Netflix was the most watched VOD service in Poland last month, being viewed by one in eight Polish internet users.
The French Competition Authority (l’Autorité de la Concurrence) has given the go-ahead for the Salto joint-venture SVOD service.
Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s Now TV — accounted for 97% of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end of 2018, according to Kagan, a research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services – ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ – priced at $12.99 a month.
European and US internet audiences are increasingly watching online video on smartphones and Smart TVs, according to Ampere Analysis.
Netflix’s subscriber growth is finally slowing in the Netherlands, where it has been available for six years and is already received in two out of five households.
More than half (51%) of all German households now own a smart TV set. In 2018 it was 46%, in 2017 just 42%.
In forecasting how much growth can be expected in the UK’s OTT subscription market in the next few years, one can certainly say there will be big changes in subscriber numbers, according to Mike Darcey, senior strategy advisor, MTM.
Christian family channel Bibel TV has launched a subscription-based video-on-demand service (SVOD) in Germany.
Digital TV Research forecasts 131.20 million gross SVOD subscriptions in Western Europe by 2024, doubling from 65.19 million by end-2018.