Netflix produced nine times more content than Amazon in 2019 with international expansion key

Netflix’s clear focus on original content has been underlined by a new report which revealed the streamer launched about nine times as much original programming as primary competitor Amazon Prime Video. According to new figures from Omdia’s Original Online Production Report – 2020, Netflix released 2,701 hours of original programming in 2019, compared to 314 […]

League of Legends top of the pile in 2019 esports report

League of Legends has proved to be the top esports game of 2019, with users around the world watching more than 475 million hours of competitive play. According to the Viewership Statistics of 2019 Esports & Streaming report from Esports Charts, the game proved to be the most popular title with almost double the audience […]

TV market sees slight growth in 2019

The global television market managed slight growth in 2019. According to a new report from research house Omdia, global TV set shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 totaled 68.6 million, a 1.5% increase from the same period in 2018. A positive quarter helped the market to expand by 0.7% in 2019. Paul Gray, research […]

DAZN to expand to ”more than 200 countries and territories” including UK in 2020

Sports streamer DAZN will expand to more than 200 countries and territories in 2020. This marks a dramatic expansion of the service, which currently operates in nine countries. DAZN said that the first global event for the service will be Canelo Alvarez’s soon-to-be-announced fight during Cinco de Mayo Weekend, which will take place on Saturday, […]

Informa Tech launches “research powerhouse” Omdia

Digital TV Europe’s parent company Informa Tech has announced the launch of a new “research powerhouse” Omdia. The launch of Omdia comes following Informa Tech’s acquisition of the majority of IHS Markit’s technology, media and telecommunications research business in 2019. In addition to these assets, Omdia brings together analyst houses Ovum, Heavy Reading and Tractica […]