80% of US households have at least one streaming device

Streaming is undoubtedly in the mainstream in 2020, with more than three quarters of US households having internet-connected TV devices. According to new stats from  Leichtman Research Group, 80% of US TV households have at least one Internet-connected TV device. This includes the likes of connected Smart TVs, stand-alone streaming devices (such as Roku, Amazon […]

Full stream ahead as Netflix begins to restore video quality

Netflix has reportedly started to restore its streaming quality in a number of European countries. The streamer initially said that it would reduce its bandwidth usage by 25% for an initial period of 30 days at the end of March, though a snowballing of lockdown measures throughout Europe has seen that timeframe shift to an […]

Streaming dominates in Digital TV Europe Industry Survey 2020

Digital TV Europe has unveiled the findings of its fifth annual industry survey.  Several hundred executives from 67 countries answered our request to share their opinions on the seven topic areas covered in this year’s survey. The key focus this year is a deep dive into all aspects of the streaming revolution. Topics investigated include: […]

OTT market to reach US$86.8 billion by 2026

The OTT market is set to reach US$86.8 billion by 2026. According to new figures from Fortune Business Insights, this will represent a CAGR of 14.3% between 2019-26, with the market being worth US$30.23 billion in 2018. The report notes that this growth will largely be driven by the constantly rising number of smartphone users […]

OTT continues to rise with majority of users streaming more content than ever

The growth of streaming as central to TV viewing has been brought to new light by a new report. According to CenturyLink, over 80% of consumers are streaming more video than three years ago, while 45% of respondents defined TV as being delivered over the internet. These figures come from a survey carried out by […]

Video streaming consumption increased by 60% in 2019

Consumption of streaming video has increased by 58% year-over-year, a new report has revealed.  According to figures from streaming media intelligence firm Conviva, streaming continues its growth, with on demand making up 66% of global streaming consumption. For connected TVs, Roku is the clear market leader with 43% of all CTV viewing time. Amazon’s Fire […]

Online second most popular way of watching TV in three European nations

Online streaming has become the second most popular way to watch TV in UK, Germany and Sweden. According to an independent study conducted by Gracenote and nScreenMedia, pay TV is currently the most popular television source in the UK and Sweden (nearly two in three consumers in each market using it), while Germany’s most popular […]

Reports: Apple targets spring launch for video service

Apple is reportedly planning to launch its much-anticipated video streaming service this spring, offering original programming as well as subscription TV services from a range of partners. CNBC reported this week that Apple is in the final stages of preparing its video service and is aiming to launch it in April or early May. A separate Reuters […]

Brightcove: millennials more satisfied with streaming services

Millennial viewers feel “far more satisfied” watching content through streaming services compared to broadcast or cable networks, according to research by Brightcove. The video technology provider’s 2018 Global Consumer Streaming Habits Survey found that 68% of people aged 19-36 said that streaming services continually provide content they want to watch, compared to 55% who feel […]

Endeavor acquires NeuLion for US$250m

Endeavor, the parent brand of companies including WME, IMG and UFC, has agreed to buy over-the-top video technology company NeuLion in a deal valued at roughly US$250 million (€200 million). Endeavor has agreed to acquire each share of outstanding common stock of NeuLion for USD $0.84, in an all-cash deal that will establish NeuLion as […]

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