Catch-up


France: more catch-up content but viewing flatlines

The number of hours of catch-up viewing content available from French TV channels increased to 15,300 in December, up 21.4% year-on-year, but the number of catch-up videos views declined slightly, according to figures compiled by the country’s Centre Nationale du Cinéma et L’Image Animée (CNC). According to the CNC, the number of catch-up videos viewed […]

BBC iPlayer requests up by a third, tablet use expands rapidly

Requests on the BBC iPlayer catch-up service grew by a third in 2013, with 2.2 billion requests for TV shows and 800 million radio requests across all platforms, according to the latest statistics released by the UK public broadcaster. Requests from tablet devices grew by 104% in the course of the year, with a total […]

Sky leads UK catch-up market

Pay TV provider Sky leads the catch-up TV market in the UK, expanding its content offering 50% quarter-over-quarter in the last three months of 2013, according to new stats from digital media consultancy, Decipher.  The VOD Audit for Q4 2013 claims that Sky grew its catch-up TV offering to 3,181 programmes in the quarter, narrowly […]

YouView takes UK catch-up lead

UK connected TV platform, YouView, is now the largest catch-up TV provider in the UK, according to the latest stats from digital media consultancy Decipher. The firm’s Q3 2013 audit claims that the YouView platform’s catch-up assets grew by 25% in the quarter to 2,677 programmes, beating Sky, which has 2,592 content assets. In spite […]

Channel 4 unveils VOD results

British ad-supported public broadcaster Channel 4 has unveiled its latest results for its online vide-on-demand service 4oD with 242 million views in the first seven months of the year, up 20.9%. The number of views in July reached 29 million, while the average minutes per view was 24 minutes. The top shows in July were […]