Amazon and Google have settled their dispute and have come to an agreement on their streaming services.
According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, worldwide sales of smart TVs reached 157 million units in 2018, representing 67% of all TVs sold during the year.
The Nordic region is seeing local players able to rise above the challenge of US streaming giants Netflix and Amazon.
The top five SVOD services are behind 89% of total subscription streaming revenues in Europe, according to Michail Chandakas at Kagan.
Simulation forecasts OTT-only subscribership will increase by 17% by 2024, yet bundling of services will maintain largest market share.
Amazon is looking to scale back its à la carte Channels offering as new competitors enter the space, according to The Information.
Amazon will contest the decision by Bavarian media authority BLM to ban an episode of its original production Pastewka due to an alleged breach of German advertising rules.
The fourth episode of the eighth season of the series Pastewka on Amazon Prime Video violates the prohibition of surreptitious advertising in the federal German broadcast law, according to Bavarian media authority BLM.
NBCUniversal will launch its own streaming OTT service in 2020. the new service will also be available in Europe.
IMDb, the Amazon-owned Movie and TV review site, is launching its own free-to-view streaming video channel.