Amazon and Google have settled their dispute and have come to an agreement on their streaming services.
Bavarian media authority BLM and Amazon Instant Video Germany have settled their dispute over alleged surreptitious advertising in an episode of the series Pastewka.
Roku is launching the Olympic Channel as a free-to-view service on its streaming players.
The Franco-German cultural channel Arte intends to launch a European VOD platform with public broadcasters ARD, ZDF and France Télévisions.
BBC Studios and Greece’s Cosmote TV have agreed on the license of over 250 hours of premium BBC factual content on the latter’s on demand service.
Lumiere VOD is the first directory of European films to increase transparency concerning the VOD markets, which was launched by the European Commission with the European Audiovisual Observatory who is managing the project.
The number of SVOD subscriptions [for movies, linear channels and TV episodes – excluding other platforms such as sports services] in North America will climb by 110 million from 160 million in 2018 to 270 million in 2024.
Dutch premium movie platform Film1 is now also available via an app on Samsung Smart TVs from 2016 onwards.
In Australia, scheduled TV and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services have been engaged in a battle for viewers’ time, and now the gap between them has closed, according to exclusive research by Ampere Analysis.
Mediametrie’s The Global SVOD study reveals that 5.5 million French people aged four years and older use an SVOD service daily, i.e. 9% of the population.