Madrid has emerged as the favourite location for Amazon’s European content operations.
Amazon has unveiled best-watched Prime videos on TV, tablet or smartphone.
According to the latest SVOD Barometer conducted by Médiamétrie, 30% of French online users aged six years and older used an SVOD service during the past 12 months, which is 10 points higher than in December 2017.
Amazon Prime Video and Netflix have further expanded their customer base and are the two largest subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platforms in Germany.
The Russian national broadcaster CTC Media has signed an agreement for the transfer of rights to four of its shows to Amazon Prime Video.
The top three OTT video services, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Netflix, maintain significant market share, with 91% of OTT subscribers getting at least one of these services, according to Parks Associates.
Roku has added Amazon Prime Video on the Roku streaming platform in Ireland.
Worldwide paying SVOD subscriptions will increase by 409 million between 2017 and 2023 to total 777 million. Eleven countries will have more than 10 million SVOD subscriptions by 2023.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is now offering Amazon Prime Video’s streaming service as an app on its IPTV platform Entertain TV.
In a landmark move, German telco Deutsche Telekom will offer its IPTV platform Entertain TV as an OTT version from autumn 2018.