on past auctions, there will be a “competitive base rate inflation” of between 55% and 65% in cost per […]

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