Global AVOD revenues to hit $69bn by 2029

Global AVOD revenues for TV series and films is expected to rise to $69 billion 2029, according to Digital TV Research’s latest report. The media research firm reported AVOD revenue will almost double by 2029, with a $30 billion increase from the $39 billion total in 2023. The US is predicted be down from 40% […]

FAST provider wedotv secures deal with Vidaa TV

FAST and AVOD channel provider wedotv has signed an agreement with Vidaa TV OS, which provides entertainment for smart TV manufacturer HiSense, for the inclusion of FAST channels wedo big stories and wedo movies.  AVOD service wedotv is also available on the Vidaa TV platform. wedo big stories is now available on the Vidaa channel platform in the UK, Canada, US and Australia. wedo […]

UK CTV audiences use a diverse mix of platforms, says study

According to AudienceXpress, UK CTV audiences regularly watch content via a diverse mix of platforms and channels with SVOD being the first choice for 55% of Brits, FreeWheel’s premium video media sales house released findings from the third iteration of its Streaming Video: CTV Uncovered 2023 consumer study, conducted in collaboration with independent research specialist, […]

Brightcove launches monetisation service, creates new ad operations team

Streaming technology outfit Brightcove has launched Brightcove Ad Monetization, a new service designed for media companies to better monetise their content through advertising. Brightcover has also created a new global advertising operations team to support media organizations and help them maximize their advertising strategy and revenue. The service builds on Brightcove’s recent partnership with sell-side advertising […]

Free launches AVOD offering OQEE Ciné

French service provider Free, the consumer-facing brand of Iliad Telecom, has launched its first AVOD offering, OQEE Ciné. The new service is available to free of chanrge to all Freebox subscribers. OQEE Ciné offers a mix of blockbuster movies, cult series, comedies, thrilllers, cartoons and drama. Free said that the services was the first in […]

Quintus Studios expands AVOD channel portfolio

Berlin-based channel operator and content distributor Quintus Studios has launched a new AVOD channel called Free Documentary – Engineering. The new service joins a portfolio of free factual channels that are distributed via digital platforms. Commenting on the launch, Lena Muller, head of acquisitions at Quintus Studios, said: “With Free Documentary – Engineering we’re expanding our […]

FAST/AVOD services is best for consuming ads, study reveals

A study by Samsung Ads revealed FAST/AVOD ads outperformed all other viewing types, with the UK , Australia and Germany among AVOD viewers that showed the most engagement with advertising.  Samsung Ads in partnership with Verve conducted a study comparing viewing types that took place in May and August 2022, which identified that across all markets […]

Streamer platform Rlaxx signs up Wurl to boost its AVOD/FAST proposition

Germany-based AVOD service rlaxx TV has unveiled a partnership with CTV solutions provider Wurl. The alliance signifies the first integration of HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) on rlaxx TV – with the goal of bringing new content partners to the platform. “We are excited about this next great step for us, partnering with Wurl and integrating […]

Global AVOD revenues predicted to more than double

Global AVOD revenues for TV series and movies are predicted to reach US$91 billion in 2028, up from US$38 billion in 2022, according to the latest market predictions from Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit, the top 10 countries will represent 81% of the world’s total by 2028. By 2028, 15 platforms will […]

Fox chief praises ‘breathtaking’ performance at Tubi

Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch used the company’s latest results update to praise the impressive momentum of AVOD platform Tubi. Describing the platform’s growth as “breath-taking”, he said its revenues for Q1 2023 were up around 30% year on year to $165m. “This is the first time Tubi revenue has surpassed the advertising revenue generated […]

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