20% of US pay-TV subscribers say they are dissatisfied with their pay-TV service, representing a 100% increase since early 2013.
The share of Dutch households with a smart TV has more than doubled in the past two years, to 48% from 20%.
Amazon and Netflix are not only acquiring documentaries and films, but are also heavily involved in producing their own content using UHD technologies, according to IHS Markit.
Amazon will start selling the new Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice control in the UK, Germany and Japan.
German TV production company Motorvision Group expands its international distribution by launching a newly developed on-demand subscription service on Amazon Channels.
Amazon’s The Grand Tour, starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, was the most viewed title November and December 2016 in the UK.
The churn rate for OTT video services is 19% of US broadband households, indicating roughly one in five households have cancelled an OTT service in the past 12 months.
The majority of Ultra HD content in Germany’s TV and video market is provided by video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Netflix provides its subscribers with more originals than its competitor Amazon, but the latter is heating up competition with high investments in its own productions.
The BBC iPlayer will be reinvented in a bid to be the “number one online TV service” in the UK by 2020, the broadcaster’s director general Lord Hall has said.