SVOD


Rethink Research: 743 million SVOD subscribers expected by 2023

Global subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) users will climb from 478 million today to 743 million by 2023, according to Rethink Technology Research. The analyst firm said that the US market will rise from a  SVOD and vMVPD base of some 146.5 million today to  236.6 million subscriptions by the end of 2023. Europe and Asia are […]

VOD subscriptions in MENA to more than double by 2024

Subscription video-on-demand use will more than double in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Turkey, between 2018 and 2024, according to Digital TV Research.  The company predicts there will be 26.51 million SVOD subscriptions by 2024, up from 11.31 million at the end of 2018, where an SVOD subscriber can have more […]

BARB: SVOD use rises 22% year-on-year in the UK

The number of UK homes with at least one of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or Now TV rose 22% year-on-year in Q3 2018 to reach 11.6 million, according to BARB. The UK’s TV-audience measurement company estimated that some 40.9% of UK households used a subscription video-on-demand service in the third quarter of last year, with […]

Futuresource: US video and TV spend up 1% in 2018

The US video and TV industry saw a 1% rise in consumer spend in 2018, taking the market to US$133 billion, according to Futuresource Consulting. The research firm estimates that the US market accounted for 53% of the global industry total last year and predicted modest annual increases for the coming years, reaching US$136 billion […]

CTA: US consumers to spend US$18bn on SVOD this year

US consumers will spend some US$18 billion on subscription video streaming services this year, up 27% compared to 2018, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The latest edition of CTA’s ‘US Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts’ report, released ahead of CES this week, predicts that spend on music and video streaming services combined will […]

IHS: localised content as important as price in Indian video market

The three most important factors for consumers choosing video services in India are pricing, local Indian content, and quality dubbing and subtitling, according to IHS Markit. The research firm said that “localised content is as important as price,” but added that out of all the markets it surveyed, Indian consumers were most likely to cite […]

Ampere: SVOD to overtake box office revenues next year

Subscription over-the-top video revenues will overtake box office revenues globally in 2019 as SVOD continues to grow in all regions, according to Ampere Analysis. The research firm predicts that global OTT revenues will reach US$46 billion next year while cinema revenues will come in at just under US$40 billion, noting a theatrical slowdown in North […]

Mediavision: 48% of Nordic homes use SVOD

Almost half of all Nordic households now subscribe to at least one subscription video-on-demand service, according to Stockholm-based business development consultants Mediavision. The report claims that today 5.3 million Nordic homes, some 48% of the region’s total, now take an SVOD service, an increase of 850,000 new SVOD households compared to the same time last […]

Futuresource: Australian SVOD homes to overtake pay TV this year

By the end of 2018, Australia is set to become the first country where the number of SVOD households overtakes pay TV homes in any market worldwide, according to Futuresource Consulting. The research firm said that the uptake of SVOD is expected to reach 6.1 million subscriptions by the end of 2018, following “impressive growth” […]

Barclays doubles SVOD investment fund to £200m

Barclays has doubled its subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) investment fund for UK TV producers to £200 million (€225 million), after reporting “exceptional demand”. Barclays Corporate Banking said that it has already paid out more than £100 million to production companies in the 18 months since its initial £100m fund has been active. To date it has […]

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