Legacy multichannel customer defections accelerated in the quarter ended September 30, 2017, coming in just shy of the 1.2-million mark, according to Kagan.
Around 40 worldwide pay-TV operators have deployed Android STBs for the third quarter of 2017, according to Dataxis research.
The largest pay-TV providers in the US (epresenting about 95% of the market) lost about 405,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2017, compared to a loss of about 250,000 subscribers in 3Q 2016.
A survey of consumer behaviour has identified the five types of ‘Television Tribes’ each with very different patterns in the way they consume and pay for content.
The UK is at the epicentre of the explosion in over-the-top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) services across the European Union and Turkey, as 82 of its 226 OTT platforms – double any other EU nation – are VOD services targeted outside the UK.
European OTT video revenue will double by 2021, even as converged video services become a reality, according to Frost & Sullivan’s research, European Over-the-Top (OTT) Video Services Market, Forecast to 2021.
More than half (56%) of those co-viewing on over-the-top (OTT) say that they regularly talk about the brands or products they see while watching content on television screens.
Service providers lose $6 to $8 billion annually in revenue to piracy, according to ABI Research’s Content Protection and Watermarking report.
The top 10 television service providers in the US lost 835,000 television customers between them in the first quarter of 2017, as reported by the informitv Multiscreen Index.
As Android TV devices increase, so does Google’s clout in the pay TV market, according to Greg Potter at S&P Global Market Intelligence.