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.
Swiss media users are consuming an increasing amount of content via the internet.
Exclusive productions are extremely popular among VOD users in the UK, especially those made by the leading streaming providers Amazon and Netflix.
1.9 million people in Germany regularly use illegal live TV signals, causing a loss of more than €430 million per year for media companies.
Paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services have reached the mass market in Germany: At the end of 2017, 18% of all households were subscribing to at least one Pay-VOD service.
The German media authorities have jointly with industry associations, cable operators and TV broadcasters founded the initiative Digitales Kabel to accompany the transition to sole digital TV distribution on German cable networks.
The viewer market for paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome and Sky Ticket continues to grow in Germany.
Home shopping is a market with stable growth throughout Europe, according to Goldmedia in the study The Multi-Channel Home Shopping Industry in Europe. Market Overview, Key Trends and Forecasts to 2022.
Netflix has won around 5 million customers two and a half years after its launch in Germany.