The total turnover in the German video-on-demand (VOD) market will rise to around €750 million by 2019.
Pay-TV subscriptions in Africa topped 14.5 million at the end of March 2014, according to the latest update from Dataxis Intelligence service, a 25 % increase over the 11.6 million reported in 1Q13.
Stichting KijkOnderzoek (SKO) the industry body responsible for the reporting and monitoring of viewing behaviour in the Netherlands has awarded Kantar Media and TNS NIPO a four year contract for the provision of cross platform ratings.
Younger viewers are more willing to view pirated content, while the general willingness to view pirated content decreases with age.
The number of on demand services in Europe has topped 3,000 with the UK, France and Germany providing a home to the greatest number of services.
Adults around the world remain hooked on TV but the consumption habits of content-hungry viewers are changing rapidly, according to global research consultancy TNS.
Among US broadband households with a streaming media player, 44% use a Roku player the most versus 26% that use Apple TV the most, according to new research from Parks Associates.
The global installed base of connected TV devices (including smart TVs, games consoles, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Adapters and Set-Top Boxes) will double over the next five years exceeding two billion units by 2018 according to the Strategy Analytics report, Connected CE Devices Market Forecast: Global 2009-2018.
The FIFA Football World Cup 2014 semi-final between Germany and Brazil on July 8 achieved not only a historic result with Germany’s 7:1 victory, but also a new ratings record on German television.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has set new records for streaming data traffic around the world, as football fans watch matches online in greater numbers than ever before.