BT is offering customers Amazon Prime Video free for six months as the streaming services makes its debut on the IPTV platform.
What effect will the biggest wave of change in the video-on-demand (VOD) market since the launch of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have in the UK?
Although Amazon Prime Video has more customers in Germany than Netflix, Netflix still leads the way in terms of actual usage.
T-Mobile has become the first operator in Poland to offer customers Amazon Prime Video.
The number of gross SVOD subscriptions will increase by 91% – or 462 million – between 2018 and 2024 to reach 970 million.
Amazon Prime Video has agreed distribution with Altice Europe’s SFR, giving subscribers access to its streaming service via the set-top box.
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.
Orange Spain is to offer customers to its Love packages a free subscription to Amazon Prime for up to 24 months.
More than half (51%) of all German households now own a smart TV set. In 2018 it was 46%, in 2017 just 42%.
The global number of gross SVOD subscriptions will increase by 439 million between 2018 and 2024 to 947 million – or by 86%. The total will climb by 119 million in 2019 alone.