Regional and local broadcast media in Europe may appear for many as a last bastion of plurality, of vox populi and of democracy.
Given the poor economic prospects of most countries in the region and pay-TV market slowdown, the Eastern Europe Pay TV Operator Forecasts report notes that 44 of Eastern Europe’s top 64 operators will increase their subscriber bases between 2015 and 2021.
IPTV in the Nordics is continuously growing in terms of subscribers, according to Mediavision.
By 2020 250 million TV viewers around the world will be ready to watch shows using the latest technology known as High Dynamic Range (HDR).
The number of households that pay for subscription video on demand continues to climb.
Digital television increased to 90% of all TV connections in the Netherlands at the end of Q2, 2016.
Streamed e-sports is becoming increasingly popular in Sweden, according to Mediavision.
The number of households in Germany receiving digital TV services has risen to 35 million, or 92.3% of the total.
Netflix, WWE Network, and Hulu have the highest Net Promoter Scores among major OTT video services in the US, according to Parks Associates.
The opening game of the Bundesliga season 2016/17 was broadcast live in virtual reality (VR) by Fox, but not in Germany.