Turner will launch its first domestic direct-to-consumer SVOD service this autumn.
65% of US TV households have at least one television set connected to the internet via a video game system, a smart TV set, a Blu-ray player, and/or a stand-alone device (like Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire TV); up from 44% in 2013, and 24% in 2010.
New research from Adobe and TDG shows that consumers now spend 42% of TV time with OTT services.
New forecasts from The Diffusion Group (TDG) point to a declining dominance of legacy TV.
Dish and Chinese-language programmers TVB and CCTV announced a lawsuit to halt illegal streaming of content via the “h.TV” device.
Parks Associates announced OTT data showing that at the end of 2015, approximately 20% of US broadband households had cancelled at least one OTT video service in the past 12 months. In 2Q 2015, 18% had done so.
Dish Network has launched a new, multistream version of Sling TV that includes channels from 20th Century Fox.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Treasury Department has issued a licence authorising CTC Media to proceed with its previously announced sale.
TV Everywhere reached 40% of US pay-TV consumers in 2015, up from 22% in 2013, according to new research from Parks Associates.
On April 25, US research company Nielsen will start sharing more data from connected TV devices.